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.

  • Why do our American citizens only get 30% of all jobs created each year?

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    • Microsoft Threatens to Move (More) Work Offshore July 13, 2018
      The opening of this CNBC report on Microsoft and immigration policy says it all: Microsoft does not want to move jobs out of the United States but certain decisions out of Washington could potentially force its hands, the company’s President and Chief Legal Officer Brad Smith warned. This of course is an age-old threat by the industry: “Allow us […]
    • Just One Data Point, But… July 13, 2018
      Sorry for my lack of posting for a while. I have a ton of material to discuss, but just don’t have the time. But I couldn’t resist posting this one. Bear with me, as it takes some setting up. Some of you know, or know of, Mark Regets, retired from the National Science Foundation. In […]
    • Once Again, China Treated As Bogeyman June 4, 2018
      Today’s Washington Post ran a piece in what is becoming an increasing popular genre: “China is overtaking the U.S. in science research.” I’ve argued that such claims are vastly overblown, made by those in the U.S. with vested interests and a sensationalism-hungry American press. Yet there are legitimate questions raised here that sorely need a […]
    • 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 […]
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    • Telephone conference July 13th 8pm Eastern Time July 6, 2018
      I am going to have a telephone conference on Friday, July 13th, at 8 pm Eastern time. There are many people who are training their replacements, being fired, being replaced by H1B workers and/or jobs are being sent overseas. You do not have to share your name during the call if you don’t feel comfortable. […]
    • 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                            sara@theblackwellfirm.com   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.  […]
  • Immigrants Not Welcome?

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    • Western Growers Association Blocking E-Verify Bill July 19, 2018
      Thu, Jul 19th 2018 @ 2:41 pm EDT  by  Eric RuarkThe Western Growers association is working to sabotage the effort to pass a House bill containing E-Verify, despite the fact that the rest of the agribusiness lobby has signed off on the bill. This Western Growers continues to try to defeat any serious attempt to […]
    • House Approves Pro-ICE Resolution July 19, 2018
      Wed, Jul 18th 2018 @ 8:38 pm EDTThe House of Representatives passed Rep. Clay Higgins’ (R-La.) H.Res. 990 today, expressing its support for Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers. The House Resolution passed with a 244-to 35-vote, winning support from most House Republicans, while most House Democrats voted "Present".
    • Oregon Voters to Decide Fate of States Sanctuary Law July 18, 2018
      Wed, Jul 18th 2018 @ 12:14 pm EDTThe Oregon Secretary of State's office announced that Initiative Petition 22 (IP 22), an anti-sanctuary initiative, will be on the November ballot, after garnering 111,000 signatures -- 22,816 more than the needed 88,184 signatures to secure a place on the ballot. The petition was championed by Stop Oregon […]
    • USCIS Issues Guidance Allowing Adjudicators to Deny Incomplete Visa Applications July 18, 2018
      Wed, Jul 18th 2018 @ 9:10 am EDTU.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued guidance to USCIS adjudicators in a policy memorandum last week, instructing them to use their discretion to deny applications, petitions, and/or requests that are submitted without initial evidence or insufficient evidence of eligibility. The memorandum permits adjudicators to deny applicants who […]
    • Mass. Sanctuary Policies Release More Than 200 Criminal Aliens in 10-week Period July 16, 2018
      Mon, Jul 16th 2018 @ 5:22 pm EDTAccording to a recent report released by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Boston Field office for the for the staff of the Massachusetts governor, ICE was only able to arrest about half of the 456 deportable criminal aliens that had been arrested in the state over the course […]
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    • Unemployment Continues for American Tech Workers July 17, 2018
      U.S. College grads are having a tough time finding work. Surprising to many, given the recent news of record low unemployment and record high demand for jobs in cyber security, data analytics, and engineering. The reality today is there is stiff competition stateside for tech jobs due to the many visa paths foreign workers are […]
    • What Has Become of American STEM Graduates? July 10, 2018
      With millions of white-collar foreign workers in the U.S. there is good reason why U.S. college grads cannot find work.   This article references the many visa paths white-collar foreign workers are able to capitalize on, including H1B, L1, OPT, and F1 visas. Most are able to work indefinitely until they receive green cards or become U.S. […]
    • Social Security Needs More Workers, Period July 5, 2018
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    • 300 IT Jobs in Retail Going to India July 2, 2018
      My FAVORITE retailer, TJX, parent company to TJMaxx, Marshalls, and Home Goods is selling out its American roots, and sending tech jobs offshore. Cognizant, the largest H1B visa procurement company in the U.S. in 2017, is replacing TJX tech staff as the vendor of choice to supplant the U.S. IT workforce. As local news reports, […]
    • Hilarie Gamm Responds to Wall Street Journal’s Op Ed “Social Security Needs Immigrants” Friday, July 15, 2018 June 16, 2018
      The U.S. has legally naturalized over 60 million immigrants since the mid-1960’s. George Melloan’s idea, as outlined in the Wall Street Journal, that the U.S. Social Security needs even more immigrants to make it solvent is misguided at best. Naturalizing immigrants costs the U.S. government a load of money, and state governments even more, as […]
    • 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. […]
    • U.S. HIGHER ED – EXPORT OR DOMESTIC ENABLER? March 21, 2018
      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 […]
  • Perhaps the real racists are those calling us racist?

