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How Republicans Can Start to Win on Immigration

HermanBB Wrote: Dec 13, 2012 5:02 PM
I love when people talk about 'high-skilled immigrants". Of course they are a litle vague on what these high skills are. The article sort of mentioned enginnering starved tech firms. Our free enterprise system will take care of the rest if people find out there are openings for good paying jobs in tech firms. We don't need outsiders.
aalexander306 Wrote: Dec 18, 2012 1:07 PM
They also fail to realize that we have plenty of older STEM workers who are "too expensive", even when they re-train. What happens when the H1-Bs are "too old" and "too expensive"? By then, the companies have sponsored them for green cards and dumped them on the US taxpayer when they're through with them.
There has been no shortage of post-mortems after Barack Obama's sweeping victory in November's elections, but the dominant story line is that the Republican Party should focus more on how its message can empower minority groups and tailor their rhetoric toward how a GOP platform helps everyone, not just majority groups. A good example would be Mara Liasson's NPR story on the subject.

One of the major issues that various insurgent elements in the GOP has pushed for is immigration reform. President George W. Bush and 2008 GOP nominee John McCain made a major push for an immigration...