Thats the ONE issue that Trump has the potential of severely screwing over the American middle-class hard. Wonder how much more additional Indian H1B trash he will agree to letting into the US?
Remember if S.386 passes, its not only STEM, IT and TECH jobs Americans will be bypassed for.
Any white or grey-collar job will be at risk. Some of us are too old to retrain for a new career, like in the trades, as has been mentioned ad-nauseam here by some. And even after retraining, earning 1/4 to 1/3 of what we are earning now. It will take a decade or more to skill up in order to be able to earn at our former salaries. Granted, salaries are great in the oil-patch, but honestly, most of us just are not physically cut-out to work in heavy manual labor-intensive industries.
If there really were thousands of superior STEM and white collar workers in India and China who were dying to come over to USA and work for less than the prevailing wage, and at the same time, AMERICAN workers sucked and had no talent, I could see using H1b’s.
But we all know not only is this not true, but is an insult to American workers to even agree to. Donald, consider your good instincts!
Might as well call us all debased or deplorables.