FILE – This Aug. 5, 2008, file photo, shows the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services building Phoenix. The Homeland Security Department expects applications for high-skilled immigration visas to outpace the available supply in a matter of days, one of the fastest runs on the much-sought-after work permits in years and a sign of continued economic recovery amid new hiring by U.S. technology companies. The urgent race for such visas _ highly desired by Microsoft, Apple, Google and other leading technology companies _ coincides with congressional plans to increase the number available to tech-savvy foreigners. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)

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FILE – This Aug. 5, 2008, file photo, shows the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services building Phoenix. The Homeland Security Department expects applications for high-skilled immigration visas to outpace the available supply in a matter of days, one of the fastest runs on the much-sought-after work permits in years and a sign of continued economic recovery amid new hiring by U.S. technology companies. The urgent race for such visas _ highly desired by Microsoft, Apple, Google and other leading technology companies _ coincides with congressional plans to increase the number available to tech-savvy foreigners. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)
FILE – This Aug. 5, 2008, file photo, shows the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services building Phoenix. The Homeland Security Department expects applications for high-skilled immigration visas to outpace the available supply in a matter of days, one of the fastest runs on the much-sought-after work permits in years and a sign of continued economic recovery amid new hiring by U.S. technology companies. The urgent race for such visas _ highly desired by Microsoft, Apple, Google and other leading technology companies _ coincides with congressional plans to increase the number available to tech-savvy foreigners. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)
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