ComputerWorld’s Patrick Thibodeau is doing an excellent job covering H1B and the Green Crisis in the past two years. I was happy to be interviewed for his H1B article coverage in early April. His most recent article regarding the need for Green Card Fix is right on the money.
He states: Fixing the permanent residency, or green card employment-based, visa program has been a top legislative goal of high-tech industry proponents, on par with their efforts to raise the H-1B cap.
And Lofgren, who heads the U.S. House Subcommittee on Immigration, is in the position to move legislation to the head of the class. But it remains to be seen whether she can jump over the legislative stalemate created by lawmakers who want comprehensive immigration reform or nothing at all. Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) has introduced three bills in the past few weeks to help foreign nationals already working in the U.S. obtain permanent residency.
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