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Response to Maxheader (Reply #14)

Fri Jan 11, 2019, 06:17 PM

19. They have a "chance" if they're lucky.

See https://www.usnews.com/debate-club/should-h-1b-visas-be-easier-to-get/h-1b-workers-are-in-a-state-of-indentured-servitude

Another widespread misconception in the public discussion about employer-based immigration is that the H-1B is often mistakenly equated with permanent residence. But the employer has complete discretion over whether it chooses to sponsor its guest worker for permanent residency, and most of the largest H-1B employers sponsor very few of their H-1Bs for permanent residency. Just to provide one example: Between 2007 and 2009, Accenture hired nearly 1,400 H-1Bs, yet during that same time it sponsored a mere 28 (2 percent) of its H-1Bs for permanent residence. Clearly, many employers choose the H-1B program for cheaper temporary labor rather than permanent immigration. This practice may increase corporate profits, but it harms American workers and the American economy.

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