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US visa day sparks new debate on tech workers

AFP, April 2, 2013

Rob Lever

WASHINGTON — As the US government opened up visa applications Monday for highly skilled immigrants, debate flared anew on the tech sector's demands to be able to hire more foreign workers.

The US tech sector has long complained of a shortage of workers with specialized skills, but the debate is further complicated this year by fresh attention to a broader immigration law aimed at bringing millions of undocumented migrants out of the shadows. Read Full Story >>

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