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Tech Pushes to Keep Its Spoils in Immigration Bill

theodp (442580) writes | about a year ago

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theodp (442580) writes "Keen to hold on to its winnings in a landmark Senate immigration bill, the NY Times reports that the tech industry last week put on what one lobbyist called "a full court press" on Capitol Hill, dispatching execs and entrepreneurs to buttonhole lawmakers and rallying people in the industry to dispatch e-mails, telephone calls and Twitter messages to Congress (a "day of action" is scheduled for June 18). 'The biggest push is yet to come,' according to the Times. 'All eyes are on what the industry’s newest, most well-financed lobby, Fwd.us [code.org's evil twin?], backed by Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, will do next.'"

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