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To: ketsu; UCFRoadWarrior

I’ll have to do some research on the H1B salary differential, and I guess I’ll concede in part that the H1B program is not truly free market. I think I understand the point that we have foreigners who view coming to America as sort of an in-kind contribution (in actuality it’s an in-kind contribution from the taxpayers, not the firm), and this distorts the labor markets.

Thanks for the relevant information in this discussion. We may have briefly scraped this topic, but it definitely has peaked my interest.


30 posted on 02/11/2009 11:40:00 PM PST by WheresMyBailout
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To: WheresMyBailout
I’ll have to do some research on the H1B salary differential, and I guess I’ll concede in part that the H1B program is not truly free market. I think I understand the point that we have foreigners who view coming to America as sort of an in-kind contribution (in actuality it’s an in-kind contribution from the taxpayers, not the firm), and this distorts the labor markets.
Could you clarify what you mean by an "in-kind contribution"? I know what an in-kind contribution is, just not in this context.
31 posted on 02/11/2009 11:44:41 PM PST by ketsu (It’s not a campaign. It’s a taxpayer-funded farewell tour.)
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