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    DOL filing: ‘anti-money laundering/quality control’ group at JP Morgan Chase is ‘being outsourced to India’ https://t.co/xGFlKkxLjk #h1b

    Designer Ralph Lauren moving IT jobs to India, says DOL filing #h1b https://t.co/cM0XGRLhpx

    CIA no regrets about private cloud 'best decision we’ve ever made,' says #CIO #CIA -- FCW https://t.co/2pY81hsDQT via @FCWnow

    A clear, concise explainer of some of the #h1b changes https://t.co/4KTMYwjXY4 @ilamont

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  • RSS Norm Matloff

    • Wrap-Up Regarding Rep. Khanna June 23, 2017
      I laid down the gauntlet in my last post, suggesting to Rep. Khanna that if he truly wants to get to the bottom of the H-1B issue, he ought to meet with me. As I said, “for better or worse, I am the one who ‘knows where the bodies are buried’ on H-1B…The ball is […]
    • The Durbin-Grassley(-Khanna) Bill June 21, 2017
      Following up on my post yesterday, I can now report that Rep. Khanna continues to tweet furiously on the H-1B issue and on my views of it. Here is yet another exchange between him and Alan Tonelson: Replying to @AlanTonelson @mercnews > He [Matloff] fears it [the median-wage provision] would be stripped away in negotiation […]
    • Plenty-of-Drama Khanna June 21, 2017
      Former President Barack Obama was proud of his ability to keep calm, calling himself No-Drama Obama. During the VOA debate with me on the H-1B work visa, Rep. Ro Khanna lost his cool on several occasions, and yesterday he and blogger Alan Tonelson got into quite an exchange on Twitter, in which Khanna rather intemperately […]
    • Tonelson Blog on Khanna/Matloff Debate Video June 19, 2017
      Many of you will recall my recent report on my public debate regarding the H-1B work visa with Rep. Ro Khanna (and a third person who did not really discuss the visa). To my knowledge, this was the first time a debate has been held between an elected official and a researcher on the topic, a […]
    • Lion’s Den III: VOA Silicon Valley Debate with Rep. Khanna June 7, 2017
      I’ve twice written before about being invited into “the lion’s den” to talk about H-1B. In the first case, the meeting bizarrely turned out to be a planning session for Mark Zuckerberg’s FWD.us immigration lobbying group, and the second was the annual meeting of the Deans’ Council of the American Society for Engineering Education. Perhaps […]
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    Where are stay at home moms looking for work that can be done from home? They have been robbed by our companies & our laws that allow it

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    Huge group affected by outsourcing/offshoring=stay-at-home moms. All jobs that be done remotely (from home) GONE. Plus kids' futures=at risk

    Huge group affected by outsourcing/offshoring=stay-at-home moms. All jobs that be done remotely (from home) GONE. Plus kids' futures=at risk

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    • Product management basics – Understanding your customers. June 20, 2017
      Product management basics – Understanding your customers. In this article, we will briefly discuss Customer segments Personas Customers are a The post Product management basics – Understanding your customers. appeared first on The Wise grad.
    • JIRA tutorial – A complete beginner’s guide June 18, 2017
      JIRA tutorial Part 1: Navigation What is JIRA? JIRA is software that assists with planning, tracking, reporting, and releasing of The post JIRA tutorial – A complete beginner’s guide appeared first on The Wise grad.
    • Sources for great product idea June 12, 2017
      Explore sources to generate great product idea. Generating a new product idea is no easy task. Even with widely available The post Sources for great product idea appeared first on The Wise grad.
    • 7 stages of Product life cycle June 7, 2017
      Aim In this article we will explore the product life cycle understand the product life cycle Phases of product life The post 7 stages of Product life cycle appeared first on The Wise grad.
    • Case for software testing – 10 step process May 22, 2017
      Step 1: Build a software test environment Build a software testing environment that closely approximates real-time scenarios. Sand boxing and other The post Case for software testing – 10 step process appeared first on The Wise grad.
  • So reptdly, #Russia's following #China's #cybersecurity extortion practices vs US, other Western #tech cos: https://t.co/wgfTL71UMY #hacking

    ICYMI, my new #RealityChek post on how the @mercnews still dropping ball re #H1B debate covg: https://t.co/a8mcHC0LTF @RoKhanna #immigrants

    If #progressive rationalizations here re #Muslim #womensrights activism is representative, what a disgrace: https://t.co/1CmZsO4hkm #Islam

    .@DPAQreport implies #Trump was supposed to save #Boeing #jobs even tho #aircraft demand has fallen: https://t.co/F1W38r20nU #manufacturing

    .@RichardHaass predicts #Trump #foreignpolicy changes cd produce a world w/order & disorder. Me: Plus ca change? https://t.co/oHCvtzzs40

