BUSINESS/IMMIGRATION: “The Trump administration forged ahead with a rule to increase the minimum pay for foreign workers on high-skill H-1B visas Tuesday in a move that could sideline many of them from the U.S. labor market…

Immigration advocates, including many in Silicon Valley who rely on the visas, had assailed interim rules issued in October, saying they set unrealistic and unattainable salary floors, amounting to $208,000 a year in many cases.”

-Chase DiFeliciantonio and Carolyn Said, “Trump administration moves ahead with H-1B pay rule over Silicon Valley’s objections,” sfchronicle.com, Jan. 12, 2021