Just more proof that the GOP isn't out to help the average American. >From: "Steve Landess" <sjl_abc@xxxxxxxxxxx> >To: <cpf0000@xxxxxxxxxxxx> >CC: midrange-jobs@xxxxxxxxxxxx >Subject: No Non-Immigrant worker (H-1B) left behind (if the ITAA has theirway)!!! >Date: Tue, 16 Nov 2004 16:54:43 -0600 > >*** Please pay close attention when replying to a message on this list! >*** If you want the reply to go to the list, use REPLY-TO-ALL >*** Recruiters may advertise only permanent employment positions in this list. > > >Are you an American worker that is pi$$ed off about non-immigrant >high-tech workers coming here on H-1B visas to take American jobs? >Employers say that these workers are filling a need for skills not >found in American high-tech workers. > >That is pure BULLSH*T rhetoric. This is arbitrage. >For the most part, H-1B workers simply represent cheap labor. > >At this very moment our Benedict-Arnold Senators are trying to >stealthily increase the number of H-1B's allowed in the country by >tagging legislation to increase the number of H-1B's issued >onto the omnibus spending bill that MUST be passed by >Thursday or else the U.S. government will be in default on its debt. > >I urge you to call or fax your Senator and Representative TODAY or >TOMORROW to ask them to oppose this stealth legislation. > >If you want to send faxes from your own machine, you can get the >Senators fax number by going to this website: >http://www.senate.gov/ >Don't send it to their local office, send it to Washington DC because >that's where they will be this week. > >You can also send a fax about this issue at NumbersUSA or FAIR web sites. > >NumbersUSA: >www.NumbersUSA.com/fax > >FAIR: >http://www.capwiz.com/fair/issues/alert/?alertid=6644486 > >However, the BEST thing you can do is CALL them... >If you need phone numbers, send me a private email & I'll send >you a list of telephone numbers. > >Read on below... > >Steve Landess >Austin, Texas >(512) 423-0935 > > >----- Original Message ----- >From: "JobDestructionNews" <JobDestructionNews@xxxxxxxxxx> >To: <steve_landess@xxxxxxxxxxx> >Sent: Tuesday, November 16, 2004 4:23 PM >Subject: We Are Being Heard > > > >------------------------<<<>>>------------------------ > JOB DESTRUCTION NEWSLETTER > by Rob Sanchez > November 16, 2004. No. 1131 >------------------------<<<>>>------------------------ > >I had some encouraging news when I called Sen. Jon Kyl of Arizona. His >office told me that Kyl was opposed to putting any type of H-1B >increase on the omnibus spending bill. > >Others are emailing me back with their experiences, so I thought I >would share some of their comments. Keep up the good work because we >are definitely making an impact in the Senate. They probably never >imagined that we could mobilize so many people to fight this increase. > >We need to keep hammering them because the next couple of days is >crucial to stop this H-1B increase from being inserted into the >spending bill Make no mistake about one thing - the deck is not stacked >in our favor. We will only win this battle if massive numbers of people >call Congress to tell them that if they vote in favor of the H-1B >increase they will be held accountable for their betrayal of American >workers. > >Just to make sure this newsletter doesn't make you too happy and >therefore complacent, I have included a message for the Immigration >Lawyers Website newsletter. In their view, the increases are a done >deal. They are not in the best of moods because they want no limits on >the visa, and they clearly won't get that yet - but they hint of many >battles to come. > >I will probably send another newsletter with the experiences from >activists. If you send me comments please indicate whether I can use >your name or not. > >If you call a House or Senate office in Washington D.C., you might ask >to talk to an aid that is handling the omnibus spending bill. It's much >better to get past the receptionist that answers the call. > >Call Congress toll free at (877) 762-8762. > >------------------------------------ > > > -----Original Message----- > > From: Immigration Daily from ILW.COM > > Sent: Tuesday, November 16, 2004 2:12 PM > > > Subject: November 17, 2004 - H1B And H2B Relief Coming > >1. COMMENT from ILW.com > >H1B And H2B Relief Coming > >Congress has reconvened and is expected to pass the FY 2005 omnibus >bill appropriations package very soon. This omnibus bill will likely >contain provisions to provide relief for the H1B and H2B quotas. This >congressional action will surely be welcomed by many in the immigration >bar. > >Unfortunately, the H-1B quota debate overlooks the actions of one >pivotal party: middlemen. More importantly, it ignores the speculation >engaged in by middlemen between US employers and