Skilled temporary work visas are usually given to foreign scientists, engineers, programmers, architects, executives, and other positions or fields where demand outpaces supply. Most businesses argue that hiring skilled foreign workers allows them to competitively fill positions which are in high demand. Opponents argue that skilled immigrants decrease middle class wages and job tenure.
Increase, our economy relies on businesses hiring the highest skilled workers at the lowest cost
Decrease, and the government should provide more incentives to prepare our citizens for these jobs
Decrease, companies are currently taking advantage of this program to decrease wages
It's astounding how many people don't understand this.
I am satisfied with the current amount
slightly increase high skilled workers. End all non skilled worker immigration. Deport all illegals
If an immigrant who comes to America the correct legal way, and they were in a profession and had a college degree and their own practice/business, there is no reason why they should not be allowed to take a written and performance test and if pass, be given full permission to work or start their own practice/business in America.
Decrease and ban asian immigration
Decrease and ban high skilled immigration
Increase, but reform K-12 curriculum + expand access to higher education (trade/vocational schools, community/4 year public colleges) to prepare Americans for these jobs
Increase, our economies rely on businesses hiring high skill for low cost, but fix companies taking advantage of this to decrease wages, and the government should provide more incentive to prepare workers for these jobs.
Keep the same but also provide incentives and programs for our own people.
I am satisfied with the current amount, but realize that companies are currently taking advantage of this program to decrease wages and the government should provide more incentives to prepare our citizens for these jobs.
Increase, along with a truncated and productive path to citizenship.
Increase, but make sure they are not exploited
Increase, and provide services for immigrant workers to obtain full citizenship if they don’t have it and to push businesses to pay them a fair and living wage.
I feel it depends on the situation of the climate of the US economy and unemployment rate.
We should not give visas to immigrants at all, they should be deported.
Increase the amount, while enforcing minimum wage standards for the workers to meet basic needs.
Depends on the scenario
Decrease and limit asian immigration
Vastly irrelevant question in my worldview.
they should not be in america period
Increase, only white people thought. Vastly irrelevant question in my worldview.
Increase, but not at the expense of hiring Americans
The government can only allow more foreign workers into the US as long as it ensures that workers already in the US will not lose their jobs as a result.
Increase, but penalize companies that take advantage of this program to decrease wages.
Decrease, We need to focus more on training Americans to do the jobs needed
I am satisfied with the current amount but am not happy when it cuts out workers who have held jobs but are fired for cheaper labor. That is not better.
Increased but regulate businesses hiring to ensure no labor abuses are occurring
Increase for all skill levels
Whatever they are able to work without over doing it of course
Depends on the skill set. Needs critical evaluation
Only increase for the sectors that need more workers, for example agriculture
Decrease and decrease asian african immigration
Decrease and decrease asian immigration
I am unsure what their current wages are so I cannot submit a valid answer
decrease because those people are taking are jobs which then lowers are wages. we have citizens that can do the job and some just don't want to because we would rather rely on other countries for stuff while we sit back and be lazy.
increase, but they should be taxed more then US citizen
Add more restrictions.
As long as they are citizens and don't commit crimes.
The gov't should provide more incentives to prepare our citizens for these positions, however, until that is covered increase.
Immigration should be less focused on profession and more focused on values
Whatever benefits the global proletariat.
Increase and create a easy path to citizenship, but punish corporations who take advantage of the program to reduce wages.
Increase, and make companies pay them more.
they should be given citizenship.
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