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‘Coding Bootcamps’ Give English Majors a Shot in Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley’s “coding bootcamps” are a cottage industry of fast-track private vocational schools for graduates looking to enter the competitive tech industry as software engineers, data scientists, and other in-demand jobs. Many coding bootcamp graduates who hold college degrees in areas notorious for slim earning potential (like English majors) and are now fully employed in the tech industry making a lot more money.

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Hatch, Rubio, Flake Co-Sponsor Bill to Increase H-1B Guest-Worker Visas

On Tuesday, three Republican Senators joined three Democrats to introduce legislation that would expand the number of guest-workers for the tech industry even though there is a surplus of American high-tech workers. The Immigration Innovation (“I-Squared”) bill, introduced by Sens.

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Tech Insider Blasts Industry

None other than a prominent TechCrunch contributor called out tech industry insiders who push for massive increases in guest-worker visas while falsely claiming that there is a shortage of American high workers.