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    • CBO Report: Foreign Workers in U.S. February 28, 2011
      The Congressional Budget Office reports US looses $66 billion dollars in 2009 to foreign workers. How is the US ever going to resolve its defict if work continues to be outsourced? Hire Americans First and make the US strong again.
    • Jared Polis has proposed a start-up visa to entice "foreigners December 31, 2009
      Congressman Jared Polis has proposed a start-up visa to entice "foreigners with good ideas" to stay in the US. The issue has been gathering steam in Silicon Valley where half of all tech company founders are immigrants, according to Duke University research. "Every day the American economy is losing ground - not to mention high-tech […]
    • US workers are being driven out of the IT business April 16, 2009
      Employer" posted 22 with $138.00 paid for one project. Insulting is not the half of it. When I turned this creep down, he started spamming me with nastygrams and snide jabs like this one "well, i'm sure you have excellent skills, but in this usa economy, we only use overseas talent at $12 - $15 […]
    • Silicon Valley pushes for H1B visas April 9, 2009
      "The H-1B program is good for California and good for the country," wrote San Francisco Chronicle in an editorial today. Speaking out against the provision of the stimulus bill that blocks H-1B hiring by companies which have received federal money....
    • Corruption and Greed - Serious Issues with H-1Bs and L1s in Technology Today January 27, 2009
      I will be writing a series of articles in blogs and in columns through various publications regarding the rapidly unfolding events pertaining to the seriousness of the H-1B non immigrant worker and its effects on undercutting competitive US wages.
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    • The Robots are Coming! June 5, 2017
      Elon Musk thinks he can increase the speed of his Tesla production line in Fremont, California by 20X. I find this an astonishing concept, but Musk not only owns a car company, he also owns the company that makes the robots used in his car factory. So who am I to say he’s wrong? And […]
    • Mineserver Update: We’re not dead yet! May 22, 2017
      Readers have been clamoring — nay demanding — a Mineserver update, so here it is. The gist of customer complaints is that they feel cheated and under-informed and we’re sorry for that, but please read-on. This is our 25th update on the Mineserver project. That’s a lot of updates for people who don’t do enough […]
    • Trump’s 2016 Big Data political arms race May 12, 2017
      Events happen so quickly in the wacky whirlwind world of Donald Trump that it’s hard to react in anything close to real time, but there was an interesting story in the Guardian last weekend that I think deserves some technical context. The Great British Brexit Robbery: How our Democracy was Hijacked is a breathless but […]
    • The Cloud Computing Tidal Wave May 4, 2017
      The title above is a play on the famous Bill Gates memo, The Internet Tidal Wave, written in May, 1995. Gates, on one of his reading weeks, realized that the Internet was the future of IT and Microsoft, through Gates’s own miscalculation, was then barely part of that future. So he wrote the memo, turned […]
    • Can Amazon’s Echo Dot Make a Good SIDS Alarm? April 26, 2017
      It was 15 years ago this week that my son Chase Cringely died of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) at age 74 days. I wrote about it at the time and there was a great outpouring of support from readers. Back then, before the advent of social media, parents didn’t get a chance to grieve […]
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    • Trump Guilty – of Being Elected June 19, 2017
      It’s pretty clear that President Trump is being persecuted for nothing more than winning a presidential election, which as far as I can tell is not an actual crime. So, in effect, and purely for partisan political motivations, the FBI is trying to impeach the president, a power not granted to them by the Constitution. […]
    • Sympathy for ISIS on the Joe Rogan Podcast June 5, 2017
      It takes a special kind of crazy to express sympathy for the terrorists of ISIS, but “crazy” is what Abby Martin does best. Here is what she said on the Joe Rogan podcast: “Now we just kill ISIS in mass, and no one questions it at all.” Here is the audio: And no, the context […]
    • Military Build-Up on Miami Beach May 27, 2017
      Miami Beach has been home to Urban Beach Week since Freaknik got kicked out of Atlanta about 15 years ago. The annual hip-hop event brings about 300,000 black people to the city, terrifying the locals, many of whom bug out for the weekend. But it’s not just Miami Beach residents who flee. A few years […]
    • 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 […]
    • Seasonal Sea Level Rise May 4, 2017
      In a rebuttal to climate-denier Bret Stephens of the New York Times, the mayor of Miami Beach made this statement last week: “I guarantee that if Mr. Stephens takes a trip down here to Miami Beach during king tides, we can baptize him as a climate change believer in no time!” But why can’t Stephens […]
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    • Stapling H-1B Visas to Foreign Students' Diplomas Still a Bad Idea June 6, 2017
      A recent policy memo from USCIS has generated some news coverage. It was, as my colleague David North has noted, a small step in the right direction, but many people have missed important implications of the memo. The memo in question adopts as USCIS formal policy the ruling in Matter of A-T-Inc. In that proceeding […]
    • More Details on Campus H-1B Abuse April 10, 2017
      I have frequently remarked that the paradox of immigration reform is that fixing the system has to be done by the same folks that screwed it up in the first place. It seems in these days of lobbyist-written legislation that any time Congress tries to fix anything they end up making the situation even worse. […]
    • Is the H-4 Rule on Its Way Out? April 6, 2017
      An update is in order on the H-4 (spouses and children under 21 years of age of H-1B visa holders) work authorization case: Save Jobs USA v. U.S. Dep't of Homeland Security. While the case got little attention initially, over the past few weeks there has been a surge of coverage, consisting largely of misleading […]
    • H-1B Disclosure Data Show Employer's Wage Savings April 5, 2017
      CNBC just posted a story in which the CEO of Vectra Networks promotes the H-1B visa program. He states that the company seeks to hire the "best and brightest" and the H-1B is a "crucial program". This is where the H-1B disclosure data ought to be the reporter's best friend. Sadly very few in the […]
    • Big Missed Opportunity, but Don't Panic on H-1B - Yet April 3, 2017
      Today is the start of this year's H-1B season. Many groups that supported President Trump have been urging him to replace the purely random visa lottery with one that emphasizes wages and skills. A change in the lottery process could easily have been implemented before this year's H-1B season and it would have demonstrated that […]
  • RSS Progressives for Immigration Reform

    • You’re Fired Rally To Protest H1-B Visa Abuse June 21, 2017
      The post You’re Fired Rally To Protest H1-B Visa Abuse appeared first on Progressives for Immigration Reform.
    • PFIR Factoids June 19, 2017
      The post PFIR Factoids appeared first on Progressives for Immigration Reform.
    • Living in L.A. and Homeless June 7, 2017
      An article was recently published in the Los Angeles Times titled “L.A. County Homelessness Soars.” According to the Times, the […] The post Living in L.A. and Homeless appeared first on Progressives for Immigration Reform.
    • PFIR Factoids June 2, 2017
      Created using Visme. The Easy Visual Communication Tool. The post PFIR Factoids appeared first on Progressives for Immigration Reform.
    • Pipelines and Popcorn May 23, 2017
      Last night I went to a showing of the documentary film, Pipeline Fighters and was impressed with Marino Colmano’s work. […] The post Pipelines and Popcorn appeared first on Progressives for Immigration Reform.
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    • U.S. law allows low H-1B wages; just look at Apple May 15, 2017
      If you work at Apple's One Infinite Loop headquarters in Cupertino as a computer programmer on an H-1B visa, you can can be paid as little as $52,229. That's peanuts in Silicon Valley. Average wages for a programmer in Santa Clara County are more than $93,000 a year, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor […]
    • A third of virtual servers are zombies May 12, 2017
      New research finds that 25% of all physical servers -- and 30% of all virtual servers -- are comatose. These are systems that have no activity in the last six months.The problem with comatose, or zombie, physical servers is well known. Past studies have routinely put the number of undead enterprise physical servers in the […]
    • IT worker who trained H-1B-holding replacement aims for Congress May 9, 2017
      Craig Diangelo was an IT worker at Northeast Utilities in Connecticut until he completed training his H-1B-visa-holding replacement. He was one of about 200 who lost their jobs in 2014 after two India-based IT offshore outsourcing firms took over their work at what is now called Eversource.Diangelo, at first, was quiet, bound by severance agreements […]
    • Bridgestone modernizes data center, hauls out 13 tons of copper wire May 8, 2017
      In October 1968, Lyndon Johnson was president, the Beatles released Hey Jude, and computer scientist Douglas Engelbart presented the "Mother of All Demos."It was also the year tire-making giant Bridgestone Corp. opened a data center in Akron, Ohio. If walls could talk, this data center could tell the story of IT.That center opened on Oct. […]
    • H-1B giant Infosys gets carrot -- and stick -- to hire ‘Americans’ May 2, 2017
      IT offshore outsourcing giant Infosys -- a firm in the Trump administration's H-1B reform bull's-eye -- said Tuesday it plans to hire 10,000 "American workers" over the next two years.India-based Infosys will hire those employees in four separate locations in the U.S., first in Indiana, which offered the company more than $30 million in tax […]
  • RSS Das Narrenschiff

