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NY TIMES(3/5): Demand for Foreign Workers Drops in Wake of High-Tech Woes

Tony Alicea
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NY Times:
Demand for Foreign Workers Drops in Wake of High-Tech Woes (3/5)
"WASHINGTON - Last year high-tech companies were urgently pressing Congress to raise the limit on the immigration of foreign skilled workers, warning that without the boost, they would suffer dangerous workforce shortages."
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http://199.97.97.16/contWriter/cndlatest_columns/2001/03/05/cndin/0076-0265-pat_nytimes.html


Tony Alicea
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What the article leaves out though are the hundreds of thousands of foreigners still in the H1 system for 6 years- while US Citizen programmers have to search for several months now to find new jobs in most cases, and salaries are dropping fast.
 
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