February 4th, 2021
Under the Biden administration, there has been a significant push for a broad based immigration reform. These policies include H1-B visas, which are used by tech companies to fill high-skilled workforce gaps. In particular in the Bay Area, where 45% of tech companies are created from foreign born H1-B visa holders. While this will be an intense political debate moving forward, this article by Sean Randolph, Senior Director of the Institute, in the San Francisco Business Times, details how the access for U.S. businesses to the skilled and educated immigrants will allow for these companies to remain globally competitive.