MAY 13, 2018 | US
BSA Urges Policymakers to Support Discharge Petition on Immigration
WASHINGTON – May 14, 2018 – Last week, a group of Members of Congress referred a discharge petition to the House Committee on Rules calling for a series of floor votes on immigration-related bills, including DACA legislation. BSA urges additional Members of Congress to support the petition, which requires 218 signatures for further action.
Responsible immigration policies are of great importance to BSA | The Software Alliance and the software industry. Software supports more than 10 million US jobs and they are growing faster than can easily be filled. Research has repeatedly shown that DACA recipients tend to attain comparatively high levels of education and are often employed in high-skilled jobs. Protecting their future is important to keeping the United States as a leader in economic competitiveness and, as a result, to creating new jobs for all Americans.
Policies should also aim to encourage high-skilled immigration, which can help ensure software-related jobs remain in the United States while we work to improve education and training for the US workforce. Strengthening the H-1B visa program will enable our country to recruit the best and the brightest who will contribute to American innovation. BSA therefore urges swift action for responsible immigration policy, including support for the discharge petition.
소프트웨어 연합(BSA | The Software Alliance, 이하 BSA)(www.bsa.org)은 각국 정부를 대상으로 세계 시장에서 전 세계 소프트웨어 업계를 대변하고 옹호하는 선도적 연합체입니다. 세계의 가장 혁신적 기업들이 회원사로 참여하며 경제에 활기를 불어 넣고 현대의 생활을 향상시키는 소프트웨어 솔루션을 만들어 내고 있습니다.
워싱턴 DC에 본부를 두고, 30개국이 넘는 국가들에서 운영되는 BSA는, 합법적 소프트웨어 사용을 증진시키고 기술 혁신을 촉진하며 디지털 경제의 성장을 추진하는 공공 정책을 지지하는 준법 프로그램들을 선도합니다.