The comprehensive immigration reform bill proposes changes to the H-1B
program that leaves both employers and critics of the program dissatisfied.
The bill increases the number of H-1B visas from 65,000 to 110,000 per
year, but also imposes added conditions that may make it more difficult
for employers to obtain H-1B visa, including a requirement to advertise
positions on the Department of Labor's website and offer the position
to an equally qualified American worker first. These changes, however,
may not go far enough in addressing problems with regard to wages and