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    • How Much Ageism Exists in High Tech? June 25, 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 (Part 2) June 25, 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 FULL REPORT
    • Unemployment Rate versus the Labor Force Participation Rate June 25, 2018
      On June 1, 2018, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released the May Employment Report. It begins: Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 223,000 in May, and the unemployment rate edged down to 3.8 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Employment continued to trend up in several industries, including retail trade, health […]
    • A Look at Labor Condition Application (LCA) Data from 2015 through 2018 June 25, 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 April 25, 2018
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    • Training for Skills and Lean are Important to San Marcos Region Companies July 11, 2018
      My time in San Marcos, Texas included visits to more traditional companies, such as Mensor. On my first day, we met with Jason Otto, President of Mensor. He told me that he has been with the company for more than two decades, starting as an engineer, before moving up the management chain as product manager, […]
    • New Material Technologies Spur Growth in San Marcos, Texas Region June 21, 2018
      During my visit to San Marcos in March, I visited a diverse group of manufacturers both as to products and size of company.  The first company I visited, Urban Mining Company, is still in Austin waiting to relocate to San Marcos when their 100,000-square-foot building is ready later this year. Right after being picked up […]
    • Texas Hill Country Transforms into Innovation Corridor June 18, 2018
      After returning from Washington, D. C. for the CPA conference and legislative visits in mid-March, I traveled to San Marcos, Texas as the guest of the Greater San Marcos Partnership (GSMP).  The Greater San Marcos Partnership is the economic development group representing Hays and Caldwell Counties as a region. San Marcos is strategically located midway […]
    • CPA’s Fair Trade Message Finds Favor in Capitol Hill Meetings May 31, 2018
      The week of March 12th, I was one of over 60 members of the Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) who attended our annual conference/fly-in.  In a two-day blitz, members visited more than 120 House and Senate offices in Washington, D. C. to sound the alarm: “America’s massive, growing trade deficit is killing jobs, harming […]
    • 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 […]
  • ERP's increasing role in improving employee productivity, quoting @compecon VP Dave Wagner https://t.co/fjfasWqW2Z via @DCgov #EnSW

    LinkedIn's Talent Insights was demo at #SHRM18. Simple interface. Put in city, skills, and it will list the firms, the number of pros with the skills, growth rates, job posts, attrition rate. Due 3Q. Attendees had questions

    https://t.co/qCGiqf4yVW

    SHRM CEO @JohnnyCTaylorJr believes AI will “ultimately help democratize and equalize” the workplace. #SHRM2018 #unconsciousbias

    SHRM CEO Johnny Taylor says AI has potential to reduce workplace bias. “I’m so incredibly excited about the prospect of what AI can do for us,” said Taylor, to reporters at press conference #SHRM2018 @JohnnyCTaylorJr

    Oracle claims it can cut the cost of an #ERP implementation by up to 30% with automation. https://t.co/oxkIlFuouk If possible, it could save millions. See the city of Atlanta's Oracle on-premises/cloud implementation cost estimate. @oracle @PundITInc @Pemeco

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    • Melting Down Over ICE July 19, 2018
      Calls to abolish Immigration and Customs Enforcement began as whispers, but today are a lion’s-roar demand, at least among illegal […] The post Melting Down Over ICE appeared first on Progressives for Immigration Reform.
    • As U.S. Population Rises, Environmental Leaders Ignore the Obvious July 17, 2018
      The Washington Post recently published a column titled “Why do we need more people in this country anyway?” which is making […] The post As U.S. Population Rises, Environmental Leaders Ignore the Obvious appeared first on Progressives for Immigration Reform.
    • Still Reeling from Maria, Puerto Rico Braces for Hurricane Season July 12, 2018
      Back in February, I returned to Puerto Rico, my home for many years, and the birthplace of my son and sister. […] The post Still Reeling from Maria, Puerto Rico Braces for Hurricane Season appeared first on Progressives for Immigration Reform.
    • PFIR’s World Population Day Video July 11, 2018
      If you don’t care to read our UN World Population Day blog, just watch the video! The post PFIR’s World Population Day Video appeared first on Progressives for Immigration Reform.
    • Observing Our Impact This World Population Day July 10, 2018
      July 11th is recognized as UN World Population Day. Beginning in 1989, a day to focus attention on the urgency and […] The post Observing Our Impact This World Population Day appeared first on Progressives for Immigration Reform.
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    • Been H1-Booted? July 12, 2018
      You notice that people from India are poking around your workplace—and their numbers are growing. It is time to smell the coffee and realize that you and your coworkers are about to get the H-1Boot. What should you do now? Time and again we hear of situations where entire IT departments are laid off, outsourced, […]
    • 300 IT Jobs in Retail Going to India July 2, 2018
      My FAVORITE retailer, TJX, parent company to TJMaxx, Marshalls, and Home Goods is selling out its American roots, and sending tech jobs offshore. Cognizant, the largest H1B visa procurement company in the U.S. in 2017, is replacing TJX tech staff as the vendor of choice to supplant the U.S. IT workforce. As local news reports, http://www.wcvb.com/article/framingham-based-tjx-lays-off-300-employees/20654258  […]
    • Talking Tech Worker Displacement W/ Virgil Bierschwale June 19, 2018
      I had an opportunity this past weekend to spend some time with Virgil Bierschwale a displaced tech worker who runs “Keep America At Work”, a site dedicated to helping other displaced tech workers find jobs. For the past couple years Virgil has been getting by as Janitor but that hasn’t kept him down. Every week […]
    • H-1B Fraud, Abuse Tip Line A Crucial Tool June 11, 2018
      Suddenly, emails are pouring in! On April 3, 2017, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) established an internet hotline to inspire individuals to report H-1B abuses and fraud. And at the end of its first year, it saw quite a bit of action. The Fraud Detection and Nationals Security Directorate (FDNS) encouraged American workers and […]
    • Steve Bannon Speaks the Truth on Tech Guest Worker Programs June 7, 2018
      This is a snippet of an interview CNN's Fareed Zakiria did with Steve Bannon that focuses the impact guest worker programs have had on US minorities and vulnerable workers. The post Steve Bannon Speaks the Truth on Tech Guest Worker Programs appeared first on US Tech Workers.
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  • #H4EAD: Trump administration misses 'deadline' to decide on work permits for #H1B workers' spouses but tension continues to run high - @byniknat https://t.co/AW7YunsWda

    If you could spend the day with anyone in the world who would it be?