    • Protected: Economics as Religion April 6, 2017
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    • Global Valueless Chains March 12, 2017
      The American middle class is facing an existential crisis. For more than three decades, declining wages, fraying benefits, and the rising costs of education, housing, and other essentials have stressed and squeezed middle-class Americans. But by far the biggest threat to middle-class workers—and to our economy as a whole—comes from the changing nature of employment […]
    • Fools Talk March 7, 2017
      In 1494, just before the onslaught of the Reformation, Sebastian Brandt, a conservative Roman Catholic scholar living in Basel, looked at the reeking vice and folly of the church of his day and wrote Das Narrenschiff, a Ship of Fools. As the prologue tells us, “One vessel would be far too small / To carry […]
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    • Ex-UAW Local President in Indiana Sentenced for Thefts June 22, 2017
      Given what he took, it could have been a lot worse for Michael Bennett. Last Friday, June 16, Bennett, former president of United Auto Workers Local 2317, was sentenced in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana to 15 months in prison and a year of supervised probation … The post Ex-UAW Local […]
    • IATSE Treasurer in Alaska Charged with Stealing Nearly $200,000 June 21, 2017
      For several years, Alaska was an especially favorite location for movie and TV productions. A stagehand union official used the opportunity to produce some illegal revenue for herself. On June 9, Ann Reddig, former secretary-treasurer of International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) Local 918, was charged in U.S. District … The post IATSE Treasurer […]
    • Nurses’ Union Leads Push for Health Care Socialism in California June 19, 2017
      There are few things quite as expensive in this world as “free health care.” And the nation’s most populous state may be about to find out the hard way. On June 1, the California Senate voted 23-14 in favor of a bill, the Healthy California Act (SB 562), to … The post Nurses’ Union Leads […]
    • Secretary of Chicago-Area Independent Union Indicted for Fraud, Theft June 14, 2017
      On May 25, John Matassa Jr., secretary-treasurer of Independent Union of Amalgamated Workers Local 711 in Mount Prospect, Ill., was indicted in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois on two counts of wire fraud, two counts of theft of Old Age Insurance benefits in the amount of … The post Secretary of […]
    • President of AFGE Local in Texas Pleads Guilty June 14, 2017
      On May 31, Clementine Ray, former president of American Federation of Government Employees Local 2109, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas to a superseding information count of making false entries in financial records of the Temple-based union. She had been charged with wire fraud … The post President of […]
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    • DOJ Files Statement of Interest in TX Sanctuary City Case June 23, 2017
      Fri, Jun 23rd 2017 @ 1:12 pm EDTThe Dept. of Justice has filed a “Statement of Interest” supporting Texas’ new law that bans sanctuary city policies throughout the state. The State of Texas is currently being sued by several Texas cities and others who oppose the SB4 law.
    • DHS Authorizes Record Number of Foreign Students, Graduates to Work June 22, 2017
      Thu, Jun 22nd 2017 @ 6:12 pm EDTBreitbart’s Neil Munro reports that 329,158 foreign students or graduates of American universities received work permits under the Department of Homeland Security’s Optional Practical Training (OPT) program in FY 2016. This represents an almost a four-fold increase over the 91,140 work permits handed out in FY 2009, according to […]
    • DHS: Sec. Kelly Will Increase H-2B Visas June 22, 2017
      Thu, Jun 22nd 2017 @ 12:00 pm EDTAccording to DHS spokesman David Lapan, DHS Secretary John Kelly will use the authority granted by Congress to increase the number of H-2B visas beyond the cap limit. Lapan said that the number of additional visas is still being decided but should be set soon.
    • Changing Narrative: Democratic Party Wrestling with Need for Immigration Limits June 21, 2017
      Wed, Jun 21st 2017 @ 11:37 am EDT  by  Jeremy BeckAfter the 2016 election, the theory (widespread after 2012) that demographic destiny would force the GOP to embrace large-scale legalization and immigration expansion has fizzled. The Republican Party and President Trump continue to have internal debates about immigration policy, but they are no longer alone. […]
    • DHS IG Report: Nothing Wrong at ICE Family Detention Centers June 21, 2017
      Wed, Jun 21st 2017 @ 11:00 am EDTA new report from the Department of Homeland Security Inspector General shows that after completing surprise visits to three key ICE family detention centers they could find nothing wrong with the facilities or how they were managed. The detention centers have come under fire from groups claiming that illegal […]
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    • What is a Sanctuary City? June 23, 2017
      Americans are hearing a lot about “Sanctuary Cities” these days. But just what is meant by the term “Sanctuary Cities”? The post What is a Sanctuary City? appeared first on ImmigrationReform.com.
    • Sanctuary City Proponents Launch Legal Assault on Texas SB 4 Law June 21, 2017
      Could a judge’s release of an ICE-detained illegal immigrant signal trouble for Texas’s anti-sanctuary law? The post Sanctuary City Proponents Launch Legal Assault on Texas SB 4 Law appeared first on ImmigrationReform.com.
    • A Rising Border Wall Will Lift Border Communities June 20, 2017
      From their gated compounds and offices, the chattering classes dismiss President Trump’s plan for a wall. The post A Rising Border Wall Will Lift Border Communities appeared first on ImmigrationReform.com.
    • Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker Opposes Sanctuary State Bill June 19, 2017
      Governor registers his disapproval of a bill that would prohibit law enforcement from cooperating with ICE in the removal of illegal alien criminals. The post Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker Opposes Sanctuary State Bill appeared first on ImmigrationReform.com.
