Silicon Valley Pushes Back on Trump’s Merit-Based Immigration Plan

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Silicon Valley Pushes Back on Trump’s Merit-Based Immigration Plan

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Reporter: Farida Jhabvala-Romero

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Reporter: Amanda Peacher

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Guest: Guy Marzorati

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