April 17, 2013
by New York Times

A proposed overhaul of immigration law gives Silicon Valley much of what it has been longing for, including an easier green card route for foreigners educated in math and science, Somini Sengupta reports in The New York Times.

Beyond the specific provisions, which are likely to be debated extensively once legislation is introduced on Capitol Hill, a summary released on Tuesday by a bipartisan committee of eight senators is a clear nod to a prospering and more politically powerful technology industry.

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