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1) Tech talent alarm sounded (7/22/2001): >"I am not shocked by the content of the Mercury News' recent article
>``Tech Talent Alarm Sounded'' (July 22). However, I am shocked that
>Congress and much of the media are accepting the pro-immigration
>``party line'' without question.
>The cold, hard truth is this: Many U.S. companies have outsourced
>talent-recruitment to third parties who refuse to hire qualified
>scientists, programmers and engineers because they are perceived to
>more than imported H1-B replacements.
>There is actually a huge surplus of high-tech brains in America, but
>have zero social capital. That is why we can be discriminated
>impunity. I personally spent seven years in poverty while looking
>high-tech employment. How did I escape? By removing my Caltech
>degree and my six years of NASA experience from my application.
>By pretending to be a mediocre worker instead of a genius, I was
>offered work by the same companies that had refused to consider me
>Yes, in the 21st century it has become necessary to lie on the
>pretend to have lower qualifications in order to avoid being
>against by the anti-genius, anti-U.S.-worker high-tech establishment.