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Obama embraces gay, lesbian bi-nationals on immigration

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As expected, President Obama endorsed inclusion of bi-national same sex couples in his own immigration framework announced in Las Vegas Tuesday, in contrast to Monday’s bipartisan Senate framework which omitted mention of gays and lesbians. Obama did not mention bi-nationals in his Las Vegas speech but they were included in the written fact sheet, endorsing [...] [Read More]

New effort to increase visas for tech workers as high as 300,000

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The tech industry, one of the most powerful players in the immigration debate, threw down its marker Tuesday with a bipartisan stand-alone bill to increase H-1B visas for skilled workers from 65,000 to 115,000 with an escalator that could bring total visas to 300,000 a year. Silicon Valley has been chafing under H-1B caps since [...] [Read More]