53,144 'L' Visa's used to export american jobs in 2006Somervell County Salon-Glen Rose, Rainbow, Nemo, Glass....Texas


 
53,144 'L' Visa's used to export american jobs in 2006
 


2 July 2007 at 10:18:44 AM
joe

It seems that a handful of companies are abusing the visa system to bring in workers to take our jobs and lower our wages at the tech companies. I was wondering how it was so that Microsoft, Oracle, and others could continually not pay the employee's what they are worth...well now we know. They have been using H-1b visa's which count for about 85,000 (65k + 20k for degree'd folks) and here we find another 53k so that comes to about 138,000 US jobs handed over to foreign workers. You can read an article discussing this more here: http://www.businessweek.com/bwdaily/dnflash/content/jun2007/db20070626_139605.htm?chan=top+news_top+news+index_businessweek+exclusives

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