Brendan Bordelon



Brendan covers tech policy and politics for Morning Consult.

Hatch Doesn’t Expect Trump to Weaken H-1B Visa Program

Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch, a longtime ally of Silicon Valley, said in an interview Tuesday that he has discussed the economic benefits of preserving and expanding H-1B visas in several meetings with President Donald Trump, and suggested that he can persuade the president not to weaken the program that’s popular with U.S. tech firms.