10 Tech Titans Leading the Charge on Immigration Reform

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Fred Wilson, managing partner of Union Square Ventures

In a recent interview with Reuters, Wilson said he has been advocating for STEM and start-up visas for at least five years, but that he'd been told by public officials that reform can't be done piecemeal.

"The reason is, the stake holders on both sides of the issue have so much investment in the comprehensive reform that even though they both agree that STEM visa or a start-up visa makes all the sense in the world, they won't do it because it would take the pressure off," he said.

However, Wilson thinks that with the shifting winds on the Capitol Hill--especially thanks to Latino voters--the U.S. might see comprehensive reform be accomplished by the end of this year.