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  • The #IT worker bucket list: 40 things tech pros wish for https://t.co/udPnNm3MtZ from @estherschindler

    My piece on soaring computer science enrollments was most discussed story on @Slashdot https://t.co/6xiIrNR0kp @IEEEUSA

    Computer science enrollments are surging https://t.co/iXKRt5j0o5 #h1b @IEEEUSA

    Three Reasons Why Trump is Backing Exascale Computing #hpc #supercomputers https://t.co/eLJGdfyLL4

    Infosys U.S. workforce. Image is from a court document. #h1b

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    • Flight Risks July 23, 2017
      Many Americans, including me, applauded Pres. Trump’s decision to override a State Dept. ruling to deny an all-girl team from Afghanistan visas to compete in an international robotics competition in the U.S. Sadly, though, the press typically blamed Trump for the visa denials in the first place. As the above-linked article said, Their case began […]
    • Market Demand for CS Graduates — and for CS Students July 19, 2017
      Many of you will remember the excellent coverage in Computerworld of the H-1B work visa, principally by writer Pat Thibodeau. He now has an article in the house magazine of IEEE-USA. (Over the years, I have, and continue to be, quite critical of the organization, but the article is very good and IEEE-USA is not […]
    • H-1B Almost Always Boils Down to Wages July 16, 2017
      It is often overlooked in the debate on the H-1B work visa that the program is used to import foreign K-12 teachers. The article in today’s Sacramento Bee is a case in point. But of course, as the SCTA president points out in the article, the “shortage crisis” is of the school district’s own making. […]
    • Convergence on “Intels Good, Infosyses Bad” As the Guiding Principle for Legislation July 12, 2017
      I have quite often mentioned what I call the “Intels Good, Infosyses Bad” argument being made in discussions on the H-1B work visa. As most of you readers know, this refers to the viewpoint in which the (primarily Indian) “rent-a-programmer” firms such as Infosys are considered the main ones abusing the visa, while all the […]
    • The EEOC — Where Do They Stand, What Can They Do, on Age Discrimination, H-1B? July 6, 2017
      Earlier this year, two trial attorneys with the San Francisco office of the federal Equal Opportunity Commission invited me and two others to hold a panel discussion on the H-1B work visa. As one of the EEOC staffers described it, As you probably already know, the EEOC is the federal agency responsible for enforcing federal […]
  • Seems like everyone lobbies but American workers. Money wins?!!
    https://t.co/9YZK27kaQV

    Have v Have Not: Amazon lobbies $3.2 mill. AMAZON's ability to outsource has not changed. Those who pay, win.
    https://t.co/SpDAL7ZO9e

    India PM Modi won't demand good wages for his citizens so US CEOS are taking advantage of Indians & hurting US wrkrs https://t.co/JOx9vNEHAp

    .@TervisTumbler is an American company that employes American workers. RT and promote! We love our nation and our people.

    It is NOT immigrant v American. It is NOT nationalist v globalist. It IS have v have nots. Know the facts. Foreign slavery. Fired US wrkrs.

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    • Microsoft Azure Tutorial July 12, 2017
      Microsoft Azure Tutorial – Introduction to Microsoft Azure Cloud Platform What is Cloud Computing? Cloud computing is internet based computing that provides The post Microsoft Azure Tutorial appeared first on The Wise grad.
    • Jira tutorial – view issue June 28, 2017
      Jira tutorial view issue In this Jira tutorial view issue, we will learn how to view an existing issue and The post Jira tutorial – view issue appeared first on The Wise grad.
    • JIRA tutorial Create an issue June 27, 2017
      In this JIRA tutorial Create an issue, we will see how to create an issue. If you want to learn The post JIRA tutorial Create an issue appeared first on The Wise grad.
    • Product management basics – Understanding your customers. June 20, 2017
      Product management basics – Understanding your customers. In this article, we will briefly discuss Customer segments Personas Customers are a The post Product management basics – Understanding your customers. appeared first on The Wise grad.
    • JIRA tutorial – A complete beginner’s guide June 18, 2017
      JIRA tutorial Part 1: Navigation What is JIRA? JIRA is software that assists with planning, tracking, reporting, and releasing of The post JIRA tutorial – A complete beginner’s guide appeared first on The Wise grad.
  • "Arrest (more of) the usual suspects":
    https://t.co/X4AtE10y07 #China #tech #ArtificialIntelligence #AI #crime #humanrights #privacy

    Desperately needed perspective from @matloff on #Burundi, #AfghanRoboticsTeams, #visas, #immigration:
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    .@Scaramucci reminded this AM how stupid & shallow @foxnewssunday-type "lightning round" segments are. #media #MSM #Trump "#journalism".

    #Billionaire @mcuban thinks voters are hungering for an avowed champion of billionaires.
    https://t.co/6Lz6PtsLwP #SMH #politics #commontouch

    No doubt #China's success in stymying #SiliconValley owes at least ptly to US #tech that's been transferred.
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    • CBO Report: Foreign Workers in U.S. February 28, 2011
      The Congressional Budget Office reports US looses $66 billion dollars in 2009 to foreign workers. How is the US ever going to resolve its defict if work continues to be outsourced? Hire Americans First and make the US strong again.
    • Jared Polis has proposed a start-up visa to entice "foreigners December 31, 2009
      Congressman Jared Polis has proposed a start-up visa to entice "foreigners with good ideas" to stay in the US. The issue has been gathering steam in Silicon Valley where half of all tech company founders are immigrants, according to Duke University research. "Every day the American economy is losing ground - not to mention high-tech […]
    • US workers are being driven out of the IT business April 16, 2009
      Employer" posted 22 with $138.00 paid for one project. Insulting is not the half of it. When I turned this creep down, he started spamming me with nastygrams and snide jabs like this one "well, i'm sure you have excellent skills, but in this usa economy, we only use overseas talent at $12 - $15 […]
    • Silicon Valley pushes for H1B visas April 9, 2009
      "The H-1B program is good for California and good for the country," wrote San Francisco Chronicle in an editorial today. Speaking out against the provision of the stimulus bill that blocks H-1B hiring by companies which have received federal money....
