A lot of political talk in recent days has focused on outsourcing. Specifically, did Mitt Romney manage Bain Capital while the equity fund was shipping jobs overseas?
For many American companies, outsourcing has become a standard practice because lower cost countries can provide cheaper labor. But America's own immigration system might also be contributing to outsourcing. Reporter Ben Bradford took a look at the H1-B visa for our partner WNYC, and he found that the same companies that often outsource jobs have come to rely heavily on bringing workers into America from other countries at significantly lower pay.