On the day that Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) told a local newspaper that she believed amnesty legislation could be brought to the floor by August, she met with Satya Nadella, the new CEO of Microsoft.
“I believe there is a path that we get a bill on the floor by August,” House GOP Conference Chair McMorris Rodgers said last Friday.
That same day, she tweeted
— CathyMcMorrisRodgers (@cathymcmorris) April 26, 2014
Microsoft, along with other high-tech companies like Facebook and Google, has aggressively lobbied Congress and the Obama administration for more H1-B visas, even though numerous studies have debunked the notion that there is a shortage of American high-tech workers.