Skilled immigrants linked to job creation

Jul 27, 2011 Full story: Star-Gazette 6

Skilled immigrants linked to job creation Cornell president wants rules eased for students, workers Comments Brian Tumulty btumulty@gannett.com WASHINGTON -- The economy would create more jobs and grow faster if foreign-born scientists, mathematicians and engineers could get green cards and work visas more easily.

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sterco

Butte, MT

#1 Jul 27, 2011
BS Skilled immigrants are only more profit in the pockets of major companies and wage deprevation to domestic workers. This is a FARCE!!! Micro-soft wants more cheap asian laborers to replace the more expensive domestic ones.
Fed Up Vet

Herndon, VA

#2 Jul 27, 2011
BS when our unemployment rate is < 2% and our borders are secure, we can consider it.
Reality Check

Jacksonville, FL

#3 Jul 27, 2011
Fed Up Vet wrote:
BS when our unemployment rate is < 2% and our borders are secure, we can consider it.
Wish we were the ones to consider it.
Reality Check

Jacksonville, FL

#4 Jul 27, 2011
sterco wrote:
BS Skilled immigrants are only more profit in the pockets of major companies and wage deprevation to domestic workers. This is a FARCE!!! Micro-soft wants more cheap asian laborers to replace the more expensive domestic ones.
Competition is healty for the systen, why are you against it? all that investers is looking for is productive and competitive people thats all.
b4its2late

Bethlehem, PA

#5 Jul 27, 2011
Bullshit. How many scientist and engineers are out of work? We are a huge country 300 million people and the best universities.
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We dont have enough scientiest and engineers etc. Busllshit. Does anyone really believe this?
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Enough with wage reduction.
Free is free

Albuquerque, NM

#8 Jul 27, 2011
Current immigration policies would have prevented the founding of Google, Yahoo and eBay in the U.S., he said.
What?!?

Those companies *were* founded in the US, under current policy! That's doubletalk if ever I heard it.

As for the rest of it, we've all heard of the gaming that goes on with skilled worker Visas. Companies use H1Bs to drive down wages here in the US, by employing foreign nationals on work Visas. It's common practice in the Sili Valley, unfortunately.

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