Obama Plan Gives Tech Industry Slight Boost in Foreign Job Pool

The Twitter Inc. logo is seen on coffee mugs inside the company's headquarters in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014.

Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

President Barack Obama’s immigration order will let U.S. companies temporarily hire more foreign college graduates even as it stops short of providing more of the H1-B work visas favored by technology companies.

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