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Old Posted Oct 16, 2019, 11:19 AM
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Originally Posted by Quixote View Post
^ Okay? Talk about a red herring argument. I was just debunking your theory about Indian population vis-a-vis tech economy, and used an example you gave to do it. Boston's another example... smaller Indian population than Dallas and Houston, two cities that aren't really "tech hubs."
I'm not sure if Boston is really a "tech hub", though. Yeah, it's a massive research/innovation hub, but the major tech firms don't have a big presence. Traditional firms like Apple, Microsoft, Samsung, Oracle, Cisco and new firms like Amazon, Facebook, Twitter, Uber, don't have much of a presence, meaning there isn't tremendous need for H-1B visas.

In contrast, Silicon Valley has a gigantic demand for H-1B, hence the massive Indian population around San Jose.
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