Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley Preparing For Push To Reform Immigration

Pushing for House to pass a bill by the end of the year

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LOS ANGELES — The tech industry is beginning a full-throttle push for immigration reform now that the government shutdown fight is over. 

Silicon Valley groups and top executives like Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg are planning a flurry of events and media campaigns aimed at pressuring the House to vote on immigration bills before the end of the year.

"Despite the public perception of immigration reform being dead or on the back burner, we believe there's an opportunity to make progress this calendar year," said Peter Muller, director of government relations at Intel.