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US government reaches 85,000 H-1B visa cap in one week

As Facebook, Google, Microsoft, and other tech giants lobby the government for more high-skilled worker visas, immigration officials say they’ve received too many applications for this coming year.

By April 7, 2014

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Will Nadella appointment weigh on debate over tech visas?

In what some might call an advertisement for the classic story of an immigrant pursuing the American dream, Redmond's new boss, Satya Nadella, was born in Hyderabad, India. Now he's running Microsoft.

By February 6, 2014

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U.S. issues athlete visas to professional gamers

The United States is letting pro gamers from the U.K.'s Team Dignitas to enter the country on a visa normally used by elite athletes.

By July 16, 2013

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US issues athlete visas to professional gamers

The United States is letting pro gamers from the UK's Team Dignitas to enter the country on a visa normally used by elite athletes.

By July 16, 2013

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Senate approves immigration bill with increased H-1B visas

Tech companies and members of the Zuckerberg-led political action group rejoice as the U.S. Senate votes to approve a comprehensive immigration bill. But, the measure still has to pass the House.

By June 27, 2013

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Tech firms ask Congress for U.S. visa expansion

H-1B visas remain a bone of contention for tech companies crying out for skilled workers -- or are they just looking for cheap labor?

By April 11, 2013

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Visa chief: Fee on digital wallets seems 'appropriate'

The chief executive says credit card firms should be able to charge fees to companies that are operating digital wallet services.

By March 21, 2013

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Visa's plan to spur NFC mobile wallet adoption may hit a snag

Visa and Samsung agree to embed Visa PayWave technology into several new NFC-enabled phones, making it easier for newcomers to offer a mobile wallet app. But will U.S. carriers put the kibosh on their plans in the States?

By February 25, 2013

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Galaxy S4 will incorporate Visa's mobile payment program

Samsung is the premiere partner for Visa's recently announced Visa Ready Partner Program.

By February 25, 2013

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Nick Kristof live-tweets his Bahrain visa crisis

New York Times columnist Nick Kristof flew to Bahrain and found himself unable to enter the country. So he decided to live-tweet his adventure.

By December 17, 2012