Tech Fights Claim That Foreign-Worker Spouses Help Take Jobs (1)

May 14, 2021, 4:13 PM

Big Tech is wading into a legal fight over visas to save the jobs of spouses of its foreign employees working in the U.S.

Amazon.com Inc., Apple Inc., Google, Microsoft Corp. and more than 20 other companies and organizations, including the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, on Friday urged a federal court in Washington to reject a lawsuit seeking to eliminate work authorization for more than 90,000 H-4 visa holders.

Eliminating H-4 visas “would not only siphon off U.S. gross domestic product, but gift that productivity -- and the innovation that comes with it -- to other nations, ...

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