06/04/2015 04:58 pm ET Updated Jun 05, 2015

Pink Slips At Disney. But First, Training Foreign Replacements.


The layoffs at Disney and at other companies, including the Southern California Edison power utility, are raising new questions about how businesses and outsourcing companies are using the temporary visas, known as H-1B, to place immigrants in technology jobs in the United States. These visas are at the center of a fierce debate in Congress over whether they complement American workers or displace them.

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