House to Consider STEM Jobs Act

Posted on Fri, Nov 30, 2012 at 15:50 pm

This week the U.S. House of Representatives is expected to vote on the STEM Jobs Act of 2012 (H.R. 6429), which would create a visa program for graduates of science, technology, engineering, and math post-secondary education programs by taking visas from the Diversity Visa Lottery program. The House failed to pass similar legislation in September. Since then, House Republicans amended the legislation and added a provision to allow spouses and minor children of legal permanent residents to wait in the U.S. for their green cards. This legislation would allow family members to come to the U.S. one year after they apply for their green cards, but they would not receive work authorization until they receive their green cards. Learn more.

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Posted by Christie on February 13, 2013 at 7:14 am

Maybe there's more crazy people, or maybe there's more psthiiatrcsys making diagnoses. Or maybe you don't have any sources to back your claim that these cases are becoming more prevalent in the first place. Anyways, there are always people who are, undeniably, bananas. But beyond this, who is or is not crazy can become a matter of opinion. Psychology is about the weakest of the sciences. I kind of doubt it really is a science. Not much is known about how the brain works on a cognitive level. We do have to have men in white coats, to keep the undeniably bananas properly tranquilized, but beyond that? Beyond that I think "the professionals" tend to create a lot of hot air and imaginary diseases, largely I think to bolster their incomes.Here's a good example: A few years ago there was lots of money to be made, helping people remember how they were abused as children. That is, a lot of people with no memory of being abused were being treated to remember "repressed memories." This was accomplished by various well paid "therapists," using hypnotic techniques. These same sorts of techniques were used in the seventies, to help people remember their past lives. In other galaxies. People went to jail on the basis of "evidence" recovered in this way. Frankly I have no use for most of the quacks involved. -1