    • Corruption and Greed - Serious Issues with H-1Bs and L1s in Technology Today January 27, 2009
      I will be writing a series of articles in blogs and in columns through various publications regarding the rapidly unfolding events pertaining to the seriousness of the H-1B non immigrant worker and its effects on undercutting competitive US wages.
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    • Cringely, like Milton, is blind. But Milton was a better writer. July 5, 2017
      Maybe you’ve wondered, “What happened to Cringely?” Nothing serious: I just stepped being able to read or write. Cataracts in my family hit like a hurricane, coming on suddenly and wth great force. It happened to my handsomer older brother two years ago and now to me. My medical care is through Kaiser, which does […]
    • The Robots are Coming! June 5, 2017
      Elon Musk thinks he can increase the speed of his Tesla production line in Fremont, California by 20X. I find this an astonishing concept, but Musk not only owns a car company, he also owns the company that makes the robots used in his car factory. So who am I to say he’s wrong? And […]
    • Mineserver Update: We’re not dead yet! May 22, 2017
      Readers have been clamoring — nay demanding — a Mineserver update, so here it is. The gist of customer complaints is that they feel cheated and under-informed and we’re sorry for that, but please read-on. This is our 25th update on the Mineserver project. That’s a lot of updates for people who don’t do enough […]
    • Trump’s 2016 Big Data political arms race May 12, 2017
      Events happen so quickly in the wacky whirlwind world of Donald Trump that it’s hard to react in anything close to real time, but there was an interesting story in the Guardian last weekend that I think deserves some technical context. The Great British Brexit Robbery: How our Democracy was Hijacked is a breathless but […]
    • The Cloud Computing Tidal Wave May 4, 2017
      The title above is a play on the famous Bill Gates memo, The Internet Tidal Wave, written in May, 1995. Gates, on one of his reading weeks, realized that the Internet was the future of IT and Microsoft, through Gates’s own miscalculation, was then barely part of that future. So he wrote the memo, turned […]
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    • Legacy Races July 22, 2017
      No, I’m not talking about foot-races between inbred blue-bloods on Ivy League campuses. I am talking about entire races of people being kicked to the curb. For example, Native Americans used to call the shots here in North America, but now they are a legacy race, sharply reduced in number. African-Americans are also a legacy […]
    • New Psyop: Softening Terrorism July 8, 2017
      A new psyop has been launched in the mass-media with the apparent aim of softening terrorism. Here are some sightings: Malcolm Gladwell in the “Road to Damascus” episode of his Revisionist History podcast pleads the case for embracing reformed terrorists, and literally compares them to Saint Paul on the road to Damascus. (The podcast is […]
    • Poverty: USA vs. Venezuela July 4, 2017
      With the wheels coming off of socialist Venezuela, you might think that there are more poor people there than there are here in capitalist America. But that is not that case. As a matter of fact, we have more people who are unable to feed themselves than Venezuela has people. Currently, we have 42 million […]
    • Trump Guilty – of Being Elected June 19, 2017
      It’s pretty clear that President Trump is being persecuted for nothing more than winning a presidential election, which as far as I can tell is not an actual crime. So, in effect, and purely for partisan political motivations, the FBI is trying to impeach the president, a power not granted to them by the Constitution. […]
    • Sympathy for ISIS on the Joe Rogan Podcast June 5, 2017
      It takes a special kind of crazy to express sympathy for the terrorists of ISIS, but “crazy” is what Abby Martin does best. Here is what she said on the Joe Rogan podcast: “Now we just kill ISIS in mass, and no one questions it at all.” Here is the audio: And no, the context […]
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    • Our Airlines Can Be Shut Down From India But There Is No Debate Over It. July 18, 2017
      In 2016, Delta outsourced the technology work to IBM.  IBM likely, almost certainly, shifted the work to India or some other poor country for the purpose that IBM executives could make maximum bonuses.  IBM sends the jobs and the control of the airline technology overseas without anyone debating whether Americans agree that the control of the airlines […]
    • “You’re Fired” Rally in front of White House June 26 at 11 am June 21, 2017
      Recently, President Trump and several others met with Tech CEOs to discuss H1B and other issues.  The tech CEOs are the specific individuals who most benefit from outsourcing, offshoring, and visas.  On June 26, the president is meeting with India’s Prime Minister Modi to discuss H1B and other issues.  The only group not speaking to […]
    • Letter to Senator Grassley Re USCIS Answers to Senator’s Questions June 3, 2017
      Senator Grassley wrote a letter in March of 2017 asking USCIS about violations of H1B abuse by Disney, Northeast Utilities and other companies in response to the 60 Minutes piece “You’re Fired”.  USCIS basically asserted that the agency will notify ICE if there is a violation found.  The real message of USCIS answers is that […]
    • President Trump: Build a Virtual Wall to Save American Jobs and American Security June 1, 2017
      The Virtual Wall is a viable solution to STOP the offshoring business model.  A Virtual Wall would stop American citizens’ private data from being sent overseas and would stop the access to US industries, such as airlines, trains, cell phones and banks outside the United States.  For security reasons, we need to keep American data […]
    • Executive Order–H1B Made it to the Table April 18, 2017
      Many people were encouraged when the presidential campaigns began speaking about outsourcing and offshoring.  During his campaign, Trump spoke about the horrific uses of H1B visas to replace American workers.  Then, once elected, there is nothing but silence on outsourcing and offshoring from the oval office.  The visa application deadline passed with not even a word […]
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    • General Motors CEO calls for more American STEM workers, coders July 10, 2017
      The city of Detroit, Michigan was once seen as a beacon of American industry for being the center of automotive […] The post General Motors CEO calls for more American STEM workers, coders appeared first on Progressives for Immigration Reform.
    • IT Workers Stage “You’re Fired” Protest Outside the Whitehouse June 29, 2017
      This Monday we attended the “You’re Fired!” protest outside of the White House in Washington D.C. The action was organized […] The post IT Workers Stage “You’re Fired” Protest Outside the Whitehouse appeared first on Progressives for Immigration Reform.
    • You’re Fired Rally To Protest H1-B Visa Abuse June 21, 2017
      The post You’re Fired Rally To Protest H1-B Visa Abuse appeared first on Progressives for Immigration Reform.
