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H-1B Visas Take American Jobs

walterbyrd Wrote: May 29, 2012 4:11 PM
> If it's true that "H-1B workers are imported for entry-level jobs and trained by experienced U.S. workers who are then laid off." Is certainly is true, and has been verified by the US GAO. > then US workers are overpaid. Compared to what? Other countries where average pay is well under $2 a day?

When President Obama was participating in a live video chat, Jennifer Wedel asked him, "Why does the government continue to issue and extend H-1B visas when there are tons of Americans just like my husband with no job?" Her husband is a semiconductor engineer who was laid off three years ago and is still unable to find an engineering job.

We all would like the answer to that question.

The U.S. Census Bureau reports that, counting only U.S.-born individuals, there are 101,000 with an engineering degree who are unemployed, another 244,000 who are not working or not looking...