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Lasher Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-16-08 01:38 PM
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15. And don't forget L-1 visas.
That's when foreign companies send their employees, often whole departments, here to take US jobs. H-1B visas are granted to individuals who come to work for US employers.
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  -Outsourcing biggest concern for India post-Bush: Report OhioChick  Nov-16-08 11:25 AM   #0 
  - If Mr. Obama wants to succeed, this better be an issue.  spenbax   Nov-16-08 11:35 AM   #1 
  - You're right.  OhioChick   Nov-16-08 11:40 AM   #3 
  - They ought to be concerned  ChromeFoundry   Nov-16-08 11:36 AM   #2 
  - outsourcing has destroyed the job market in the US on several levels  ixion   Nov-16-08 11:51 AM   #4 
  - And don't forget L-1 visas.  Lasher   Nov-16-08 01:38 PM   #15 
     - For those that don't know what an L1 visa is...  ChromeFoundry   Nov-16-08 02:50 PM   #17 
  - I'm very sorry, but, yes, it will be an issue  Ikonoklast   Nov-16-08 11:54 AM   #5 
  - Exactly. It will definitely be a BIG issue.  Waiting For Everyman   Nov-16-08 12:37 PM   #11 
  - I believe there are going to need to be further steps other then...  Azlady   Nov-16-08 11:57 AM   #6 
  - Deport the CEOs to India...  rfranklin   Nov-16-08 06:11 PM   #18 
  - Not a good idea ...  daggahead   Nov-17-08 10:27 AM   #30 
  - we need to make these other nations raise their standards  JI7   Nov-17-08 06:28 AM   #28 
  - All goods should have prominent domestic content labeling.  leveymg   Nov-16-08 12:15 PM   #7 
  - Don't nearly all products have a "Made In" label?  sledgehammer   Nov-16-08 12:55 PM   #12 
     - I'm thinking of a system akin to that of the auto industry, where there's  leveymg   Nov-17-08 05:41 AM   #25 
  - K & R  ihavenobias   Nov-16-08 12:16 PM   #8 
  - Fact: All other supposed benefits aside, the primary purpose of outsourcing is to exploit the lowest  Raster   Nov-16-08 12:19 PM   #9 
  - Yep!  daggahead   Nov-17-08 10:29 AM   #31 
  - Let's do use the word bilateral  Life Long Dem   Nov-16-08 12:32 PM   #10 
  - Excellent point. -nt  crickets   Nov-16-08 01:24 PM   #13 
  - Nice Catch. n/t  OhioChick   Nov-16-08 02:27 PM   #16 
  - i think it refers to foreign companies who are able to go to india to sell products  JI7   Nov-17-08 06:05 AM   #26 
  - Yes, they are.  daggahead   Nov-17-08 10:30 AM   #32 
  - We also need to subsidize students getting bachelor degrees like India does now...  calipendence   Nov-16-08 01:33 PM   #14 
  - Don't worry. Obama wants to bring more of you here to take what few jobs remain.  ryanmuegge   Nov-16-08 06:35 PM   #19 
  - Like I said up-thread...  OhioChick   Nov-16-08 07:50 PM   #20 
  - Shush...don't you know you can't mouth such heresy herer at OU?  Jim Sagle   Nov-17-08 12:33 AM   #21 
  - so you think Obama is just going to ignore unemployment ?  JI7   Nov-17-08 06:24 AM   #27 
  - Why encourage US kids to go to college if the jobs they will seek afterwards are given to HB-1 visas  dugaresa   Nov-17-08 12:46 AM   #22 
  - It would be interesting to find out ...  daggahead   Nov-17-08 10:36 AM   #33 
  - I realized the defect on which outsourcing will fail ....  Trajan   Nov-17-08 01:22 AM   #23 
  - they can all fuck themselves  Skittles   Nov-17-08 05:15 AM   #24 
     - You say it like it is, don't you, Skittles?  OhioChick   Nov-17-08 07:35 AM   #29 
        - oh, this morning  Skittles   Nov-17-08 01:19 PM   #34 

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