    American business owners r using slaves/paying slave wages but calling it immigration and globalism. Human rights violations! Stop it NOW.

    @matloff Prof Matloff nails Microsoft's recent comment about moving jobs abroad.

    paraphrasing Microsoft:"if we can't have unlimited H-1bs, we'll move jobs abroad."

    What difference does it make?

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    @SCINTLE @4US_Workers @ErnestMEdsel1 @watinsky #Linux

    Techmahindra is a company that refuses to hire Americans, instead hires Indians and violates USA labor laws to do it.

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    • Medical Center Hospital March 3, 2018
      http://medicalcenterhealthsystem.com 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! http://www.te.com/usa-en/home.html
    • 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 […]
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    • Sony Playstation Corporation July 8, 2018
      I applied and interviewed for an Oracle database engineer position and was rejected. It is all INDIAN employees.
    • 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 […]
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    • Christine July 20, 2018
      At the time of this interview, Christine had been sleeping outside in a tent since the winter emergency homeless shelter closed. I first met Christine while out on the streets with an outreach team in […] The post Christine appeared first on Invisible People.
    • Barry July 17, 2018
      Like many people released from prison, Barry found himself with no resources to get back into society and end up homeless. Barry decided to relocate to Washington DC to advocate for prison reform. Upon leaving […] The post Barry appeared first on Invisible People.
    • Rule July 10, 2018
      I first met Rule in Washington DC a few months back. He was invited by a homeless youth organization to speak to legislators. Rule is actually homeless in Venice, California. After the first interview, we […] The post Rule appeared first on Invisible People.
    • JoJo July 7, 2018
      JoJo lives in a tent homeless in Hollywood, California. She has been homeless for over five years. Like many LGBT homeless youth, JoJo’s family didn’t accept her as she was. JoJo left home at 17 […] The post JoJo appeared first on Invisible People.
    • Charlie July 1, 2018
      I first met Charlie online in our support group for homeless people that Invisible People facilitates. Then a few months back we met in person. At the time, Charlie was living in a tent and […] The post Charlie appeared first on Invisible People.
    • Olga June 24, 2018
      Olga was renting a little house, but the people taking her money were not the owners. She ended up losing everything and eventually became homeless in Los Angeles. After trying to sleep on the streets, […] The post Olga appeared first on Invisible People.
    • Homer June 21, 2018
      Reconnecting with someone I met in the past that is still homeless happens far too often in the United States and Canada. On this trip to the United Kingdom, I happen to run into two […] The post Homer appeared first on Invisible People.
    • Ed June 16, 2018
      Ed has lived homeless in Wales for the last seven years. His ex-partner walked out the door with both of his kids, his best friend, and all of his money. In many cities, anti-homelessness laws […] The post Ed appeared first on Invisible People.
    • Andy June 12, 2018
      Andy has been sleeping rough in Cardiff, Wales for the last three weeks. Andy’s dad is an alcoholic and he feels safer sleeping outside than at home with family. When I first saw Andy is […] The post Andy appeared first on Invisible People.
    • Olivia and her son Alex June 5, 2018
      These days, a growing number of families are turning to ‘weekly rate’ hotels as a way to stay off the streets. But don’t let the roof fool you, many of these motels-turned-homes are shoddy, small, […] The post Olivia and her son Alex appeared first on Invisible People.
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    • Immigration Officials Lied to This Honduran Father When They Took His Child Away July 17, 2018
      Twenty-seven-year-old Jose is a Honduran national who crossed the bridge from Reynosa, Mexico to McAllen, Texas and asked for asylum at the border. Two days later, immigration officials came into the holding room where Jose was with his three-year-old son, Josecito.  The officials picked up Josecito and told Jose they were just taking him to […]
    • Newly Released Memos Threaten More Denials and Deportation July 17, 2018
      On July 5, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services released a memo saying that they are widening the range of cases where they will put immigrants in removal. USCIS has been allowed to issue NTAs, Notices to Appear, which begins removal proceedings and means that immigrants are required to appear before an immigration judge.  USCIS NTAs […]
    • Parents Separated From Their Children Beg to Be Reunited July 17, 2018
      In an open letter released by CNN, 54 detained immigrants who had been separated from their children pleaded with the U.S. government to get their children back.  The immigrants claimed in the letter that the U.S. used “tricks” to separate them from their children. The letter said, “We were not prepared for the nightmare that […]
    • USCIS Changes Rules on International Students and Unlawful Presence July 12, 2018
      The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services issued a rule change on May 10, 2018, that changes the method by which the agency will calculate the accrual of unlawful presence for F-1 students, J-1 exchange students and M-1 vocational students. The notice and comment period for this rule change has ended. The stated goal of the […]
    • Rabie Becomes A Citizen! July 3, 2018
      Sometimes you go the extra mile for your client. In this case, firm attorney Amany Ragab Hacking went above and beyond to try and help our client get his citizenship. Rabie hired us last fall to file for his naturalization. Everything was fine, but a few weeks before his naturalization exam and testing, he received […]
  • RSS The Wise grad

