Channeling the idea of a hackathon, Mark Zuckerberg's political action group uses coding and data mining to spark political action on immigration.
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.
FWD.us founders including Mark Zuckerberg, Reid Hoffman, and Drew Houston mentor coders building advocacy tools for immigration reform.
This story incorrectly reflected which Brad Smith is joining FWD.us. The group is adding the Microsoft executive, not the Intuit CEO.
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."
Technically Incorrect: Accusing the Facebook CEO of having his own "personal Senator," Donald Trump derides Zuckerberg's support for H-1B visas.
CEOs from Apple, Facebook and Salesforce are utilizing their power to offer their positions on everything from gay rights to immigration to vaccinations. And they're not the only ones.
As the H-1B debate continues, the tech industry faces an odd contradiction: a skills shortage along with an applicant surplus.
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.
Teams consult with Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman, and other Silicon Valley visionaries at the FWD.us DREAMer Hackathon.