Region’s firms scramble for worker visas

March 28, 2007
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Rahul Pamecha came from India to work in the U.S. information technology industry for some of the same reasons immigrants came from Europe more than a century ago to toil in Pittsburgh's mills and mines. . . ."The supply of visas don't come close to approaching the demand. ... The caps that are in place are just ridiculous," said Robert Whitehill, an immigration law attorney at Fox Rothschild's Pittsburgh office. "There's not enough U.S. workers ready, willing and able to fill the positions."

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