Two US senators – Richard Durbin (Democrat-Illinois) and Charles Grassley (Republican-Iowa) are asking 25 MNCs of how they have used H1-B visas. Their major concern is that H1-Bs are used to outsource American jobs. Replacement of American workers is unjustified and needs much bigger oversight. The H1-B quota increase is highly opposed as Unemployment rate hit the lowest since 1983.
Their letter of inquiry had been sent to the following 25 MNC companies—Infosys Technologies Ltd., Wipro Limited, Satyam Computer Services Ltd., Cognizant Tech Solutions, Microsoft Corp., Tata Consultancy Services Ltd., Patni Computer Systems Inc., US Technology Resources Llc., I-Flex Solutions Inc., Intel Corp., Accenture Llp., Cisco Systems Inc., Ernst & Young Llp., Larsen & Toubro Infotech Ltd., Deloitte & Touche Llp., Google Inc., Mphasis Corp., University of Illinois at Chicago, American Unit Inc., Jsmn International Inc., Objectwin Technology Inc., Deloitte Consulting, Prince Georges County Public Schools, JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Motorola Inc.