Back implies that was a home to you at some point. I don't find work in my home 
town NYC.
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  To: Walden H. Leverich<mailto:WaldenL@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> ; 
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  I feel I have to come to Walden's defence.

  In a not too distant past, I was employed by Walden on an H1B and I was paid 
  the going rate although I had to fund my own transportation back to the UK!!

  Hamid
  ----- Original Message ----- 
  From: "Walden H. Leverich" 
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  >>I'm resending this since I incorrectly replied to the message;
  > ...and my response to him...
  >
  > Basil,
  >
  >>So far all of the outscourced code that has been written for my company
  >>has been so poorly written that we have been feverishly working to
  > rewrite it.
  >
  > I said nothing about outsourcing. We're a family owned USA-based private
  > company. Have we been approached by outsourcers to use them as our
  > "backend"? Sure. Have we accepted? No! Outsourcing can work, I have no
  > doubt there are smart Indians, Pakistanis, Russians, Chinese, etc. But
  > like any large project it's got to be planned, managed, overseen and
  > monitored. Most outsourcing attempts don't do that.
  >
  >>The consulting company that was brought in for the last project used
  > H1B programmers.
  >
  > There's always that implied accusation that foreign H1B workers are
  > somehow cheaper than their American counterparts. Sure, I guess anyone
  > can underpay anyone. I'm sure there are American workers getting paid
  > less than minimum wage too, but like that, paying H1Bs less than the
  > prevailing wage for the geographically appropriate region is illegal.
  > Heck, we even have to agree to pay their transport out of the country if
  > we terminate them.
  >
  >>The biggest offenders of this practice seems to be New York based
  > companies.
  >
  > Can't say for sure, but probably because we're also such a huge
  > employment market. Hell, we (NY Employers) are expected to spend more
  > then 7 Billion on Vista related services alone this year.
  >
  >>I would advise job hunters to avoid the New York area for employment.
  >
  > OK, so if I understand it correctly, your advise to those that can't
  > find a job is to avoid an area that has jobs and instead complain about
  > the lack of jobs?
  >
  >>So stick that in your pipe Mr. Leverich.
  >
  > Personally I prefer a cigar, but if it's got the right tobacco...
  >
  > -Walden
  >
  >
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  > Tech Software
  > (516) 627-3800 x3051
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  > Quiquid latine dictum sit altum viditur.
  > (Whatever is said in Latin seems profound.)
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