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Details Of Immigration Bill Revealed, More High-Skilled Visas And Employer Fees

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http://techcrunch.com – New details of the highly anticipated comprehensive immigration reform bill have leaked ahead of its introduction to Congress on Tuesday (April 16). Most of the technology industry will be pleased that it nearly doubles the number of high-skilled visas (H1-B), from the 65,000 to 110,000, with a maximum of 185,000 in the future. However, as the Washington Post reports, it will also require employers who heavily rely on H1-B visas to pay fees and higher salaries. With shortages of quality engineering talent in the United States, high-skilled immigration reform is a top priority for the technolog (IT news)