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Hope to keep your H-1B visa? Don't become a QA analyst. Uncle Sam's not buying it: Techie's new job role rejected...
Software testing just ain't that special, sniff immigration bod Software engineers have long been treated, in Silicon Valley at least, as special, worthy of massive salaries, and deserving of cozy work conditions and top-of-the-range benefits....
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-18 22:18 UTC
Progressive Immigration Critic: Corporations Push H-1B Giveaway Bill to Slash Middle-Class Salaries...
Bills H.R.1044 and S.386 accelerate the "stripping" of America via "outsourcing of white-collar jobs" to H-1B workers, said Kevin Lynn.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-18 22:17 UTC
The Trump administration denied H-1B visas at the highest rate in a decade last quarter...
Almost a third of new applications for the high-skilled worker H-1B visa were denied in first quarter of this fiscal year — a higher rate than any annual H-1B denial rate in at least a decade, according to a new analysis by the National Foundation f
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-04-12 20:49 UTC
H-1B: Bills introduced in House, Senate to ax per-country green card limits...
Members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives on Thursday introduced matching bills that would throw out per-country limits on employment-based green cards. Current law caps the annual percentage of green card recipients from any one country at 7 percent.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-08 22:07 UTC
Do We Really Need So Many Foreign Tech Workers?...
Americans don't usually think of technical professionals as "guest workers," yet at any one time, there are more than a half-million foreigners holding tech jobs in the U.S. They are here thanks to the H-1B visa program. H-1B, so the official
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-08 01:06 UTC
Trump Reverses Wage-Boosting Campaign Commitment, Demands More Legal Immigration: 'We Need People'...
President Trump is reversing his campaign commitment to reduce overall legal immigration levels to the United States and thus raise the wages of America's working and middle class, as he is now demanding more immigration.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-07 03:37 UTC
The H-1B Program Facilitates Blatant Racial Discrimination...
Suppose there was a large, U.S. government-operated program that permitted U.S. employers to hire nothing but White Anglo Saxon Protestant (WASP) college-graduate men between the ages of 22 and 30.Suppose that program, more narrowly, allowed major U.S. employers to discriminate in favor of
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-01-31 18:25 UTC
Policy Limiting Staffing Companies’ H-1B Access May Be Scrapped...
A coalition of anti-American citizen information technology staffing companies that rely on H-1B visas is moving forward with a lawsuit over agency policy. A federal judge in New Jersey refused to throw out the case, a move that the Small and Medium Enterprise Consortium’s attorney is calling a win
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-01-26 08:50 UTC
H-1B: Oracle favored hiring foreign graduates of U.S. colleges over American grads, feds allege...
Redwood City software firm fires back that it's committed to equality, and in compliance with regulations.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-01-26 08:43 UTC
Exclusive--American Workers 'Irate' with Trump Over 'Utterly Disappointing' Pro-Outsourcing Plan...
Trump reversed course on his “Buy American, Hire American” executive order, saying he wants to offer a pathway to U.S. citizenship to the hundreds of thousands of foreign workers living in the country on the H-1B visa. American workers who have had their jobs outsourced to foreign workers and
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-01-15 08:20 UTC
Trump Plans 'Potential Pathway to Citizenship' for Foreign H-1B Workers...
President Trump says he plans to offer foreign workers imported to the United States by Silicon Valley tech conglomerates and multinational corporations every year a "potential path to citizenship" to encourage so-called "highly skilled" m
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-01-11 18:37 UTC
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

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