    • PFIR Factoids June 19, 2017
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    • Living in L.A. and Homeless June 7, 2017
      An article was recently published in the Los Angeles Times titled “L.A. County Homelessness Soars.” According to the Times, the […] The post Living in L.A. and Homeless appeared first on Progressives for Immigration Reform.
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    • U.S. law allows low H-1B wages; just look at Apple May 15, 2017
      If you work at Apple's One Infinite Loop headquarters in Cupertino as a computer programmer on an H-1B visa, you can can be paid as little as $52,229. That's peanuts in Silicon Valley. Average wages for a programmer in Santa Clara County are more than $93,000 a year, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor […]
    • A third of virtual servers are zombies May 12, 2017
      New research finds that 25% of all physical servers -- and 30% of all virtual servers -- are comatose. These are systems that have no activity in the last six months.The problem with comatose, or zombie, physical servers is well known. Past studies have routinely put the number of undead enterprise physical servers in the […]
    • IT worker who trained H-1B-holding replacement aims for Congress May 9, 2017
      Craig Diangelo was an IT worker at Northeast Utilities in Connecticut until he completed training his H-1B-visa-holding replacement. He was one of about 200 who lost their jobs in 2014 after two India-based IT offshore outsourcing firms took over their work at what is now called Eversource.Diangelo, at first, was quiet, bound by severance agreements […]
    • Bridgestone modernizes data center, hauls out 13 tons of copper wire May 8, 2017
      In October 1968, Lyndon Johnson was president, the Beatles released Hey Jude, and computer scientist Douglas Engelbart presented the "Mother of All Demos."It was also the year tire-making giant Bridgestone Corp. opened a data center in Akron, Ohio. If walls could talk, this data center could tell the story of IT.That center opened on Oct. […]
    • H-1B giant Infosys gets carrot -- and stick -- to hire ‘Americans’ May 2, 2017
      IT offshore outsourcing giant Infosys -- a firm in the Trump administration's H-1B reform bull's-eye -- said Tuesday it plans to hire 10,000 "American workers" over the next two years.India-based Infosys will hire those employees in four separate locations in the U.S., first in Indiana, which offered the company more than $30 million in tax […]
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    • Global Valueless Chains March 12, 2017
      The American middle class is facing an existential crisis. For more than three decades, declining wages, fraying benefits, and the rising costs of education, housing, and other essentials have stressed and squeezed middle-class Americans. But by far the biggest threat to middle-class workers—and to our economy as a whole—comes from the changing nature of employment […]
    • Fools Talk March 7, 2017
      In 1494, just before the onslaught of the Reformation, Sebastian Brandt, a conservative Roman Catholic scholar living in Basel, looked at the reeking vice and folly of the church of his day and wrote Das Narrenschiff, a Ship of Fools. As the prologue tells us, “One vessel would be far too small / To carry […]
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    • Illinois Teamsters Local President, Secretary Indicted for Thefts July 17, 2017
      International Brotherhood of Teamsters Local 50 for the past year has been operating on tight leash imposed by union headquarters in Washington, D.C. Members now have a clearer idea why. On June 20, Scott and Nancy Alexander, respectively, former president and former office administrator of the Belleville, Ill.-based union, were … The post Illinois Teamsters […]
    • Cleveland-Area Utility Workers Vice President Pleads Guilty; Sentenced July 17, 2017
      Arthur Boedecker, all things considered, got off pretty lightly. On June 20, Boedecker, former vice president of Utility Workers Union of America Local 270, pleaded guilty in the Cuyahoga County, Ohio, Court of Common Pleas to one count of aggravated theft from the Brooklyn Heights-based union. He then was sentenced … The post Cleveland-Area Utility […]
    • Chicago Teamster Boss John Coli Indicted for Extortion July 17, 2017
      Among union officials on the corruption radar screen, John T. Coli Sr. long has ranked near the top. But the powerful and well-connected Chicago-area Teamster boss’s luck finally appears to have run out. Last week, on July 12, Coli, now 57, was indicted by a federal grand jury on five … The post Chicago Teamster […]
    • Boehm: House IT Scandal Could Explode; Is Wasserman Schultz Being Blackmailed? July 17, 2017
      Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) A family of Democratic Congressional IT staffers is under investigation for stealing equipment from Congressional offices, possible money laundering, and potentially compromising the House of Representatives’ IT network. The Capitol Police are investigating Imran Awan, his wife Hina Alvi, and two brothers Abid and Jamal … The post Boehm: House […]
    • Analysis: 1.3 Million More Pro-Net Neutrality FCC Public Comments Came From Russia, Other Foreign Countries July 17, 2017
      Over 1.3 million additional pro-net neutrality comments submitted to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) appear to be coming from non-U.S. filers from foreign countries, according to a new analysis released today by the National Legal and Policy Center (NLPC), a leading government watchdog. A forensic analysis of comments received between … The post Analysis: 1.3 […]
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    • Sens. Graham & Durbin Introduce DREAM Amnesty July 21, 2017
      Fri, Jul 21st 2017 @ 7:53 am EDTSenators Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) introduced a new version of the DREAM Act on Thursday that would grant amnesty and work permits to approximately 2 million illegal aliens. The bill would impact many of the illegal aliens who received Pres. Obama's unconstitutional DACA executive amnesty […]
    • Supreme Court OKs Administration's Refugee Restrictions For Now July 19, 2017
      Wed, Jul 19th 2017 @ 4:24 pm EDTUnder a Supreme Court ruling today, the Trump Administration can restrict entry by refugees who do not have family ties in the U.S. The decision overturns an order by District Judge Derrick Watson of Honolulu, who ruled the Administration must also allow entry to refugees who resettlement agencies […]
    • ICE to Focus More on Sanctuary Cities July 19, 2017
      Wed, Jul 19th 2017 @ 11:24 am EDTImmigration and Customs Enforcement will dedicate more agents and resources to arrest illegal criminal aliens in sanctuary jurisdictions the agency's acting director Thomas Homan said. ICE has received approval to hire 10,000 new agents and most will be sent to the 300 sanctuary jurisdictions who refuse to cooperate […]
    • Rep. Graves Leads Effort Against DACA Amendment July 19, 2017
      Wed, Jul 19th 2017 @ 10:44 am EDTRep. Tom Graves (R-Ga.) is working with several House Republicans to strip Rep. Pete Aguilar’s (D-Calif.) amendment that would allow illegal aliens who receive the unconstitutional DACA executive amnesty to compete with American workers for jobs with the federal government. The amendment was passed by a voice vote as […]
    • EPI Report: No Data to Support H-2B Visa Increase July 18, 2017
      Tue, Jul 18th 2017 @ 4:33 pm EDTA new report from the Economic Policy Institute (EPI) shows that there is no evidence of a labor shortage to support the recent H-2B visa increase. DHS Secretary John Kelly announced this week that he will use the authority granted by Congress to approve an additional 15,000 H-2B […]
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    • Most Popular Branches of Law Among H1-B Immigrants July 23, 2017
      The H1B visa programme is a specialised non-immigrant visa scheme for people belonging to specialty occupations. Law comes under the category of specialty occupations and is one of the most popular careers in the US. The legal system of the United States is the most diversified and has room for so many career vocations. Here […]
    • Does Specialisation in Theology Make You Eligible for an H1B Visa? July 22, 2017
