Latest OPT and H-1B News

I try and put all of the H-1B and OPT news that I can find on this page so that you can read in one session the latest news, kind of like a newspaper – If you think your articles should be here and you have a RSS feed, send it to me and I will make it happen.

  • RSS Hilarie T. Gamm

    • Hacking and Cyber Attacks Effect Millions of Users May 21, 2018
      Hacking and cyber attacks effect millions of users, companies, individuals and government entities have all experienced data breaches due to hacking. In addition to the detailed list below, check out this link, which provides the details behind the data breaches of 2017 associated with:  Alteryx, eBay,  Uber,  Maine Foster Care, Forever 21, Hyatt, Whole Foods, Sonic, Deloitte, […]
    • Navarro Wrote a Great Op Ed April 18, 2018
      Peter Navarro “nailed it” on Monday clearly outlining the damage to the U.S. economy as a result of China’s economic aggression. Unfair trade practices, cyber espionage, and market manipulations undermine the American economy today, but more importantly, if allowed to continue, will cripple the U.S. economy to the point of no return in the future. […]
      Hilarie Gamm is AHEAD of the News… In a national paper today, U.S. Higher Education as an Export was reviewed…and referenced was that China’s Communist Leader’s daughter – graduated from Harvard University in 2015!!! Hilarie Gamm’s book, Chapter 5, U.S. Higher Education as an Export, explains how THE U.S. IS GIVING AWAY AMERICAN HIGHER EDUCATION […]
    • CHINA DEFICIT NEEDS TO BE ADDRESSED!!!! Op-Ed Response March 21, 2018
      This is my response to Wall Street Journal’s Op-Ed appearing March 15, 2018  by Alan Blinder titled: “This is Exactly How Trade Wars Begin”…. and as an added FYI…this Princeton University Professor has had over 70 Op-Ed pieces run by this publication in the past. Your Op-Ed to the Wall Street Journal is wrong. As I have […]
    • What the U.S. Needs Now: A Secretary of Technology March 13, 2018
      What the U.S. needs now is a Secretary of Technology. Technology is not only the largest industry in the U.S., but it is the largest industry in the world. In 2017, the S & P 500 closed at record highs, with over 35% of the gains attributed to the rise in tech stocks. Today, technology […]
    • 100 IT Jobs Going to India Today February 23, 2018
      As my book was being released, I received the following link about tech jobs in Massachusetts being sent to India. The news: 100 IT Jobs Going to India Today. Follow it to read about the Massachusetts company, Partners Healthcare, the parent company to some of the nation’s very best hospitals. I have also inserted at the […]
    • China’s Tech Titans January 12, 2018
      Some of America’s biggest technology players are not accessible to most Chinese.  Google, YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter are non-existent in China. How is this possible? As a communist country China protects what the Chinese are able to see and controls the web based applications many Americans take for granted. To compensate, China has created its […]
  • RSS U.S. Job Data

    • A Look at Labor Condition Application (LCA) Data from 2015 through 2018 May 19, 2018
      The Wikipedia page for Labor Condition Application states the following: The Labor Condition Application (LCA) is an application filed by prospective employers on behalf of workers applying for work authorization for the non-immigrant statuses H-1B, H-1B1 (a variant of H-1B for people from Singapore and Chile) and E-3 (a variant of H-1B for workers from […]
    • Pew Research Center on the Surge of Foreign College Students Working in the U.S. May 11, 2018
      Today, the Pew Research Center released a study titled Number of Foreign College Students Staying and Working in U.S. After Graduation Surges. A PDF version of the study can be found at this link. The subtitle of the study is "Federal training program sees 400% increase in foreign students graduating and working in STEM fields […]
    • Pew Research Center Study on Which Cities had the Most H-1B Visas (Part 2) May 4, 2018
      Output from a prior Jupyter notebook checked the validity of a March 29, 2018 study from the Pew Research Center by looking at Labor Condition Application (LCA) data from 2017. The analysis concludes: READ MORE
    • How Much Ageism Exists in High Tech? May 4, 2018
      On August 4, 2017, an article appeared in USA Today titled Ageism is forcing many to look outside Silicon Valley, but tech hubs offer little respite. It begins: For years, job hunting over the age of 40 in the youth-obsessed Silicon Valley could prove hazardous to your career. But judging from the experiences of technology […]
    • Pew Research Center Study on Which Cities had the Most H-1B Visas April 25, 2018
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  • RSS Norm Matloff

