Looks like they have introduced removing per country cap in green card processing. Do you think this bill will turn into a law?
- Microsoft (((($))))American don’t care. Most of the visa holders oppose it. Only Indian visa holders love it and may benefit from it. Chinese visa holders are most likely neutral, given their still reasonable wait time of 4 years. So if it will become a law, it will most likely become an Indian law, not a US law.
- Population weighted country cap is the most fair solution to all countries.
All the people saying "don't flood with Indians", remember that you flood this country in the past as well.
- New ackbarmonIt's not fair when an unborn child in Norway can get a green card faster than an Indian who has been in US for a decade legally. Please explain how this is fair? Current estimates for Indians is 152 years wait time to get a green card. The system is broken and needs to be fixed.Feb 9 2
- So, I don’t think US has sufficient talent in business, just look at how many C-levels are non US natives.
Second, even if you take STEM into consideration, all professors are fucked even if they are the most prestigious one that just don’t mind money but want to do their own research in US.
Third, I graduated from CMU, and basically the system you proposed will only let people accept offers from CA, and all other companies out of CA (maybe excluding Seattle) gets fucked, and I know a lot of talents working in Uber and Google Pittsburgh that just like PGH.
And, by pay, you are basically kicking out anyone that wants to join startups, which is a strong tech boost in the last decade.
It only shows how arrogant people who get paid well are.Feb 8 1
- Well, as CRNY, pointed out pay is determined by many things other than skill set of the person. So, it is going to have bias towards certain location and certain occupation which are not necessarily the best thing for US. But it is probably something that we can consider as part of immigration process in some way. I know at least two countries that have salary threshold for top priority in the permanent residency. It also allows corporate to just pay more if they feel the person is important enough for the employer to purse permanent work permit.
- New / Biz Dev cablemoreHopefully not because I've seen how Indians only recruit other Indians many times. Also in case of layoffs they will fire other nationalities first stating "if I fire fellow Indian she/he has to move back while you locals have a better chance here"
- If that’s the case you should complain to HR. There is an element of truth to this but it’s not specific to indians. Chinese prefers Chinese, Russians prefers Russians etc. halo effect. I think lot of Indians are preferred because they are stuck in backlog. Who doesn’t want an indentured servant?Feb 12 1
- What you're missing is that new regulations on H1B could take care of 'skills' and 'talent' need. The regulations will also help get rid of sweat shop IT consultants. What should remain is truly exceptional individuals with unique skills and qualifications who shouldn't have to wait decades for a green card. These individuals are most likely going to quit and open their businesses as soon as they get their GC.
- How do you undo that though. I understand some people abused the system. But how do you recover. Also, not all of us intended to abuse it. Some of us chose not to abuse it, but we are suffering from the consequences. Why should we suffer, if we followed the spirit of the law and the law itself.Feb 9 0
- Comcast / Eng Hoho90Yes: immigrants
No: insecure Americans
So please don't vote. Makes no sense
- Good Bill but chances of passing are low. Why? Because it makes it easier for backlogged folks to switch jobs, start companies, start business etc. Right now employers are very happy to have employees stuck in backlog. They know backlogged employees won’t complain and chances of switching to competitors is low. Lot of consulting companies and immigration lawyers will be lobbying against it. Is it good for all workers yes but not so for all employers. Best protection that can be given to American workers is by providing mobility to backlogged folks. Unfortunately too many forces against this bill