      Theology is a study of God and the beliefs associated with the divine. Mostly educated in the Christian religion, theologists turn out to be professors, pastors, priests and other designations of clergymen who assist in religious activities. The H1-B visa programme is a specialised employment scheme for people belonging to the speciality occupations which include […]
    • Careers in Medicine You can Pursue as an H1B Immigrant July 21, 2017
      The H1B visa programme is a boon for medical professionals due to the high pay scales and job fulfilment owing to a sterling medical infrastructure in the US. Moreover, the job benefits and security are good too. Previously, physicians used the J1 visa to practice in the US. But since a J1 visa requires a […]
    • Why Wages of H1B Immigrants Might Increase in the Future? July 19, 2017
      With the new developments in the H1B visa policy as proposed by the US Congress with stricter regulations for the visa holders and sponsors, the Indian IT firms will no longer have a way with cheap labour and may have to look for more expensive local recruitment options here. The new regulations will make it […]
    • Taxes You Have to Pay as an H-1B Immigrant July 18, 2017
      If you’re an H1B-visa holder, you might be confused about your tax duties. Since you receive a social security number on receiving an H1B visa, there may be situations where you might have to pay taxes and some conditions where you might not. Green card holders have to pay taxes, but depending on your visa […]
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    • Why Should You be Careful of H1B Visa Scams? July 10, 2017
      H1B visas are your ticket to the US and a gateway to a good life. The H1B visa programme is the most popular immigration scheme amongst immigrants as it is open for people of all countries. And with such a surge of employers working with H1B visa holders, the prospects seem pretty bright- but this […]
    • The Introduction of a Bill Seeking Exemption for Foreigners with US Ph.D May 28, 2017
      A resolution has been passed in the White House to exclude foreign students holding a PhD degree, attained from US universities, from the limitations in the annual cap for the H1B visa programme. This change in the recent policy that targets people from speciality jobs has brought in a wave of hope for students thronging […]
    • What is the fate of H4 Visa holders? April 8, 2017
      As for now, the H1B and H4 workers continue to enjoy the same rights as before and will most likely extend into the coming year. A period of sixty days has been asked for the leadership to consider the possibilities of an absence of such a regulation. However, the ruling passed by the USCIS suggests […]
    • H-1B Visa for Architects April 5, 2017
      To work as an architect, the person must be licensed. To become a licensed architect he must meet the requirements of the state of employment. Different US states have different registration boards but even if you are not a licensed architect, you could still work in the US in the field of architecture under the direct […]
    • H-1B Visa for Physical Therapists April 1, 2017
      To work as a physical therapist in the USA, the foreigner must meet the 4 USCIS Healthcare Worker requirements. These include that the foreigner therapist must possess a bachelor degree from the US or its equivalent from a foreign country in Physical Therapy or a related field. He should have his educational credentials verified through […]
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    • In the Footsteps of Rome: Is Renewal Possible? July 23, 2017
      Once the shared memories of these values are lost, the Empire ceases to exist; there is nothing left to reform or renew. Is renewal / recovery from systemic decline possible? The history of the Roman Empire is a potentially insightful place to start looking for answers. As long-time readers know, I've been studying both the Western […]
    • When We Can No Longer Tell the Truth... July 21, 2017
      Lies, half-truths and cover-ups are all manifestations of fatal weakness.When we can no longer tell the truth because the truth will bring the whole rotten, fragile status quo down in a heap of broken promises and lies, we've reached the perfection of dysfunction. You know the one essential guideline to "leadership" in a doomed dysfunctional system: when […]
    • The Death Spiral of Financialization July 20, 2017
      Each new policy destroys another level of prudent fiscal/financial discipline. The primary driver of our economy--financialization--is in a death spiral. Financialization substitutes expansion of interest, leverage and speculation for real-world expansion of goods, services and wages.Financial "wealth" created by leveraging more debt on a base of real-world collateral that doesn't actually produce more goods and services flows […]
    • The Over-Quantification of Life July 19, 2017
      The idea that all endeavors can be distilled down to statistics has put us in the Over-Quantification Box. Correspondent Chad D. recently submitted a thought-provoking commentary on the Over-Quantification of Life:"I think you could constructively explore the over-QUANTIFICATION of the US. Or we could call it the Wal-Martization of the US. The only that that […]
    • Why 2017 Is Like 1969 July 18, 2017
      1969-2017: and here we are again, in so many ways. A deeply polarizing new president, a disastrously misguided official narrative that the political Establishment doggedly supports despite a damning lack of evidence, and an economy teetering on the edge of recession--and worse.Sound familiar? Welcome to 1969 redux. The similarities between the crises unfolding in 1969 and the […]
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    • After H1B visa, Trump Admin constricts ‘startup visas’ for foreign entrepreneurs July 13, 2017
      The Trump Administration has been making all the efforts to tighten the immigration flows to the country. US President Donald Trump said it plans to rescind an Obama-era program that would allow foreign entrepreneurs who launch startup companies in the U.S which is known as ‘Startup Visas’. Having constricting the H1B visa immigration policies that... […]
    • USCIS Resumes Premium Processing for H-1B Petitions of Physicians July 6, 2017
      U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced on 23rd June that the agency will resume H1B premium processing for all H-1B petitions filed for medical doctors under the Conrad 30 Waiver program, as well as interested government agency waivers. U.S.C.I.S Resumes H1B Premium Processing : Starting June 26, eligible petitioners for medical doctors seeking H-1B can file Form I-907, Request... […]
    • Bill Seeking Exemptions for Foreigners with American PhD introduced in US June 2, 2017
      A bill has been re-introduced in the US House of Representatives that seeks exemption for foreign-born or non-US citizens holding an US Ph.D. from American universities in science, technology, engineering or mathematics from the limitations in the annual cap for the H1B visa; employment-based green cards and H1B visas awarded annually. This Act “Stopping Trained in... […]
    • Prepare for Successful F1 Visa Interview Questions and Answers May 22, 2017
      Applying for the study abroad program? Students who want to live the dream of studying abroad and enhance their career opportunities; F1 visa is their option to study in the United States. It’s not easy to get the university admissions in US. They have to work very hard to get the visa approval. The main part... […]
    • OPT Extension Could be Revoked by Donald Trump | OPT Stem Programme in TROUBLE April 26, 2017
      We have been hearing recent updates about President Trump and his plans for reforming the Immigration System and stop illegal immigration. Recently an executive order has been signed by President Trump for H1B and many can be in future. Top official in the Trump administration have been talking about changing the H1B visa, H4-EAD and OPT Extension for... […]
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    • CBO Report: Foreign Workers in U.S. February 28, 2011
      The Congressional Budget Office reports US looses $66 billion dollars in 2009 to foreign workers. How is the US ever going to resolve its defict if work continues to be outsourced? Hire Americans First and make the US strong again.
