Originally published on Mon November 24, 2014 12:02 pm
Tech companies lobbies all the time — for tax reform, patent reform. But usually, it's in the form of big checks and quiet back room meetings.
Immigration was different — the issue where business leaders decided to ally with Latino community groups and labor unions. And now that President Obama has issued an executive action, the tech sector is sorting out its next steps.
Love Song Goes Quiet
For a while, it seemed, Silicon Valley and Washington DC were singing each other a love song.
Originally published on Fri November 21, 2014 11:46 am
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And this morning, House Speaker John Boehner has weighed in. He delivered a statement reacting to President Obama's plans to overhaul the country's immigration system. Here's some of what he had to say.