`Big mistake` if US blocks overseas skilled workers: Gates
New Delhi: Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates
on Friday warned that the US immigration laws may get tougher
but he also advocated for free exchange of talent.
"US Congress is very tough on immigration in general.
That`s unfortunate. What about making an exception for few
smart people... Free exchange of talent is very important,"
Gates said here at a joint conference with IT body Nasscom.
Amidst the US government talking about protection,
tougher visa norms etc he commented, "Immigration policy (of
US) might actually get more strict. It would be a great
He said his company has been very vocal against
tougher immigration laws.
As Nasscom President Som Mittal drew Gates`s attention
to President Barrack Obama`s comments that US government would
create more jobs in Buffallo than in Bangalore, the legendary
software architect said "fortunately it (job market) is not a
zero sum market".
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