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  • Feb 14th, 2013 @ 9:22am

    Has potential

    My greater fear comes from the H-1b as you've mentioned. All in all, the start up act idea is among the better I've seen on the skilled immigration front. My only concern is how easily companies have been able to game the overall skill-immigration suite. I could very easily see Google laying off 1000 workers, half of whom make it to work as the "token citizens" in one of many micro-consultancies spawned by this bill that are really nothing more than visa-dependent outsourcer--possibly offshorer.

    While I'm uncomfortable with the idea of government trying to determine what companies are more acceptable, I'm even more leery of letting yet another import program run unchecked.