Senator Chuck Grassley wrote a letter to the President. He pointed out that Obama was only regurgitating the corporation lobbyists’ phony mantra that foreigners are “better and brighter" than Americans. Grassley said “thousands of qualified Americans remain out of work while companies are incentivized to import foreign workers.”
A good example of how the H-1B visa system works was described in a lawsuit filed against Molina Healthcare Inc., which handles Medicaid and Medicare paperwork for the government, and Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp., which recruits H-1B workers in India. In January 2010, one day after the Department of Labor approved Molina's application for 40 H-1B workers, Molina fired 40 competent U.S. programmers, managers and analysts and hired 40 H-1B replacements imported from India. That is how H-1B visas work in the real world to take jobs away from Americans.
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