OPINION: H-1B VISA HOLDERS ARE KEY TO THE TEXAS ECONOMY

Canada trade deal gives Texas biz leaders something to cheer about

Business leaders from around the state, including Texans for Economic Growth, a coalition of 100 Texas business leaders supporting common-sense immigration policies, are united in recognizing the importance of immigrant professionals to the economy. As the CEO of Silicon Labs in Austin, I’m writing this on behalf of 13 CEOs and business groups in Texas, such as the Austin Tech Alliance, North Texas Commission, Technet, Tech Titans, the Texas Business Leadership Council, and the Texas Association of Business. While Texas companies will continue to first employ American workers, we believe it’s vital to our economic recovery that we also have access to a robust labor pool in the coming months…