Brendan Bordelon

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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.