Skip to comments.House Committee Votes to Admit More STEM Workers than the Supply of Them
Posted on 04/18/2014 6:00:34 PM PDT by ObamahatesPACoal
The House of Representatives Judiciary Committee voted last week to admit more high-tech foreign workers in some categories than the annual supply of them.
In its eagerness to meet the wishes of the high tech industry and steal jobs from qualified American workers the Republican majority on the committee, with the single, commendable exception of Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa), voted to allow as many as 55,000 green cards to be issued annually to aliens with advanced science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) degrees from American universities.
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been fighting this battle since the 70s. For whatever reason the congress has consistently screwed the American worker in this area
“In its eagerness to meet the wishes of the high tech industry and steal jobs from qualified American workers the Republican majority on the committee, with the single, commendable exception of Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa), voted to allow as many as 55,000 green cards to be issued annually to aliens”
With “friends” like Republicans, who needs Dims?
I hate these people for what they are doing to our country.
“No wonder Mark Zuckerberg doesn’t like Steve King.”
Nor Karl Rove and the rest of the Big Government Republican cartel.
"............with advanced science, technology, engineering, and math(STEM) degrees from American universities."
Of course the key phrase in the quote is "degrees from American universities"
Dirty secret of American High tech .... racial preferences to software coders from overseas on H1B visa’s.
I was dealing with an Indian who owned his company, all of his 30+ employees where Indian’s. A good portion of them lived in homes he owned and they payed him rent.
There are high tech sweat shops.
after all why would Americans want jobs? Give then to foreigners, tax them, then give free stuff to Americans who can’t find work. Redistribute and get votes all at once,
This is going to make people with English degrees more popular in the tech industry, these people they are hiring are terrible communicators.
These poor communicators are contributing more cost to businesses than they currently are realizing.
Quality is an issue due to this, so people with these degrees, with a quality background are going to be worth their weight in gold if they have the right personality. That means conservatives, liberal personalities will fail.
Mainstream GOP is for amnesty/immigration, no matter what they claim is their position. My House member claims he is tough on immigration, but voted in committee to do this. I just sent him an email telling him he is wrong and to protect jobs for US citizens.
H1B bump for later.........
Gohmert and Sensenbrenner were absent. All the Democrats voted no because they want it in a big amnesty bill. Gutierrez and Durbin don’t want to break up the coalition for amnesty.
This is actually good, IMO. The more that immigration for skilled workers is eased, the less the amnesty crowd will be able to add the tech world to a pro-amnesty coalition.
There shouldn’t be an immigration push, period. I was reading from Reagan’s writings this very evening, and he noted that at that time (1979) that the US had 220 million people.
Do we really need the 330-million we have now? Our culture is becoming so diluted and changing so rapidly that one wonders what the whole point is. It’s cultural suicide, and our nation is sliding into debt as a result.
Even the average legal immigrant costs this nation money—just not quite as much debt as the illegal immigrants per capita.
Be nice if tech companies became the kinds of places where more than half the people actually take off Christmas Day.
Yes, but these are the high-skilled ones who actually end up helping to pay for our low-skill native citizens and legal and illegal immigrants.
But yeah, I hear ya on the numbers and culture arguments.
“Allow me to finish the quote that you cut off.
“............with advanced science, technology, engineering, and math(STEM) degrees from American universities.”
“Of course the key phrase in the quote is “degrees from American universities”
The rest of the quote is inconsequential to me. The fact that these people went to American universities (maybe displacing citizens there in the name of “diversity”) does not change the fact that they are displacing American workers. If they were fortunate enough to get a degree in our universities, they have gotten enough of a benefit from our nation without also being given a job here when we have tens of millions unemployed. Let them take their U.S. college degrees and go home and work there.
It’s way beyond time for U.S. politicians to act for the benefit of our citizens for a change.