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Will Nadella appointment weigh on debate over tech visas?

In what some might call an advertisement for the classic story of an immigrant pursuing the American dream, Redmond's new boss, Satya Nadella, was born in Hyderabad, India. Now he's running Microsoft.

By Feb. 6, 2014

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U.S. issues athlete visas to professional gamers

The United States is letting pro gamers from the U.K.'s Team Dignitas to enter the country on a visa normally used by elite athletes.

By Jul. 16, 2013

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US issues athlete visas to professional gamers

The United States is letting pro gamers from the UK's Team Dignitas to enter the country on a visa normally used by elite athletes.

By Jul. 16, 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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Silicon Valley hopes to reboot startup visas in 2013

Google, Microsoft, Facebook, and other tech firms are calling for new visas for entrepreneurs and skilled engineers. So far, though, neither the White House nor Congress has been paying attention.

By Nov. 8, 2012

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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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20,000 more H1-B visas

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By Nov. 22, 2004

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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 Aug. 6, 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 Mar. 6, 2013

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Don't graduate if you don't have the latest tech skills

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.

By Jun. 15, 2013