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  • Visa's use provokes opposition by techies L-1 regarded as threat to workers

    05/25/2003 9:19:39 AM PDT · by Drango · 10 replies · 763+ views
    sfgate ^ | 5/25/03 | Carrie Kirby, Chronicle Staff Writer
    <p>An obscure work visa known as the L-1 has become the center of a bitter controversy in the technology industry.</p> <p>Much like the H-1B before it -- an equally obscure visa that rose to prominence when American workers complained they were being displaced by its recipients -- the L-1 is catching the ire of tech workers and the eye of government regulators who disagree on whether the visa is being used legally.</p>