Recent revelations have confirmed that Amazon, Google, Facebook, and other tech firms are actively requesting foreign worker H-1B visas this year. The implications of this move suggest that Americans are being subverted by tech companies that would rather hire workers for a fraction of the pay.
In response, Jack Posobiec, of Human Events Daily, said: “What we need, going forward, is to shut this [H-1B visas] down. You absolutely have to have a cap on H-1B visas; it should be as low as possible.”
He went on to suggest that there is no reason to have thousands of these applications passing through each year, but they should instead reserve a very small amount of these visas for the most educated and intelligent experts in the field. Big tech companies like Google, he said “are replacing American workers with cheaper foreign labor.”
Posobiec cited reporting by Journalist Lee Fang wrote on his Substack that Chief Executive of Google, Sundar Pichai, had recently filed applications for low-paid foreign workers to come to the US to occupy highly specialized tech jobs. This comes just one month after Pichai published a dire letter that read: “I have some difficult news to share. We’ve decided to reduce our workforce by approximately 12,000 roles.”
“We’ve already sent a separate email to employees in the US who are affected. In other countries, this process will take longer due to local laws and practices.”
Now, Google has filed dozens of applications for workers to occupy prominent positions, such as analytical consultants, software engineers, user experience researchers, and other specialized roles. This, of course, raises questions about the incentive for Americans involved in STEM fields, whose opportunities dwindle when tech companies seek out cheap labor from outside the country.
“They’re getting rid of the American workers,” Posobiec said, but DOL documents shows that Google has put in thousands of applications for H1B workers to take the tech jobs they have taken from Americans.
Fang said that Silicon Valley has “gamed the foreign visa system, using tens of thousands of H-1B visa workers to pay lower wages and squeeze their American native-born workforce.”
However, Google is not the only company to be filing applications for foreign worker visas. Data recently released by the Department of Labor revealed that several companies which have undergone massive layoffs are now looking for foreign workers, including Amazon, Microsoft, Salesforce, Zoom, and Facebook, per Fang.
The seemingly commonplace practice of tech companies laying off highly qualified American workers in exchange for foreign workers is a betrayal of how the H-1B program is supposed to function. The program was initially set up as a way for companies to seek out talent when there were no American workers that could fill the position. It has now turned into a subversive mechanism by which tech companies can hike profits by paying lower wages to foreign workers, while simultaneously pinching the American workforce.
Fang reported that the H-1B “is easily exploited by employers who aren’t required to test the US labor market to see if any workers are available before hiring an H1-B replacement.”
Bloomberg reported in January that there were 35 tech companies in the Chicago regions that were actively seeking out H-1B workers to fill “speciality occupations such as software engineering,” but it has to make one wonder how American companies hiring cheap labor could affect economic inflation around the country, which ultimately hurts American citizens.
But it does not appear that the American worker is a concern for many of these firms, as the Economic Policy Institute reported that “rather than turning to the H-1B program as a last resort when US workers cannot be found, most employers hire H-1B workers because they can be underpaid and are de facto indentured to the employer.”
Fang noted that former President Donald Trump had apparently filed a lawsuit against Facebook over allegations that it had discriminated against American-born workers in favor of workers hired through the H-1B program. The lawsuit resulted in Facebook having to pay a $4.75 million fine and reportedly promised up to $9.5 million to eligible victims.
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Google is in bed with our national enemies. Replacing high skilled American tech experts is not just a move to replace high pay locals with lower pay foreigners, it discourages young Americans from spending the tons of money to educate our own when no jobs arrive at the end of the schooling, thus dumbing down America to set it up for future one-world establishment social conquest. Pure Saul Alinsky creation of more useful idiots. Many if not most of the so-called educational credentials offered by these foreigners are either fake, or from some non-credited foreign online school. I’ve met and competed with many who eventually might become proficient, but the cost to American Customers while they damage their customers in lost time to correct the learning curve errors resulting in lost customers to the companies becomes greater than any savings, while tons of non-english speaking children, socially dependent elderly relatives arrive speaking languages our teachers have no ability to understand. Much of their income is sent back overseas not to be spent and taxed here at home. Save a little now,,,pay a lot later is all part of our increasing national debt problem. Ross Perot called it that giant sucking sound of your taxes and talent leaving the country.
If anything, get RID OF H-1b visas ENTIRELY< WHILE We have a welfare state.
Golly gee, it’s 2013 all over again! I got laid off that spring, replaced by cheaper offshore help. Spent most of the rest of the year struggling to find a tech job. I kept getting doors slammed in my face. Meanwhile, a company in my town that hired engineers had busloads of visa people waiting out front every afternoon. All this thanks to BHO and his buddy Slow Joe – they let these companies get away with completely abusing the H-1B visa system.
Observation – India has been purchasing tanker loads of oil from the Russians, lessening the sting of the sanctions. Maybe Biden needs to tell them no more visas until they knock it off!
AND any company that does that, should lose ALL GOVT Contracts and govt entitlements/stimulus etc..
This has been going on for over twenty-five years that I know of, and the foreign workers that are hired are in violation of immigration law. The same thing started happening to me, so I changed professions. Note that the H-1B is not the only visa category that is violated, and these are all non-immigrant visas with time limits one them, as well as specific conditions for issuance.
True that. Just look at all the bloody student visas we give out, and the students GENERALLY STAY HERE long after they leave school..
If you look at what THE SATAN WORSHIPPING DEMONCRATS are doing you will see that they have a hatred for the Ametican people. The government wants to push every hard working man out of work so that way they can tell companies that they need to hire all the illegals coming over the border, this whole thing is all tied I to one big knot, you Caan bet because of alzheimers joe things are going to get sno much worse in a very short time. Look at the wzt this admin is treating those that are streaming across the border, those invaders are getting treated like they are the greatest things in the universe. All the tech companies are either firing or laying off all the American workers, last time I called for tech support the person could not speak a word of English! Soon that is how everything is going to be, the byden admin puts illegals over every one and has all but said to he11 with American workers, he hates all American people that are Caucasian and even many black people.
If i could go back in time, i’d love to make giving out hb-1 (or others) visas, ILLEGAL!
And there are actually people out there who think “Replacement Theory” is a conspiracy theory? Judging by this report, I’d say it’s a fact, no conspiracy theory.
The logic is simple: Push out highly-qualified Americans who can demand higher pay and benefits, thereby making these left-leaning companies fatter overall profits. As an added “benefit” these foreign workers will, ultimately, vote Democrat. Once these folks start voting, any conservative or Republican will never win another election, thus cementing the left’s power & control over the nation, completely.
Change the demographics of the country, thereby changing the electret, and capture a nation — it’s that simple, and, sadly, brilliant.
Think the left would have a conniption if the right started flooding the nation with people from nations with extremely strict social & sexual mores (i.e. many of the Muslim nations)?
TO idiots like that, ANYTHING “White america” says, must be a conspiracy theory, NO MATTER HOW MUCH FACTS WE have out there, to back up what we say.