Microsoft Push For Worker Visas Raises Concerns, Exposes Loopholes

The Seattle Times
November 26, 2012

Microsoft intended to jump start stalled immigration reform — and help fill thousands of job vacancies — when it offered to pay the government a bounty for extra visas to hire more foreign workers. But the offer has stirred up new concerns about the federal guest-worker program

Microsoft is so eager to find qualified engineers and programmers for its thousands of vacancies that it has offered to pay a bounty to the government in exchange for extra visas in order to import more foreign workers.

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