US immigration bill: How it will help IT professionals

There are 4 comments on the articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com story from Apr 29, 2013, titled US immigration bill: How it will help IT professionals. In it, articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com reports that:

WASHINGTON: Key authors of the comprehensive US immigration reform bill reached out to the American businesses on their path-breaking legislative venture, saying that the bill addresses their concerns on skill shortage and would boost the country's economic growth.

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“It's a Brand New Day”

Since: Feb 06

New Rochelle

#1 Apr 29, 2013
American, Native born IT workers?

BIG Business says work for rupees.
Don Joe

Minneapolis, MN

#2 Apr 29, 2013
Skill shortage?? There are a great many million, trained in all sorts of fields who cannot find work. There are many millions more who have given up looking simply because there has been no work for over a decade. And we will now bring in millions more and they will work where?????

Of course some will find jobs, replacing those already doing those jobs; only at a lower salary. It will lower wages and benefits for everyone and the rich will take even more profit.

“It's a Brand New Day”

Since: Feb 06

New Rochelle

#3 Apr 29, 2013
Don Joe wrote:
Skill shortage?? There are a great many million, trained in all sorts of fields who cannot find work. There are many millions more who have given up looking simply because there has been no work for over a decade. And we will now bring in millions more and they will work where?????
Of course some will find jobs, replacing those already doing those jobs; only at a lower salary. It will lower wages and benefits for everyone and the rich will take even more profit.
But these American IT workers cnot work for half price.

Why is unemploymnt in the USA so high, whatever the statistic?
Congress helping big business undercut American workers, to help big business hire cheap foreigners over Americans, here and abroad.

Don Joe

Minneapolis, MN

#4 Apr 29, 2013
Mr_Bill wrote:
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But these American IT workers cnot work for half price.
Why is unemploymnt in the USA so high, whatever the statistic?
Congress helping big business undercut American workers, to help big business hire cheap foreigners over Americans, here and abroad.
Sure enough, and it has been going on for a very long time. Supply and demand is allowed to flourish, with the government making sure the supply of workers is way more than demand, to lower wages and benefits for all but those at the very top.

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