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Biden’s Dilemma: Appease Labor or Immigrant Groups on H-1B Visas

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Salil Choudhary’s American dream started in India. Choudhary completed his degree at Punjab Engineering College in Chandigarh in the mid-1990s, when political and business leaders were consumed with the pending threat of Y2K. Demand for software programmers who could prevent a worldwide systems meltdown was exploding, but America wasn’t producing enough engineers to meet the need. A few years earlier, in 1990, George H.W. Bush had introduced a new temporary work visa called an H-1B, which allowed companies to hire foreign workers for specialty occupations — jobs requiring “highly specialized…

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