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JUN 23, 2020 | US

Trump Will Suspend Some Foreign Worker Visas Through the End of the Year, Sparking a Tech Backlash

Washington Post, June 23, 2020

By Joseph Marks

The block on H-1B visas, which allow highly skilled workers to work legally in the United States, could have significant ramifications for tech giants including Google, Microsoft, Facebook and Apple.

BSA | The Software Alliance, an industry trade group, said it “strongly urges the administration to consider the vital role nonimmigrants play in the U.S. economy and refrain from restricting employment of highly-skilled foreign professionals.” BSA members include Microsoft and Oracle as well as security firms such as Trend Micro and Splunk.

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SOBRE A BSA

A BSA | The Software Alliance (www.bsa.org) é a principal defensora do setor global de software perante governos e no mercado internacional. Seus membros estão entre as empresas mais inovadoras do mundo, criando soluções de software que estimulam a economia e melhoram a vida moderna.

Com sede em Washington, DC e operações em mais de 30 países, a BSA promove programas de conformidade que promovem o uso legal de software e defendem políticas públicas que promovem a inovação tecnológica e o crescimento da economia digital.

CONTATOS DE MÍDIA

Anna Hughes

Telephone: 202-530-5177
E-mail: annah@bsa.org

Riley McBride Smith

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Anna Hughes

Telephone: 202-530-5177
E-mail: annah@bsa.org

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CONTACTO DE PRENSA

Anna Hughes

Telephone: 202-530-5177
E-mail: annah@bsa.org