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Response to twins.fan (Reply #45)

Tue Jan 22, 2013, 11:49 AM

48. I disagree on what you say about prevailing wage having "no value"

We can argue about that at some other time. B-1s are short term business visitors who normally aren't supposed to be working in the US (adding value), so their salaries are really irrelevant. L-1s are exempt from prevailing wage requirements by WTO rules. The number of Indian L-1s has declined by about 60 percent from a few years ago.

OPT (Optional Practical Training) benefits US universities by helping to attract foreign student enrollment. All other major countries also allow OPT to some extent under the same terms. Since OPT is for students, they don't receive full professional wages - like other student interns.

How are they destroying US worker careers?

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