Skip to comments.Senate’s H-1B visa proposal goes far beyond Microsoft’s
Posted on 02/02/2013 5:05:18 PM PST by Javeth
WASHINGTON A bipartisan Senate plan to dramatically expand a visa program for highly skilled foreign workers resembles a proposal unveiled by Microsoft last fall, but well exceeds the companys own goals.
Led by Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, five Republicans and five Democrats rolled out the Immigration Innovation Act on Tuesday to lift the annual quota of H-1B visas for those workers from 65,000 to 115,000. That new cap would grow each year if demand outstrips supply, potentially up to 300,000 visas annually.
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These imbecile firms (Microsoft and Amazon chief among them) also don’t seem to realize that a lot of the software produced by foreign labor will be stolen, given to foreign competitors and governments, or be opened up to hackers.
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