Tag: Guest workers

GOP Legislators Push Plan That Could Replace Americans, Import 264,000 Foreign Workers

The complex bill is a gift to donors and businesses because it allow them to reduce wages, thus justifying their demand for cheaper H-2B visa workers. It also provides a huge loophole that technically keeps the current annual cap of 66,000 H-2B workers — but excludes from the cap any H-2B workers who got a H-2B visa in the prior three years. That clever loophole would allow employers to simultaneously hire up to four years of H-2B workers, or 264,000 foreign workers in place of 264,000 Americans.

Book Review: ‘Sold Out’, by Michelle Malkin and John Miano

Authors Michelle Malkin and John Miano – the latter a displaced tech-sector employee turned lawyer and advocate for American workers – dare to challenge conventional wisdom on immigration with their new book Sold Out: How High-Tech Billionaires & Bipartisan Beltway Crapweasels Are Screwing America’s Best & Brightest Workers. With a subtitle like that, no reader can claim to be ambushed by the authors’ view of their subject.

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Tech Insider Blasts Industry

None other than a prominent TechCrunch contributor called out tech industry insiders who push for massive increases in guest-worker visas while falsely claiming that there is a shortage of American high workers.