Tech Manufacturer Discriminated Against Qualified Americans, Hired Foreign H-1B Visa Workers Instead

Micron Technology, which manufactures semiconductor products including USB flash drives, requires qualified Americans to hire foreign H-1B visa workers to obtain jobs in the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Settlement States. discriminated against and imported instead.

An American filed a complaint against Micron that led to a multi-billion dollar company not considering him for the position despite Micron’s qualifications and instead hiring foreign H-1B visa workers. said.

The settlement between Micron and the DOJ determined that Micron unlawfully discriminated against qualified American professionals in favor of foreign H-1B visa workers.

Over the years, Micron has hired thousands Number of H-1B employees.

“Companies cannot unlawfully discriminate against job applicants because they prefer to hire someone with a different citizenship or immigration status,” Justice Department official Kristen Clark said. statement.

As part of the settlement, Micron will be required to provide backpays worth $85,000 to discriminated American professionals. The company will also be monitored by DOJ investigators for two years.

For years, Breitbart News has documented abuses against white-collar American professionals as a result of the H-1B visa program. There are about 650,000 H-1B visas foreign country US workers anytime. As Breitbart News highlights, Americans are often fired in the process and forced to train foreign successors.

Most recently, Breitbart News reported that Silicon Valley’s largest tech company imported more than 34,000 H-1B visa foreign workers to get science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) jobs in the United States. continued to lay off tens of thousands of U.S. employees because of .

more than every year Half a million American graduates enter the STEM workforce in search of well-paying jobs with excellent benefit packages. With the annual influx of tens of thousands of foreign H-1B visa workers who compete directly with them in the white-collar labor market, their chances of getting such jobs are greatly reduced.

Nearly all H-1B visa reforms imposed by former President Trump have been reversed by President Joe Biden. For example, in 2021, Biden allowed companies denied foreign H-1B visa workers by the Trump administration to reapply.

See: Trump prevented TVA workers’ jobs from being outsourced to foreign H-1B workers


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