gregbo (gregbo) wrote,

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more H-1B debate

Last week, Bill Gates made another impassioned plea to the US Congress to raise the H-1B visa
. Shortly afterward, the US House introduced an emergency bill
that would raise the visa cap to 195,000, triple its current size. (You can find the text
of the bill here.

I've already written my district rep to complain. As you can probably guess, I'm arguing
that there is no shortage of qualified workers, and that the issue should be focused on
how the corporate policies of the companies who can't find people affects their ability to
hire, among other things.
Tags: career, immigration
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