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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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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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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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Zuckerberg backs U.S. immigration reforms

Facebook's CEO is moving beyond the H1B visa issue and pushing for broader immigration reforms.

By August 6, 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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Alleged operator of illegal-drug bazaar Silk Road 2.0 arrested

A 26-year-old computer programmer in San Francisco is accused of running the illicit site, which feds say followed a similar business model to its shuttered predecessor.

By November 6, 2014

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Final Pirate Bay co-founder to soon be behind bars in Sweden

After avoiding incarceration for five years for an illegal file-sharing conviction, Fredrik Neij will soon be handed over to Swedish authorities.

By November 5, 2014

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Silicon Valley execs press D.C. on immigration law fixes

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.

By March 14, 2013

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Silicon Valley stymied on immigrant worker plan

Google, Intel, HP and other tech firms backed a pair of proposals this year to increase H-1B visas. They're now bogged down in the political mess known as "comprehensive" immigration reform.

By March 6, 2013