Tech sector cites displeasure with H-1B visa rejections

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The Seattle Times reports that Compete America, who represents businesses including Google, Amazon, Microsoft and Facebook, report that its members are seeing a “dramatic increase” in the number of H-1B visas held up by information requests as well as notices to deny those credentials. The tech sector has been pushing for a greater cap on these visas to help company leaders expand their businesses, however opponents say the credentials are used to replace U.S. workers with cheap labor. Read the full story here.


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