Ferguson, Tim
June 2007
Forbes Asia;6/18/2007, Vol. 3 Issue 11, p3
The article discusses the political issues concerning immigration in the developed countries. It was noted that the movement of people is a factor in economic growth. Even as the U.S. struggles with changes in immigration law and the possibility of amnesty for those who have broken it, it continues to fret about the offshoring of jobs to lower-wage locales. It was also stated that the H-1B visa battle over legal entry for the highly trained is also part of the swirling American debate.


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