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How H-1b Workers Affect ­U.S. Jobs

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Professor Robert Kennedy

The University of Michigan

The political backlash against U.S. employers hiring highly-skilled foreign workers resurfaced this week as companies applied for H-1B temporary visas. Professor Robert Kennedy, executive director of the William Davidson Institute at The University of Michigan, and author of a new book on globalization, "The Services Shift: Seizing the Ultimate Offshore Opportunity" (FT Press), says in an audio interview with Renita Jablonski that the current financial crisis heightens criticism of the H-1B program. A transcript of the interview is available at

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