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Why are some people so upset about the H1B visas?

"The spirit and intent of H1-B is to get foreign help only when the company cannot get help it needs (at the price it wants or can afford) from the local job market." This is simple socialist bs. If some Indian dude wants to pull 80 hour weeks or work for minimal pay to write my software, all power to him. If a US citizen wants that job, he can either put in more hours, work for less, crack open some graduate level CS books, or come up with a new, brilliant algorigthm. Nothing wrong with pushing someone to work harder or get smarter. Competition's negative effects may be focused on a few but its positive effects are comparitively massive (albeit spread out among the whole population)

Asked By: R J - 2/17/2010
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It's a good idea but it is corrupted like so many things. It's the corruption that often upsets many people... More
Answered By: Hadenough - 2/18/2010
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Why do you think -- what is the employment rate -- Americans will not be happy if they get passed over for jobs because companies want to make the most profits and hire people cheap. America did not make to be a great country by selling out the middle class
Answered By: The Big A -- American Atheist - 2/17/2010
 
Go back to school and take some classes in economics and history. Henry Ford knew he had to pay his workers a living wage if he was going to sell cars. An 80 hour week may put out cheap software but who will buy it?
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Answered By: Evas - 2/17/2010
 
when I saw your post I thought you were referring to some type of new virus.,,,,,, H1B visas...like some new plague hitting the US......or is it the same?.....lol
Answered By: Idealist - 2/17/2010
 
Your knowledge of the H1B is sadly lacking
Answered By: David - 2/17/2010
 
those are American jobs----not the entitlement of illegals or temp green card holders.....see what all the mexican dope has done to brains....
Answered By: Darlene and Dylan B - 2/17/2010
 
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