    • Jared Polis has proposed a start-up visa to entice "foreigners December 31, 2009
      Congressman Jared Polis has proposed a start-up visa to entice "foreigners with good ideas" to stay in the US. The issue has been gathering steam in Silicon Valley where half of all tech company founders are immigrants, according to Duke University research. "Every day the American economy is losing ground - not to mention high-tech […]
    • US workers are being driven out of the IT business April 16, 2009
      Employer" posted 22 with $138.00 paid for one project. Insulting is not the half of it. When I turned this creep down, he started spamming me with nastygrams and snide jabs like this one "well, i'm sure you have excellent skills, but in this usa economy, we only use overseas talent at $12 - $15 […]
    • Silicon Valley pushes for H1B visas April 9, 2009
      "The H-1B program is good for California and good for the country," wrote San Francisco Chronicle in an editorial today. Speaking out against the provision of the stimulus bill that blocks H-1B hiring by companies which have received federal money....
    • Corruption and Greed - Serious Issues with H-1Bs and L1s in Technology Today January 27, 2009
      I will be writing a series of articles in blogs and in columns through various publications regarding the rapidly unfolding events pertaining to the seriousness of the H-1B non immigrant worker and its effects on undercutting competitive US wages.
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    • A New Kind of Tech Job Emphasizes Skills, Not a College Degree July 12, 2017
      ROCKET CENTER, W.Va. — A few years ago, Sean Bridges lived with his mother, Linda, in Wiley Ford, W.Va. Their only income was her monthly Social Security disability check. He applied for work at Walmart and Burger King, but they were not hiring. Yet while Mr. Bridges had no work history, he had certain skills. […]
    • Transmosis in Forbes: Trump Wants 5 Million Apprenticeships: Here’s How Hard It Is To Create Just A Few July 11, 2017
      What will it take to create the five million apprenticeships in the next five years that President Trump is proposing? Support for the apprenticeship concept is high across the political spectrum, left and right. What have we learned in recent years, though, about the challenges in creating apprenticeships in practice? A cybersecurity apprenticeship project I’ve […]
    • 14 In-demand Tech Jobs Employers Are Struggling To Fill July 10, 2017
      Want to be practically guaranteed a job in today’s competitive market? Consider pursuing one of these careers where the demand for employees is outweighing the supply. 1. IT Architect Description: IT architects design full IT systems for corporations–they’re the brains behind information technology infrastructure. They’re more involved with design, analytics, and solution stages than the […]
    • How Should the U.S. Build a Cyber Workforce of the Future? July 7, 2017
      The education division of the government’s cybersecurity standards agency is days away from releasing a request for public input about how best to train the next generation of cybersecurity professionals, an official said Monday. The information request follows an executive order President Donald Trump released in May that required a report within four months with […]
    • Calling All Techies July 7, 2017
      Transmosis is now taking applications for its free tech training. A free cybersecurity training ending with an opportunity to earn more money may sound as legit as a Craigslist post, but not everything has to be too good to be true. This summer, with support from the City of Henderson and the City of Las […]
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    • IRLI Files Brief Supporting AG Jeff Sessions’ Threatened Enforcement of Disciplinary Court Rule against Open Borders Nonprofit July 21, 2017
      Protecting the rule of law and the integrity of our immigration courts(Washington, D.C.) - Yesterday, the Immigration Reform Law Institute (IRLI) filed an amicus curiae brief (attached here) in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington in support of Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who is being sued by the controversial open borders […]
    • Frontpage Mag: Obama-Era Emails May Point to DHS Coordination on Pro-Amnesty Lawsuit July 20, 2017
      DHS emails obtained by an investigative watchdog group reveal possible collusion between Obama-era DHS appointees and a Soros-funded open-borders group involving a series of lawsuits from 2016 that sought to overturn an injunction against the former president’s DAPA amnesty program. The email-communications, going back to May 11th, 2015, took place just days after it was revealed […]
    • The Daily Caller: Why DACA Must End July 20, 2017
      Last week’s stunning move by Congressmen Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-NJ) and Peter Aguilar (D-AZ) to sneak into the FY18 Financial Services and General Government spending bill a provision allowing DACA-amnesty recipients to qualify for federal employment no doubt has even a lot of amnesty-supporters scratching their heads. Not only is most federal employment out of bounds even […]
    • IRLI sues DHS for Records Regarding the Creation of President Obama's Unlawful Executive Amnesties July 18, 2017
      Exposing the Players behind Obama's Immigration Policies(Washington, D.C.) - On behalf of the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR), the Immigration Reform Law Institute (IRLI) announced today it has filed a lawsuit (attached here) in the US District Court for the District of Columbia seeking records from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) that will […]
    • Breitbart: AG Sessions, Patriotic Immigration Groups React to Hawaii Judge Taking Teeth Out of SCOTUS-Approved Travel Ban July 17, 2017
      Outraged reactions poured in Friday to federal Judge Derrick Watson’s order effectively nullifying the Supreme Court’s reinstatement of President Trump’s travel ban by holding the administration’s definition of a “bone fide relationship” invalid.Watson, of the U.S. District Court for the District of Hawaii, ruled Thursday that narrowly interpreting the term “close familial relationship” from the Supreme Court’s […]
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    • PURGE OF REPORT ON RADICAL ISLAM PUTS NYC AT RISK July 20, 2017
      Will political correctness doom New York City? Last year, under political pressure, the NYPD censored an anti-terror handbook in order to appease offended Muslims, even though it has accurately predicted radicalization patterns in recent “homegrown” terror cases. NYPD officers, detectives, and even intelligence and counter-terrorism units now are officially barred… Continue reading The post PURGE […]
    • TEXAS HOUSE OKS SANCTUARY CITY BAN July 19, 2017
      The Republican-controlled Texas House has approved a strict ban on sanctuary cities, seeking to empower law enforcement to enforce federal immigration law against anyone they detain, and also threatening to jail police chiefs and sheriffs who refuse to do so. Texas would be the first state in the nation in… Continue reading The post TEXAS […]
    • TRUMP TRAVEL BAN DEFENDED BY 15 STATES July 18, 2017
      A 15-state coalition led by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, 13 other state attorneys general, and Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant have gone to federal court to defend President Trump’s revised immigration order. The 15-state coalition filed a friend-of-the-court amicus brief with the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals which laid… Continue reading The post TRUMP […]
    • The Clock Is Ticking On Venezuela July 17, 2017
      Click on Photo to read full story Follow us on Twitter Like us on Facebook     Continue reading The post The Clock Is Ticking On Venezuela appeared first on LIFA.
