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4/4/2012 | 8:03:09 PM
re: India Lodges Complaint Over H-1B Visa Rejections
Ummm... spell and grammar check, please?
Elvis99
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4/4/2012 | 5:45:16 PM
re: India Lodges Complaint Over H-1B Visa Rejections
To open a business in India, US Corporations must be 50% owned by an Indian Citizen. Lets use the same criteria for H1Bs and L1B's - one of their parents should have to be a US Citizen!
bronecki
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3/30/2012 | 11:28:32 AM
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Hell yes, finally the United States government is getting the picture! Why hire in immigrants when we have skilled Americans who can provide the same services and fill the same positions? We are taking food off of our own tables and hurting our own economy by providing this H1-B visas. Thank you US Government for at least once being able to stand up for yourself and Gǣjust say noGǥ to bleeding heart liberal help-everyone type policy when we need help right here on our own soil!

God Bless America!
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3/29/2012 | 2:48:39 PM
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I worked for 20 plus years at BlueCross when one day the CIO walked in and announced that management had decided to move the programming to the Philippians. The decision was made by the CEO and CFO in light of the new health insurance affordable act. The rationale given was the company could employ 5 to 6 Filipinos for each American and the company would on not have to social security, Medicare, workers comp, health and life coverage, as well as vacation and sick pay.

Senior management new that it would take several years for the Filipinos to come up to speed but the saving would out way the any problems incurred during the migration of responsibilities. That happened over 3 years ago and IGm still outside the profession.

My story is identical to a friendGs, he worked at large telecom with his wife both spent a year training their Indian replacements before they were terminated.

The severance pay may be good but once you reach 45 and over the chances of finding a new job in the industry is near zero especially if you had progressed into a management position.
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3/29/2012 | 1:02:34 PM
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I say too bad. We have many many people out of work here that need jobs. In fact we need to to home grow our technical staff again since they farmed everything out to the lowest bidder time and time again. Now maybe the tide may be turning or at least giving us a chance. I say have a nice day India. No offense but we need to employ our guys first in our homeland!
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3/29/2012 | 11:34:04 AM
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Cigna was always a crap company treating its employees like dirt. Been there, done that, never go there again...and still wondering why these bastards are still in business.
YMOM100
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3/29/2012 | 11:32:56 AM
re: India Lodges Complaint Over H-1B Visa Rejections
This isn't any different when trying to get a work visum for India.
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3/29/2012 | 5:44:47 AM
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It's really a simple case of supply and demand.

Pick any city, let's say, Denver, Colorado. Now, bring in 100 busloads of freshly graduated plumbers (4,000 new plumbers), who want to enter into the plumbing business in Denver, and make a living.

The result? Wage rates for plumbers will become depressed. The existing 960 plumbers in Denver, once busy every day, and making a good living, will now have much less work, or no work at all.

The school for plumbers in Denver, will have no new American students. All the Denver highschool kids hear from their fathers and uncles that plumbing is no longer a good way to make a living. The plumber wages are going down, down, down. In droves, they choose some other path in life. Who can compete with improverished hordes of plumbers from India who will work for any price. India has 1.17 BILLION people, and many of them are coming here, flooding our labor markets.

This is what the H1B visa has done to the American engineering profession. H1B brings thousands busloads of foreign engineers to America, thus driving down wages, closing American engineering schools, and discouraging American kids from majoring in engineering.
jkoller853
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3/29/2012 | 12:21:43 AM
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I thought it was only 72% of all statistics are made up :). Guess even that number is rising. I have to get with the times.
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3/28/2012 | 10:17:12 PM
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I liked your points. You are absolutely correct. What will happen to our recent graduated US students in IT? They can't get a job.
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