    • Yes, China Too May 4, 2018
      An alert reader pointed me to this Bloomberg article on ageism in the Chinese tech sector. I’ve observed it myself, in the experience of a relative and her husband. But the article incorrect in saying that the problem is even worse in China than in the U.S. Wrong! It’s just as bad in the U.S.; […]
    • China and AI April 30, 2018
      As you may have heard, the Chinese government is investing quite heavily in artificial intelligence (AI), aiming to become a world leader in the field within the next decade. And some in the U.S. believe it. But if I were advising the PRC government, I would suggest that this may not be the best field […]
    • A Rare Expose’ Regarding Globalization April 27, 2018
      Those of us who grew up with Samuelson’s ubiquitous economics textbook “learned” that trade between two nations benefits both. Unfortunately, everyone took it for granted that the “benefit,” an increase in GDP, accrues to all. Even Samuelson rather recanted on this toward the end of his life, but many of those who never went beyond […]
    • Gaming the Zero-Sum Game April 20, 2018
      I am in China currently, and the other day I gave a talk at a Chinese university. The hospitality was wonderful, and we had a great exchange on the topic of my talk (neural networks, and why I believe these modern things are actually equivalent to some very old-fashioned ones). We were joined at a […]
    • The Matloff Hamburger Theory of Immigration — Updated March 4, 2018
      Is it true that “immigrants do jobs Americans won’t do”, as immigrant advocates (including pro-immigration researchers) claim? Or do immigrants “steal” jobs of those already here (native or not), to use the unbecoming language of some who advocate for lesser levels of immigration? I’ve often mentioned my Hamburger Theory. I’ll review Parts A and B […]
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    • Steel and Aluminum Tariffs Will Help Rebuild American Manufacturing May 22, 2018
      There has been quite a furor in financial and political circles since President Trump announced the that he would impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from all countries.  There has been an outcry that it would raise consumer prices, end “free trade”, and start a trade war.  The fact is that we have been […]
    • Manufacturing Music – Northeast Indiana Brings Harmony to the Rust Belt May 15, 2018
      To learn more about why there is such a concentration of musical instrument manufacturers in Northeast Indiana, I interviewed John Stoner, president and CEO of Conn-Selmer, Inc., a subsidiary of Steinway Musical Instruments, Inc.  I learned that the history of making musical instruments really started with this one company. Today, Conn-Selmer has a portfolio of […]
    • Northeast Indiana Fosters Manufacturing for the Creative Music Community May 15, 2018
      It’s interesting to find out how certain regions have become centers for specific industries. I recently had the opportunity to interview economic development and business leaders in northeast Indiana to learn about the region’s advantages for manufacturers and what types of industries have flourished in the region. One of these unique industries is musical instrument […]
    • How could we stop Chinese Investors from Buying U. S. Companies? April 11, 2018
      After my article, “Should We Allow the Chinese to Buy Any U.S. Company They Want?” was published January 9th, I was made aware that AXIOS published an article by Steve LeVine on January 10th that provided data from MacroPolo showing that the amount of Chinese investment in the U.S is far greater and more dangerous […]
    • Should We Allow the Chinese to Buy Any U.S. Company They Want? April 11, 2018
      We Americans blithely ignore the long-term effects of allowing foreign corporations to purchase the assets of our country in the form of companies, land, and resources. We are selling off our ability to produce wealth by allowing many American corporations to be purchased by foreign corporations. It is not just foreign companies buying our assets […]
    • Los Angeles NTMA Training Centers to Celebrate 50 Year Anniversary in early 2018 January 24, 2018
      Last month, I had the opportunity to take a tour of the NTMA Training Centers in Santa Fe Springs, which was founded “to address the ever-increasing need for machinists to replace their retiring workforce.” I met with J.R. Ragaisis, Exec. Director of Education and Training, and Carey Knutson, Exec. Director of Accounting and H.R. Carey […]
    • How Trade Policies Led to the Decline of American Manufacturing January 24, 2018
      Many people think that the decline in American manufacturing started with American manufacturers sourcing manufacturing offshore in order to achieve lower labor costs, avoid regulations, and pay lower taxes. While the decline accelerated after China was granted the status of Permanent Normal Trade Relations (PNTR) and was allowed to join the World Trade Organization, it […]
    • Restoring the “Maker spirit” to Thomasville that lost an Industry and Jobs to China January 24, 2018
      After my article that featured The Forge in Greensboro was published, I was contacted by Joel Leonard, who informed me that he worked with the original founders of The Forge as the community developer to help uncover equipment and talent and set up initial programs “to convert Greensboring to Greensciting.” He said, “We hosted numerous […]
    • California Economic Summit Sets Goals to Elevate California January 24, 2018
      The sixth annual California Economic Summit was held on November 2nd – 3rd in San Diego.  The Summit was convened by CA Fwd and the California Stewardship Network, with a long-list of sponsors and partners. More than 500 civic, business, attended the event held at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront.  The theme of the Summit […]
    • Lean Leadership Summit Focuses on Essentials to Becoming a Lean Company December 12, 2017
      After being delayed for a few weeks because of Hurricane Irma, Lean Frontiers held its annual Lean Accounting Summit in Savannah, GA on October 24th and 25th.  This was my fourth year to be invited as a speaker at the conference. This year’s summit was different in that the Lean Accounting Summit was combined with […]
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  • President Trump's administration seeks to reform #cybersecurity recruiting, pay and management @dhsgov @josh_bersin @KyleLagunas

    PR's inverse relationship: The more press releases issued at one time about product upgrades, the less significant those upgrades are. #publicrelations

    This is an interesting read for #journalists. It opens a spreadsheet to all the #EPA's pending #FOIA request. #climatechange #environment

    Santa Fe considered three options for moving its ERP project forward. Analysts are mixed on the choice. @Pemeco @MayorWebber @StandishGroup

    This is an old and great Chromebook commercial. Never saw it. A Chromebook is repeatedly destroyed.

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  • RSS Progressives for Immigration Reform

    • Congress’ Memorial Day Goal: Give Millions Amnesty? May 22, 2018
      In 2014, more than two years before he became Secretary of Defense, United States Marine Corps General James Mattis addressed […] The post Congress’ Memorial Day Goal: Give Millions Amnesty? appeared first on Progressives for Immigration Reform.
    • Obscure Federal Program Aggressively Displaces American Workers May 17, 2018
      The federal government has created yet another immigration employment hurdle for U.S. science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) workers, according […] The post Obscure Federal Program Aggressively Displaces American Workers appeared first on Progressives for Immigration Reform.
    • AP Orders Reporters: Stop Using ‘Chain Migration’ May 14, 2018
      The establishment media has dramatically moved away from using precise language in its reporting of immigration stories. In the latest […] The post AP Orders Reporters: Stop Using ‘Chain Migration’ appeared first on Progressives for Immigration Reform.
    • Trump, Feds, Sanction 21st Century Slave Labor May 11, 2018
      “With President Trump, you never know.” Those were the exact words a U.S. Senate legislative aide said to me when […] The post Trump, Feds, Sanction 21st Century Slave Labor appeared first on Progressives for Immigration Reform.
    • NAFTA 2.0 Poses Major Threats to U.S. Workers May 7, 2018
      The Mexican and Canadian governments are pushing the White House to step up the North American Free Trade Agreement’s renegotiation […] The post NAFTA 2.0 Poses Major Threats to U.S. Workers appeared first on Progressives for Immigration Reform.
  • RSS US Tech Workers

    • John Miano Talks About Changes in Immigration Law That Impact Tech Workers May 15, 2018
      On May 10, 2018, John Miano, co-author of the book Sold Out conducted a fireside chat with small group of activists at the home of Paul Hess in King County, Washington. For almost 2 hours John spoke on the topic of guest worker visas to include H-1B and OPT. This video is a snippet from […]
    • Tony’s Story April 12, 2018
      I am a member of the ‘endangered species’ – a white male tech worker born in America. I have been working as a contractor at a large tech firm for several years. In 2006, the workforce here consisted of a reasonable mix of foreign nationals.  Most had been at the firm for years, paying their […]
    • Report: H-1Bs Not ‘Best and Brightest’ April 12, 2018
      Since the Immigration Act of 1990 created the H-1B visa, the debate surrounding its value has been intense. Supporters contend that H-1Bs are needed to fill an acute talent shortage among U.S. tech workers; critics maintain that the visa cravenly serves to import cheap overseas labor that eventually displaces Americans or blocks qualified domestic candidates […]
    • S & P’s Story April 5, 2018
      The post S & P’s Story appeared first on US Tech Workers.
    • Seth’s Story April 5, 2018
      After witnessing abuses for the past three years, I thought I would provide a “complete picture” of grand scam that is the H1B visa program. I am myself of Indian origin and have been a US Citizen for 15 years. I’m an insider who knows how H-1B is wiping out the hopes of young kids […]
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    Spurs Sports & Entertainment: KEEP THE SILVER DANCERS!!! - Sign the Petition! via @Change. @alexissfloresss @4US_Workers

    Former NFL cheerleader Bailey Davis was fired over an Instagram photo.

