Obama's immigration move disappoints businesses
WASHINGTON, D.C. - President Barack Obama's executive actions on immigration have left out some of the business community's top priorities.
That's disappointing executives who might have stepped up to defend the policies in face of Republican attacks.
Months of lobbying by high-tech businesses failed to persuade the administration to make allotted but unused green cards available for foreign workers - probably the top item on the executive action agenda for business.
Business lobbyists contend that these and other "asks" are fairly modest to begin with, since all acknowledge that only Congress can deliver the big-ticket items on their agenda - such as increasing the number of high-tech visas available for foreign workers.
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