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Behind the hype about the IT labor “shortage”

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Black, D.S. ; Adv. Technol. Staffing, Redwood Shores, CA, USA

Industry leaders, government representatives, and association spokespersons are in hot debate regarding the issues surrounding the IT labor shortage. The controversy centers on the US Immigration and Naturalization Service's H-1B visa system. The narrow question being debated is whether raising the number of such visas robs jobs from US workers or creates additional jobs. The author discusses the two-tiered workforce and encouraging worker mobility

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Computer  (Volume:31 ,  Issue: 7 )