Not Everyone Is Happy About the Influx of Foreign Workers That Could Soon Hit Silicon Valley

“There is no evidence we know of that backs up their claims of a shortage,” Hal Salzman, a Rutgers University professor of public policy who researches workforce development, told VICE News. He added that multiple studies have illustrated how the industry’s claims are misleading. “They’re overwhelmed with applicants,” he said of tech companies. “They’ll claim they’re not as skilled — this, that, or the other thing — but it doesn’t look like there’s a shortage.”

Vice News, March 17