    • A BIRD IN THE HAND IS WORTH TWO IN THE BUSH September 30, 2017
      A BIRD IN THE HAND IS WORTH TWO IN THE BUSH A BIRD IN THE HAND IS WORTH TWO IN... The post A BIRD IN THE HAND IS WORTH TWO IN THE BUSH appeared first on The Wise grad.
    • 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.
  • Actually, US #trade competitors should immediately grant #Mnuchin's request and pledge to eliminate all their non-#tariffs #trade barriers and subsidies. After all, how could the US verify this commitment adequately? https://t.co/jyWfHiyzEh

    ICYMI, my new #RealityChek post on a study confirming earlier findings that the US states with the biggest rich-poor gaps tend to vote for #Democrats: https://t.co/2hb1zSniy7 #inequality

    This is actually good news for the US. Given the importance of the non-#tariff barriers in blocking access to #Japan's market, & the difficulty of even IDg them, a #trade deal is foolish from the US standpoint. Time for #Trump to lay down terms of trade with Japan unilaterally.

    Bloomberg@business

    A trade deal with just the U.S.? No, thanks, says top Japanese official https://t.co/7T104QsHG0

    I.e., federal #employment isn't really shrinking: https://t.co/5ZJrQHAMG2 #contractors

    Possibly the greatest #sports achievement ever: https://t.co/0A8HphXR0z #BritishOpen #TheOpen #golf

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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

    • How to cut the cable yet stay within your bandwidth cap July 16, 2018
      After 31 years of doing this column pretty much without a break, I’m finally back from a family crisis and moving into a new house, which sadly are not the same things. Why don’t I feel rested? I have a big column coming tomorrow but wanted to take this moment to just cover a few […]
    • 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 […]
  • RSS Matt Trivisonno

    • My New Theory of Gravity July 19, 2018
      All my life, I have been baffled by gravity. How did the Earth “reach up” and grab Newton’s apple? How did mass bend Einstein’s fabric of space? It all seemed so unintuitive. But now I think I have come up with a way to explain gravity that finally makes sense. Take a look at “Gravity […]
    • 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 […]
  • Labor Force Participation Rate

  • We have created few jobs since 2007

  • And our citizens are NOT getting the jobs.

  • RSS Immigration Reform

    • Border Wall Funding Passes the First Hurdle July 21, 2018
      On Wednesday, the House Appropriations Committee released proposed text for the 2019 Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Appropriations Bill. Despite the fact that the Congressional appropriations process has been unpredictable for the past several years, this year’s DHS bill is sure to get extra attention. If the bill becomes law, it would fund some of […]
    • Powerful Ag Group Once Again Standing in the Way of Mandatory E-Verify July 21, 2018
      On Wednesday, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) introduced the bipartisan AG and Legal Workforce Act (H.R. 6417) – legislation that would mandate E-Verify and create a new agricultural guest worker program. The bill’s introduction represents the first step in fulfilling a promise made by House Speaker Paul Ryan to hold a vote on […]
    • Sanctuary jurisdictions cry “coercion” in legal battle over public safety funds July 20, 2018
      Political leaders from sanctuary jurisdictions frequently boast about “resisting” the Trump administration, obstructing immigration law enforcement efforts and opening their arms to illegal immigrants. Unhappy with the consequences of their blatant disregard for federal law, six states and New York City are suing the administration for, they say, trying to “coerce” them into compliance. On […]
    • Watch Out Washington: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and the Circus are Coming to Town July 19, 2018
      Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.), the self-described representative of America’s illegal alien population, is calling it a career (at least for now) and retiring from Congress. What he lacked in legislative accomplishments during his 26 years in Congress, he made up for by honing the fine art of street theater – being the first to be […]
    • Leftist Faculty, Students Reflexively Demand schools Cut Ties to ICE July 19, 2018
      Left-wing faculty, alumni and students now are calling for the Johns Hopkins University end a partnership with ICE. The post Leftist Faculty, Students Reflexively Demand schools Cut Ties to ICE appeared first on ImmigrationReform.com.
  • RSS H1B visa

    • New US Policy Says Without Notice Applicants H-1B Visas Can Be Denied July 21, 2018
      For highly-skilled international workers asking for a distinct work visa or an expansion, the stakes associated just got a complete lot greater. The Citizenship of U.S. and Immigration Services newly updated its direction, practicing a much stringent path to accepting applications that are mainly filed by those attempting work in the technology industry. Below the […]
    • Govt of India Engaged with the U.S Govt on H-1B visa programme July 19, 2018
      The government of India today announced it was “firmly associated” with the U.S Govt on all matters associating to the change of professionals from India, including below the programme of H-1B visa, and had indicated to that country that this was mutually-beneficial cooperation which must be nurtured. State for External Affairs Minister V K Singh, […]
    • Latest Changes in H-1B Visa Challenging to Fill U.S Firms Job Opportunities July 18, 2018
      The current work visa-related modifications declared by the US will have “potentially severe unfavorable consequences” on the economy of America as it will make it more challenging for companies to engage skilled international nationals to fill essential skills gaps in the US, IT body of India Nasscom on Monday stated. One of the moves, which […]
    • Shortage of H1B Workers Will Affect US Companies June 14, 2018
      According to Rishad Premji, NASSCOM Chairman, the United States will have a job vacancy of 2.4 million jobs by 2020. He also mentioned that it is essential to keep sentiments away from facts regarding the H1B visa program. Hundreds of tech firms in the United States are dependent on the program for filling top positions […]
    • Some Facts About Indian H1B Visa Holders in the US June 12, 2018
      Sushma Swaraj, external affairs minister of India, informed in the last week that India is currently in talks with her US counterparts about the future of H1B visa and that she will do her best to stop Trump administration from canceling H4 visa and protecting Indians living in the United States. While Donald Trump, president […]
  • RSS H1B Visa News Updates – H1B visa

