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Microsoft Chairman: Stricter US Immigration Policies may be an Impediment to Economic Growth

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In a speech this week to the Transforming India through Technology conference in New Delhi, India, Microsoft Chairman, Bill Gates, suggested that if tougher U.S. immigration laws are implemented it would be a great mistake.

Gates, who has been vocal against tougher immigration laws, urged that a free exchange of talent was important for the US economy and that the US Government should make immigration exceptions for “smart people”.

See article in Computer World

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Written by MithrasLaw

July 25, 2009 at 2:10 pm

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  1. The Washington schedule remains crammed with health care reform, cap and trade, and all the other FY2010 spending bills. Senate Majority Whip Richard Durbin stated it could take an omnibus bill if all the spending bills aren’t complete by the recess in August. When the Senate passed four immigration-related amendments previously, that would guarantee the completion of the border fence, mandate E-Verify for federal contractors permanently, extend E-Verify and restart the suspended no-match program. The next step is always the ominous conference committees, where new laws are weakened, shelved or just simply killed. With the House passing a diverse version of the bill, it was sent to a conference committee where it still sits dormant and waits for further consideration.

    This is the perfect set-up, to alter completely E-Verify or any amendments as already exhibited by the open border, free trade politicians. Don’t let the illegal cheap labor businesses win SAVE AMERICAN JOBS! Illegal Immigration is CORPORATE WELFARE! THE LOSER IS ALWAYS THE US TAXPAYER! Call your Senator and Representative demanding the–BORDER FENCE COMPLETION–A PERMANENT E-VERIFY AND NOT RESCINDING THE NO MATCH PROGRAM! COMPLETE YOUR HARASSMENT OF ANTI-SOVEREGNTY, PRO-ILLEGAL IMMIGRANT POLITICIANS BY STATING–NO–MORE IMMIGRATION REFORM–ADD AMENDMENTS TO THE 1986 LAWS! PHONE: 202-224-3121
    NO MORE TAXPAYER MONEY SPENT ON ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS. ANOTHER AMNESTY MEANS IRREVERSIBLE OVERPOPULATION.

    Believe it! Your voices–so far–are having the incredulous impact? Support for the bi-partisan SAVE Act, which will expand E-Verify and protect American jobs! The government or press will disguise the truth. Go to NUMBERSUSA, Go to links on website AMERICANPATROL for your area anti-illegal immigration group.

    brittanicus

    July 25, 2009 at 10:08 pm


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