    • Gospel of Fear: Bishops Blur the Line on Immigrants June 15, 2017
      The Catholic Bishops of Texas don’t do their parishioners -- or anyone else -- any favors when they conflate illegal and legal immigrants. The post Gospel of Fear: Bishops Blur the Line on Immigrants appeared first on ImmigrationReform.com.
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    • What is Dual Intent? June 22, 2017
      Dual intent is a concept in the United States immigration law which states that certain US visa programmes permit foreign citizens for a temporary stay in the US with a lawful status given to them along with an immigrant intent. Now what a dual intent does is permit you to look for a legal permanent […]
    • How to Know if the H1B Visa is the One You Should Apply For? June 21, 2017
      The H-1B visa is an employer sponsored programme allowing foreign citizens to work for US based companies under in speciality occupations for 6 years. You need to hold a bachelor’s degree or a higher qualification in subjects like biotechnology, architecture, engineering, physical sciences, social sciences, and health, education, law, accounting, business specialities and theology. Moreover, […]
    • 5 Tips to Impress Your Sponsors for H1B Visas June 20, 2017
      Working in America is like a dream come true for everyone. But the first and most challenging step is to find a sponsor for your H1B visa. With the surge in online job services and the existing competition in the sponsorship circuit, finding an employer who meets your requirements is a challenge indeed. There are […]
    • Why is Documentation and Keeping Records Important for an H1B Visa? June 20, 2017
      The H1B visa programme is a specialised work visa meant for people in speciality occupations. Applying for this visa is a detailed and time-taking process which starts from looking for your sponsor and then filing for an application via your employer. The most important part of your H1B visa application is your documents. Many people […]
    • H1B Visa for Mechanical Engineers: Requirements and Opportunities June 18, 2017
      The H1B visa programme is an immigration scheme for people belonging to specific fields which come under the specialty jobs category. But the majority of the H1B visas go to Engineering graduates. Although software engineers grab the majority of visas in America, mechanical engineering graduates aren’t far behind. There is a considerable demand among companies […]
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    • The Introduction of a Bill Seeking Exemption for Foreigners with US Ph.D May 28, 2017
      A resolution has been passed in the White House to exclude foreign students holding a PhD degree, attained from US universities, from the limitations in the annual cap for the H1B visa programme. This change in the recent policy that targets people from speciality jobs has brought in a wave of hope for students thronging […]
    • What is the fate of H4 Visa holders? April 8, 2017
      As for now, the H1B and H4 workers continue to enjoy the same rights as before and will most likely extend into the coming year. A period of sixty days has been asked for the leadership to consider the possibilities of an absence of such a regulation. However, the ruling passed by the USCIS suggests […]
    • H-1B Visa for Architects April 5, 2017
      To work as an architect, the person must be licensed. To become a licensed architect he must meet the requirements of the state of employment. Different US states have different registration boards but even if you are not a licensed architect, you could still work in the US in the field of architecture under the direct […]
    • H-1B Visa for Physical Therapists April 1, 2017
      To work as a physical therapist in the USA, the foreigner must meet the 4 USCIS Healthcare Worker requirements. These include that the foreigner therapist must possess a bachelor degree from the US or its equivalent from a foreign country in Physical Therapy or a related field. He should have his educational credentials verified through […]
    • Wage hike for H1B Visa holders in the Pipeline March 28, 2017
      With US Congress imposing stringent regulations on H1B visa holders, the Indian IT sector may have to seriously consider domestic hiring in order to meet the expectations of the regulations. It can turn out to be a difficult task, as not many talented resources can be found natively. The proposed bill will want the minimum […]
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    • The Over-Criminalization of American Life June 23, 2017
      The over-criminalization of America has undermined justice, the rule of law and legal egalitarianism.While the corporate media devotes itself to sports, entertainment, dining out and the latest political kerfuffle, America has become the Over-Criminalization Capital of the World. The proliferation of laws and administrative regulations, federal, state and local, that carry criminal penalties has swollen into […]
    • Automation's Destruction of Jobs: You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet June 21, 2017
      Employers have no choice: it's innovate/automate or die.Automation--networked robotics, software and processes--has already had a major impact on jobs. As this chart from my colleague Gordon T. Long illustrates, the rise of Internet technologies is reflected in the steady, long-term decline of the labor force participation rate-- the percentage of the populace that is actively in […]
    • What Is the Market Telling Us? June 20, 2017
      The entire global economy now depends on this stripped-of-information "market" for its stability.Ho-hum, another day, another record high in the S&P 500 (SPX). What is this market telling us? If you're long, the market is screaming "you're a genius!": But other than that, what else is the market telling us? Is it telling us anything about the […]
    • We're in a Boiling-Point Crisis of Exploitive Elites June 18, 2017
      The "fixes" to the stagnation of postwar Capitalism in the 1970s were financialization, globalism, and the sustained expansion of debt--all have run out of steam.Many of us have written about cycles in the past decade: Kondratieff economic cycles, business/credit cycles, the Strauss–Howe generational theory (an existential national crisis arises every four generations, as described in their book The Fourth […]
