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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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Decrease, there are plenty of skilled workers in the U.S. but corporations are abusing these visas to push down wages because visa workers are willing to work for less. Its essentially foreign outsourcing of American jobs. 3 years ago from a Green in Anchorage, AK
The high-skilled standard is ableist and excludes immigrants who do not meet ridiculous standards. You can't place the value of a person on their ability. 2 years ago from a Green in Hobart, WA
The US is one of the hardest countries to get a skilled work visa, we want to be able to go overseas and work in other countries but we don't want to reciprocate. In the interest of cooperation, we should make it easier to get these visas, so that we... 2 years ago from a Green in Shelbyville, TN
Regardless, work visas should be given to high-skilled immigrant workers based on how many available positions exist and how many local candidates there are to fill them. 2 years ago from a Green in Chicago, IL
Increase, but only by industry as demand increases while availability of US workers with necessary skills for specific industry stagnates or decreases; pay for foreign workers should be equivalent to US workers, and no US workers should be laid off &... 3 years ago from a Green in San Diego, CA
I have no problem with an increase but more should be done to incentivize domestic skilled labor. 3 years ago from a Green in Clarks Summit, PA