Correcting the Corrector

Prominent libertarian writer Stephen Moore recently wrote an op-ed lavishing praise on the H-1B work visa program, “…arguably the most successful [immigration program] for the U.S. economy has been the H-1B program.” A strong statement even for a libertarian, reminiscent of physicist Michio Kaku’s calling H-1B “our secret weapon” for US world economic leadership. Now  … Continue reading Correcting the Corrector

Interesting Article on Staple-a-Green-Card

An alert reader spotted an article in a academic chemistry magazine on the notion of “staple a green card to their diplomas,” an oft-made proposal to give automatic permanent residence status to STEM foreign students earning a graduate degree at US universities. As I reported recently, presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is the latest to endorse that idea. … Continue reading Interesting Article on Staple-a-Green-Card

Malkin/Miano Book Exposes the H-1B PR Machine

As many of you know,  prominent journalist Michelle Malkin and long-time H-1B activist John Miano have a new book out, Sold Out: How High-Tech Billionaires and Bipartisan Beltway Crapweasels Are Screwing America’s Best and Brightest Workers. I highly recommend it. Some may object to the book’s title as being too in-your-face, and not sufficiently staid. … Continue reading Malkin/Miano Book Exposes the H-1B PR Machine

A Paper on H-1B of Great Importance But Likely to Be Ignored

A couple of people have brought to my attention a new research paper on H-1B by Kirk Doran (Notre Dame), Alexander Gelber (UCB) and Adam Isen (U.S. Treasury). Its findings are certainly provocative, as they directly contradict most (or all) of the recent major work that is positive on H-1B. Though some might expect me … Continue reading A Paper on H-1B of Great Importance But Likely to Be Ignored