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STEM Bill Still Plagued by Politics

STEM Bill Still Plagued by Politics

In 2010, the lame duck session of Congress was dominated by debate over the DREAM Act, which passed the House of Representatives before succumbing to a conservative-led filibuster in the Senate. Congress will again tackle a significant immigration measure during the current lame duck session, with the House expected to vote on Friday on a […]

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Even Facebook Feels Brunt of Broken U.S. Immigration Policy

Written by on November 10, 2011 in Business, Economics, Employment, Entrepreneurship, Visas with 1 Comment
Even Facebook Feels Brunt of Broken U.S. Immigration Policy

You know things are bad when a company as popular as Facebook has problems finding qualified talent. In a recent interview, Facebook’s chief operating officer, Sheryl Sandberg, remarked that our outdated immigration policy is a big reason Silicon Valley tech companies are fighting each other for highly skilled workers. Current immigration policy limits high-skilled worker […]

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