"Our immigration-phobic Congress passed a law last week exempting Australian professionals from competition over H-1B visas. It created a new class of visa just for them, called an E-3 visa, and authorized 10,500 of them," writes TalkLeft. "So, will we get their tired or their poor? How about their skilled laborers? Guess again. We're getting their lawyers." In the end it's just your garden-variety back scratching: "The new program [is] widely regarded as a reward for Australia's support of President Bush's policies..." (TalkLeft)
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