Trump Looks To Stop Spouses Of H-1B Visa Holders From WorkingThe Trump administration will propose revoking a rule that makes spouses of thousands of immigrant workers eligible to work while in the U.S., potentially complicating a major driver of technology jobs.
Facebook CEO Zuckerberg Fires Back At Trump's Proposed Immigration Plan For Workers With H-1B VisasRepublican presidential candidate Donald Trump's proposed immigration plan for workers with H-1B visas is not getting any likes from Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.
Google Exec Eric Schmidt Urges Congress For More H-1B Visas, Says It Would Help EconomyThe executive chairman at Google urged Congress on Wednesday to increase the number of high-skilled work visas made available to foreigners and to deal with other immigration issues later on.
Silicon Valley's Hi-Tech Industry Underwhelmed With Pres. Obama's Immigration ReformPresident Obama’s immigration announcement on Thursday fell failed to impress the technology interests in Silicon Valley as there were no assurances for an increase in hi-tech visas.
Hillary Clinton Talks Tech In Bay Area Visit, Admits Mulling 2016 Presidential RunHillary 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.
Facebook CEO's Political Group, Labor Spar Over Immigration ReformTo 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.
Visa Lottery May Limit Bay Area Companies Hiring Foreign WorkersDemand 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.
Immigration Issues A Focus Of Silicon Valley CEO SummitMany 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.
Silicon Valley Worker Leads Charge To Overhaul Employment-Based VisasAnand 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.