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President Obama’s Google Plus ‘hangout’ claims about engineering demand

Screen11“There’s a huge demand around this country for engineers. . . . Where you’re seeing a lot of specialized demand is in engineering that’s related to the high-tech industries.”

— President Obama, during a Google Plus video conference, Jan. 30

Obama’s comments came in response to a question from Fort Worth resident Jennifer Wedel, who asked why the government has extended and continues to issue H-1B visas when people such as her engineer husband, Darin Wedel, can’t find work.

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