I hope this is not true. If it is, it should be stopped. Anyway, a degree just IMPLIES that the graduate may have the ability to succeed as an IT. It does not guarantee success. I have met people with degrees, foreign and American, that cannot think their way out of a paper bag much less design or implement something that meets specifications.
Currently, foreigners strive to get a degree stamped on their foreheads because any future they have in being paid by a US company is better than anything they can get in their own country. Its human nature.
If lawyers are involved in setting up these training requirements and polls, then maybe American lawyers should have their jobs out sourced. If their jobs are already outsourced, then we are screwed and its all over.
All American businesses should realize that if they outsource their skilled jobs they will lose their technical edge. In addition, the American employees that were laid off cannot afford to buy the foreign made goods offered by these American companies since they are no longer working. It should be realized that the vast majority of foreign made goods are destined for the American market ... and if Americans are not working, then Americans are not buying those goods .... hence global recession.
The way out of this is to have a market place and the market place is the USA since the foreign countries are not buying enough of the products destined for the USA. Having American businesses hire American workers in the USA will fix the overall recession problem even if the businesses run around screaming about reduced profits. Think of the American middle class as a Golden Goose that lays golden eggs (know as taxes). To make a profit, businesses are killing the goose by replacing them with foreign workers who do not lay the same kind of eggs as American workers, especially if the work is done off shore. So just bring back the IT and manufacturing jobs into the US and get Americans working again. Once this happens everything will turn for the better the world over.
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