The bill passed by a wide margin (68-32) – yet another 1000+ page bill that nobody has read. Every Democrat voted to undercut their labor union and African American supporters by undercutting the wages of existing US citizen workers. Of course, maybe that’s the point – once immigrants from China, India and Mexico destroy the American middle class, we’ll need even more government handout programs to rescue “displaced” workers
I don’t doubt for a second that my current client (a national wholesale food distributor) will rush in and replace existing warehouse and drivers with new immigrants. The company is owned by two private equity firms that have no notion of national identity, despite having “US” in the company name.
I have a legacy computer programming skill from the early 1980s that they needed. Each employer / client I’ve worked for has been burned by outsourcing this work to India for a bargain price at least once – only to realize after a few years and millions of dollars that the people they were renting had no actual experience or ability to do the work and we’re just stringing them along – but hey, the price was right! If you ever had a support call answered by a help desk in India, you probably understand – just imagine the subject matter is 100x more complex than figuring out why your microwave oven isn’t working.
Let the freedom begin!
Can I immigrate to India and buy a mansion and employ dozes of indentured servants to cut my grass and clip my toenails? I demand to be able to eat beef, though