Billionaires Zuckerberg, Slim Yearn to Become Trillionaires

Billionaire Mark Zuckerberg, estimated net worth $34.2 billion, recently hobnobbed with the world’s richest man, Mexico’s Carlos Slim ($86.2 billion), to bemoan comprehensive immigration reform’s apparent death in the U.S. Congress. Slim invited Zuckerberg to speak at his Telmex Foundation. Telmex is Mexico’s largest telecommunications provider.

Mark Zuckerberg: Can’t Make Friends or Influence People

Multibillionaire Mark Zuckerberg, net worth $34 billion at last count, doesn’t know much about making friends or influencing people.

Just to Reiterate: There’s No Shortage of U.S. STEM Workers

Billionaire tech moguls such as Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg never tire of warning us that America faces a terrible shortage of qualified workers in the STEM fields (science, technology, engineering and math).

Tech Support

Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen may not have the name recognition that, say, a Mark Zuckerberg does, but she may wield even more power than he does.

Tech Firms Cry Worker Shortage – Americans Need not Apply

Scott Corley is a man with a mission. Corley is executive director of Compete America, an organization representing some of the top names in American high tech and information technology (IT), including Amazon, Facebook, Google, Hewlett-Packard, Intel and Microsoft. Corley is lobbying Congress to grant a significant increase in the number of foreign tech workers that the companies can hire under the H-1B temporary visa program.

March Madness and the Amnesty Full Court Press

Since the nation is in the grip of March Madness mania, I’ll use basketball lingo to describe what’s new in the relentless Capitol Hill push for comprehensive immigration reform: it’s the full court press!

Hand Outstretched, House Chair Goodlatte Enters Enemy Territory

On March 18, House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte was 2,500 miles away from his Washington D.C. office and the Roanoke, Virginia district he’s represented since 1993.

Zuckerberg in Disguise Returns with New, Misleading TV Ad

He’s back! Multibillionaire Mark Zuckerberg is back using a tiny portion of his vast $20 billion Facebook fortune to lobby for a blanket amnesty. Both personally and through FWD.us, Zuckerberg has been pushing hard for months.

Tale of Two Memos to Congress: One Looks out for American Interests, One for Corporate Greed

Last week Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions sent House Republicans his outline titled “Immigration and the GOP Agenda” that explained why the amnesty bill which they seem determined to pass is a bad deal for struggling, unemployed Americans. In response, Mark Zuckerberg’s lobbying group Forward.us distributed its memo to Congress with the usual self-serving distortions intended to persuade doubters that immigration reform is the nation’s most urgent business.

Georgetown University Report Undermines Zuckerberg's Tech Labor Shortage Claim

Since Congress reconvened earlier this month, House Speaker John Boehner, Majority Leader Eric Cantor and House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte have held a series of closed door meetings to plot how to get the resistant House members to pass a blanket amnesty. Members know that their constituents oppose such legislation and, with mid-term elections on the horizon, would prefer not to enter into a toxic amnesty debate.