    She filed a gender-discrimination complaint against the New Orleans Saints,
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    • Medical Center Hospital March 3, 2018 Description of what is happening: Here is the simple trick... first make it harder to apply and no way to tracking our application follow-up. Place an advertisement in the news paper without email address, phone#, website address and work location address. This company not recruiting qualified candidates and abusing the H1B VISA system to […]
    • YouTube Comment January 14, 2018
      I just want to share my experience in this. I came from H1B with same body shopper. There is H1B candidates abuse one side, other side, recently I was taking interview for some of the opportunity in my company. My last 15 video interviews, 12 candidates from Indian origin , by name I can tell […]
    • YouTube comment December 21, 2017
      I have real-life experience, not only North India even some south indians are fucked by consultancy companies directly. 1.5 years back I got an offer from a consultancy called SaiCon. I didnt contact them,they called one fine day and they said, they reviewed my resume and interested to hire me. I posted my resume in […]
    • Microsoft December 20, 2017
      Been a contractor at Microsoft for 15 years and seen firsthand of ongoing H-1B abuse and sneaky tatics pulled by Microsoft to avoid President Trump's Job first agenda involving H-1B's. I like to add to this topic my recent role at Microsoft which I was laid off from in May 15th of this year.. The team I […]
    • YouTube comment December 20, 2017
      There is a flip side of it which seems to be uncovered in all these discussions\debates. I work for a reputed service company and presently at the client location in USA, off course on H1B. What I realized with this client is, they don't have any shortage of money. But the problem is, they cannot […]
    • Florida Power and Light December 15, 2017
      tip received via email today about Florida Power & Light Pay attention to the rate portion: --- Job Title: DevOps consultant/Devops Architect. Duration: 6+ months Location: Miami, Florida (Maximum rate $50/Hr on C2C Net 45 AI) OR Location : India (Maximum rate $18/Hr) Client: Infosys. Endclient: Florida Power & Light : FPL Note: we are […]
    • LiquidHub December 14, 2017
      What the heck is up with LiquidHub? I know they focus on Visa Holders but seriously....stay professional and don't insult those outside of your unethical 'scope'. Very unprofessional and obviously looking to fill a diversity quota with zero honest intention. One of the most insulting experiences!!!! 20min late. I could not ask questions. Questions rehearsed […]
    • TE Connectivity November 29, 2017
      TE Connectivity has outsourced all their IT to CCap Gemini. 90% of the workforce cut and Cap Gemini is bring people from INDIA on H1B, L1B visa and getting trained from American workers in order to secure their Severance packages... Very Sad!
    • USAA November 29, 2017
      Hello, I worked at USAA for 2 years. Part of their service desk. When I got there, the service desk was being run by Kforce, Kforce got fired, another company came in. That company? The infamous HCL. Not only was management all Indians, but they cheated and abused the law. We didn't paid 1.5x overtime, […]
    • IBM November 23, 2017
      IBM hired my wife in India and send her to the client location in MN, USA via H1b visa. They made her sign an agreement that if she leaves she will have to serve 3 months notice or pay $10,000 to train her replacement. This ensure that she cannot apply to a different job because […]
  • RSS I have the skills

    • LiquidHub December 14, 2017
      What the heck is up with LiquidHub? I know they focus on Visa Holders but seriously....stay professional and don't insult those outside of your unethical 'scope'. Very unprofessional and obviously looking to fill a diversity quota with zero honest intention. One of the most insulting experiences!!!! 20min late. I could not ask questions. Questions rehearsed […]
    • SENIOR #VLSI Engineer December 14, 2017
      In 2001, I was making running average of $175k/yr with thousands of stock options as a SENIOR #VLSI Engineer and hearing from recruiters DAILY between 1998 and 2001. I interviewed what would become Apple's vaunted VLSI SoC team in 2000, including talking directly with Phil Schiler, but was ultimately kept out of Apple as a […]
    • Adobe Systems December 6, 2017
      worked for Adobe Systems in San Jose, CA from Oct-Dec 2005 in a software engineering group as a contractor. Upon starting work I noticed that the company was jammed to the ceiling with foreign guest workers - mostly from India and China. In IT positions in the company there were barely 15% Americans overall. Our […]
    • Cisco Systems December 6, 2017
      I worked for Cisco Systems of San Jose, CA for almost four years. I was the last American to work in the Oracle Database Administration department of approximately 25 individuals at this site. Almost all of the remaining DBAs are from India on H1-B visas. Other technical departments have extremely similar demographics and it is […]
    • Ingersoll Rand November 30, 2017
      I checked my records, I've applied for 3 IT positions with Ingersoll Rand in the past 3 years (for which I was very qualified) and never got an interview with them. Of course, they aren't primarily talking IT here, but they are still contributing to the "skills gap" myth which supports guest worker programs which […]
  • RSS Invisible People

    • Brenda May 24, 2018
      Brenda is 60 years-old, she worked for 35 years, she is a college graduate, and she sleeps on the sidewalk of New York City. I was a little shocked when Brenda told me she sleeps […] The post Brenda appeared first on Invisible People.
    • Gina May 21, 2018
      Gina had a stroke and lost her job. She lived with her daughter for a short time but eventually ended up on the streets homeless. Gina relocated to Philadelphia during the Occupy Philly movement. Throughout […] The post Gina appeared first on Invisible People.
    • Anthony May 16, 2018
      Anthony says he is a survivor. He is a homeless veteran who did two tours of Vietnam and now lives in the streets of Gainesville, Florida. Anthony is working with the legal system to get […] The post Anthony appeared first on Invisible People.
    • Roland May 13, 2018
      Roland’s wife of 30 years died of cancer. They didn’t have any children. Roland says he broke down and ended up in a mental institution for three months. When he got out, Roland says he […] The post Roland appeared first on Invisible People.
    • Eric May 7, 2018
      Eric lives in a homeless shelter in Traverse City, Michigan. He also works full time as a cook in a local restaurant. Over the winter, Eric stayed in the emergency shelter. He talks about the […] The post Eric appeared first on Invisible People.
    • Michael April 30, 2018
      I interviewed Michael last year in Traverse City, Michigan. After his five-year-old son died, he lost everything and crashed into homelessness. Here is a link to last year’s interview. This week I was back out […] The post Michael appeared first on Invisible People.
    • William April 26, 2018
      I met William while out on the streets with Street Medicine Detroit, a student-run nonprofit that provides healthcare to homeless people in Detroit. The medical students and the nurse practitioner were talking to a homeless […] The post William appeared first on Invisible People.
    • Jim April 22, 2018
      Most of the people in or around Traverse City, Michigan referred to Jimmy as Three Fingered Jim or Jimmy Three Fingers. Jim was a certified Harley-Davidson mechanic. He got his hand caught in a chain […] The post Jim appeared first on Invisible People.
    • Kenn April 18, 2018
      Kenn is homeless in New Orleans. He survives by playing piano on the streets for money. Kenn was raised in foster care and lived in 17 different foster home placements. Kenn says he was beaten […] The post Kenn appeared first on Invisible People.
    • Evis April 10, 2018
      When I saw Evis across the street, I could hardly believe what I was seeing. Being this was New Orleans, I thought maybe it was a costume, but as I walked closer, my heart broke […] The post Evis appeared first on Invisible People.
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  • RSS The Wise grad

