AFL-CIO opposes expansion of H-1B visas

05/20/2013 | Hill, The · Hill, The

The high-tech companies pushing for amendments from Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, to the immigration-reform bill have a new foe: the AFL-CIO. The labor organization came out against the amendments, which companies such as Facebook and Google support, arguing that increasing the number of H-1B visas to skilled foreign workers would hurt American workers who should be offered such jobs first.

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