Why We Need More H-1B Workers
By Mike Elgan | Article Published March 11, 2009
Instead of harming American competitiveness by blocking companies from hiring the world's most skilled workers, let's instead open the floodgates and let American companies hire whomever they please -- and issue the visas that will make that possible.
Tags: IT, economy, technology, policy, H-1b visa crisis
Microsoft Won't Layoff H-1B Before U.S. Workers
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published March 04, 2009
Redmond's leading legal counsel told a U.S. Senator that, despite his request, the company won't layoff H-1B workers before U.S. citizens.
Tags: Microsoft, software, IT, Senate, H-1b visa crisis
A Modest Proposal to Solve the H-1B Visa Crisis
By Mike Elgan | Article Published November 15, 2007
Rather than raising the H-1B visa cap, let's increase the rights and privileges of skilled worker immigrants, and fast-track them to citizenship.
Tags: programmers, outsource, H-1 visa, H-1b visa crisis, immigrant tech worker