The Ineffectiveness of the H1-B Visa


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The Immigration Policy: Ineffectiveness of the H1-B Visa
Within US immigration policy, rules and guidelines governing H-1B Visas have proven ineffective in protecting the rights of U.S. born workers in professional fields like science and engineering. Accordingly, the following report provides a two-part discussion of the H-1B Visa problem. Part 1 presents a detailed analysis of H-1B Visa policy in terms of the ethical, ideological, practical, and other relevant problems. Part 2 discusses the changes needed to remedy these problems.
Part 1
The H-1B Visa category was established by the Immigration Act of 1990 and it is designed to allow U.S. employers to employ foreign workers on a temporary basis in specialty occupations - most often...
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.....problem for all American citizens. But by reducing the H-1B cap to 20,000 and imposing a $10,000 user fee on employers, U.S. citizens can enjoy the protections they deserve.
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