    • A BIRD IN THE HAND IS WORTH TWO IN THE BUSH September 30, 2017
    • Examples of Idioms starting with A September 30, 2017
      Examples of Idioms starting with A Below is the list of  examples of idioms starting with A  A bird in... The post Examples of Idioms starting with A appeared first on The Wise grad.
    • Idiom examples September 30, 2017
      Idiom examples In this section of idiom examples, we will cover a list of popular and most commonly used idioms.... The post Idiom examples appeared first on The Wise grad.
    • Idiom Definition September 30, 2017
      Idiom Definition  Idiom Definition – An idiom is a phrase or an expression that has a figurative,symbolic or sometimes literal, meaning.... The post Idiom Definition appeared first on The Wise grad.
    • A bunch of fives September 30, 2017
      A bunch of fives Meaning  A bunch of fives means the human fist where the bunch of fives literally point out... The post A bunch of fives appeared first on The Wise grad.
  • I've hated the #Celtics since the '60s, but this year's team was magnificent. 2 all-stars lost and they come to within a game of the #nbafinals2018. #NBAPlayoffs

    Both shoulders grabbed, goaltending, and he still scores. #LebronJames #KingJames #CAVSvsCELTICS #NBAPlayoffs

    Is #TerryRozier insane? #Cavs #Celtics #TheKing #NBAPlayoffs2018

    Great game! Even though the broad sides of #Boston-area barns are safe. #CelticsVsCavs #CAVSvsCELTICS #NBAPlayoffs2018

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  • RSS Hire Americans First

    • CBO Report: Foreign Workers in U.S. February 27, 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 30, 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 15, 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 8, 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 26, 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.
  • RSS I, Cringely

    • Cloud Computing May Finally End the Productivity Paradox May 21, 2018
      One of the darkest secrets of Information Technology (IT) is called the Productivity Paradox. Google it and you’ll learn that for at least 40 years and study after study it has been the case that spending money on IT — any money — doesn’t increase organizational productivity. We don’t talk about this much as an industry because it’s the […]
    • GDPR Kills the American Internet: Long Live the Internet! April 20, 2018
      I began writing the print version of this rag in September, 1987. Ronald Reagan was President, almost nobody carried a mobile phone, Bill Gates was worth $1.25 billion, and there was no Internet in the sense we know it today because Al Gore had yet to “invent” it. My point here is that a lot […]
    • The space race is over and SpaceX won April 6, 2018
      The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) recently gave SpaceX permission to build Starlink — Elon Musk’s version of satellite-based broadband Internet. The FCC specifically approved launching the first 4,425 of what will eventually total 11,925 satellites in orbit. To keep this license SpaceX has to launch at least 2,213 satellites within six years. The implications […]
    • The real problem with self-driving cars March 26, 2018
      Whatever happened to baby steps? Last week a 49 year-old Arizona woman was hit and killed by an Uber self-driving car as she tried to walk her bicycle across a road. This first-ever fatal accident involving a self-driving vehicle has caused both rethinking and finger-pointing in the emerging industry, with Uber temporarily halting tests while […]
    • Facebook, Cambridge Analytica and our personal data March 20, 2018
      Facebook shares are taking it on the chin today as the Cambridge Analytica story unfolds and we learn just how insecure our Facebook data has been. The mainstream press has — as usual — understood only parts of what’s happening here. It’s actually worse than the press is saying. So I am going to take […]
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  • RSS Matt Trivisonno

    • Blog on Hiatus January 9, 2018
      This blog is on hiatus, but stay tuned. I may have more free time in the near future.
    • The Miami Beach Construction Balloon May 21, 2017
      I’ve never heard of one of these things before, so I’m calling it a “Construction Balloon.” I thought that it would be a temporary measure when it was installed in late 2016, and would be removed when the little “falling over” problem was fixed. But it is still here in May 2017, and has become […]
    • Should You Use a RAD Tool for Your Software Project? November 15, 2015
      Twenty years ago, there was a mad rush where every company built a website. Today, every company wants to have a mobile app, and apps are a lot more complicated than websites. You can throw up a pretty nice website in a single day with WordPress, but developing an app takes much longer. Consequently, there […]
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  • We have created few jobs since 2007

  • And our citizens are NOT getting the jobs.

  • RSS Sara Blackwell

    • Please Attend the Very Important Press Conference on Wednesday, May 9th, in Orlando. We need you there! May 6, 2018
      MEDIA ADVISORY                                               Contact:          Sara Blackwell                            The Blackwell Firm                            Protect US Workers                            (941) 961-3046                     Significant announcement regarding the pending discrimination case against Walt Disney World based on Disney’s termination of 250 American workers after forcing them to train foreigners in the USA on work visas for […]
    • Summary of the Protect US Workers Telephone Conference on March 7, 2018 March 11, 2018
      There was a very productive and interesting telephone conference with innumerable American workers and foreigners who offered ideas on how to gain traction on the cause against the outsourcing/offshoring model that hurts American workers, America’s security and foreigners.  A summary of the meeting is attached below Summary of March 7, 2018 Telephone Conference Call We […]
    • March 7th Telephone Conference March 5, 2018
      Please see attachments for the immigration telephone conference to be held this Wednesday, March 7, 2018.   Protect US Workers – Immigration Conference Call March 7th The post March 7th Telephone Conference appeared first on Protect US Workers.
    • Untitled February 23, 2018
      CNN Money discusses new USCIS initiative with a quote from me as advocate for American workers. Read this new initiative.  It could actually help lower abuse, save American jobs and help American employers who legitimately need foreign high skilled workers.  It is the executive branch doing all they can within the limits of the law.  […]
    • A Great New Book Revealing The Truth of Outsourcing and Offshoring February 22, 2018
      I am reading this book. It is a book about the truth of the awful outsourcing/offshoring business model in the tech world. Read it and send me your reviews. Thank you to the author for doing something, saying something, standing up…..  I encourage everyone to support the author.  Buy the book.  Share the […]
  • RSS Numbers USA

