Although President Donald Trump has repeatedly called for changes to the nation's H-1B visa program -- the issue even came up during last year's campaign -- it'll almost certainly take an act of Congress for any reforms to take effect.

Yes, Trump signed an Executive Order last week that would tweak the annual visa lottery process to make it less random and more focused on salaries and skills. But those changes really are minor compared to what Congress could do, explains Computerworld's Patrick Thibodeau. (One immigration lawyer called the latest Trump move a "nothing order.")

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