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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.
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.
The president speaks in support of changing immigration laws for foreign-born programmers and engineers, while U.S. senators introduce a new bill aimed at the same cause.
commentary The only hope for reviving long-term growth we expect is to train and educate our children with the latest technology skills. Otherwise, stagnation here we come.
Tech firms present a rare unified front in asking President Obama and Congress "to enact immigration reform this year." But the political obstacles they face in Washington are considerable.
The AOL co-founder is on a mission to keep skilled entrepreneurs in the United States and to help fuel startups in cities far from Silicon Valley.
Solar manufacturer withdraws federal loan application, decides to restructure business and open a new plant in Mississippi that could offer up to 1,000 jobs.
On the eve of the G-20 meeting near London, Nandan Nilekani urges continued free flow of labor and free trade as best remedy to the global economic crisis
A handful of chief executives in the industry, including IBM's Sam Palmisano and Motorola's Greg Brown, meet with the president to discuss the economy.