November 26, 2019
By Kaitlyn Burton
Technology companies, including Amazon, Google and Microsoft, defended a student visa extension policy for recent foreign graduates with STEM degrees, saying Tuesday that it benefits the economy, businesses and workers.
In an effort to toss out a lawsuit from the Washington Alliance of Technology Workers, or WashTech, 52 companies said that the student visa extension policy is critical to addressing the scarcity of STEM-trained workers in the U.S., which makes it hard for businesses to fill STEM jobs. Read the full story at Law360.
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