    • Can We See a Bubble If We're Inside the Bubble? June 16, 2017
      We want this time to be different so badly, we can almost taste it.If you visit San Francisco, you will find it difficult to walk more than a few blocks in central S.F. without encountering a major construction project. It seems that every decrepit low-rise building in the city has been razed and is being replaced […]
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    • Bill Seeking Exemptions for Foreigners with American PhD introduced in US June 2, 2017
      A bill has been re-introduced in the US House of Representatives that seeks exemption for foreign-born or non-US citizens holding an US Ph.D. from American universities in science, technology, engineering or mathematics from the limitations in the annual cap for the H1B visa; employment-based green cards and H1B visas awarded annually. This Act “Stopping Trained in... […]
    • Prepare for Successful F1 Visa Interview Questions and Answers May 22, 2017
      Applying for the study abroad program? Students who want to live the dream of studying abroad and enhance their career opportunities; F1 visa is their option to study in the United States. It’s not easy to get the university admissions in US. They have to work very hard to get the visa approval. The main part... […]
    • OPT Extension Could be Revoked by Donald Trump | OPT Stem Programme in TROUBLE April 26, 2017
      We have been hearing recent updates about President Trump and his plans for reforming the Immigration System and stop illegal immigration. Recently an executive order has been signed by President Trump for H1B and many can be in future. Top official in the Trump administration have been talking about changing the H1B visa, H4-EAD and OPT Extension for... […]
    • Trump signs Executive Order Focusing ‘Buy American, Hire American’ to Stop misuse of H1B visa April 19, 2017
      On Tuesday April 18, Trump signed an executive order that governed federal agencies to implement a “Buy American, Hire American” strategy. The order aimed that Trump would favor American companies for federal contracts and reform the H-1B visa program for foreign workers and stop “misuse” of H1B visas. President Trump signs executive order ,demonstrating that he is... […]
    • What are the alternatives after your H-1B visa gets rejected or denied? April 14, 2017
      Every upcoming Fiscal year, there are large numbers of petitions which are submitted to the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (U.S.C.I.S) for H-1B visas. Every year, there is limit to the number of applications which can be filed. Only a fixed number of 85, 000 are permitted to receive an H-1B visa per year; which... […]
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    • Comment on The Durbin-Grassley(-Khanna) Bill by matloff June 24, 2017
      An Indian-American reader who lives in Khanna's district (or near it) told me that Khanna has been heavily financed by Indian immigrants, which I'm sure is true. Ironically, the incumbent who Khanna displaced from office, Mike Honda, was originally put into office by well-off (East) Asian-Americans. Later, when the Programmers Guild was trying to meet […]
    • Comment on The Durbin-Grassley(-Khanna) Bill by matloff June 24, 2017
      Yes, I've been saying this for years. Programmers and engineers tend to be very reticent people; they are not joiners, not protestors, not the kind who call their congressperson. On top of that, they are afraid of blacklisting.
    • Comment on The Durbin-Grassley(-Khanna) Bill by Glob June 24, 2017
      There aren't even many American tech recruiters left. My inbox is flooded with iOS jobs every morning - 100% Indian recruiters. I might see 1 American recruiter email me every 2 months or so. There are MILLIONS of jobs out there. They just won't ever go to American workers. I think Virgil posted my screenshot […]
    • Comment on The Durbin-Grassley(-Khanna) Bill by Glob June 24, 2017
      "THERE'S NO GROWTH!" -- Thom Friedman
    • Comment on The Durbin-Grassley(-Khanna) Bill by Glob June 24, 2017
      It is precisely the MBAs, lawyers, doctors, bankers who got jealous enough to put an end to well-paid scientific careers. Even Alan Greenspan admitted such in the late 1990s - calling American IT workers "a privileged elite" (never mind we worked 85 hours a week to earn what we made, as well as creating the […]
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    • CBO Report: Foreign Workers in U.S. February 28, 2011
      The Congressional Budget Office reports US looses $66 billion dollars in 2009 to foreign workers. How is the US ever going to resolve its defict if work continues to be outsourced? Hire Americans First and make the US strong again.
    • Jared Polis has proposed a start-up visa to entice "foreigners December 31, 2009
      Congressman Jared Polis has proposed a start-up visa to entice "foreigners with good ideas" to stay in the US. The issue has been gathering steam in Silicon Valley where half of all tech company founders are immigrants, according to Duke University research. "Every day the American economy is losing ground - not to mention high-tech […]
    • US workers are being driven out of the IT business April 16, 2009
      Employer" posted 22 with $138.00 paid for one project. Insulting is not the half of it. When I turned this creep down, he started spamming me with nastygrams and snide jabs like this one "well, i'm sure you have excellent skills, but in this usa economy, we only use overseas talent at $12 - $15 […]
    • Silicon Valley pushes for H1B visas April 9, 2009
      "The H-1B program is good for California and good for the country," wrote San Francisco Chronicle in an editorial today. Speaking out against the provision of the stimulus bill that blocks H-1B hiring by companies which have received federal money....
    • Corruption and Greed - Serious Issues with H-1Bs and L1s in Technology Today January 27, 2009
      I will be writing a series of articles in blogs and in columns through various publications regarding the rapidly unfolding events pertaining to the seriousness of the H-1B non immigrant worker and its effects on undercutting competitive US wages.
  • RSS Blog | Transmosis

