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Foreign tech geeks in demand, but visas are limited

by Rose Zhou
Apr 10, 2014


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Dandan Guo walks out of a career center at DePaul University.

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At least 50,000 foreign workers will not receive a job visa this year. Many of them are students earning degrees in computing and digital media. Chicago technology executives called for immigration reform as a measure to keep these talented tech types in the U.S. job market.