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(ZD Net) - President Trump can count on vocal opposition from Google's former CEO Eric Schmidt if he makes the H-1B visa system any worse than it already is.
Speaking at MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab yesterday, the executive chairman of Google parent Alphabet said his decades-long campaign against H-1B restrictions had been "trumped" by President Trump's travel ban on seven majority Muslim nations earlier this year.
"I spent the last 20 years announcing that the single stupidest policy in the entire American political system was the limit on H-1B visas," Schmidt said.
"I have recently been trumped by an America where you take the highly legal and highly technical people of seven countries ... and you keep them trapped at JFK so our lawyers can spring them out."
Similarly, tech firms generally oppose further restrictions on the H-1B visa system, which offers a fast-lane for high-skilled tech workers but is capped at 65,000 new applications per year under visas that expire after three years.
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