Tech Worker Nonprofit Seeks To Back Trump-Era H-1B Limits
By Hannah Albarazi (July 30, 2021, 8:43 PM EDT) -- A nonprofit organization that says it speaks for U.S. technology workers, and is represented by a prominent conservative attorney, asked a California federal judge Friday for permission to file a friend-of-the-court brief backing the federal government's defense of a Trump-era rule increasing restrictions for workers on H-1B specialty occupation visas.
The Washington D.C.-based nonprofit, U.S. Tech Workers, told the court in a proposed amicus brief filed Friday that the "challenged regulations adequately respond to the absurdity" created by the H1-B program, which it says has harmed U.S. citizens and permanent residents in the tech sector.
The Trump-era rule that UTW supports dates...
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