Immigration is a hot topic in Congress at the moment, and the tech industry is determined to have its say.
According to Reuters, a number of tech firms are lobbying to raise the official cap on H-1B visas, which allows citizens of other countries to stay in the United States for up to six years.
In order to secure such a visa, you need to have a "specialty occupation," advanced skills or a degree in a field which is lacking local talent. Demand has soared for the visa, which has an annual cap of 85,000. Because of … Read more