Draft letter for senator voting on S. 386

Dear Senator:

Soon S. 386 will come to the Senate floor for a vote. Please consider all the available research on how foreign-born labor has displaced thousands of U.S. tech workers since the Immigration Act of 1990. The Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act is actually grossly unfair to American workers employed in various fields.

In addition to increasing the per-country cap on family-based immigrant visas from 7% of the total number of such visas available to 15%, and eliminating the 7% cap for employment-based immigrant visas, the latest version of S. 386 proposes to double the number of employment-based Green Cards, staple a Green Card to the diploma of some foreign students who graduate from a U.S. college or university, and provide an unlimited number of Green Cards for foreign medical workers.

The tremendous number of Green Cards that S. 386 will generate will create unnecessary job competition for qualified Americans who deserve to have first shot at employment opportunities.

Before casting your final vote, please ask the cosponsors to prove to you how S. 386 specifically helps American workers. The truth is that if you vote to allow a large pool of Indian and Chinese workers to become a permanent part of the U.S. labor force, you would be voting against the best interests of American workers.

Hoping for your support,


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The Honorable (Senator’s Name)
United States Senate
Washington, D.C. 20510

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