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FWD.us hosts 'growthathon' to hack immigration reform

Channeling the idea of a hackathon, Mark Zuckerberg's political action group uses coding and data mining to spark political action on immigration.

By June 23, 2014

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Zuckerberg's FWD.us to Calif. leaders: Fix 'broken' immigration system now

The political action group, which has a special interest in obtaining visas for high-skilled workers, hopes to force a vote on immigration reform this year.

By May 2, 2014

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FWD.us hosts hackathon for immigration reform (pictures)

FWD.us founders including Mark Zuckerberg, Reid Hoffman, and Drew Houston mentor coders building advocacy tools for immigration reform.

13 Images By November 21, 2013

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Correction: Zuckerberg's FWD.us political action group

This story incorrectly reflected which Brad Smith is joining FWD.us. The group is adding the Microsoft executive, not the Intuit CEO.

Read the updated story here.

By April 26, 2013

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Mark Zuckerberg launches FWD.us political action group

The group, which also includes tech heavyweights like Reid Hoffman and Marissa Mayer, will focus on pushing for immigration reform. Zuckerberg says the U.S. immigration policy is "unfit for today's world."

By April 11, 2013

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Hackathon puts immigration reform in the spotlight

Teams consult with Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman, and other Silicon Valley visionaries at the FWD.us DREAMer Hackathon.

By November 21, 2013

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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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Zuckerberg's political action group adds Ballmer, Gates

Brad Smith, general counsel at Microsoft, and Sean Parker of Facebook and Napster also will join the Facebook CEO's group focused on immigration reform.

By April 26, 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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Eco-minded exec Musk leaves Zuckerberg's political group

Elon Musk, CEO of electric-car company Tesla Motors, bows out of Facebook head Mark Zuckerberg's political action group after the group funds ads that rile the Sierra Club, MoveOn.org, and others.

By May 10, 2013