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undeterred Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Dec-02-08 11:59 PM
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44. I think Congress is too stupid to figure out that this is a scam.
They haven't heard from us.
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  -Obama's DHS pick may find support for raising H-1B cap at confirmation hearing OhioChick  Dec-02-08 07:55 PM   #0 
  - K&R. The way I hear it,  tbyg52   Dec-02-08 08:00 PM   #1 
  - There are too many qualified Americans that need these jobs.  Kittycat   Dec-02-08 08:05 PM   #2 
  - Amen. n/t  ihavenobias   Dec-02-08 08:34 PM   #3 
  - That's just our collective imagination.  HypnoToad   Dec-02-08 09:20 PM   #6 
     - I know you put in the sarcasm tag, but your post is still really offensive.  dweeb   Dec-02-08 10:53 PM   #29 
        - I'm sorry to hear that and wish you the best.  OhioChick   Dec-02-08 10:55 PM   #31 
        - Good luck  Virginian   Dec-02-08 11:05 PM   #33 
  - "whether Collins will raise this issue at the hearing." I'm calling her office tomorrow to request  antigop   Dec-02-08 08:36 PM   #4 
  - Same Here.  OhioChick   Dec-02-08 08:44 PM   #5 
  - In all seriousness, I think he'll keep his word.  HypnoToad   Dec-02-08 09:23 PM   #7 
  - I hope you're right.  OhioChick   Dec-02-08 09:40 PM   #8 
     - Lots of calling & emailing - He has to keep his promise...  Azlady   Dec-02-08 09:59 PM   #14 
        - Contact Info:  OhioChick   Dec-02-08 10:33 PM   #23 
  - K & R ...  AzDar   Dec-02-08 09:47 PM   #9 
  - Obama and the rest of the Democratic Party had better remember that most of their fundraising came  w4rma   Dec-02-08 09:49 PM   #10 
  - Offending tech workers will REALLY make bloggers turn on him too I think!  calipendence   Dec-02-08 09:57 PM   #12 
  - Hell yeah. They had better not piss off U.S. tech workers. That is the very last thing they should  w4rma   Dec-02-08 10:02 PM   #17 
  - "And raising that cap *will* piss us off."  OhioChick   Dec-02-08 10:01 PM   #16 
  - The fact that this is making news...  ChromeFoundry   Dec-02-08 10:15 PM   #21 
  - Must Lower Wages of US Workers Act of 2008  Doremus   Dec-02-08 09:49 PM   #11 
  - I was not aware of Napolitano's H1-B views, she should be denied confirmation  desktop   Dec-02-08 09:59 PM   #13 
  - K&R Tx for the post  Phred42   Dec-02-08 10:00 PM   #15 
  - Thanks, Phred.  OhioChick   Dec-02-08 10:02 PM   #18 
  - Nov 2007 - Obama supports temporary increase in H1B Visas  Riley133   Dec-02-08 10:09 PM   #19 
  - He did not say that in speeches while campaigning.  OhioChick   Dec-02-08 10:10 PM   #20 
     - I know, but take a look at this:  Riley133   Dec-02-08 10:38 PM   #24 
     - Should that happen.....  OhioChick   Dec-02-08 10:42 PM   #27 
     - I don't know about speeches... and this kind of policy kills me  Veruca Salt   Dec-03-08 09:14 AM   #50 
  - OK, then what?  DemFromMem   Dec-02-08 10:27 PM   #22 
  - No need to "assume" there is fraud in the system....  OhioChick   Dec-02-08 10:39 PM   #25 
  - Point # 3 in your list...  sledgehammer   Dec-02-08 10:50 PM   #28 
  - H-1Cs limited to 500 for the whole country/year  DemFromMem   Dec-02-08 11:12 PM   #34 
  - But...  ChromeFoundry   Dec-02-08 10:54 PM   #30 
  - peanuts  DemFromMem   Dec-02-08 11:19 PM   #36 
  - RN's go to school for more than 2 years.....  OhioChick   Dec-02-08 11:26 PM   #37 
     - Yeah... 6-figures is a bit of fantasy land  ChromeFoundry   Dec-02-08 11:30 PM   #38 
     - specialty nursing is where the serious money is  DemFromMem   Dec-02-08 11:40 PM   #42 
     - DOL's OES wage database  DemFromMem   Dec-02-08 11:48 PM   #43 
     - Why nurse salaries are skyrocketing  DemFromMem   Dec-03-08 07:33 AM   #48 
     - Tell your cousin to get a decent nurse headhunter  DemFromMem   Dec-02-08 11:33 PM   #40 
        - She's doing well for herself at the Cleveland Clinic.  OhioChick   Dec-02-08 11:36 PM   #41 
           - Breaking news - Nursing program enrollment continuing to slide  DemFromMem   Dec-03-08 04:33 PM   #57 
  - excellent post and suggestions  dreamnightwind   Dec-02-08 11:32 PM   #39 
  - The problem is there are loopholes around "paying the prevailing wage", and other things...  calipendence   Dec-03-08 01:23 PM   #52 
  - With adequate pay and job responsibilities, RN's wouldn't be leaving the profession.  SharonAnn   Dec-03-08 09:30 PM   #58 
  - There are atleast 10 million unemployed Americans right now WTF is wrong w/ these people. n/t  pam4water   Dec-02-08 10:41 PM   #26 
  - We need those jobs for citizens, not H-1B visiting foreigners!  Stop False Flags   Dec-02-08 11:05 PM   #32 
  - Citizens need those jobs, not H-1B visiting foreigners!  Stop False Flags   Dec-02-08 11:12 PM   #35 
  - I think Congress is too stupid to figure out that this is a scam.  undeterred   Dec-02-08 11:59 PM   #44 
  - They HAVE heard from us.  bvar22   Dec-03-08 12:37 AM   #46 
  - At this point, I have officially joined the WTF is he doing crowd.  AllyCat   Dec-03-08 12:30 AM   #45 
  - I'm beginning to wonder WTF "Change" is.  OhioChick   Dec-04-08 06:05 PM   #60 
  - Janet is a leading light of the DLC and is very popular with the GOP in AZ.  saracat   Dec-03-08 01:14 AM   #47 
  - So, are the party faithful  Le Taz Hot   Dec-03-08 08:01 AM   #49 
  - You bring up some points to ponder. n/t  OhioChick   Dec-03-08 12:27 PM   #51 
  - Those browsing this thread that aren't in tech industry should think about H-2B visas too...  calipendence   Dec-03-08 01:40 PM   #53 
  - Kick... call Ms. Collins (number provided below) let her know your  Azlady   Dec-03-08 03:54 PM   #54 
  - Increasing the HB-1 cap is nothing more than outsourcing jobs....  AnneD   Dec-03-08 03:56 PM   #55 
  - You're absolutely right. If they respected the workers, they'd have a different situation.  SharonAnn   Dec-03-08 09:39 PM   #59 
  - sorry to hear it  justabob   Dec-03-08 04:02 PM   #56 

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