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OPT Program Provides Laborers to Contractors at 8.25% Discount

Proponents of the OPT program (Optional Practical Training) argue that it will keep the best and brightest foreign students in this country after graduation.

This is the program that provides a tax break of 8.25 percent to employers of recent alien graduates of U.S. universities. It should carry a sign that says "Americans Need Not Apply" because that tax break is not available if employers hires citizens or green card holders.

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