Computer chip makers seek relaxed rules on high-skilled immigrants

Computer chip makers seek relaxed rules on high-skilled immigrants

Nine semiconductor makers are asking Congress to ease immigration restrictions for highly skilled foreign workers after the House and the Senate agreed to fund a $52 billion incentive to boost U.S. chip manufacturing. In a letter to House and Senate leaders last week, human resources executives from firms including GlobalFoundries, Intel and Texas Instruments said their industry faces “an immediate…