This article in 2010 reveals how Silicon Valley was trying to illegally cap tech wages @ $75K/year. Most valley engineers in 1998 were making twice that.
Wage-fixing is a Federal crime, which begs the question: why haven’t valley execs and lobbyists been rounded up and put in prison yet?
This kind of illegal racketeering is criminal activity and most valley execs are engaging in it.
It appears Billy Jeff was origianlly against the H-1B cap increase, possibly until his wealth-redistributionist “We’re going to take things away from you for the greater good” communist wife might have gotten to him.