The tech moguls and organizations pushing for immigration reform

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United States President Barack Obama is reportedly preparing a string of executive actions for as early as Nov. 20 that would significantly alter the nation’s immigration system — without consulting Congress. The debate over whether and how the system should be changed has been fraught with partisan politics. But, a few years ago, political newcomers from Silicon Valley coalesced into a potentially powerful group trying to bridge the gap between Democrats and Republicans on this issue

One reason is obvious: immigration reform means more H1-B work visas, which means more highly-educated immigrants can come to the U.S. and work for American tech companies Read more…

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Crazy Sh*t Fashion Moguls Say

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Lululemon announced on Tuesday that its gaffe-prone founder Chip Wilson was stepping down as chairman, a move that will be mourned by journalists everywhere.

Wilson raised controversy in November when he said his company’s pants wouldn’t work for all body types. “Even our small sizes would fit an extra large, [but] it’s really about the rubbing through the thighs, how much pressure is there … over a period of time, and how much they use it,” he said.

That was hardly the only outrageous comment to come from Wilson. In a 2004 magazine profile, Wilson said he chose the name Lululemon because Japanese people can’t pronounce it. “It’s funny to watch them try it,” he said. Read more…

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