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Abolish H1B Visa program

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H-1B program is flawed beyond repair. It should be abolished in favor of something smarter. Corporations have no place being immigration middle men. Immigration is about something much more pure and sacrosanct than corporate profits. It needs to be abolished in favor of permanent immigration as opposed to corporate sponsorship. Immigration should be limited to 5% of net job gains each year. In years when we have job loss, It should be restricted. Off course there will be more people would applying than we have openings for. Then acceptance should be based on first come first serve basis. The case is about economics and national interest, and has nothing to do with race. The reason H1B visa holders are so easily exploited is because of corporate sponsorship. Green cards in sustainable numbers would make them equal players in the labor market. An H-1B visa amounts to second class labor and corporate sponsorship gives companies leverage against American workers wages and salary. This hurts American workers directly and it hurts us as a nation indirectly.

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3 hours ago
Someone from New York, NY writes:
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Three reasons Indian IT is wary of Trump administration So when the President Elect and his nominees say that they propose radical changes in visa regime, it is a cause for concern. In spite of misgivings, Indian IT companies who are in a 'wait and watch' mode say that they are hoping that some of the harsh rhetoric maybe 'campaign speak and hoping that things would be tempered during actual implementation. However here are three things they have to watch out for. 1. H1-B and L1 Visas: Of the 65,000 H1-B visas (which are temporary work visas) issued annually, Indian IT companies get about 60 per cent of them. In spite of the shift to digital and delivering services via Cloud, most leading companies still deliver a third of the work onsite 2. Targeting outsourcing companies: The Trump administration has already brow-beaten likes of Ford and Carrier into retaining jobs in America, whether it made economic sense or not. Senator Jefferson Sessions, Trump's nominee for Attorney General has declared that he would not allow '…..companies to outsource and hire cheap foreign labour from abroad to replace American workers. 3. Impact on delivery models and profitability: Most Indian IT companies were impacted in May 2016, when the outgoing Obama administration hiked H1-B and L1 visa fees by an additional sum of up to $4500 per visa. Trump's senior policy adviser Stephen Miller has already proposed very high application fees for H1-B and L1 visas. This is likely to hurt Indian players the most. http://www.msn.com/en-in/money/topstories/three-reasons-indian-it-is-wary-of-trump-administration/ar-AAlYH32?li=AAggbRN&ocid=mailsignout
4 hours ago
Someone from Brighton, MA writes:
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It is very difficult to get a IT jobs in US,unless your are a H1B holder.
16 hours ago
Someone from Suwanee, GA signed.
17 hours ago
Someone from Columbus, OH writes:
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All form of VISA will be removed from working on State and Federal jobs.Please tweet to Mr president elect " https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw Please Abolish H1B Visa program
18 hours ago
Someone from Lombard, IL writes:
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What about H4 EAD Rule? H1 dependents are getting full time jobs. State of Michigan has one such example.
23 hours ago
Someone from Wayne, PA writes:
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Has Obama opposed “systemic discrimination” by India Inc. against American STEM workers? http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4133722/Obama-respond-Trump-threatens-Dreamers-rights.html
1 day ago
Someone from Columbus, OH writes:
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I think we can communicate on " Abolish H1B Visa program " https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw Mr president elect Please remove H1B on any Federal/State project.This is security breach.
1 day ago
Someone from Brighton, MA writes:
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Next 10year all IT & Stem jobs will be mostly INDIANS with a pay of $20/hr or $30K.
1 day ago
Someone from New York, NY writes:
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Appreciating Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s remarks that the rise of India and China offered an “unprecedented opportunity” for both countries, Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying told a media briefing in Beijing that it is very important for both countries to have sound and stable cooperation. Both countries trying to destroy AMERICA ?????????????????
1 day ago
Sarah Ann P. writes:
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There is a HUGE horde of indians each year, waiting for visas, eager to get out of their country, and desperate enough that they do anything for it. The bulk of this migration is to the mid-east, Commonwealth countries (Aussie, NZ, Canada, and UK) and rest to the US. No matter who's in power over there, what promises they make -- after all, India is STILL a THIRD WORLD banana republic by all accounts -- the tide of over-population and net external manpower movement, has not stemmed for the last 40 years. Any economist will readily tell you the problems plaguing the Indians and their sorry state of affairs.