FACEBOOK, GOOGLE, MICROSOFT ‘work to protect’ Senate immigration bill

Industry insiders are watching the congressional battle over immigration reform closely, as Facebook, Google, Microsoft and other titans of the tech world work to protect key provisions in the Senate bill.

The tech industry got almost all of what it wanted from the Senate, and is on the verge of a major victory — as long as its priorities reach President Obama’s desk.

The biggest stumbling block appears to be the House GOP’s resistance to a pathway to citizenship for illegal immigrants, something supporters of reform consider a must for the bill.

Read more: http://thehill.com/blogs/hillicon-valley/technology/310613-gops-courtship-of-silicon-valley-put-to-the-test-in-immigration-fight#ixzz2YqVXm3XY
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