    • THE RIDICULOUS DEFENSE OF TERRORISM July 17, 2017
      ….and here we go again! It “APPEARS” Sadiq Khan, the mayor of London, was correct when he stated in September 2016 that terror attacks are “part and parcel” of living in a major city. This past weekend the capital of the United Kingdom fell victim to yet another attack.  Only… Continue reading The post THE […]
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    • 22 Jun 2017 June 22, 2017
      These are the latest articles that we have found that we believe you need to read to stay on top of the H-1B problem. https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-insidious-influence-of-the-splc-1498085416 http://www.realclearinvestigations.com/links/2017/06/23/nonprofit_tracker_id039s_conservative_outfits_as_039hate_groups039_103547.html http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2017/06/21/hidden-federal-opt-program-helps-330000-foreign-graduates-get-us-jobs/ https://www.newsbytesapp.com/timeline/Business/8165/47049/racial-discrimination-at-infosys  Read more →
    • I understand what you are dealing with. May 25, 2017
      Many of you are worried about your future. Many, like myself, have had their future destroyed. I get that. Which is why I want your help spreading the word. For the most part, nobody has our back. Not the IEEE-usa…Read more →
    • What Employers should know about Hiring International Students April 12, 2017
      8/13/2009 ARCHIVE FROM: http://www.usc.edu/student-affairs/OIS/Service/career/employer.html USCSTUDENTAffairs OIS Forms Career Information Advising Enrollment Reports Workshops Financial Aid What Employers should know about Hiring International Students    The PDF format introduction Many employers are concerned about liability related to the employment of international…Read more →
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    • The President’s Executive Order April 19, 2017
      Originally posted on Upon Closer inspection: Today President Trump issued his long-awaited Buy American, Hire American executive order. A number of people have asked me what this means for the H-1B work visa and related programs such as Optional Practical Training (OPT). Let’s take the latter first. As many of you know, OPT is an extension…
    • American Victims of H-1B Get Their Chance — Will They Take It? April 4, 2017
      Originally posted on Upon Closer inspection: Two key parts of the Trump administration have now announced something of a get-tough policy on H-1B employers. Today USCIS released a memo announcing the policy, and DOJ released a similar statement. To my knowledge, this is the first time that American STEM workers have been given a voice.…
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    • Lured by Seattle’s Tech Boom November 15, 2016
      Lured by Seattle’s Tech Boom, but Being Left Behind The New York Times By KIRK JOHNSON 8 hrs. ago S © Evan McGlinn for The New York Times     Mary Delp and her partner, J.D. Cox, with Krystallynn, 7, left, and…Read more →
    • The Outsourcing Continues. UCSF joins the betrayal. October 26, 2016
      UCSF will outsource dozens of tech jobs to India By Matier & Ross October 26, 2016 Updated: October 26, 2016 10:38am   Photo: Lea Suzuki, The Chronicle Ashley Moore-Motte,primary care nurse, UCSF Citywide Rene Cazenave Team, types on the computer while working…Read more →
    • Liking your job, but worried to death? October 6, 2016
      Americans like their jobs, but worry about keeping them Posted: Oct 06, 2016 10:12 AM EDTUpdated: Oct 06, 2016 11:13 AM EDT By Tami Luhby   NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Americans generally enjoy what they do for a living, but they are…Read more →
    • Biggest Threat to US Workers – Outsourcing October 6, 2016
      Americans See Job Outsourcing as Biggest Threat to U.S. Workers Kristen Bahler@kristenbahler 10:00 AM ET   Jetta Productions—Getty Images But few are worried about losing their jobs in the next year. The truth about jobs — a hot-button issue on the…Read more →
    • Clinton Accuses Trump for Outsourcing. Is it true? October 5, 2016
      Posted at: Oct 5, 2016, 11:52 AM; last updated: Oct 5, 2016, 11:52 AM (IST) Trump outsourced jobs to 12 countries: Clinton Washington, October 5 Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has accused her Republican rival Donald Trump of outsourcing jobs…Read more →
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    • Every Child Achieves Act Supporters July 16, 2017
      America Forward Big Picture Learning Blue Engine Bottom Line CASEL CAST Center for Secondary School Redesign Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation College Forward CoSN CUE Foundation for Excellence in Education Generation Citizen Genesys Works iNACOL Jobs for the Future KnowledgeWorks New Classrooms Innovation Partners Matchbook Learning The Learning Accelerator Transforming Education Virtual Learning Academy […]
    • SEL Guys July 11, 2017
      These are the guys pushing Communist Brainwashing “Social Emotional Learning” in “Education” The National Commission on Social, Emotional, and Academic Development Buddies The Aspen Institute The Learning Policy Institute’s Linda Darling-Hammond Business Roundtable President John Engler Special Olympics Chairman Tim Shriver Jim Shelton, president of education for the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative  Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe  Bill & Melinda […]
    • Public Schools or Public Screwels? Part 5 June 1, 2017
        The part 4 was getting kind of long so I decided to make a Part 5. Here is a post from a Missouri anti-Common Core group: Questions for this morning/Quick response needed: Is there a process by which I can exempt my third graders from MAP testing? If so, can you please describe the […]
    • Debunking the ‘Bot-Net’ Allegation, Human Parents will Tweet to #StopCommonCore, April 17 April 9, 2017
      Source: Debunking the ‘Bot-Net’ Allegation, Human Parents will Tweet to #StopCommonCore, April 17
    • Public Schools or Public Screwels? Part 4 April 7, 2017
      I decided to make a part 4. This article here shows more of the problems with the Common Core and fed ed:  http://www.bearslordnetwork.com/city-on-a-hill-blog/who-can-stand-idly-by-while-children-are-led-to-destruction Here is a post from an Ohio anti-Common Core group: VOUCHERS AND ESSA GOOD READ FROM KAREN BRACKEN Vouchers, Education Savings Accounts. It is your money……right? WRONG. It is your money ONLY […]
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    • Debunking Forbes: 14 In-demand Tech Jobs Employers Are Struggling To Fill May 11, 2017
