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The benefits of the H-1B visa

Despite deep divisions in Washington, lawmakers from both sides of the aisle are making progress on an issue of enormous importance to the American economy — finding a way to expand the H-1B visa program, which lets the best researchers, engineers, professors, and mathematicians from around the world work and reside legally in the United States.

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