    • DHS OKs 15,000 Additional H-2B Guest Workers May 25, 2018
      Fri, May 25th 2018 @ 4:23 pm EDTDHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen today made available an additional 15,000 H-2B guest worker visas after determining there are “not sufficient, qualified, U.S. workers available to perform temporary non-agriculture labor.” Responding to the announcement, NumbersUSA CEO and President Roy Beck said, “This decision flies in the face of other Administration […]
    • Trump Admin. to End Obama-Era International Entrepreneur Program May 25, 2018
      Fri, May 25th 2018 @ 3:08 pm EDTDHS proposed in a statement today that the agency eliminate the International Entrepreneur Rule (IE Final Rule) program that enables foreign nationals to bypass certain immigration procedures and move to the U.S. to build or invest in start-up businesses. Under the IE Final Rule, the DHS secretary has […]
    • Borjas Continues to Challenge Conventional Immigration Narrative May 24, 2018
      Thu, May 24th 2018 @ 9:55 pm EDT  by  Eric RuarkIn 2017, Harvard economist George Borjas reexamined David Card's well-known study of the effect of the 1980 Mariel Boatlift on the Miami labor market. Unlike Card, Borjas found that the influx of Marielitos had caused wages for competing workers to drop. Earlier this month, Borjas, […]
    • 10,000 Americans Sign Petition Urging Pres. Trump to Mandate E-Verify May 24, 2018
      Thu, May 24th 2018 @ 3:15 pm EDTMore than 10,000 Americans signed a petition on the White House website urging Pres. Trump to sign an executive order mandating the use of E-Verify for all employers nationwide. The petition must garner another 90,000 signatures by mid-June before it can be presented to Pres. Trump to sign.
    • Pres. Trump Rejects Push for Vote on Amnesty Legislation May 24, 2018
      Thu, May 24th 2018 @ 2:28 pm EDTPres. Trump said in a Fox News interview today that he will not approve any DACA amnesty legislation that doesn’t include strong border security, end the visa lottery program, and eliminate chain migration.
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    • Pigs Aren’t Flying, But Mother Jones and FAIR Agree on E-Verify May 24, 2018
      Here’s something you would probably never expect to read on FAIR’s blog site: Mother Jones is right! Here’s something you would probably never expect to read on the pages of Mother Jones: They think FAIR is right about a key element of immigration reform! Until relatively recently, true progressives supported checks on mass immigration and […]
    • Facing a surge of asylum seekers, Canada moves to stem the tide May 24, 2018
      In the wake of Donald Trump winning the 2016 election on the promise of strong immigration enforcement, Liberal Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau sought to establish his open border bona fides. And being from a younger generation, Twitter was the obvious place to go. “To those fleeing persecution, terror & war, Canadians will welcome you, […]
    • MS-13 Gang Members “Animals?” You Decide? May 24, 2018
      President Trump recently caught major flak from the Queen of Open Borders Nancy Pelosi who admonished him for referring to brutal MS-13 gang members as “animals” noting, “calling people animals is not a good thing.” Of course, Pelosi, like other critics of the president’s immigration enforcement efforts, deliberately ignores that his comments were explicitly directed […]
    • E-Verify and the Economy May 24, 2018
      I am not an economist, but I know that the economy is flexible and dynamic. It puts to use different amounts of capital, labor, and technology over time depending on the relative costs of the inputs to produce a given output. The economy of a given country will depend on the competition within a country […]
    • ICE chief refuses to back down from lawmakers’ complaints about stepped up immigration enforcement May 23, 2018
      Acting director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Thomas Homan informed a House subcommittee Tuesday they should expect increase deportation of family units and sharply defended his agency from criticism from political attacks. “One thing ICE is in the process of doing is we are going to step up our enforcement of family units that […]
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    • Indians Showing More Interest for EB5 Visa as H1B Visa Tightens May 21, 2018
      EB5 visa applications in the last four years have tripled. It is increasingly becoming popular among Indians as H1B visa shortage, and long queue to permanent residency becomes unbearable. In 2014, around 111 Indians sent in their EB5 visa applications. The count is expected to be anywhere between 500 to 550 visa applications for 2017, […]
    • H4 Visa Holders Plans to Switch for H1B Visa May 14, 2018
      With the US Senate Judiciary Committee has announced that it plans to remove H4 working authority, dependent spouses of H1B workers have no option but convert their H4 visa to H1B visa or give up on their career. There are more than 100,000 H4 workers who are having working authority currently working in the United […]
    • Strict H1B Rules May Affect Tech Companies May 14, 2018
      According to some immigration experts, Indian IT companies sent in less number of H1B petitions because of change in H1B program regulations. The filings dropped by as much as 50 percent, which is shocking as the IT companies have always been the highest receivers of H1B visas. Four out of the six high profile American […]
    • TCS Focus on Training Engineering Graduates Instead of US H1B visa May 14, 2018
      Tata Consultancy Services is one of the biggest IT firms in the world and has an office in the United States, from where it conducts most of the research. However, since 2016, TCS has taken a step back from hiring foreign talent on H1B visa and instead training engineering graduates to take up important roles. […]
    • USCIS Chief Talks about H4 EAD May 14, 2018
      Francis Cissna, chief, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, wrote in a letter to 15 lawmakers of the US that Donald Trump, the country’s president, is firm on revoking the working authority of more than 100,000 H1B spouses. In the one page letter, Cissna requested the lawmakers to request Trump to reconsider his decision as […]
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    • 5 Stages You Need to Know about H-1B Visa Screening Process February 28, 2018
      Most of the H-1B applicants are aware of only the lottery and the role of the United States and Citizenship and immigration service with regard to H-1B visa, which is just the tip of the iceberg in the entire vetting process. Many applicants and even sponsors will be astonished to know how many stages an […]
    • How a Trump’s H1B visa program would look like? February 21, 2018
      Donald Trump ascended to the throne of U.S presidency on the promise of ‘Making America great again’. He is hard bent to see that his election mandate turned into actions on the ground as soon as possible. Amending H1B visa rules is one of the key concerns among the promises made and crucial in keeping […]
    • New Immigration Plan by Trump Brings New Hope for Green Cards February 18, 2018
      Chinese immigrants living in the US are hopeful that Donald Trump’s immigration plan will speed up the allotment of green cards. Both Indian and Chinese H1B holders in the US have welcomed the immigration policy with open hands. Even though it is just a bill, it has already raised expectations of everyone around. During his […]
    • Frequently Asked Questions in H1b Visa Interview February 16, 2018
      If you are attending an H1B Visa Interview, then you have traveled almost half of the journey victoriously. You are just one step away far from holding an H1B visa in your hand. The interview is the fourth stage in H1B visa application process, where the applicant is required to attend for an interview in […]
    • Indians Are Happy with Trump Immigration Plan February 15, 2018
