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Decrease, and the government should provide more incentives to prepare our citizens for these jobs
Data includes total votes submitted by visitors since Dec 10, 2015. For users that answer more than once (yes we know), only their most recent answer is counted in the total results. Total percentages may not add up to exactly 100% as we allow users to submit "grey area" stances that may not be categorized into yes/no stances.
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Greed in America has college grads expecting wages that long time workers have...THERE is a thing about learning and starting at the bottom...and if companies can find foreign workers who appreciate what they are paid...that's ok... 11 months ago from a Republican in Lady Lake, FL
Temporary work visas are fine, but once they expire the immigrant should be sent back to their country, renew their visa or apply for citizenship. 2 years ago from a Republican in Denver, CO
Keep the current amount with the exception of Muslim immigrant workers who should be banned completely because Islam is incompatible with democracy. 2 years ago from a Republican in Maplewood, MO
Affordable schooling should be provided for our citizens to be educated for these high-skilled positions. 2 years ago from a Republican in Fresno, CA
Increase, the Federal government should decide what skills the country is looking for and then go recruit them. 2 years ago from a Republican in Carol Stream, IL
Have as many necessary so as not to take work away from U.S. citizens. 2 years ago from a Republican in Four Oaks, NC
Let the free market decide, US workers get first place in available jobs. 2 years ago from a Republican in Winter Haven, FL
Approve all skilled worker visas that are required. Business must prove they offered the jobs to US Citizens first. Must pay the immigrant the national average for like job. 2 years ago from a Republican in Huntsville, AL
Only if companies provide very stringent controls that such temporary immigrant workers are needed. And only if companies have worked with their local community colleges to train American workers. 2 years ago from a Republican in Alexandria, VA