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Tech Titans Take on Immigration Reform

The luminaries of Silicon Valley may not be known for flexing their political muscle, but leaders like Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates continue to push and prod Congress on one issue near and dear to their hearts (and wallets): comprehensive immigration reform.This effort appears to be the largest campaign by the idealistic Silicon Valley community on a big national issue and is being led by Joe Green, who co-founded pro-immigration reform advocacy group with Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) CEO Zuckerberg in 2013"In Silicon Valley, if you don't like the way something works, you go around it. If you don't like the taxi system, you build Uber. But you can't go around Congress. It's Congress," said Green, who said many in the tech world find Washington "somewhere between confusing and disgusting.""Silicon Valley is the culture of 'Why Not?' D.C. is the culture of 'Why?' You're always going up against institutional forces whereas in Silicon Valley you're going around them," he is am...

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