      It seems like Indian immigrants are finally starting to like Donald Trump. The US president has always been a topic of discussion among Indians, especially those working in the US on an H1B visa. For long, the president has pushed for a merit-based immigration system and abolishing the diversity visa program. In his speech on […]
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    • America 2018: Dicier by the Day May 25, 2018
      Scrape all this putrid excrescence off and we're left with a non-fantasy reality: everything is getting dicier by the day. If we look beneath the cheery chatter of the financial media and the tiresomely repetitive Russian collusion narrative (that's unraveling as the Ministry of Propaganda's machinations are exposed), we find that America in 2018 is dicier by the […]
    • The Next Recession Will Be Devastatingly Non-Linear May 22, 2018
      The acceleration of non-linear consequences will surprise the brainwashed, loving-their-servitude mainstream media.Linear correlations are intuitive: if GDP declines 2% in the next recession, and employment declines 2%, we get it: the scale and size of the decline aligns. In a linear correlation, we'd expect sales to drop by about 2%, businesses closing their doors to increase […]
    • Our Economy Is Failing Our Society May 21, 2018
      If we want to extend the opportunities for positive social roles to everyone, we have to change the way money is created and distributed in our economy.One of the most unrecognized dynamics of our era is the structural dependence of our society on our economy. One set of pundits, politicos and academics wring their hands over the fragmenting of […]
    • Sustainability Boils Down to Scale May 17, 2018
      Only small scale systems can sustainably impose "skin in the game"-- consequences, accountability and oversight.Several conversations I had at the recent Peak Prosperity conference in Sonoma, CA sparked an insight into why societies and economies thrive or fail: It All Boils Down to Scale. In a conversation with a Peak Prosperity member who goes by MemeMonkey, MemeMonkey […]
    • U.S. Healthcare Isn't Broken--It's Fixed May 15, 2018
      Healthcare/sickcare will bankrupt the nation by itself.If you want to understand why the U.S. healthcare system is bankrupt, financially, morally and politically, then start with this representative anecdote from a U.S. physician. I received this report from correspondent J.F. on the topic of direct advertising of pharmaceutical products to the public (patients).As background information, pharmaceutical companies […]
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    • USCIS restricts third party worksite Placement of STEM OPT Students April 25, 2018
      After the recent restrictions imposed on H1B Visa which allows students to work in USA, the USCIS has introduced a new policy which The post USCIS restricts third party worksite Placement of STEM OPT Students appeared first on
    • Building your Career – Training and Assured Placement in USA April 20, 2018
      Get Skilled – Get Hired – IT Training and Placement Program If you are an entry level graduate or Job seeker, this is The post Building your Career – Training and Assured Placement in USA appeared first on
    • Scope of Computer Science Career Opportunities in USA March 22, 2018
      Careers in Computer Science – Why study computer science in USA? Computer Science is one of the most popular and lucrative fields of study The post Scope of Computer Science Career Opportunities in USA appeared first on
    • Hospital Career Job Opportunities without experience January 30, 2018
      Hospital Careers in USA: Overview There are lots of career opportunities are available in USA for all the healthcare related field work. Candidates The post Hospital Career Job Opportunities without experience appeared first on
    • Difference between F1 and M1 Visa January 24, 2018
      There are two types of visa to study in the United States: F and M visas. F1 visa and M1 visa are the two categories of The post Difference between F1 and M1 Visa appeared first on
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    • Comment on Yes, China Too by matloff May 19, 2018
      That may be related to legal issues.
    • Comment on Gaming the Zero-Sum Game by matloff May 19, 2018
      As far as I know, the corporate propaganda on H-1B and related issues does not include much on the H-4 issue. My own stance on the issue, by the way, is to grant work privileges to the H-1B spouses (all of them) but count them toward the H-1B cap.
    • Comment on Gaming the Zero-Sum Game by Indranil Banerjee May 14, 2018
      Everyone has the right to work. Its a basic human right. The EAD is only available to H4 beneficiaries of an approved Immigrant Petition. This means, more often than not, he / she is a future American citizen. It is in the interest of the US to ensure that a future immigrant can pursue gainful […]
    • Comment on Yes, China Too by Mike Mich May 14, 2018
      And every American company is complacent in this not just the outsourcing. And with young Asian countries they have found gold mine of sorts. In order to get "young blood", many have been hiring around the world (India, China and even Australia) and then bring them over to the US after few years working in […]
    • Comment on Yes, China Too by Mike Mich May 14, 2018
      I recently did an experiment to apply for some jobs, even though I don't need one, to check the ageism matter. And there's no two ways that American tech companies are blatantly practicing this, I was stunned when a Walmart tech job application in silicon valley asked question about age with only 2 options - […]
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    • CBO Report: Foreign Workers in U.S. February 27, 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 30, 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 15, 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 8, 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 26, 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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    • Jobs in cybersecurity are exploding: Why are women locked out? May 4, 2018
      How high schools are trying to attract girls to this lucrative tech field Editor’s note: This story is part of Map to the Middle Class, a Hechinger Report series examining how schools can prepare students for the good middle-class jobs of the future LITTLE SILVER, N.J. — The four members of Team Throckmorton, playing junior agents for a […]
    • The net worth of college graduates with student debt is truly depressing May 4, 2018
      Marketwatch – Published: Apr 21, 2018 10:43 a.m. ET A new report offers more evidence that 20-somethings are worse off financially than their parents The kids still aren’t alright. Despite economic and stock market gains over the past nine years, many young adults are still struggling to get ahead in their financial lives and, in some […]
    • How cybersecurity pros can improve their LinkedIn profiles: 4 tips April 17, 2018
      Cyber experts are in great demand, but still need to put their best foot forward to ensure maximum salary and benefit offers from employers. By Alison DeNisco Rayome  | February 2, 2018, 6:30 AM PST Demand for cybersecurity pros remains high, continuing last year’s trends, according to recruiting firm Mondo. “A majority of enterprise-level companies are still looking […]
    • Transmosis is going National! April 12, 2018
    • McAfee finds that gamers are strong candidates for cybersecurity jobs April 4, 2018
      DEAN TAKAHASHI@DEANTAK APRIL 2, 2018 9:01 PM Above: Gamers may be the key to cybersecurity.  Image Credit: Victrix To beat cybercriminals, McAfee suggests in a new report that gamers may be the key candidates for cybersecurity jobs. The Santa Clara, California-based cybersecurity company said it did a survey of 300 senior security managers and 650 security professionals at […]

