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Bridge to Immigration or Cheap Temporary Labor? The H-1B & L-1 Visa Programs Are a Source of Both

Briefing Paper #257

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American employers often claim they use the H-1B and other skilled guest worker visa programs to attract talented foreign workers and help them remain permanently in the U.S. But new evidence shows these programs are mainly a means to help outsource U.S. jobs or recruit cheap temporary labor.


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