As I discussed last week, the $600 million that congress wasted on additional Border Security was paid for entirely by raising visa fees on companies(primarily India-based) whose main purpose is importing cheap labor using H1-b and L-1 visas. India is not taking this lying down. They are claiming that it violates our WTO treaties.
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As I predicted last friday, the house has passed the “let’s flush $600 million down the toilet in the name of border security” bill. I won’t rehash why the money is being wasted. From Reuters:
The U.S. Congress on Thursday passed legislation to strengthen security along the border with Mexico, trying to tackle the . . . → Read More: Border Secuirty and Jobs Bills Pass
I didn’t realize that my Wednesday post, Increased Border Security Doesn’t Stop Immigration, would end up being so timely. Last night, the Senate voted to spend another $600 million on immigration enforcement. From the AFP.
The US Senate has voted to beef up US-Mexico border security with another 1,500 agents and more unmanned aerial . . . → Read More: Another $600 million wasted on Border Patrol