    • One America News Network: IRLI Sues Libby Schaaf for Records of ICE Tip-Off May 21, 2018
      Christopher Hajec, IRLI's director of litigation, discussed IRLI's lawsuit against Oakland Calif., Mayor Libby Schaaf. The suit seeks email communications between Schaaf and city officials in the days leading up to an ICE raid in the area. Schaaf publicly warned illegal aliens prior to the operation. Watch the full interview on One America News.
    • The Daily Independent - My Thoughts: On Ridgecrest’s sanctuary city vote May 21, 2018
      Well, the Ridgecrest City Council decided to oppose California’s Senate Bill 54, the Sanctuary State Law as well as Assembly Bills 450 and 103 by approving a resolution supporting the Constitution and supporting the United States’ lawsuit against the state of California and supporting an Amici Curiae brief filed by the Immigration Reform Law Institute.I […]
    • Breitbart: Steve King Introduces Act to Imprison Politicians Who Help Illegal Aliens Evade Deportation May 21, 2018
      Rep. Steve King (R-IA) has introduced legislation named after Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf — who infamously helped criminal illegal aliens evade deportation — that would imprison sanctuary city politicians.As Breitbart News has reported, back in February Schaaf tipped off illegal aliens and businesses who employ illegal aliens of a pending raid by the Immigration and […]
    • Sessions Shuts Down Stealth Amnesty May 18, 2018
      AG agrees with IRLI’s brief attacking administrative closureWASHINGTON, D.C. — Attorney General Jeff Sessions has ordered an end to a longstanding practice of immigration judges (IJs): administratively closing cases to make them disappear from the docket. Immigration judges did this so often in past administrations that the procedure amounted to a vast amnesty-by-stealth for deportable […]
    • The Daily Independent: Ridgecrest City Council votes to oppose sanctuary state, immigration laws May 17, 2018
      Ridgecrest just joined the list of California jurisdictions making an official statement of opposition to California as a sanctuary state and to two specific laws designed to potentially protect undocumented immigrants.The Ridgecrest City Council on Wednesday voted to support the U.S. in its lawsuit against the state of California challenging state laws AB 450, AB […]
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    • US Embassy opens in Jerusalem and LIFA was there to Participate in the Celebrations. It was an Exciting and Emotional Time May 22, 2018
      Dear Friends of LIFA: By now you have heard all about the opening of the Embassy in Jerusalem and what a tremendous success it was for President Trump.  The gratitude from Prime Minister Netanyahu and the people of Israel is history. But we, who were there, had the privilege of… Continue reading The post US […]
    • California’s ‘Sanctuary’ Laws Aren’t Pro-Immigrant—and Local Leaders Are Pushing Back May 18, 2018 Illegal immigration along America’s Southwest border surged 230 percent in April compared to last year, according to a report issued by the Department of Homeland Security earlier this month. That statistic accompanied news that a caravan of about 2,000 migrants from Central America started arriving at a U.S. port… Continue reading The post California’s […]
    • Legal Immigrants for America (LIFA) Israel Trip Update May 13, 2018
      A word from Jim & Amapola in Israel: 5/11/2018 Every where we go over here it is peaceful and calm except at the new US embassy here in Jerusalem. There are so many tourists stopping by to take pictures and sing our national anthem and God Bless America that it… Continue reading The post Legal […]
    • Half of all Americans now live in ‘sanctuaries’ protecting immigrants May 11, 2018
      By Stephen Dinan – The Washington Times – Thursday, May 10, 2018 About half of all Americans now live under sanctuary policies that shield illegal immigrants from law enforcement, according to the latest tally of jurisdictions that the Federation for American Immigration Reform is releasing Thursday. FAIR calculates there were… Continue reading The post Half […]
    • BORDER CHAOS: National Guard Helps Border Patrol ARREST 1,600 More Migrants May 9, 2018
      BORDER CHAOS: National Guard Helps Border Patrol ARREST 1,600 More Migrants By Hannity Staff  May 9, 2018 1:15 PM   Federal authorities and Border Patrol Agents have arrested an additional 1,600 illegal immigrants attempting to enter the United States since President Trump deployed the National Guard to the region just… Continue reading The post BORDER […]
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      A self-described contrarian, Foote said tech employers are passing off blame for the perceived skill shortage to the education sector when employers are the ones who are best-equipped to address the problem. For example, cybersecurity skills are “learned on the…Read more →
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    • DHS Chooses Late Friday Afternoon to Announce 15,000 more H-2B Visas May 25, 2018
      The Department of Homeland Security announced at 3:46 pm today that it will allow various U.S. employers 15,000 additional H-2B workers this summer; they will do unskilled, non-agricultural seasonal work. Most work in landscaping or forestry; agricultural workers come in on the H-2A visa. Mark Krikorian May 25, 2018 - 5:00pm David North
    • Massachusetts ICE to Endanger Government Agents Needlessly May 25, 2018
      The Boston Globe has reported that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents in Massachusetts will no longer arrest removable aliens "during scheduled visits to United States Citizenship and Immigration Services [USCIS] offices." Patrick McHugh May 25, 2018 - 10:51am Andrew R. Arthur
    • Religious Leaders and Their Constituents Do Not See Eye-to-Eye on Welcoming Refugees May 25, 2018
      The Pew Research Center has released the results of its latest survey on "whether the United States has a responsibility to accept refugees". Opinions varied by political affiliation, race, age, education, and religion. By religious affiliation, the percentages of those who say the United States does not have a responsibility to accept refugees into the […]
    • ICE Nets 127 in Philadelphia and Midwest Operations May 25, 2018
      As long as sanctuary communities continue to shield criminal aliens from ICE, its agents will be forced to continue engaging in large, targeted operations such as these. Patrick McHugh May 25, 2018 - 10:24am Preston Huennekens
    • Alabama Sues to Change the Apportionment Rules for Congressional Seats May 25, 2018
      The plaintiffs assert that because, under existing rules, seats are apportioned by total number of people — including illegal aliens — those states that have the highest concentrations of illegal aliens are gaining seats at the expense of states like Alabama, which stands to lose one of its seven existing representatives. Patrick McHugh May 25, […]
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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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    • Are Atheists Genetic Mutants-A Product of Recent Evolution?, by Lance Welton May 25, 2018
      Atheists are genetic mutants who, for the most part, would never have been born if we hadn’t managed to break free of pre-industrial conditions of Darwinian selection. This was the conclusion of a paper published just before Christmas in the leading journal Evolutionary Psychological Science[The Mutant Says in His Heart, “There Is No God”: The...
    • Palestinians - 70 Years of Suffering, by Eric Margolis May 25, 2018
      To date, 62 Palestinians have been shot dead in the Gaza Strip by the Israeli army and over 5,500 wounded by gunfire. Their crime: protesting the loss of their ancestral homes in the West Bank. Here was an example of Gandhi-style passive resistance that failed. Israeli sniper teams just fired at will at the protesters,...
    • The Manchester Bomber Was Enabled by the British Government, by Patrick Cockburn May 25, 2018
      The culpability of the British government and its intelligence agencies in enabling suicide bomber Salman Abedi to blow himself up at a pop concert in Manchester is being masked one year later by the mood of grief and mourning over the death and injury of so many people. It is heartrending to hear injured children...
