re: Immigration Reform: Find The Middle Ground
I was mainly thinking about the computer programming community which is the largest users of H1-B visas, and most of the supply is from India, and most of those visa holders work for western companies, and if they go back to India, they mostly again work for western companies.
So if we are talking about the software industry, then really no, I can't think of any products that are in any form of widespread usage that competes with our own and comes from India.
Now the argument may not be true in Electronics or other industries, but then again, since Software is the majority use of H1-B, and it is not true for that category, then I find it hard to believe that this problem is as big as people make it out to be. Maybe there are a few thousand people that fit into the "brain drain" category, but as a whole that is just a drop in the bucket and hardly enough to change the competitive nature of the USA as a whole.
I still stick to my original opinion and say that the "brain drain" argument is not a real phenomenon, and is in fact a straw man issue, and without facts proving me otherwise, I will continue to believe it is a make believe issue.
Can you provide any facts at all?