1. In-depth report: The high tech worker shortage & how Obama's executive order on immigration changes it

    In-depth report: The high tech worker shortage & how Obama's executive order on immigration changes it
    President Obama’s November executive order deferring the deportation of millions of illegal immigrants has set off a lot of angry news talk. Unfortunately, that chatter has drowned out straight discussion about the part of the executive order that deals with high tech workers and about why immigration reform is needed in the first place. For those of us in the startup community, this reform is particularly interesting.

    What's the problem?

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    1. Technology workers are so scarce that their wages have risen to the point where if they rise much higher then it would not be profitable to employ them.
    2. We are in the midst of a rapid shift to more complicated technologies that, as in days gone by, require experts at each tier.
    3. In particular, they can get employment authorization and advance parole, which allows them to work and travel without the restrictions of the H-1B. They can work anywhere.
    4. Essentially, this creates greater job mobility.
    5. Obama is not really addressing ; he is addressing things that alleviate the pain.
    6. We have a great cultural of assimilation in this country. Anybody in the world can become an American.
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