    • 7 TIPS ON HOW TO CREATE VISUAL CV TO LAND A JOB June 15, 2017
      These days, it is known for a fact and widely accepted that the information is perceived and understood much better and faster when it comes in visual form. We can safely say that we live in a visual age. The popularity of services that stress on the visual information – like Instagram – only prove […]
    • Thousands of Veterans Want to Learn to Code — But Can’t June 15, 2017
      David Molina launched Operation Code with a single goal: Modernize the outdated GI Bill so veterans can land tech jobs. David Molina was stationed at Dover Air Force Base, 100 miles outside Baltimore, when he started trying to become a coder. After 12 years of service, his time in the army was almost up, and he […]
    • Some tech workers over 50 are literally working themselves to death — and other things we discovered about their careers June 15, 2017
      There’s no question the tech industry is filled with satisfying, high paying jobs. But a career in tech comes with a deadline of sorts. After you turn 50, you’ll likely find yourself struggling for job security and respect. In tech these days, people in their 20’s are worshiped. “Young people are just smarter,” Mark Zuckerberg infamously said back in […]
    • Cybersecurity Has a Serious Talent Shortage. Here’s How to Fix It June 14, 2017
      It’s a refrain I’ve been hearing for the past 18 months from clients all over the world: “We need more skilled people for our security team.” The need is real and well-documented. A report from Frost & Sullivan and (ISC)2found that the global cybersecurity workforce will have more than 1.5 million unfilled positions by 2020. […]
    • TRANSMOSIS CEO TO PRESENT AT THE INTERNATIONAL CYBER SECURITY & INTELLIGENCE CONFERENCE May 29, 2017
      Presentation Abstract Technology is accelerating the transformation of every major American industry. Unfortunately, our labor force has not changed along with it and American workers are left out of this amazing (r)evolution. Our workforce needs to be cutting edge and adaptable. Both employees and employers are facing significant challenges: The “robotization” of many jobs, Increasing […]
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    • The Washington Times: Christians battle GuideStar on ‘hate group’ tag June 24, 2017
      Conservative and Christian organizations dinged by GuideStar as “hate groups” have risen up and launched a counterattack, asking the supposed nonpartisan watchdog of the nonprofit world to reverse course and remove the labels.And well GuideStar should. The organization’s recent move gave off the distinct odor of an anti-Christian, anti-conservative attack.How so?GuideStar, in recent weeks, had affixed a “hate” tag […]
    • IRLI Files Brief Supporting Texas Cooperative Immigration Law in El Cenizo Sanctuary City Case June 24, 2017
      Enhancing public safety through enforcing our immigration laws(Washington, D.C.) - Today, the Immigration Reform Law Institute (IRLI), has filed a friend of the court brief (attached here) supporting Texas Senate Bill (SB) 4, which Attorney General Ken Braxton is defending against claims by municipalities that it unconstitutionally coerces so-called "sanctuary cities" to assist in identifying […]
    • Blasting News: Growing Number of Conservative States Imposing Immigrant Crackdown June 23, 2017
      According to one report by USA Today titled: "#sanctuary cities': more states follow #President Trump's crackdown," over the past three years, about 33 states have considered putting laws into place that go after sanctuary cities. And the undocumented immigrants they detain and refuse to turn over to #Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).The article refers to […]
    • IRLI Signs Letter Protesting GuideStar Political Activism June 23, 2017
      Shining a Light on Anti-Free Speech, Anti-Borders ConspiracistsJune 23, 2017(Washington, D.C.) - This week, the Immigration Reform Law Institute (IRLI), along with dozens of other tax-exempt public advocacy organizations, called for by letter (attached here) the immediate end of a highly unprofessional and damaging defamation campaign recently launched by GuideStarUSA, an online aggregator of tax […]
    • The Tennessee Star: Nashville’s ‘Sanctuary’ Ordinance Forces Local Law Enforcement to Violate Federal and State Law June 22, 2017
      The Mendes/Sledge Ordinance BL2017-739  that passed on second reading by twenty-five Metro Nashville Council members on Tuesday will, if passed on a final vote, force Davidson County and Nashville law enforcement personnel to violate federal and state laws.The sponsors’ other bill, BL2017-743 seeking to terminate a 1996 contract that reimburses the Davidson County jail when it detains criminal aliens for […]
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    • THE CHRISTIAN AND IMMIGRATION June 20, 2017
      Legal Immigrants For America (LIFA) is very pleased to announce the publication of its new book entitled THE CHRISTIAN AND IMMIGRATION. THE CHRISTIAN AND IMMIGRATION is a thorough study of what the Bible tells us about how Christians should view the wide variety of topics surrounding the issue of immigration. … Continue reading The post […]
    • TED CRUZ: LET EL CHAPO FUND BORDER WALL June 19, 2017
      Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) has introduced a bill calling for the use of $14 billion seized from cartel drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman to be used to pay for President Donald Trump’s border wall between the USA and Mexico. “$14 billion will go a long way toward building a … Continue reading The post […]
    • TRUMP PLEDGE TO WIPE OUT MS-13 GANG PAYING OFF IN NEW YORK June 15, 2017
      President Donald Trump’s pledge to wipe out the notoriously violent MS-13 gang is paying off. Federal officials have already arrested close to 40 alleged MS-13 gang members in New York City and Long Island in the 30 days following vows by President Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions to crack … Continue reading The post […]
    • PAT BUCHANAN ON ISLAMIST EXTREMISM June 12, 2017
      Pat Buchanan has weighed in on the recent Islamist terror attacks in Manchester and London. Buchanan has had a long and storied political career as a presidential adviser, presidential candidate, journalist, author, and TV commentator. With regard to the Manchester and London attacks, as well as with all of the … Continue reading The post […]
    • POLAND: NO MUSLIM IMMIGRANTS, NO TERROR ATTACKS June 8, 2017
      The only way to protect Poland from Islamic terror attacks is to not allow Muslims to migrate en masse, a Polish Member of the European Parliament (MEP) recently stated. “When it comes to reducing the chances of Poland being hit by [Islamist] terror attacks, the only proven method is to … Continue reading The post […]
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    • 22 Jun 2017 June 22, 2017
      These are the latest articles that we have found that we believe you need to read to stay on top of the H-1B problem. https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-insidious-influence-of-the-splc-1498085416 http://www.realclearinvestigations.com/links/2017/06/23/nonprofit_tracker_id039s_conservative_outfits_as_039hate_groups039_103547.html http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2017/06/21/hidden-federal-opt-program-helps-330000-foreign-graduates-get-us-jobs/ https://www.newsbytesapp.com/timeline/Business/8165/47049/racial-discrimination-at-infosys  Read more →
    • I understand what you are dealing with. May 25, 2017
      Many of you are worried about your future. Many, like myself, have had their future destroyed. I get that. Which is why I want your help spreading the word. For the most part, nobody has our back. Not the IEEE-usa…Read more →
    • What Employers should know about Hiring International Students April 12, 2017
