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In the immigration matter we are learning about an aggressive lobbying effort out of Silicon Valley.
Where these giant tech companies have spent millions of dollars and supported that bill.
We might just live and that story in LA William what did you find out good morning.
-- bill historically high tech is not a major political player who was silent the 2007 immigration debate but this year they jumped in early arguing any of the freedom.
The -- the best and brightest globally to compete.
Pretty magical here if money talks silicon valley's voice is booming high technology companies are among the fastest growing lobbying shops in Washington and led by FaceBook founder Mark Zuckerberg the CEOs of a dozen high tech companies.
Drop millions of dollars into forward us to lobby for immigration reform if you're a technology company immigration is not a social issue.
It's not a cultural issue it's not a moral issue.
It's a bottom line issue.
Their investment appears to have already paid off.
-- group -- to triple the number of foreign high tech workers to a 180000.
It also limited to language requiring US employers.
To prove an immigrant did not displace an American worker.
-- it's his fighting for Alaska's economic future and we'll keep an open hand margin.
-- but three of Zuckerberg investors dropped out.
Over these ads -- emphasize and pro immigration lawmakers support of oil drilling if you are hard line environmentalist.
Than what Mark Zuckerberg and his organization did was an absolute atrocity.
If you believe that immigration reform is more important -- the environment well -- was brilliant Internet companies now spend more on lobbying Washington than Wall Street Hollywood and defense contractor.
These are among the largest players and their matching what a lot of other.
Telecommunications and cable companies have done for many years.
So big labor argues that they didn't need this many workers with Silicon Valley bill appears to have won this debate William La -- thank you on that story out of Los Angeles we'll see if we get a -- today it's.
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