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These US companies employ the most H-1B visa holders...
Amazon, Microsoft, Intel and Google were among the top 10 employers for approved H-1B visas in 2017.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-01-11 18:36 UTC
Trump administration plans major changes in H-1B visas...
It will “propose to revise the definition of specialty occupation” to increase focus on obtaining the best and the brightest foreign nationals via the H-1B programme. It will also “revise the definition” of employment and employer-employee relationship to “better protect” US workers and wages, the
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-10-21 16:48 UTC
The Trump Administration Has Just Made the H-1B Visa-Approval Process Even Harder...
The move, in line with Trump’s “Buy American and Hire American” executive order from last year, will directly impact an entire cohort of Indian outsourcing firms like Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), Infosys, Wipro, and others. These companies often send workers from India, displacing qualified
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-25 19:11 UTC
US immigration authorities target outsourcing firms in new H-1B visa memo...
The federal government plans to apply more scrutiny to third-party staffing agencies seeking skilled work visas to bring foreign-born workers into the U.S. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services issued a memorandum Thursday expressing its intention to
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-23 21:22 UTC
H-1B Enforcement Is Right And Helps American Labor...
It seems only fair and reasonable that the president serves the needs and interests of our country and only extends this visa program, as it was originally envisioned.
By viper1 on 2017-11-17 20:47 UTC
Trump Challenging More Highly-Skilled Worker Visa Applications...
President Donald Trump's administration is challenging an increasing amount of H-1B visa applications for high-skilled workers, according to a Wednesday Reuters report.
By rjx32 on 2017-09-20 19:32 UTC
Report: H-1B Employers May Begin ‘Recruiting’ Americans after Trump Order...
A new report suggests that the mere threat of President Donald Trump's executive order to investigate abuses to American workers due to the H-1B visa is making U.S. companies rethink their hiring practices.
By viper1 on 2017-05-02 04:13 UTC
Trump to order wholesale H-1B reform...
President Donald Trump will sign an executive order Tuesday dubbed "Buy American, Hire American" that calls for sweeping reform of the H-1B visa process. A Disney-type displacement will ‘be impossible’ with these visa reforms, administration officials believe.
By viper1 on 2017-04-18 17:22 UTC
Justice Dept. says replacing U.S. workers may bring lawsuit...
Critics of the H-1B program have little to celebrate, so far, from President Donald Trump. He promised reforms of the visa program during the campaign, but nothing has happened of consequence -- at least until Monday.The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) i
By ceres on 2017-04-03 22:09 UTC
Immigration Officials To Start 'Targeted' Site Visits To Catch H-1B Visa Fraud...
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services will start taking steps to target abuse of the H-1B visa program, the Department of Homeland Security announced.
By rjx32 on 2017-04-03 18:18 UTC
H-1B Worker Program Not a Reform Priority, White House Says...
To the delight of the elites and coming as a shock to Trump supporters, there will be no immediate overhaul or reforms to the H-1B foreign guest worker visa program, according to White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer.
By rjx32 on 2017-03-27 17:06 UTC
H-1B Reform Has ‘Zero Impact’ on Americans Replaced by Foreigners, Expert Says...
A bill to curtail the number of Americans being replaced by foreign guest workers through the H-1B visa “would have zero impact” on the program, according to an expert on the issue.
By rjx32 on 2017-03-27 17:01 UTC
How about 'A day without American tech workers'?...
Where’s your awareness-raising event for untold thousands of our country’s high-skilled men and women victimized by H-1B visa havoc? Thanks to cheap labor-hungry big businesses and money-grubbing politicians in both parties, every day has become a “Day Without American Tech Workers.”
By aphrodite on 2017-03-08 03:01 UTC
Disney IT workers, in lawsuit, claim discrimination against Americans...
After Disney IT workers were told in October 2014 of the plan to use offshore outsourcing firms, employees said the workplace changed. The number of South Asian workers in Disney technology buildings increased, and some workers had to train H-1B-visa-holding replacements. Approximately 250 IT
By viper1 on 2016-12-15 17:54 UTC
Silicon Valley H-1B visa issue unclear under Trump...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/politics/, /contrib/H-1B
A statement by the President-elect on Monday put a spotlight on the issue, but didn’t provide any clarity as to what Trump intends to do about the controversial visa program.

“On immigration, I will direct the Department of Labor to investigate all abuses of visa programs that undercut the
By viper1 on 2016-11-22 21:31 UTC
Speculation: On first day in office, Trump to attack visas that 'undercut the American worker'...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/politics/, /contrib/H-1B
Article claims Trump made no mention of it so the headline unfortunately appears to be speculation.

President-elect Donald Trump on Monday sent out the strongest signal yet that the H-1B visa program is going get real scrutiny.

By viper1 on 2016-11-22 21:27 UTC, Edited: 2016-11-22 21:33 UTC
Trump's election sets stage for H-1B reform...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/tech/, /contrib/H-1B
President-elect Donald Trump gave laid-off IT workers something his rival, Hillary Clinton, did not during the campaign: Attention and a promise to reform the H-1B visa program. The IT workers that Trump wanted to appeal to don't work for startups, Google, Facebook or Microsoft. They run IT systems
By kynast on 2016-11-14 17:56 UTC
Trump's Victory: A Rebellion Against Silicon Valley...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/politics/, /contrib/H-1B
A huge portion of the jobs loss is due to giant Silicon Valley technology corporations’ offshoring of the vast majority of their business operations. As a result, the U.S. annual balance for advanced technology products sales has fallen from a $35 billion surplus in 1992 to a $92 billion deficit at
By aphrodite on 2016-11-11 04:28 UTC
Trump tapped the viral anger over H-1B use...
Donald Trump is the first major U.S. presidential candidate to focus on the use of the H-1B visa to displace IT workers. Hillary Clinton never mentioned the H-1B issue in this campaign, but she saw the problem.
By viper1 on 2016-11-10 04:30 UTC
Trump tapped the viral anger over H-1B use...
President-elect Donald Trump realized early in his campaign that U.S. IT workers were angry over training foreign visa-holding replacements. He knew this anger was volcanic. Trump is the first major U.S. presidential candidate in this race -- or any previous presidential race -- to focus on the use
By rogerw on 2016-11-09 23:50 UTC

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