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US Colleges Say Hiring US Students a Bad Deal 490

theodp writes "Many US colleges and universities have notices posted on their websites informing US companies that they're tax chumps if they hire students who are US citizens. 'In fact, a company may save money by hiring international students because the majority of them are exempt from Social Security (FICA) and Medicare tax requirements,' advises the taxpayer-supported University of Pittsburgh (pdf) as it makes the case against hiring its own US students. You'll find identical pitches made by the University of Delaware, the University of Cincinnati, Kansas State University, the University of Southern California, the University of Wisconsin, Iowa State University, and other public colleges and universities. The same message is also echoed by private schools, such as John Hopkins University, Brown University, Rollins College and Loyola University Chicago."

Comment Re:Great way to get LESS registered voters (Score 0) 1088

"At just a measly 3 Million people, its vote would mean nothing against the will of a state like California at nearly 37 Million people.

If you're in California, this sounds perfectly fair."

Lets see. If you are in California, you get 1 vote towards the popular vote. If you are in Iowa, you get 1 vote towards the popular vote.


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