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Teachers and H-1B visas: More reasons for both immigration — and education — reform.


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You would expect high tech giants such as Microsoft, Cisco Systems, and the U.S. division of India’s tech support powerhouse, Infosys, to be among the biggest users of H-1B skilled-labor…

Photo courtesy of the Las Vegas Review-Journal

Photo courtesy of the Las Vegas Review-Journal

You would expect high tech giants such as Microsoft, Cisco Systems, and the U.S. division of India’s tech support powerhouse, Infosys, to be among the biggest users of H-1B skilled-labor visas. The same holds true for universities such as Johns Hopkins, the University of Michigan and Purdue — the world’s training ground for skilled workers and research-and-development.

But some of the largest users of H-1B visas aren’t tech firms or major research universities. Rather, these unlikely users are the nation’s public school systems. Thirteen hundred seventy-four H-1B visas were issued to public schools during the 2006-07 school year, according to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security…

— Read more at The American Spectator. And yes, it’s shameless self-promotion.

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