Microsoft Testifies on Capitol Hill in Support of Historic Immigration Bill

Today, Brad Smith, Microsoft’s General Counsel and Executive Vice President, will testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee on the comprehensive immigration bill introduced by the bipartisan group of senators known as the ‘Gang of 8.’ He will be joined on the panel by several industry and policy experts to discuss the importance of high-skilled immigration reform in order to strengthen the economy and foster innovation in the United States.

Microsoft General Counsel and Executive Vice President Brad Smith testifies before a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on immigration reform. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Last week, we announced our support of this historic bipartisan immigration bill and have regularly spoken in favor of high-skilled immigration reform and investments in science, math, technology and engineering (STEM) education. This includes the release of Microsoft’s high-skilled immigration and STEM education proposal at Brookings last fall.

To watch the webcast of this hearing, click here. Following his remarks before the Committee, Brad’s written testimony will be posted on the Senate Judiciary Committee’s website here.

Editor’s Note: This blog post was updated with a photo after Brad Smith finished his testimony.

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