It's an argument that comes up here often enough, but usually when I complain about writers who trash the H1-B program without really thinking through what they're saying. Here's the first article I've seen in a while that points out why the H-1B visa program is worth saving If you haven't been following the debate, the H1-B program lets highly skilled foreign workers work in the US for a limited period of time. The article makes some good points. There's something to be said for letting companies hire the best possible workers they can. If the best workers are stuck overseas, then the work, itself, will end up moving overseas. Bringing highly educated, highly skilled workers here makes these companies stronger. It makes our industry stronger. The biggest complaint from those against the H1-B program is that it's being abused by some companies. I agree that it is, but that doesn't mean the whole program should be thrown out. Instead, the companies that are abusing it should be punished, while those that legitimately are bringing highly skilled foreign workers into this country, who are helping to grow our businesses and our economy, should be allowed to continue.
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