      8/13/2009 ARCHIVE FROM: http://www.usc.edu/student-affairs/OIS/Service/career/employer.html USCSTUDENTAffairs OIS Forms Career Information Advising Enrollment Reports Workshops Financial Aid What Employers should know about Hiring International Students    The PDF format introduction Many employers are concerned about liability related to the employment of international…Read more →
    • Reviewing the Fiscal Year 2016 and Fiscal Year 2017 H-1B Applications by the city that they will work in March 27, 2017
      You can now view this data in a alphabetical format, sorted by employer name and the SOC_CODE (Job Code) and you can view it by which companies have filed the most applications in your city. The Fiscal Year 2016 Applications…Read more →
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    • It Looks Like Visa Mill History Is About to Repeat Itself in Northern Virginia June 23, 2017
      Once again it looks like a highly questionable educational institution in Northern Virginia is about to be closed down — it is said to provide lots of nonimmigrant visas and not much education — and the closing will not be forced by the federal agency that is supposed to handle such things, the Department of […]
    • Another Ninth Circuit Judge Goes Off on Immigration Enforcement June 23, 2017
      In a June 2, 2017 post, I detailed the case of Magana Ortiz v. Sessions, in which Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Stephen Reinhardt described the removal of a Mexican national who had entered the United States in 1989 as "contrary to the values of this nation and its legal system." He continued: Indeed, […]
    • Big H-1B Employer Infosys Sued Again for Racial Discrimination June 23, 2017
      Infosys, one of the largest Indian outsourcing companies, has been sued, yet again, for discrimination against non-Indian workers, as the Dallas Morning News reported recently. The firm, which sought more H-1B workers than any other company in the United States in 2016 — 33,289, according to the Myvisajobs website — was hauled into court by […]
    • Honduras and El Salvador Plead for TPS Extension June 23, 2017
      Last week, the United States and Mexico cohosted the Conference on Prosperity and Security in Central America in Miami. While the question of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) was not on the agenda, both Honduras and El Salvador took the opportunity to highlight the issue before U.S. officials. read more
    • IRS Ignores Appeals Court Decision; Continues Paying "Child Tax Credits" to Illegal Aliens June 22, 2017
      According to the Inspector General of the U.S. Treasury Department, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) each year pays billions of dollars in "child tax credits" to illegal aliens.1 The child tax credit, provided by section 24 of the Internal Revenue Code, is a credit against a taxpayer's federal income tax liability of $1,000 for each […]
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    • Trump’s Draft High-Skill Visa Policy Threatens US Economy February 10, 2017
      Last Saturday a preliminary draft order titled “Protecting American Jobs and Workers by Strengthening the Integrity of Foreign Worker Visa Programs” surfaced that targets H-1B “genius” visas.  The order signals a second wave of the new administration’s immigration agenda—with potentially catastrophic effects to our economy.  I’ve written and spoken extensively on the H-1B topic recently […]
    • The Assured Cost of Clamping Down On H-1B “Genius” Visas February 9, 2017
      The entire US economy is at stake with Trump’s draft work-visa order About a month before President Trump was sworn into office, CNBC asked me what I would do if I held the executive office for one day. My answer to Kayla Tausche was that I’d work to fix the growing student visa and H-1B visa […]
    • The Days of Invisible Small Business May Soon Be Over September 16, 2015
      A week ago today, a small business in my community called ‘Costume Capers’ closed its doors after 30 years of continuous operation in the coastal hamlet of San Luis Obispo. When the local Tribune asked partner-proprietors Debi and Keith why they were throwing in the towel, their answer came without equivocation: enterprise business moved into […]
    • Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Work July 15, 2015
      Artificial Intelligence has been the topic de jour lately with every corner of intellectual thought sounding in on the perils, and the potential rewards, of synthesizing a machine intelligence that could successfully perform any intellectual task that a human can.  Elon Musk, Bill Gates and even Stephen Hawking have all suggested that an AI with […]
    • Your Digital Privacy Is Under Attack, Again July 2, 2015
      It’s hard to pick up a paper, or an iPad, without reading about some bit of privacy that Americans have lost—or given up—in exchange for one convenience or another. It’s rare however that such an egregious attack on our privacy, like the one underway against every website owner in the world today and in the […]
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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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    • Public Schools or Public Screwels? Part 5 June 1, 2017
      The part 4 was getting kind of long so I decided to make a Part 5. Here is a post from a Missouri anti-Common Core group: Questions for this morning/Quick response needed: Is there a process by which I can exempt my third graders from MAP testing? If so, can you please describe the process […]
    • Debunking the ‘Bot-Net’ Allegation, Human Parents will Tweet to #StopCommonCore, April 17 April 9, 2017
      Source: Debunking the ‘Bot-Net’ Allegation, Human Parents will Tweet to #StopCommonCore, April 17
    • Public Schools or Public Screwels? Part 4 April 7, 2017
      I decided to make a part 4. This article here shows more of the problems with the Common Core and fed ed:  http://www.bearslordnetwork.com/city-on-a-hill-blog/who-can-stand-idly-by-while-children-are-led-to-destruction Here is a post from an Ohio anti-Common Core group: VOUCHERS AND ESSA GOOD READ FROM KAREN BRACKEN Vouchers, Education Savings Accounts. It is your money……right? WRONG. It is your money ONLY […]
    • Companies Offshoring or using cheap overseas labor March 27, 2017
      3Com 3M Aalfs Manufacturing Aavid Thermal Technologies ABC-NACO Accenture Access Electronics Accuride Corporation Accuride International Adaptec ADC Adobe Systems Advanced Energy Industries Aetna Affiliated Computer Services AFS Technologies A.G. Edwards Agere Systems Agilent Technologies AIG Alamo Rent A Car Albany International Corp. Albertson’s Alcoa Alcoa Fujikura Allen Systems Group Alliance Semiconductor Allstate Alpha Thought Global […]
    • Higher Education Act Supporters March 10, 2017
      American Association of Community Colleges American Association of State Colleges and Universities American Indian Higher Education Consortium Association of American Universities Association of Community College Trustees Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities Association of Public and Land-grant Universities Council for Christian Colleges & Universities Council for Higher […]
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    • Debunking Forbes: 14 In-demand Tech Jobs Employers Are Struggling To Fill May 11, 2017
      I'm writing this because some Congressman will inevitably cite Forbes and enter this piece of fake news into the Congressional record.Forbes Business Contributor, Laurence Bradford, published a click-bait piece titled, "14 In-demand Tech Jobs Employers Are Struggling To Fill".  The article is 15 pages of photos, each containing a basic caption about a purported tech job. […]
    • Disinformation (brought to you) By Code.org May 6, 2017
      table, th, td { border: 1px solid black; border-collapse: collapse; } Click to enlargeDisinformation IS Published by Code.orgFor the latest in the computer worker shortage disinformation saga, we have a website called Code.org. While promoting importance of computer literacy is important, their claims about demand for those skills are not based in reality. Two of […]
