NPR looks into H1B1 contraversy

From: Rod-Lists 
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http://www.npr.org/2013/02/19/172373123/older-tech-workers-oppose-increasing-h-1b-visas

=============================================================== From: James Nylen ------------------------------------------------------ H1B1? Is that the latest flu strain?

=============================================================== From: Darren Breidigan ------------------------------------------------------ It's a ploy by Bill Gates to put Apple out of business. If he can get all of the Chinese engineers to work for him at Microsoft, they'll be no one left in China to build iphones.

=============================================================== From: "Alex Smith (K4RNT)" ------------------------------------------------------ LOL, does that mean that iPhones could possibly end up being made in the USA? ;) On Wed, Feb 20, 2013 at 9:00 AM, Darren Breidigan wrote:

=============================================================== From: Nick Smith ------------------------------------------------------ Sure if you dont mind paying $2000 bucks for an iphone. On Wed, Feb 20, 2013 at 10:11 AM, Alex Smith (K4RNT) wrote: USA? ;) l of to asing-h-1b-visas

=============================================================== From: William Wade ------------------------------------------------------ I wouldn't be surprised if in 5-20 years, you go to the corner Apple/Google/New Company kiosk and get the latest phone printed for you while you wait. e a ing-h-1b-visas

=============================================================== From: Rod-Lists ------------------------------------------------------ There was study that Apple could do it just not rack the same level of profit. On study stated it would add only $65 to cost. "In part, Asia was attractive because the semiskilled workers there were cheaper. But that wasn’t driving Apple. For technology companies, the cost of labor is minimal compared with the expense of buying parts and managing supply chains that bring together components and services from hundreds of companies." http://www.nytimes.com/2012/01/22/business/apple-america-and-a-squeezed-middle-class.html?pagewanted=all&

=============================================================== From: Dan Lyke ------------------------------------------------------ That, right there, is why it's important to keep manufacturing domestic. Because at some in the process the supply chain management knowledge becomes tightly coupled with the engineering knowledge, and the client becomes just another schmuck taking orders. Dan