      I'm writing this because some Congressman will inevitably cite Forbes and enter this piece of fake news into the Congressional record.Forbes Business Contributor, Laurence Bradford, published a click-bait piece titled, "14 In-demand Tech Jobs Employers Are Struggling To Fill".  The article is 15 pages of photos, each containing a basic caption about a purported tech job. […]
    • Disinformation (brought to you) By Code.org May 6, 2017
      table, th, td { border: 1px solid black; border-collapse: collapse; } Click to enlargeDisinformation IS Published by Code.orgFor the latest in the computer worker shortage disinformation saga, we have a website called Code.org. While promoting importance of computer literacy is important, their claims about demand for those skills are not based in reality. Two of […]
    • What President Trump Can Do About H-1B? April 18, 2017
      What President Trump Can Do About H-1B?The Secretary of Labor needs to consider available data.by weaver on Sunday November 13, 2016Updated: Thursday February 9, 2017, 7:55am Subjects: Trump, H-1B, Secretary of Labor, Computer occupations, unemployment .lowerAlpha{margin-left: 0cm;} .numeric{margin-left: 1cm;} .upperAlpha{margin-left: 1.5cm;} .lowerRomanNumeral{margin-left: 2cm;} .upperRomanNumeral{margin-left: 2.5cm;} .doubleLowerAlpha{margin-left: 3cm;} h2 {font-size:125%;} After a few days reviewing the […]
    • How many H-1B in the United States? April 5, 2017
      How many H-1B in the United States?Many more H-1B than the experts have estimatedWritten by Steve Kritzer on July 24th 2016Updated March 19th 2017 Subjects: H-1B, Michelle Malkin, Center for Immigration Studies, Economic Policy InstituteAt about 13:00 mmss in the accompaying video, Malkin looks to the panel for confirmation that 650,000 H-1B are in the […]
    • H-1B: How many continue beyond the six years? March 15, 2017
      H-1B: How many continue beyond the six years?In Computer Occupations, 22,000 second extensions granted annually.Written by Steve Kritzer March 14th 2017Updated March 15th 2017 Subjects: H-1B, Characteristics, AC21, PERM, Computer Occupations I stumbled onto the 2015 H-1B Characteristics report, date-stamped March 17, 2016, it was embargoed from the public for almost a year. I think it […]
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    • Trump DOL shows callous disregard for subcontracted workers June 9, 2017
      On June 7, 2017, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) rescinded an important guidance document on joint employer liability. Below is a statement by Saket Soni, Executive Director of the National Guestworker Alliance: “This week, the DOL rescinded a critical guidance document that helped uphold the rights of subcontracted and contingent workers. The move reflects a […]
    • Chinese Migrant Workers in U.S. Territory Demand: We Want Our Wages, Not Cigarettes May 2, 2017
      May 2, 2017–Chinese migrant workers are standing up against wage theft and labor abuse on the U.S. Commonwealth of Saipan. The workers for the Chinese construction company Gold Mantis helped build a $500 million casino for Hong Kong-based Imperial Pacific. Although Saipan is a U.S. territory, the federal minimum wage is only $6.55. And the Gold […]
    • What the Newest Labor Groups Mean For US Workers – Fortune – 4/18/17 April 19, 2017
      Fortune April 18, 2017 What the Newest Labor Groups Mean For US Workers by Rick Wartzman Tensions are mounting this week as the Writers Guild of America attempts to hammer out a new labor agreement with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers, with scripts being stockpiled in case no contract is reached and the industry […]
    • Trump’s New Order Speeds the Race to the Bottom – 4-18-17 April 18, 2017
      On April 18, 2017, the Trump Administration released an executive order addressing federal guestworker visa programs. Below is a statement by National Guestworker Alliance (NGA) Executive Director Saket Soni: “Today’s executive order threatens to erode the rights both of guestworkers, and of U.S. workers in similar jobs, on the pretext of protecting only the latter. […]
    • ‘A gift to human traffickers’: report warns of dangers of Trump immigration policy – The Guardian – 3/10/17 March 10, 2017
      The Guardian March 10, 2017 ‘A gift to human traffickers’: report warns of dangers of Trump immigration policy By Kate Hodal Donald Trump’s hardline approach to immigration has been branded a “gift to human traffickers” amid concerns that stricter deportation and border regulations will push undocumented migrant workers underground, putting them at greater risk of […]
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    • Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov Sets NBC Straight July 24, 2017
      Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov Sets NBC Straight You want to read this interview. It wasn’t NBC’s intention, but the result is to show you that the American media is a disinformation service. Lavrov makes short shrift of the dumbshit NBC presstitute. The American media is a huge embarrassment to our country. http://www.mid.ru/en/press_service/video/-/asset_publisher/i6t41cq3VWP6/content/id/2821758 The post Russian […]
    • Trump’s Appointees Worse Than Obama’s July 24, 2017
      Trump’s Appointees Worse Than Obama’s I didn’t think it possible to assemble a less competent and more vicious government than Obama assembled, but Trump has succeeded in doing so. Stephen Lendman takes to task the moron Trump appointed as CIA director. Neocon CIA Director Pompeo’s Venom by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman)… […]
    • Be Suspicious of the Fake News that US is withdrawing from Syria and ceasing to arm ‘Rebels’ July 22, 2017
      US Continues Supporting Terrorists in Syria by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) It’s naive to believe otherwise. It’s central to US strategy since launching war for regime change. Tactics alone changed from then to now, not Washington’s objective – allied with Israel and other rogue states to topple Syria’s legitimate government. In… […]
    • David Stockman says it is time to lock up Brennan, Rice, and Power July 22, 2017
      David Stockman says it is time to lock up Brennan, Rice, and Power for their frame-up of the President of the United States https://www.lewrockwell.com/2017/07/david-stockman/lock-them-up/ The post David Stockman says it is time to lock up Brennan, Rice, and Power appeared first on PaulCraigRoberts.org.