    • New US Policy Says Without Notice Applicants H-1B Visas Can Be Denied July 21, 2018
      For highly-skilled international workers asking for a distinct work visa or an expansion, the stakes associated just got a complete lot greater. The Citizenship of U.S. and Immigration Services newly updated its direction, practicing a much stringent path to accepting applications that are mainly filed by those attempting work in the technology industry. Below the […]
    • Govt of India Engaged with the U.S Govt on H-1B visa programme July 19, 2018
      The government of India today announced it was “firmly associated” with the U.S Govt on all matters associating to the change of professionals from India, including below the programme of H-1B visa, and had indicated to that country that this was mutually-beneficial cooperation which must be nurtured. State for External Affairs Minister V K Singh, […]
    • Latest Changes in H-1B Visa Challenging to Fill U.S Firms Job Opportunities July 18, 2018
      The current work visa-related modifications declared by the US will have “potentially severe unfavorable consequences” on the economy of America as it will make it more challenging for companies to engage skilled international nationals to fill essential skills gaps in the US, IT body of India Nasscom on Monday stated. One of the moves, which […]
    • Shortage of H1B Workers Will Affect US Companies June 14, 2018
      According to Rishad Premji, NASSCOM Chairman, the United States will have a job vacancy of 2.4 million jobs by 2020. He also mentioned that it is essential to keep sentiments away from facts regarding the H1B visa program. Hundreds of tech firms in the United States are dependent on the program for filling top positions […]
    • Some Facts About Indian H1B Visa Holders in the US June 12, 2018
      Sushma Swaraj, external affairs minister of India, informed in the last week that India is currently in talks with her US counterparts about the future of H1B visa and that she will do her best to stop Trump administration from canceling H4 visa and protecting Indians living in the United States. While Donald Trump, president […]
  • RSS oftwominds-Charles Hugh Smith

    • The Schizophrenic Deep State is a Symptom, Not the Disease July 20, 2018
      If we understand the profound political disunity fracturing the nation and its Imperial Project, we understand the Deep State must also fracture along the same fault lines.If we consider the state of the nation from 40,000 feet, several key indicators of profound political disunity within the elites pop out:1. The overt politicization of the central state's law […]
    • Solutions without Historical Templates: Cryptocurrencies and Blockchains July 18, 2018
      Crypto-blockchain technologies are leveraging the potential of computers and the web for direct political-social innovation.We're accustomed to three basic templates for system-wide solutions or improvements:1. an individual "builds a better mousetrap" and starts a company to exploit this competitive advantage;2. a company invents something that spawns a new industry (the photocopier, the web browser, for […]
    • Our Institutions Are Failing July 16, 2018
      Our institutional failure reminds me of the phantom legions of Rome's final days.The mainstream media and its well-paid army of "authorities" / pundits would have us believe the decline in our collective trust in our institutions is the result of fake news, i.e. false narratives and data presented as factual.If only we could rid ourselves of fake news, all would […]
    • Big Pharma and the Rise of Gangster Capitalism July 13, 2018
      $8 per vial in competing developed-world nations and $38,892 in the U.S. That says it all.Thanks to decades of gangster films, we all know how gangster capitalism works: the cost of "protection" goes up whenever the gangster wants to increase revenues, any competition is snuffed out, and "customer demand" is jacked up by any means available-- addiction, for […]
    • Will AI "Change the World" Or Simply Boost Profits? July 11, 2018
      The real battle isn't between a cartoonish vision or a dystopian nightmare--it's between decentralized ownership and control of these technologies and centralized ownership and control.The hype about artificial intelligence (AI) and its cousins Big Data and Machine Learning is ubiquitous, and largely unexamined. AI is going to change the world by freeing humankind from most of […]
  • RSS Optnation.com

    • 7 Tips For Job Interview Preparation July 19, 2018
      Are you tensed with your coming up a job interview? Are you confused about how to prepare for an interview? Whether it’s an The post 7 Tips For Job Interview Preparation appeared first on Optnation.com.
    • Trump Administration H1B visa strategy could fall in US Court July 13, 2018
      Did you know that according to a survey carried out by Randstad North America, it was discovered that out of the a thousand The post Trump Administration H1B visa strategy could fall in US Court appeared first on Optnation.com.
    • Things you need to know about CPT Visa Back-Up Plan July 5, 2018
      F1 visa is a student’s visa for studying in USA and a good opportunity for gaining work experience in the form of CPT The post Things you need to know about CPT Visa Back-Up Plan appeared first on Optnation.com.
    • 5 Benefits of Internship for International Students in USA June 20, 2018
      Internship for international students in USA plays an important role for recent graduates who are willing to apply for jobs. Bosses are substantially The post 5 Benefits of Internship for International Students in USA appeared first on Optnation.com.
    • Highest Paying Computer Science Tech Jobs in USA June 7, 2018
      Computer Science jobs are in high demand in every industry. There are variety of career options available for graduates with a degree in The post Highest Paying Computer Science Tech Jobs in USA appeared first on Optnation.com.
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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 Blog | Transmosis

