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Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks during the 2013 America Bar Association (ABA) annual meeting on August 12, 2013 in San Francisco, California. The ABA honored Hillary Clinton with its highest honor, the ABA Medal. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Hillary Clinton Talks Tech In Bay Area Visit, Admits Mulling 2016 Presidential Run

Hillary Rodham Clinton said Tuesday that if Silicon Valley executives want to persuade Congress to let them hire more high-skilled professionals from abroad, they would have a better case if they also funded college-based training programs for U.S. workers.

04/08/2014

Facebook Holds Its Fourth f8 Developer Conference

Facebook CEO’s Political Group, Labor Spar Over Immigration Reform

To the U.S. technology industry, there’s a dramatic shortfall in the number of Americans skilled in computer programming and engineering that is hampering business. To unions and some Democrats, it’s more sinister.

05/16/2013

Uber offices in San Francisco. (CBS)

Visa Lottery May Limit Bay Area Companies Hiring Foreign Workers

Demand for H-1B visas for highly-skilled workers is so high this year that the government announced Friday it will be issuing the visas by lottery.

04/06/2013

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Immigration Issues A Focus Of Silicon Valley CEO Summit

Many executives are calling for more H-1B visas for tech workers and to issue green cards for foreign students who graduate in the U.S.

03/06/2013

office worker, computer desk,

Silicon Valley Worker Leads Charge To Overhaul Employment-Based Visas

Anand Sundaram, one of the founders of the Santa Clara-based Immigration Voice, has even garnered the support of Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-San Jose), who co-authored the legislation.

12/19/2011

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