Microsoft wants more H1B visas holders, not their own!

Posted: February 2, 2009 in Visas

Today’s Business Week online has a story on Microsoft which laid off 5000 workers, but is pushing for more H1B visas for technically skilled workers from abroad. This should warm the cockles of Indian hearts, especially those who are staring at pink slips. After all, we have the cheapest labour force in the world, so it’s not surprising that Steve Balmer and MS are pushing for it. That’s free market economy for you. Interesting read…


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