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h-1b visa

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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 Apr. 7, 2014

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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 Apr. 11, 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 Jun. 27, 2013

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As expected, next year's H-1B visa limit met

Immigration officials say they've received more than enough petitions for the some 85,000 visas up for grabs. Now they'll do a random lottery to pick who gets them.

By Apr. 8, 2008

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Coop and the H-1B pinata party

Reader reaction to a recent post make two things clear: Lots of folks treat the H-1B program as a convenient scapegoat-and most agree that I'm a clueless stooge.

By Dec. 14, 2008

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Layoff news won't deter techs on H-1B

As layoffs grow by thousands in Silicon Valley and beyond, tech companies still say they still need access to skilled foreign talent.

By Jan. 26, 2009

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Afinia H-Series H479

No 3D printer is perfect yet, but the Afinia H-Series H479 3D printer is the most approachable model we've reviewed, and we'd recommend it to anyone serious about getting started with 3D printing.

By Apr. 4, 2013

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Republicans ramp up pressure for H-1B increase

They urge Democratic leaders to schedule vote on heightened cap within the next few months. Democrats say they're "committed" to granting that request, but timeline is unclear.

By Apr. 21, 2008

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H-1B update: Number of requests grew this year

Numbers from immigration officials show that more H-1B visas were requested during this year's application window than last year's, particularly for foreigners with advanced degrees.

By Apr. 11, 2008

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House politicians propose 'emergency' H-1B hike

One bill would triple number of temporary work visas--from 65,000 to 195,000--in 2008 and 2009. Another would double them. Will either become law?

By Mar. 14, 2008