Commenter 27 Year Old writes:
New bill introduced to the House, which doubles the minimum salary for H1-B visas, to $130k.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.
Google news results are entirely focused on what this means for India…
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?”