WKSU: Sherrod Brown says hi-tech companies should hire Americans first

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WKSU: Sherrod Brown says hi-tech companies should hire Americans first

There’s a lot that Ohio’s Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown likes about the immigration bill being debated this week. Brown says the Senate version clears a pathway to citizenship for millions of people, it increases border security, and it cracks down on employers hiring undocumented workers.

But Brown says one part needs to be fixed. Brown, with Republican Charles Grassley of Iowa, has introduced an amendment that he says will require hi-tech employers to hire qualified Americans before seeking overseas workers.

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