Many of the posts and comments here seem to suggest or openly state that big tech companies support the H1B visa program because of ‘cheap labor’. Is this really the perception or is it a preferred demeaning rhetoric that just flatter’s the commentators thinking?
Ask as we all know that highly skilled engineers at big tech don’t get paid any less than market rate and yet this rhetoric is repeated again and again.
This is especially true with green card sponsorship, both making the employer happy enough to do it, and difficulties changing jobs after the application is processing.
I'm a US native, but I want to see equal treatment for H1B's, particularly giving them green cards faster and loosening the 6 weeks to find a new job rule. Abuse of our colleagues undermines everyone's rights and treatment.
I would like to see a simple H1B lottery based on TC only, highest wins. That would decimate the body shops.