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Journal: Immigration bill vastly increases H1-B visas

The Raleigh News and Observer is reporting that the McCain-Kennedy Immigration Reform bill would increase the number of H1-B visas from its current level of 65,000 to 115,000.

One wonders whether hi-tech companies are pushing this just to deflate wages of their U.S. talent or to avoid costs of training U.S. workers to fill the new positions.

The computing field is always in need of new cliches. -- Alan Perlis