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Jay Palmer, a whistleblower against Infosys, an Indian firm that eventually paid a hefty fine for H1 B visa infractions, poses during a New York visit, Thursday July 3, 2014. Amid calls for expanding the nation's temporary skilled worker program, some Americans are pushing back. They argue the so-called H-1B program has been hijacked by staffing companies that import cheaper, lower-level workers to replace more expensive U.S. employees.

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Jay Palmer, a whistleblower against Infosys, an Indian firm that eventually paid a hefty fine for H1 B visa infractions, poses during a New York visit, Thursday July 3, 2014. Amid calls for expanding the nation's temporary skilled worker program, some Americans are pushing back. They argue the so-called H-1B program has been hijacked by staffing companies that import cheaper, lower-level workers to replace more expensive U.S. employees.