H-1B professionals in >response to an artificial quota. This speculation exacerbates the ill >effects of an artificial quota (see today's Article for more). > >For the last seven years, Congress has been dragged into the annual >ritual of the H-1B quota fight. We believe that Congress is getting >tired of this issue. The likely elimination of the H-1B cap for those >with advanced degrees can be understood as the first step in Congress's >plan to extricate itself from what has become a fruitless debate and >let market forces have a greater say in this part of immigration >policy. This augurs well for the sweeping immigration reform debate in >the months ahead. > >------------------------------------ > > >I just called House Majority Whip Roy Blunt's washinton DC office. >Get this: as soon as the receptionist heard that I was ranting against >the H-1B increase being attached to the Omnibus appropriations bill, >she shunted me to a voice mail box. The outgoing announcement on the >voicemail box said "if you want to leave a message about the omnibus >appropriations bill and H-1B Visas please do so here". The bad news is >that I got dumped into voicemail. The GREAT NEWS is that Blunt's >office has been slammed with so many anti-H-1B increase phone calls >that they had to create an entire new voicemail box for just this one >issue. > >------------------------------------ > >I was able to talk to 4 out of the 5 congressmans' aids this morning. >Some of the aids were very nice and lent a "friendly ear" - they are >depicted by a triple asterisk "***" (The aids names are uppercased) > >Speaker of House Dennis Hastert >DAVID pretty friendly - stated that he has gotten alot of calls. >202-225-2976 >====================== >Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist >*** TIM WHALEY nice guy - we also talked about global warming... >423-323-1252 10368 Wallace Alley Street - Suite 7 Kingsport, TN 37663 >======================= >Senate Majority Whip Mitch McConnell >JUSTIN (all business not very friendly) >202-224-2541 SR-361a Washington, DC 20510 >======================= >=== >House Majority Leader Tom DeLay >GOT A VOICE MAIL (no doubt the Senator is re-districiting again!!!) I >left a message. >202-225-5951 2370 RHOB Washington, DC 20515 >======================= >==== >House Majority Whip Roy Blunt >*** FEMALE whos name was not mentioned but who was sympathetic - I >believe ;-| >202-225-6536 217 CHOB Washington, DC 20515 > >kind regards, > >------------------------------------ > >When I called my Senators and Reps, every office had a list already >going that was a Pro-Against H1B list. All I had to say was, do you >have a list going already Against H1B? Each said yes and I said, >GOOD,definitely put my husband and I on the AGAINST list! Each said >they did, taking our names and city. >Hugs and thanks for all you do! > >------------------------------------ > >Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist's aide routed me to a message system, >however Senate Majority Whip Mitch McConnell's aide was great. Make >those calls! > >Also, on my own dime, I called Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert. >His aide tried to tell me to call my representative. I told him I >already had, but he knew as well as I do that Mr. Hastert will have a >lot of say in what goes into the Omnibus Appropriations Bill. That >shut him up -- and he said that he would pass my message to Hastert. > >------------------------------------ > >I have called all five of them and got through to Hastert's office and >gave/expressed my opinion. Most will be answering around 8am CST (I >started 7:20am CS). I will try again at 8am CST. If calling >8am-4pm-ish >is not possible, see if you can leave voice mail -- but talking to a >human is always preferable. > >Go champions! > >------------------------------------ > >I talked to an aid to a Representative the House. He listened to my >concerns, and then said he is working with the Chief of Staff on this >issue. > >- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - > www.ZaZona.com >Support this Newsletter and ZaZona.com by donating: > www.zazona.com/Donations.htm > >To Subscribe, Unsubscribe or to view the Archive go to: >http://www.zazona.com/shameh1b/JobDestructionNews.htm >- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - > > > > > >_______________________________________________ >This is the Midrange Jobs: Postings & Discussion (MIDRANGE-JOBS) mailing list >To post a message email: MIDRANGE-JOBS@xxxxxxxxxxxx >To subscribe, unsubscribe, or change list options, >visit: http://lists.midrange.com/mailman/listinfo/midrange-jobs >or email: MIDRANGE-JOBS-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
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