Nimish Bhatt, president of the Carolinas Asian-American Chamber of Commerce, estimates Charlotte employs at least 15,000 workers on H-1B visas. Those employees help the region’s economy, spending money at local businesses, occupying apartment complexes, using Charlotte’s airport – even attending NASCAR races, he said.
“All your uptown restaurants, you can see are full in the lunch hours, and that is a big business,” Bhatt said. “If you go to the EpiCentre Thursday, Friday, Saturday, you will see all foreign (H-1B) workers there during the evening hours.”
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15,000 American children going to college in Charlotte could be filling these jobs.
When we send jobs to other countries, we decrease the jobs available to Americans in America.
When we import non-immigrant guest workers on visas like the H-1B, we decrease the jobs available to Americans in America.
It really is that simple, and you need to think about it if you value your children’s future.