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Jack Abramoff Is Sentenced To 4 Years In Prison

Jack Abramoff, who has been convicted of crimes involving politicians, got his start as a lobbyist working for Bill Gates' father's law firm, lobbying for massive numbers of additional H-1b visas to enable foreign computer programmers to enter the United States and replace American workers. There are computer programmers who, to this very day, still refer to those visas as the "Abramoff Visa!" Download LA Times article and also a "Victim Impact Statement" submitted to Judge Ellen Segal Huvelle by Dr. Gene Nelson, Ph.D., an indefatigable proponent of reforming and/or elimination of the H-1B Visa "Temporary Worker Program."

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