    • Cybersecurity Supply/Demand Heat Map (*CyberSeek) July 10, 2018
      Cybersecurity talent gaps exist across the country. Closing these gaps requires detailed knowledge of the cybersecurity workforce in your region. This interactive heat map provides a granular snapshot of demand and supply data for cybersecurity jobs at the state and metro area levels, and can be used to grasp the challenges and opportunities facing your […]
    • 3 REASONS WHY WOMEN SHOULD EMBRACE THE CYBERSECURITY INDUSTRY June 11, 2018
      Cybersecurity is the key to a safe and secure environment in both digital and physical environments. Despite the fact that the cybersecurity industry is witnessing a major shortage of qualified professionals in the job market, managing to hit a zero percent unemployment rate, it appears that only 11% of the workforce in cybersecurity is women. […]
    • North America is unprepared for the jobs of tomorrow June 8, 2018
      BY EARL ANTHONY WAYNE, OPINION CONTRIBUTOR — 06/07/18 04:30 PM EDT As the news focuses on stalled trade negotiations in North America, Canada, Mexico and the United States have shocking skills gaps that are already hampering economic performance and competitiveness. North America’s labor markets face massive technological disruptions, which should point all three countries toward preparing […]
    • Rewiring Employment In A New Age June 5, 2018
      Mark Kramer , Grads of Life An employment crisis is brewing. Recent research on the impact of artificial intelligence and automation estimates that there will be 38 million jobs lost in the U.S. by the year 2030. Without significant interventions, this could translate into a 23.5% unemployment rate—equivalent to the peak unemployment rate during the Depression in 1933. Those […]
    • 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 […]
  • RSS Paul Craig Roberts

    • Bombshell Development: Lisa Page Reveals Plot Against Trump July 21, 2018
      Bombshell Development! FBI anti-Trump plotter Lisa Page revealed under oath that there is no basis for Mueller’s appointment. “The Mueller special counsel investigation was launched to probe charges that the key FBI officials developing evidence in the case thought were baseless.  That’s a bombshell accusation that appears to have been confirmed by lovebird-turned-songbird Lisa Page, according… […]
    • The Arrest of Maria Butina Is Another Hoax July 20, 2018
      The Arrest of Maria Butina Is Another Hoax Paul Craig Roberts The Guardian Neswspaper, which once was an honest newspaper that spoke for the British working class has now been suborned, in my opinion, by the CIA and British Intelligence (sic). Perhaps you remember a few years ago that The Guardian complied with illegal orders… […]
    • Appeal Court Intervention in the Case of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev July 20, 2018
      UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FIRST CIRCUIT ————————————————— MOTION OF THREE CITIZENS OF THE UNITED STATES FOR LEAVE TO APPEAR AS FRIENDS OF THE COURT UNDER RULE 29(a) OF THE FEDERAL RULES OF APPELLATE PROCEDURE United States of America, Appellee vs. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, Appellant No. 16-6001 —————————————————- The undersigned introduces himself by offering… […]
    • AFFIDAVIT OF MARET TSARNAEVA CONCERNING THE PROSECUTION OF DZHOKHAR TSARNAEV July 20, 2018
      AFFIDAVIT OF MARET TSARNAEVA CONCERNING THE PROSECUTION OF DZHOKHAR TSARNAEV Mindful that this affidavit may be filed or displayed as an offer of proof with her authorization in public proceedings contemplated by the laws of the United States of America, and in reliance upon Title 28 of the United States Code, Section 1746, Maret Tsarnaeva… […]
    • The False Prosecution of Dzhokhkar Tsarnaev July 20, 2018
      The False Prosecution of Dzhokhkar Tsarnaev Paul Craig Roberts As I reported at the time, and as all evidence indicates, the alleged Boston Marathon Bombing was a publicly announced drill in which crisis actors were used. There were no real deaths or injuries, and the Tsarnaev brothers did not set off a bomb. The drill… […]
  • RSS Wall Street on Parade

    • Why Did Trump Just Bully the Federal Reserve on Interest Rates July 20, 2018
      Why Did Trump Just Bully the Federal Reserve on Interest Rates By Pam Martens and Russ Martens: July 20, 2018 ~ Could we start hearing chants of “lock him up” against Fed Chair Jerome Powell at Trump rallies? Could Powell be ridiculed as “Little Interest Rate Man” on Trump’s Twitter feed? Trump may be attempting […]
    • The Next Leg of the Koch Agenda Came Before a Senate Hearing Yesterday July 19, 2018
      The Next Leg of the Koch Agenda Came Before a Senate Hearing Yesterday By Pam Martens and Russ Martens: July 19, 2018 ~ If Russia was the only major outside player to meddle in the 2016 U.S. election, why are so many of the spoils going to Charles Koch and his network of political operatives? […]
    • Treasury’s Mnuchin Just Gave the Koch’s Dark Money Machine a Bonanza July 18, 2018
      Treasury’s Mnuchin Just Gave the Koch’s Dark Money Machine a Bonanza By Pam Martens and Russ Martens: July 18, 2018 ~ The Trump administration has been the gift that keeps on giving to billionaire Charles Koch’s vast network of political front groups known as the Kochtopus. Its democracy-smothering tentacles have wrapped themselves around everything from […]
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    • The Sessions DOJ is working to end the great asylum hustle July 20, 2018
      After Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced last month that the Justice Department would be tightening the criteria for those claiming asylum, the pro-open borders legacy media sprang into action. Rather than have an intellectual debate on the merits of the change, they predictably found and promoted a series of victims. The sad faces and tales […]
    • NRATV: Dale Wilcox on Brett Kavanaugh and Immigration July 12, 2018
      Dale L. WIlcox, executive director and general counsel at the Immigration Reform Law Institute, joined NRATV's Grant Stinchfield to discuss Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's positions on immigration and the forces aligned to block his nomination. Watch the full interview on NRATV.
    • It’s time to ‘reimagine’ birthright citizenship July 11, 2018
      One of the biggest challenges in the immigration debate today is that the American people are routinely given faulty “facts” or outright lies by the media and opportunistic politicians. The media-manufactured crisis over separating children from their illegal alien parents at the southern border is just the most recent example. The misrepresented photos, absurd comparisons […]
    • Breitbart - Experts Praise Kavanaugh: Will Safeguard American Workers and Sovereignty July 11, 2018
      Pro-American immigration reformers who want to see less immigration to the United States are praising President Trump for choosing Judge Brett Kavanaugh to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court.Many reformers — who have supported Trump’s “America First” candidacy and presidency from its early days — say they believe the choice of Kavanaugh was […]
    • IRLI: President Trump Made ‘Smart Decision’ with Judge Kavanaugh July 10, 2018
      WASHINGTON—The following is a statement for attribution by Dale L. Wilcox, executive director and general counsel of the Immigration Reform Law Institute:“Judge Kavanaugh has demonstrated in his rulings a reverence for the Constitution and a belief that America must be a sovereign nation with immigration laws that safeguard its citizens first. Senators would do well […]
  • RSS Legal Immigrants For America

