Intel Lays of 12,000, Lobbies for More H1-B Visas

12,000 people fired and certain to be replaced with H1b foreign workers … That’s a really big number …

Daily Caller: Intel Lays Off 12,000 People After Lobbying For More Foreign Workers

path2usah1b2016One of the top users of foreign workers imported via the H-1B visa program announced Tuesday it’s laying off about ten percent of its global workforce.

Tech giant Intel is laying off some 12,000 workers, although it’s one of the country’s 15 largest users of H-1Bs, which are temporary visas that allow companies to hire foreign workers for American tech jobs. The big-time layoffs come even as the company has called for hikes in the number of foreign workers it is able to hire using H-1B visas.

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