Archive for February, 2009

Organizing for America

Saturday, February 14th, 2009

An organization, Organizing for America, is organizing an immigration information organization in the 50th Congressional District. It is a way for President Obama to learn what the country is concerned about regarding immigration law and for Americans to learn what President Obama is concerned about. A meeting will be held on Tuesday, February 17, 2009, at 7 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of San Dieguito, located at 1036 Solana Drive in Solana Beach. I will be giving an overview…

AP story on H-1B Workers a deceptive, muddled mess

Sunday, February 1st, 2009

The AP published a story today, “AP Investigation: Banks sought foreign workers,” reporting that banks getting bailout money are hiring foreign workers. The article reports that some senators, notably Iowa’s Chuck Grassley, are uproared.  Here are some of the statements made in the article that are purported to be 100 percent true, like “the sun sets in the evening.” – Foreigners are attractive hires because companies have found ways to pay them less than American workers. – The government only…