    • House of Cards July 21, 2017
      House of Cards Paul Craig Roberts Despite unrealistic plots and weak characterization (except for Francis Urquhart), Michael Dobbs’ books, House of Cards, Play the King, and The Final Cut were best sellers that provided the basis for a long-running TV series. I haven’t seen the films, but I have read the books. I conclude that… […]
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    • U.S. House Financial Services Committee Needs New Leadership July 12, 2017
      U.S. House Financial Services Committee Needs New Leadership By Pam Martens and Russ Martens: July 12, 2017 When members of the U.S. House Financial Services Committee question Fed Chair Janet Yellen this morning following her testimony on monetary policy, many Republicans on the panel will be posturing for their money masters who fund their political […]
    • Court House Doors Will Reopen for Millions of U.S. Consumers July 11, 2017
      Court House Doors Will Reopen for Millions of U.S. Consumers By Pam Martens and Russ Martens: July 11, 2017 Yesterday, Richard Cordray, the Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) that was created in 2010 under the Dodd-Frank financial reform legislation, did what few Americans thought he would dare to do: he stood up […]
    • Flash Crashes Are a Permanent Part of U.S. Markets: Should You Worry? July 10, 2017
      Flash Crashes Are a Permanent Part of U.S. Markets: Should You Worry? By Pam Martens and Russ Martens: July 10, 2017 Over the past year, there have been flash crashes in multiple markets, raising concerns that fat fingers, algorithms and/or rogue hedge fund traders are still running amok. We’ll get to the specifics in a […]
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    • Thoughts on the Upcoming Modi-Trump Meeting June 21, 2017
      PM Modi is arriving in Washington, D.C. on June 25 for his first face-to-face meeting with President Trump. There is some concern over how this meeting will go given the fact that Trump singled out India and China’s environmental practices as one of the reasons for exiting the Paris Climate Change Accord. He also has […]
    • USINPAC Transition Team Membership Benefits December 2, 2016
      US India Political Action Committee (USINPAC) US India Political Action Committee (USINPAC), www.usinpac.com is the political voice of over 3 million Indian Americans. USINPAC is engaged in activities important to the Indian American community. It also acts as a watchdog for the community on political issues. Besides its Primary objective of working closely with key members […]
    • President Elect Donald Trump Administration November 21, 2016
      President Elect Trump has promised to change Washington, DC and that will start with identifying and recruiting the finest men and women from across the country to serve in his Administration. Any individual who wishes to serve the Administration should utilize this online application in order to participate. The President Elect will make appointments for […]
    • Paul Ryan, US House Speaker, Invites Narendra Modi to Address the Congress May 3, 2016
      US House Speaker Paul Ryan’s decision of inviting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to address  a joint meeting of Congress was welcomed by the lawmakers. After a decade, Modi will be the fifth prime minister of India to visit Congress and is the first announced foreign leader to address a joint meeting under Ryan’s speakership. Modi is all […]
    • President Barack Obama nominates Indian-American Geeta Pasi as US envoy to Chad! April 21, 2016
      On the 19th of April, 2016, United States President Barack Obama nominated Geeta Pasi, an Indian-American, as the country’s next envoy to Chad. Ms Pasi served as the United States Ambassador to Djibouti from 2011 to 2014, is a career member of the Foreign Service and Class of Minister-Counselor. At present, she serves as the […]
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    • H1B Updates: Premium Processing, Salary Levels, Startups July 18, 2017
      There are several recent developments surrounding the H1B visa program, even as any new legislation seems to be a low priority for the US Congress.  For now, most changes are happening at the agency level, as to be expected during a time when immigration is a national issue being debated by the federal courts. Here […]
    • Supreme Court Approval of Trump’s Immigration Ban July 1, 2017
      On Monday June 27th, the US Supreme Court overturned the rulings from lower federal courts that declared President Trump’s ‘immigration ban’ as invalid.  Instead, the US Supreme Court ruled that some parts of the executive order can be implemented, while reserving a full review for its regular session in October. The New, Revised Travel Ban […]
    • Do You Now Have to Give Your Facebook Name to Get an H1B Visa? June 11, 2017
      On May 23rd, the Office of Management and Budget approved a new rule for US visa applicants, requiring in some cases additional biographical information.  Among the new questions to be asked of visa applicants is their social media handles going back the past five years.  There is some uncertainty whether this also applies to H1B […]
    • Was Your H1B Visa Petition Selected in This Year’s Lottery? June 11, 2017
      With all of the uncertainty surrounding the future of the H1B visa program, it is easy to lose sight of the fact that this year’s lottery proceeded as usual and applicants are waiting to see if they were selected.  Given the fact that there are a total of 85,000 visas available for this year, and […]
    • Why is the H1B Non-Immigrant Work Visa the Most Sought After in the World? May 19, 2017
      While the debate over the future of the H1B work visa continues with President-elect Trump about to take office, it raises a question for skilled foreign workers who make the effort to obtain this much sought after visa: Why do so many foreign nationals apply when there is only a 30% chance of being selected […]
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