How Skilled Immigrants Found a Voice

Grassroots group Immigration Voice has helped tech workers organize and score victories in Washington

It was in December, 2005, when Aman Kapoor reached a boiling point. The computer programmer at Florida State University had been waiting four years for his green card—the key to permanent residency in the U.S.—and he had been obliged to stay in the same job at the same pay the entire time that he waited. Then a U.S. House-Senate conference failed to move forward with legislation to relieve the growing green-card delays, dashing the India native's hopes once again.

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