5/23/2013

Senate lawmakers on Tuesday ironed out a bipartisan agreement on contentious immigration legislation that would make it easier for technology companies to hire highly skilled foreign workers, but observers say it's premature for tech executives to do a victory dance. Politico's Jessica Meyers and Michelle Quinn write that the bill -- which would open the door to more foreign-born computer programmers, engineers and scientists -- faces challenges from a number of powerful forces, including labor groups, House partisanship and members of the IT outsourcing community, which would be weakened by the legislation.

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