Stunted Growth

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In order to fund a recent border security bill, President Obama raised fees on some H1B visas meant for highly-skilled workers. Critics claim this will stunt economic growth; others see the measure as closing a large loophole. Also today: Slate’s Farhad Manjoo discusses whether blacks and whites use Twitter differently; and John Mollenkopf looks at who is registering to vote in the NYC area and how electorate has changed over the last decade; and Charles Bagli on the future of Stuyvesant Town/Peter Cooper Village.