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h1-b 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 April 7, 2014

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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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20,000 more H1-B visas

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By November 22, 2004

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CNET Tech Voters' Guide 2012: Romney vs. Obama on the issues

You may know the candidates' views on taxes and foreign policy. But what they have to say about the Stop Online Piracy Act, WikiLeaks, and other tech topics might surprise you.

By November 6, 2012

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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 April 8, 2008

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Firm fined $45,000 over alleged H-1B favoritism

Computer consulting firm placed ads that "expressly favored" temporary visa holders over U.S. citizens and other longer-term residents, says Justice Department.

By May 2, 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 January 26, 2009

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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 December 14, 2008

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Senators demand H-1B stats from Indian firms

Two politicians, who are backing a bill designed to prevent foreigners from displacing Americans, want more information from nine companies, including heavy hitters Wipro and Infosys, about their visa practices.

By May 15, 2007