Immigration Law

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Immigration Reform Advocates Hit The Hill With Studies
Posted on 6 Jun 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Eager to revive House GOP interest in immigration reform before the August congressional recess, advocates for reform put out a slew of new studies Thursday. One posits that the short supply of H-1B temporary workers negatively affects tech job... Read More

Tags: tech , reform , jobs , studies

Closing Economic Windows: How H-1B Visa Denials Cost U.S.-Born Tech Workers Jobs and Wages During the Great Recession
Posted on 5 Jun 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The results of our analysis are clear. Cities whose employers faced large numbers of denials in the H-1B visa lotteries experienced considerably less job creation and wage growth for American-born computer workers in the two years that followed... Read More

Tags: tech , denials , H-1B , jobs , peri

162 Tech Companies File Brief Against Trump Immigration Executive Order
Posted on 20 Apr 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

TechCrunch, Apr. 19, 2017 - "Silicon Valley and the tech community at large has been a staunch opponent of Trump’s immigration policies, from the “Muslim Ban” executive orders to H-1B restrictions. Today sees 162 companies banding... Read More

Tech Still Hopeful on CIR
Posted on 15 Sep 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Much of Washington believes a potential military strike and a debt ceiling debacle have swallowed chances this year for immigration reform. Not tech. Silicon Valley and its D.C. representatives still envision that legislation can creep through before... Read More

Tags: tech , reform , Congress , cir

How Today’s Visa Restrictions Might Impact Tomorrow’s America
Posted on 23 Feb 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Samuel Granados, Washington Post, Feb. 21, 2017 - "Many tech companies and scholars have raised their voices against President Trump’s Jan. 27 executive order on immigration. The hundreds of researchers and high-skilled workers who could be... Read More

Tags: tech , visas

National Security Experts, Tech Giants Slam Trump Travel Ban (Amicus Briefs, Wa. & Minn. v. Trump)
Posted on 7 Feb 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

National Security : "Madeleine K. Albright, Avril D. Haines, Michael V. Hayden, John F. Kerry, John E. McLaughlin, Lisa O. Monaco, Michael J. Morell, Janet A. Napolitano, Leon E. Panetta, and Susan E. Rice declare as follows : 1. We are former national... Read More