    • The Left’s Embarrassing Plea for Open Borders July 20, 2018
      The Left’s Embarrassing Plea for Open Borders Michael Cutler Pro law-and-order immigration advocates in America whine about the emotional arguments and unhinged publicity stunts used by the open borders/abolish-ICE anarchists to sway public opinion. But, when they use these emotional arguments, the abolish ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement) crowd are merely playing… Continue reading The post The […]
    • An Economics Expert Comments on Immigration Economics July 19, 2018
      Please click on photo to watch Continue reading The post An Economics Expert Comments on Immigration Economics appeared first on LIFA.
    • Dinesh D’Souza new movie out Aug 3 July 19, 2018
        Please join us for an EXCLUSIVE Movie Premiere On Tuesday, July 31, 2018 At 7:00 pm at  REGAL Hollywood River City 14 12884 City Center Blvd. Jacksonville, FL 32034 Be among the FIRST in the nation to Preview the upcoming film  DEATH OF A NATION  by patriot  Dinesh D’Souza   Admission: $12.00 … Continue reading The post Dinesh […]
    • Friends of LIFA July 17, 2018
      At one time our home was in Chicago and we are increasingly shocked to see the changes that have taken place over recent years. Chicago is now a sanctuary city and continues to be controlled by the party that provides more protection for citizens of other countries than it does… Continue reading The post Friends […]
    • Comments from LIFA contributor, Jim Simpson July 14, 2018
      The Swamp Report – Friday the 13th Issue Folks: 1. Leo Hohmann gets the lead off article today. A number of Muslim candidates have now announced their membership in Democratic Socialists of America (DSA). One such person is Rashida Tlaib, running in Michigan’s 13th District – the district formerly held… Continue reading The post Comments […]
  • RSS Programmers Guild

    • 16 Jan 2018 January 16, 2018
      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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      http://www.latimes.com/business/technology/la-fi-tn-silicon-valley-lobbying-20170901-story.html  Read more →
    • 4 Aug 2017 August 5, 2017
      http://www.whio.com/news/ohio-auditor-may-join-investigation-wright-state-visa-issues/RKAslPvgTFQ8fyXgCneCpK/ http://www.nearshoreamericas.com/nasscom-lobbies-hard-protect-us-business-indian-firms/  Read more →
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      http://www.nationalreview.com/article/450029/silicon-valley-immigration-reform-amnesty-support-foolish-counterproductive http://www.cbsnews.com/news/mercedes-drops-contractor-in-wake-of-cbs-investigation/  Read more →
    • 21 July 2017 July 21, 2017
      http://www.mercurynews.com/2017/07/20/san-jose-businesswoman-pleads-guilty-to-h1-b-visa-fraud/ http://www.rochesterfirst.com/news/business/tech-giants-spend-record-amounts-on-lobbying-under-trump/771387061    Read more →
  • RSS CIS

