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HIGH TECH COMPANIES SEEK TO HIRE MORE FOREIGN WORKERSMilwaukee Journal Business Section February 13 2000High technology companies that are asking congress to allow more foreigners to fill the labor shortage of skilled labor Every year approximately 100000 jobs for educated workers in the high-tech industry are created Currently there are 115000 foreigners working in the United States with 6-year visas These workers are college educated and some are paid over 60000 per year One of external forces of high-tech companies would be the limiting of number of visas by the government In the last six months the technology industry contributed 4 million dollars to federal candidates These contributions are a definite way to influence the government as an external force Another external force would be the fact that some countries outside of the US can pay their skilled laborers less therefore being able to produce products at a lower priceLabor unions are trying to persuade congress that these immigrants are not needed and are underpaid These visas limit jobs and lower wages for American workers that have a college education I think that these labor unions are correct since Americans would fill these new jobs in high-tech fields if the companies would be willing to pay higher salaries Currently there is almost no unemployment here America but once the economy takes a turn for the worse many Americans will be unemployed since congress is letting in foreigners for six years I think that putting foreigners on the payroll is an easy way for American companies to cut costs in order to remain competitive in a global market Instead of hiring immigrants these companies should work on focusing internal forces To reduce their skilled labor shortage companies should invest in educating their current employees and find good workers through hiring from within Another solution to the labor shortage would be for the high-tech industry to pay higher wages for college graduatesHiring foreign workers may be a
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