Abuse of the H-1B Visa Program Is Widespread
The H-1B work visa program should be reduced in scope, not expanded, as the program is fundamentally about cheap labor. Gaping loopholes enable employers to hire tech workers at below-market wages, in full compliance with the law. This has been confirmed repeatedly in statistical studies done in government and academia.
The industry lobbyists claim H-1B is needed to remedy tech labor shortages, but studies by
Former Fed chief
Much has been written about the number of businesses started by immigrant engineers. That is factual, but it should not surprise anyone -- given the large number of immigrant engineers, there should be a lot of immigrant-founded businesses. Note also that many Indian-immigrant businesses are engaged in offshoring work out of the U.S., and that Berkeley's
The H-1B program should be returned to the goal
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