Commenter 27 Year Old writes:
New bill introduced to the House, which doubles the minimum salary for H1-B visas, to $130k.Google news results are entirely focused on what this means for India…
This kind of smart Singaporean reform could help reverse the much decried-trend of fewer American women being employed as coders. My wife’s friend A made a lot of money as a programmer for 20 years, although the work environment kept getting more hostile as her employer used H-1B visas to bring in more sexist Pakistani men.
Finally she got laid off and it took her half a decade to find a new job.
Young American women look at these kind of stories they hear from their aunts and ask themselves: “Why do I want to become a computer programmer?”
Of course, you can’t publicly mention H-1B in explaining the decline
in the number of American women going into coding over the last several decades. You have blame “brogrammers
” like Haven Monahan.
[Comment at Unz.com