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by Greg Siskind

New NFAP Report Challenges Wisdom of Proposed H-1B Restrictions

Senators Durbin and Grassley have succeeded in slipping in a number of foolish protectionist provisions in S.744 that will impose all sorts of new taxes and disruptive restrictions that will make the H-1B program a lot less efficient. The provisions will also probably result in the US being sued under the GATS, the world trade in services treaty. The National Foundation on American Policy has a new report warning of the consequences of some of these proposed changes.

About The Author Greg Siskind is a partner in Siskind Susser's Memphis, Tennessee, office. After graduating magna cum laude from Vanderbilt University, he received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Chicago. Mr. Siskind is a member of AILA, a board member of the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, and a member of the ABA, where he serves on the LPM Publishing Board as Marketing Vice Chairman. He is the author of several books, including the J Visa Guidebook and The Lawyer's Guide to Marketing on the Internet. Mr. Siskind practices all areas of immigration law, specializing in immigration matters of the health care and technology industries. He can be reached by email at

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