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April 4, 2014
Amnesty Advocates Fear High-Tech Lobby Will Break Away, Push Solely for Increase in Visas
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Breitbart:

In a sign that the pro-amnesty coalition may be fraying, the high-tech industry may be considering a push for separate legislation that increases the number of high-tech visas, abandoning the array of interests that have been more contentious about easing deportations and granting amnesty.

For the high-tech industry, composed of executives that make up the 0.1%, it is still all about the bottom line and the visas they have coveted. 

Scott Corley, executive director of Compete America which represents high-tech industries, recently wrote an op-ed in Roll Call in which he urged Congress to "act now" to take up "legislation like the bipartisan SKILLS Act today and increase the number of H-1B Visas available.”

"Here is the basic problem: The H-1B program for legal skilled immigration imposes a cap of 85,000 visas annually, yet the American economy needs many more scientists and engineers," he wrote.

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