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Dear Editor:
I must reply to Mr. Larrabee and Mr. Murray who have conveniently left out one significant item in their arguments regarding the exploitative nature of the abused H-1B visa program. Let me explain. It is true that there is a so called prevailing wage that must be paid to the foreign worker in order to receive an H-1B visa but it is a split level wage system. Meaning, a Software Engineer from India with a PhD in Computer Science and 10 years of professional level experience can be paid the same low level wage as a person who just graduated from a college in Ghana with a Computer Science degree without any experience. The H-1B visa only requires that the low level or entry level prevailing wage be paid to be in compliance with the law and it does not require the foreign worker to be paid what he is truly worth. This is where the exploitation comes in and employers and immigration lawyers know it and love this loophole. The best part is that Congress now understands more about these H-1B and L-1 visa loopholes that lead to abuse, exploitation and depression of US wages that is why the H-1B cap has not been raised and with any luck the L-1 visa will be eliminated altogether. I also wanted to suggest that someone has reviewed 6 million resumes of the unemployed Americans he/she should not comment that there are not any qualified Americans available. I say, give them a chance.

Chucky



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