Re: National Sign-On Letter to House on H-1Bs, U.S. Immigration

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From: Joachim Feise (
Date: Thu Jun 08 2000 - 11:46:28 PDT

Norm Matloff wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 08, 2000 at 08:13:07AM -0700, Joachim Feise wrote:
> > > On Thu, 8 Jun 2000 wrote:
> > > >
> > > I remember reading this a couple years ago just after it was presented.
> > > Unfortunately ever word of what he says is true.
> > Well, it is not.
> > Of course, the anecdotal things he quotes from newspapers may be true,
> > but given the way newspaper editors work, these things are likely to be
> > blown out of proportions and sensationalized.
> > Age discrimination sure exists in some instances, but Norm Matloff makes
> > it sound as if this is the rule, without giving sound (and provable) evidence.
> > This is a bad approach, one that lobbying organizations take.
> > Because of this, everything he says in that paper is suspect.
> Hey, Joe, why don't you actually try READING my paper. There's
> a lot more than just anecdotes, with lots of cited data, graphs,
> tables etc.
> Norm

You may remember that we had the same discussion before.
And repeating the assertion that I didn't read it doesn't make
the paper any better.
In fact, I have read parts of it, but couldn't stand reading the
whole thing because my blood started to boil reading unsubstantiated
It still is a biased lobbying paper, and therefore not really worth
serious consideration.


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