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Time to curb H-1Bs?

A News.com reader writes: Congress has not made one move to curtail the number of visas granted to foreign tech workers. If that isn't an attack on the middle class, what is?

     

      
    Time to curb H-1Bs?

    In response to the March 21 article "Techies left out of economic recovery":

    While this article captures the hopelessness that many in our profession feel, it completely neglects one of the major causes: the H-1B bill and the more than half-million people it has brought into this country as indentured servants to help drive down rates for software workers. Even with hundreds of thousands of developers out of work, Congress has not made one move to curtail the number of visas granted or even address the problem. Our government seems determined to destroy this as a viable profession altogether. If that isn't an attack on the middle class, what is?

    Tom Scott
    Encinitas, Calif.

     

     

        
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