    • The Messiah in England, by Israel Shamir May 24, 2018
      No, the freshly-minted British Duchess of Sussex, Meghan is not Jewish. She’s been married to a Jewish producer (@hertoo!), this is the nearest. Still, the cry Messiah is here! sounded in the British Jewish community, for they had a great run of success. They proved at court that a dead Jew is better than a...
    • Why Is Amazon Running a Full Page of "Michelle Obama for President" T-Shirts?, by Mike Whitney May 24, 2018
      Why is Amazon running a full page of "Michelle Obama for President" T-Shirts? What does Bezos know that we don't know? And why did Michelle decide to launch her new book on November 13th, 2018, just a week after the midterm elections? Was that merely a coincidence or was the date chosen by her political...
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    • Other Educrats: Part 2 May 15, 2018
      Workshop School Buddies 2016-17 Workshop School Supporters School District of Philadelphia The Barra Foundation The William Penn Foundation Next Generation Learning Challenges Avalon Foundation Philadelphia Youth Network LRNG Innovators The Lenfest Foundation Thanks also to: Drexel University Shahara Ahmad-Llewellyn Alderson Engineering Ernst & Young Federal Donuts Samuel S. Fels Fund IBEW Local 98 Philadelphia RISE-UP […]
    • Education Groups that Gates is Buying off Part 5 May 10, 2018
      NOTE: While most of these are directly school related, some are more tied to the Common Core/Fed Ed/SEL/Early Childhood/Workforce Development machine more than to actual schools or directly in the education arena.   Look for a * by them if this is so. Engaging Schools Buddies Funders The Atlantic Philanthropies Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Brown […]
    • Radical Hard Left Groups Part 4 May 4, 2018
      I went to a part 4 because Part 3 was getting a bit long. Groups Telling President Trump to “Stop the Hate” American Federation of Teachers Southern Poverty Law Center AFL-CIO AFT Local 604 AFT New Jersey AFT-Massachusetts AFT Pennsylvania AFT Vermont African American Ministers In Action American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee American Association of University Professors […]
    • Public Schools or Public Screwels? Part 11 April 21, 2018
      I’ve decided to make a  part 11. Now Parkland Schools are harassing an anti-gun control student for tweets he made of going to the gun range with his father:   Here is a post from a Utah anti-Common Core group: Hey ya’ll! My friend was told by the Principal that she could opt her son […]
    • Gun Control Supporters Part 2 March 14, 2018
      Part 1 was getting a bit long so I made a part 2 CeaseFire PA Buddies The Anti-Violence Partnership of Philadelphia Coalition Against Gun Violence Benedictines for Peace Erie, PA Brothers of Concern Bucks Against Gun Violence Bucks Safe Chester County Coalition to Prevent Gun Violence Communities in Action for Peace Communities United Together (C.U.T.) […]
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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 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 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 17, 2017
      What President Trump Can Do About H-1B?The Secretary of Labor needs to consider available 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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    • The GOP Wants To Bring in More Migrant Guest Workers—But For Much Lower Pay – Mother Jones – 11/1/17 November 1, 2017
      Mother Jones November 1, 2017 The GOP Wants To Bring in More Migrant Guest Workers—But For Much Lower Pay by Kanyakrit Vongkiatkajorn Immigrant workers provide a crucial supply of labor for the American farm industry, making up more than 70 percent of farmworkers—nearly half of whom are undocumented. Though employers have long lobbied for ways […]
    • Op-Ed : Post-hurricane rebuilding will be done by undocumented workers—and they need protection – Los Angeles Times – 10/12/17 October 12, 2017
      The Los Angeles Times October 12, 2017 Post hurricane rebuilding will be done by undocumented workers—and they need protection by Saket Soni In Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, mammoth hurricanes have left behind a colossal amount of work. The cleanup and reconstruction efforts are going to take years. That means a severe […]
    • Why today’s vote on H-2C visas is food’s biggest labor battle – The New Food Economy – 10/4/17 October 5, 2017
      The New Food Economy October 4, 2017 “Why today’s vote on H2-C visas is food’s biggest labor battle” by Kate Cox On Monday, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) introduced the Agricultural Guestworker Act of 2017, a bill designed (on paper) to do three things: replace the existing H-2A visa program, call it instead […]
    • Proposed Guestworker Program Is a Formula for Forced Labor – 10/4/17 October 4, 2017
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    • America’s Fifth Column Will Destroy Russia May 25, 2018
      America’s Fifth Column Will Destroy Russia This is the lecture I would have given if I had been able to accept the invitation to address the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum in Russia this weekend. Paul Craig Roberts Executive Summary:  From the standpoint of Russia’s dilemma, this is an important column.  Putin’s partial impotence via-a-vis… […]
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      Inhumane Trump Regime Wants To Murder Hibernating Bears And Wolf Pups In Their Dens Trump’s Department of Interior misled by Ryan Zinke is in league with a handful of hunters against the American public to kill off predators so that hunters can murder more elk. If the Zinke moron succeeds, the result will be to… […]
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    • America Has Reason to Hope: Leslie Cockburn Is Running for Congress May 25, 2018
      America Has Reason to Hope: Leslie Cockburn Is Running for Congress By Pam Martens and Russ Martens: May 25, 2018 ~  On May 5 Leslie Cockburn, a former prize-winning 60 Minutes producer and journalist with no prior political credentials, won the Democratic nomination for Virginia’s 5th Congressional District. Two qualities sum up how Cockburn has […]
    • SEC Charges Elizabeth Holmes with “Massive Fraud” but Says She Can Head a Public Company in 10 Years May 24, 2018
      SEC Charges Elizabeth Holmes with “Massive Fraud” but Says She Can Head a Public Company in 10 Years By Pam Martens and Russ Martens: May 24, 2018 ~ On March 14 the Securities and Exchange Commission charged Theranos founder and CEO Elizabeth Holmes with a “massive fraud.” According to the SEC, Holmes had made wild […]
    • Rollback of Wall Street Reforms Didn’t Just Happen Yesterday May 23, 2018
      Rollback of Wall Street Reforms Didn’t Just Happen Yesterday By Pam Martens and Russ Martens: May 23, 2018 ~ Yesterday the U.S. House of Representatives voted 258-159 to approve a rollback of provisions in the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial reform legislation that grew out of the epic financial collapse of 2008 – which ushered in the […]

    • Buttressing U.S. – India Relations May 2, 2018
      For too long, the U.S. has been going from crisis to crisis: Iran, North Korea, and Syria. Because India is a large, stable democracy, there is sometimes a sense that the U.S. can buttress relations with India, later, after the “crisis of the moment” is over. That’s not good enough. We need a broad-based partnership […]
    • US Passes Defence Budget- A new step towards stronger India ties July 18, 2017
      As both the United States and India look forward to strengthening their defense partnership, the recent passage of the American defense budget is a clear step in the right direction. Congressman Ami Bera (D-CA), one of the five Indian-American members of Congress, attached an amendment to the budget that addresses the strategic alliance between the […]
    • 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), 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 […]
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