Sunday, August 28, 2005

H-1B Visas

Here's an article from the WSJ that discusses some of the problems with the H-1B Visa program. Here's a snippet:

What this effectively means is that any number of fields dependent on high-skilled labor could be facing worker shortages: science, medicine, engineering, computer programming. It also means that tens of thousands of foreigners--who've graduated from U.S. universities and applied for the visas to stay here and work for American firms--will be shipped home to start companies or work for our global competitors.