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September 21, 2012 11:09 AM

Bill to steer visas to more highly skilled immigrants doesn’t pass

The U.S. House of Representatives failed to pass a bill Thursday night that would have granted tens of thousands of visas to highly skilled foreign-born graduates. Democrats blocked the measure, calling it a “sinister” ploy to reduce legal immigration.

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