As the debate over immigration rages, it’s common for politicians skeptical of illegal immigration and the mass importation of unskilled labor to sing the praises of high-skilled immigrants, perhaps as a means of insulating themselves from charges of xenophobia.
“Everyone agrees” that America needs as many highly-educated, professionally-credentialed immigrants as it can get. We have a severe shortage of graduates with scientific degrees and computer programming knowledge, don’t you know!
Just ask any Silicon Valley CEO! And isn’t it sheer madness to educate foreign students in American universities, then send them back to their home countries in search of jobs? We should “staple a green card” to every diploma – it’s just common sense! We need “comprehensive reform” to fix our “broken” immigration system immediately!
Authors Michelle Malkin and John Miano – the latter a displaced tech-sector employee turned lawyer and advocate for American workers – dare to challenge this conventional wisdom with their new book Sold Out: How High-Tech Billionaires & Bipartisan Beltway Crapweasels Are Screwing America’s Best & Brightest Workers. With a subtitle like that, no reader can claim to be ambushed by the authors’ view of their subject. … Read the full story by John Hayward.