The push by Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg to expand the number of visas for high-tech foreign workers is an attempt to dilute a lucrative job market with cheap, indentured labor.
H1-B Visas: Clever Trick for Cheap Tech Talent
The Chamber of Commerce, Silicon Valley, and the WSJ crowd do not claim America is experiencing labor shortages, given that we are suffering with the largest number of non-working adults in recent history.
Business people most certainly do not want illegal aliens joining unions and organizing for higher wages once they become legal residents.
And they do not want their own children in “diverse” schools where large numbers of impoverished, non-English-speaking immigrants might “enrich” the educational landscape.
Go to Palo Alto or Mountain View and then contrast it with Redwood City: Metrosexuals and Pajama Boy techies make a great deal of money in the former, while their low-paid gardeners and nannies crowd into the latter. And never the twain seems to meet, if at all possible.
They want illegal aliens working in their factories, hotels, restaurants, and fields, but not living next door.
Edited by stocks, 17 June 2014 - 07:31 AM.