    • IOM Votes 'No' on Trump July 20, 2018
      Breaking with decades of tradition, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) decisively voted against the candidate proposed by the United States, the agency's largest funder. The snub was clearly a vote against President Trump's immigration policies. It remains to be seen whether the Trump administration will respond by cutting funding for the IOM. Mark Krikorian […]
    • Time for ICE's New Leadership to Rein in Rogue HSI Agents in Charge July 20, 2018
      Former Customs Service agents in ICE trying to distance themselves from immigration-law enforcement should be replaced. Patrick McHugh July 20, 2018 - 1:02pm Dan Cadman
    • SCOTUS Sets Up Potential Immigration Train Wreck July 20, 2018
      The Supreme Court issued a decision last month (Pereira v. Sessions) that could have potentially devastating consequences for removal proceedings, both presently pending and completed. Patrick McHugh July 20, 2018 - 12:28pm Andrew R. Arthur
    • Immigration Brief: The Immigration Debate July 19, 2018
      Bryan Griffith July 19, 2018 - 6:23pm
    • The N.Y. Times, Naturalization, and a Race for the Georgia Legislature July 19, 2018
      Unlike some of my colleagues here at CIS, I am a lifelong fan of the New York Times; like my colleagues, I am often upset by the paper's often biased, pro-open-borders reporting. Patrick McHugh July 19, 2018 - 9:44am David North
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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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    • Boris Johnson Would Do Well to Read a Bit More British History, by Patrick Cockburn July 21, 2018
      What will be Britain’s standing in the world compared to other nation states after Brexit? Sane analysis has been overwhelmed by vituperative debate as we get closer to the day of the great rupture. Boris Johnson claimed in his resignation speech that after a full-throttle Brexit, Britain will be in a good position to become...
    • Public Education, Ben Shapiro, and the Trojan Horse in Our Culture, by Boyd D. Cathey July 21, 2018
      Perhaps the most successful myth that has been foisted off on a gullible American citizenry is that the education of our children, from kindergarten through high school, is the responsibility of the government. And implicit in that assumption is that the natural rights and duties of the family over the education of its offspring must...
    • Madness in Helsinki, by Eric Margolis July 20, 2018
      Comedy? Disaster? Mental disorder? Hearing loss? Even days after President Donald Trump’s bizarre appearance in Helsinki alongside a cool, composed President Vladimir Putin, it’s hard to tell what happened. But it certainly was entertaining. In case anyone in the universe missed this event, let me recap. Trump met in private with Putin, which drove bureaucrats...
    • Russia’s Intelligence (No, Not That Kind!) Is Declining—But Not As Fast As the West’s, by Lance Welton July 20, 2018
      VDARE.com’s John Derbyshirerecently expressed puzzlement over American Ruling Class Russophobia, arguing that the country is a “economic nonentity” with a population that is “increasingly composed of aging drunks.” Maybe so, but in at least one alarming respect Russia may be converging with the West. In recent months, the MSM have been reporting research that has...
    • Trump Trips, But He's Right On Russia. Our Ruling Class Is Crazy. Remember the Romanovs!, by John Derbyshire July 19, 2018
      Another week in the U.S.H., the United States of Hysteria. The occasion of this week's shriek-fest was of course President Trump's engagement with Vladimir Putin in Helsinki. Sample reaction, this one by Lt. General Mark Hertling in Politico: So those Facebook ads posted by Russians in 2016 were just like Pearl Harbor, just like 9/11....
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    • Public Schools or Public Screwels? Part 12 June 29, 2018
        This is part 12. Here is a post from a friend of mine: My dear friend and a recently retired teacher Marla Phan shares her insights. “While I left education of my own volition, I want to share why I would have stayed. Keeping my mouth shut about what I saw happening around me, […]
    • “Not Yours to Give” Davy Crockett’s Speech before the House of Representatives June 21, 2018
      Originally posted on The Story of Liberty: Not Yours to Give Speech before the House of Representatives by David (Davy) Crockett (Above video: The Story of Liberty Presents:  “Not Yours to Give.”)   From The Life of Colonel David Crockett, by Edward S. Ellis (Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, 1884) Editor’s note: David Crockett, perhaps best known for…
    • Stories of H1B Visa Abuse Part 2 June 17, 2018
      Part 1 was getting rather long so I started a part 2. Here is a post from an anti-H1B visa group: Urgent Position || Tibco Developer || Minneapolis MN || TCS |\ RAte $ 50 C2C If this what technology and science can pay , everyone should learn other skills like mechanics, plumbing , electricians […]
    • Are You a Pretend Parent? June 12, 2018
      Originally posted on DENIS IAN: Are you a pretend parent? If that questions bothers you, well … It’s never a bad thing to have a heart-to-heart with yourself. Maybe you’re too caught up in your own thing … or life’s become tangled … so your kid’s education has slipped into auto-pilot. You’re not alone. But…
    • 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 […]
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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 17, 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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    • 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
      This week, Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) introduced an updated proposal for a new federal guestworker program called the H-2C, modifying an earlier draft to appease extreme anti-immigrant and anti-worker interests. Below is a statement by National Guestworker Alliance (NGA) Executive Director Saket Soni, dated October 23, 2017: “If you wanted a write a formula for forced […]
    • Labor Movements and Universalizing Resistance September 12, 2017
      Truth Out September 12, 2017 Labor Movements and Universalizing Resistance by John Trumpbour Members of the Chicago Teachers Union participate in a strike on September 12, 2012, in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo: Peoplesworld) Charles Derber offers a guide to the new era of organizing in Welcome to the Revolution: Universalizing Resistance for Social Justice and Democracy […]
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    • Indian-American Candidates Fundraise a Record-Breaking Amount of Money July 11, 2018
      Indian-American political candidates are breaking a whole new glass ceiling as 20 U.S. Congressional candidates raised a record 15.5 million dollars in political donations this election period. Seven of the candidates have each individually raised over 1 million dollars this election period, and leader of the pack, U.S. Representative Raja Krishnamoorthi, has raised more than […]
    • Indian-American Seema Nanda Appointed CEO of the Democratic National Committee July 9, 2018
      On June 29, the Democratic National Committee (DNC) announced the appointment of Seema Nanda, an Indian American executive, as its incoming CEO. Nanda will take over the position from Mary Beth Cahill, the DNC’s interim CEO, later this month. The search for the DNC’s new CEO started after former chief executive Jess O’Connell left the […]
    • The Elephant in the Room: India’s Relations with South Asia July 9, 2018
      To say that India’s relationship with its neighbors has never been fraught with tension, would be an understatement. While India has been a major power in South Asia due to its strategic position, China’s increasing presence and influence in South Asia has led to concerns about New Delhi’s rising presence in the region. Another important […]
    • Spouses of H1-B Visas May Be Without Jobs Soon July 9, 2018
      Last week USINPAC covered the problem many Indian-American children face with aging out of their H-4 visas before their high-skilled professional parents can gain green card status. Unfortunately, spouses of H1-B visa holders who hold H4 EAD visas may also start facing problems soon because of the “Buy American and Hire American” executive order President […]
    • India’s Institutional Educational Problem June 20, 2018
      For years the United States has seen an influx of students from around the world seeking the benefits of one of the world’s best higher education systems. For the last decade and a half, this wave of Saudi Arabians, Chinese and African students has been accompanied by a growing number of eager Indians. However, even […]
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