We have an abundance of well-educated college people, said Jack Golodner
, president of the AFL-CIO's Department of Professional Employees.There are industries that like to flood the market of our college graduates because they want to keep the salaries from going up..He
cited a 1996 inspector general's report that found the program was easily manipulated by workers and employers who broke the rules.In January, federal officials charged a Berkeley, Calif., landlord with using the program to smuggle Indian girls into the United States for prostitution.
And in an embarrassing mistake, the Immigration and Naturalization Service gave out an estimated 20, 000 visas more than intended last year.
it be a shambles, Golodner said of the program.