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Old Aug 19, 2014, 11:47 AM
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White House meets with big business to discuss boosting supply of foreign workers...

After White House officials reportedly met with big-business groups, President Barack Obama is considering executive actions that will give them more guest-worker visas in the high-tech and low-skilled sectors.

This may come on top of Obama's potential grants of amnesty and work permits to millions of illegal immigrants in the country. While outside groups are urging Obama to "go big," Senate Democrats have expressed some concerns of late, as poll numbers have shown that executive amnesty may cost them control of the Senate. The White House is reportedly reaching out to big-business groups on guest-worker visas so they can give Obama air cover on his potential executive amnesty.


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Old Aug 19, 2014, 01:46 PM
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It's not that there are not enough high tech workers, there are not enough CHEAP high tech workers. The corporate masters of the U.S have spoken.

And we need more unskilled? nope.
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Old Aug 19, 2014, 02:07 PM
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Wow, I'm glad every citizen who wants to work has a good, stable job in their chosen field, and there are slots vacant for those who might travel here from afar.
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Old Aug 19, 2014, 02:33 PM
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It's not that there are not enough high tech workers, there are not enough CHEAP high tech workers. The corporate masters of the U.S have spoken.

And we need more unskilled? nope.
Why pay a engineer 80k when you can pay one 40k
Why pay a specialist 40k when you can get one for 30k
Why pay 5 dollars for a head of lettuce when you can get it for a dollar.

The wheels go round and round...nothing new old boss same as the new boss...become the boss
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Old Aug 19, 2014, 03:22 PM
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It's not that there are not enough high tech workers, there are not enough CHEAP high tech workers. The corporate masters of the U.S have spoken.
I could not agree more. And that is one of the most disappointing things to me about all of the Dems vs Repubs and Libs vs Cons arguments that go on. While we all squabble about that stuff, the corporate and big money agenda rolls on unabated, regardless of which political party is in power. Are concerned about the right things?
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Old Aug 19, 2014, 04:00 PM
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I could not agree more. And that is one of the most disappointing things to me about all of the Dems vs Repubs and Libs vs Cons arguments that go on. While we all squabble about that stuff, the corporate and big money agenda rolls on unabated, regardless of which political party is in power. Are concerned about the right things?
Exactly.

The leveling of the would is happening on purpose.
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Old Aug 19, 2014, 04:08 PM
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It's not that there are not enough high tech workers, there are not enough CHEAP high tech workers. The corporate masters of the U.S have spoken.

And we need more unskilled? nope.
As one in the business, there are not enough US born tech heads.
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I could not agree more. And that is one of the most disappointing things to me about all of the Dems vs Repubs and Libs vs Cons arguments that go on. While we all squabble about that stuff, the corporate and big money agenda rolls on unabated, regardless of which political party is in power. Are concerned about the right things?
It was one of the reasons I stayed out, Pop taught me well but I went looking at time when American were being made to teach east Indians their jobs as they were heading to pink slips.

Obama helper of the downtrodden? Don't make me laugh.
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As one in the business, there are not enough US born tech heads.
I disagree it's cost of them tech heads driving it you know as well as I do you have to train them or buy them from your competitor that drives the cost of good and services sold up.
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http://www.ibtimes.com/five-companie...nesses-1572499

This is an explaination of what is going on. I had been under the impression that a foreign tech worker had to be paid the same as a comparable US worker. Looks like I was mistaken.
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http://www.ibtimes.com/five-companie...nesses-1572499

This is an explaination of what is going on. I had been under the impression that a foreign tech worker had to be paid the same as a comparable US worker. Looks like I was mistaken.
Old news to me, The main reason I never left the trade I stayed with for 33 years... Sad reason to say the least, but money talks in D.C..

This lead to an industry wide cheapening of worker compensation in the U.S..
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