10 Tech Titans Leading the Charge on Immigration Reform

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Sergey Brin, co-founder of Google

Having immigrated to the U.S. when he was six years old, Russian-born Brin is often held up as an example, especially by President Obama, who has highlighted Brin's success in various immigration reform speeches.

While Google advocates for other causes in Washington, like U.S. privacy controls and patent trolls, immigration has been one of its main lobby issues. The company spent a record $18.2 million on their lobby efforts in 2012. The spending did not stop after the election, with Google spending over $6.7 million on lobby efforts in 2013 so far, according to OpenSecrets.