WASHINGTON, DC - Leading DC-area tech associations are continuing to push for immigration reform today, as the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) begins accepting applications for scarce H-1B visas for FY15. As a part of this outreach, the Technology CEO Council and seven tech trade associations today released an educational video explaining the negative impact of dysfunctional immigration laws on American jobs and the overall U.S. economy. The video, entitled “Brain Drain” is available at: http://youtu.be/NS4U_lFhBNA
(Washington, DC) December 19, 2013 — Technology CEO Council Chair Ursula M. Burns, Chairman and CEO of Xerox Corporation, today issued the following statement in response to the recent introduction of the Digital Trade Act of 2013 by Senators John Thune (R-SD) and Ron Wyden (D-OR):
Washington, D.C. – Today, 29 coalitions and trade associations, representing hundreds of American businesses that employ tens of millions of American workers, released the following statement in advance of the first meeting of the Budget Conference Committee:
The Technology CEO council today applauded members of Congress for their quick, bipartisan action to keep the nation’s helium reserve open for business. On Thursday, the Senate unanimously approved the Responsible Helium Administration and Stewardship Act (H.R. 527). The House approved the same legislation, which now awaits the President’s signature.
The next generation of high-growth firms – the “gazelles” that reshape our economy and create millions of American jobs – are the companies that best leverage technology to start-up, grow and more effectively compete in the global marketplace, according to a new economic report released today by the Technology CEO Council (TCC).
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