    • What President Trump Can Do About H-1B? April 18, 2017
      What President Trump Can Do About H-1B?The Secretary of Labor needs to consider available data.by weaver on Sunday November 13, 2016Updated: Thursday February 9, 2017, 7:55am Subjects: Trump, H-1B, Secretary of Labor, Computer occupations, unemployment .lowerAlpha{margin-left: 0cm;} .numeric{margin-left: 1cm;} .upperAlpha{margin-left: 1.5cm;} .lowerRomanNumeral{margin-left: 2cm;} .upperRomanNumeral{margin-left: 2.5cm;} .doubleLowerAlpha{margin-left: 3cm;} h2 {font-size:125%;} After a few days reviewing the […]
    • How many H-1B in the United States? April 5, 2017
      How many H-1B in the United States?Many more H-1B than the experts have estimatedWritten by Steve Kritzer on July 24th 2016Updated March 19th 2017 Subjects: H-1B, Michelle Malkin, Center for Immigration Studies, Economic Policy InstituteAt about 13:00 mmss in the accompaying video, Malkin looks to the panel for confirmation that 650,000 H-1B are in the […]
    • H-1B: How many continue beyond the six years? March 15, 2017
      H-1B: How many continue beyond the six years?In Computer Occupations, 22,000 second extensions granted annually.Written by Steve Kritzer March 14th 2017Updated March 15th 2017 Subjects: H-1B, Characteristics, AC21, PERM, Computer Occupations I stumbled onto the 2015 H-1B Characteristics report, date-stamped March 17, 2016, it was embargoed from the public for almost a year. I think it […]
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    • Trump DOL shows callous disregard for subcontracted workers June 9, 2017
      On June 7, 2017, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) rescinded an important guidance document on joint employer liability. Below is a statement by Saket Soni, Executive Director of the National Guestworker Alliance: “This week, the DOL rescinded a critical guidance document that helped uphold the rights of subcontracted and contingent workers. The move reflects a […]
    • Chinese Migrant Workers in U.S. Territory Demand: We Want Our Wages, Not Cigarettes May 2, 2017
      May 2, 2017–Chinese migrant workers are standing up against wage theft and labor abuse on the U.S. Commonwealth of Saipan. The workers for the Chinese construction company Gold Mantis helped build a $500 million casino for Hong Kong-based Imperial Pacific. Although Saipan is a U.S. territory, the federal minimum wage is only $6.55. And the Gold […]
    • What the Newest Labor Groups Mean For US Workers – Fortune – 4/18/17 April 19, 2017
      Fortune April 18, 2017 What the Newest Labor Groups Mean For US Workers by Rick Wartzman Tensions are mounting this week as the Writers Guild of America attempts to hammer out a new labor agreement with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers, with scripts being stockpiled in case no contract is reached and the industry […]
    • Trump’s New Order Speeds the Race to the Bottom – 4-18-17 April 18, 2017
      On April 18, 2017, the Trump Administration released an executive order addressing federal guestworker visa programs. Below is a statement by National Guestworker Alliance (NGA) Executive Director Saket Soni: “Today’s executive order threatens to erode the rights both of guestworkers, and of U.S. workers in similar jobs, on the pretext of protecting only the latter. […]
    • ‘A gift to human traffickers’: report warns of dangers of Trump immigration policy – The Guardian – 3/10/17 March 10, 2017
      The Guardian March 10, 2017 ‘A gift to human traffickers’: report warns of dangers of Trump immigration policy By Kate Hodal Donald Trump’s hardline approach to immigration has been branded a “gift to human traffickers” amid concerns that stricter deportation and border regulations will push undocumented migrant workers underground, putting them at greater risk of […]
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    • The World Is Going Down With Trump June 23, 2017
      The World Is Going Down With Trump Paul Craig Roberts This is your site. Support it. On June 21 the editorial board of the Washington Post, long a propaganda instrument believed to be in cahoots with the CIA and the deep state, called for more sanctions and more pressure on Russia. One second’s thought is… […]
    • The US Criminal “Justice System” is Devoid of Justice June 22, 2017
      This is your site. Support it. The US Criminal “Justice System” is Devoid of Justice Paul Craig Roberts In 1992 Fran and Dan Keller were convicted despite the absence of any evidence of raping a 3-year old, a crime that never occurred. Among the absurd charges was the transport of children to Mexico to be… […]
    • Stephen Lendman’s website June 22, 2017
      Stephen Lendman’s blog was taken down. I do not know the details or reasons. He has a new website where his recent articles are posted: http://stephenlendman.org The post Stephen Lendman’s website appeared first on PaulCraigRoberts.org.
    • Corrupt US Senate Pushes America Toward War With Russia And Europe June 22, 2017
      Corrupt US Senate Pushes America Toward War With Russia And Europe “The sleazy hypocrisy of US legislators is legendary, but it is their ignorance, greed and arrogance that are worrying.” https://www.strategic-culture.org/news/2017/06/21/ever-closer-war.html The post Corrupt US Senate Pushes America Toward War With Russia And Europe appeared first on PaulCraigRoberts.org.
    • PCR on Putin’s Ignored Warnings to the West June 22, 2017
      PCR on Putin’s Ignored Warnings to the West https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Rux4mt8IQc The post PCR on Putin’s Ignored Warnings to the West appeared first on PaulCraigRoberts.org.
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    • Trump Made Calls to Two High Law Enforcement Officials with Jurisdiction to Investigate Him June 23, 2017
      Trump Made Calls to Two High Law Enforcement Officials with Jurisdiction to Investigate Him By Pam Martens and Russ Martens: June 23, 2017 Former FBI Director James Comey has testified to Congress that he was uncomfortable with the multiple contacts by the President. Comey was fired by Trump after declining to give a pledge of […]
    • Donald Trump’s New Lawyer Tied to a Shadowy Web of Nonprofits June 22, 2017
      Donald Trump’s New Lawyer Tied to a Shadowy Web of Nonprofits By Pam Martens and Russ Martens: June 22, 2017  Four years ago Wall Street On Parade published an investigative report with the headline: “Jay Sekulow: The Man Pumping the IRS Scandal on Network TV Sits at the Center of a Web of Nonprofits That Have […]
    • Report: Measured for Social Progress, U.S. Is a Second-Tier Nation June 21, 2017
      Report: Measured for Social Progress, U.S. Is a Second-Tier Nation By Pam Martens and Russ Martens: June 21, 2017 You can tell a lot about a nation by the kind of research reports it spews out monthly or quarterly. In the United States, we are bombarded with Federal government reports on Gross Domestic Product (GDP), […]
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    • Thoughts on the Upcoming Modi-Trump Meeting June 21, 2017
      PM Modi is arriving in Washington, D.C. on June 25 for his first face-to-face meeting with President Trump. There is some concern over how this meeting will go given the fact that Trump singled out India and China’s environmental practices as one of the reasons for exiting the Paris Climate Change Accord. He also has […]
    • USINPAC Transition Team Membership Benefits December 2, 2016
      US India Political Action Committee (USINPAC) US India Political Action Committee (USINPAC), www.usinpac.com is the political voice of over 3 million Indian Americans. USINPAC is engaged in activities important to the Indian American community. It also acts as a watchdog for the community on political issues. Besides its Primary objective of working closely with key members […]
    • President Elect Donald Trump Administration November 21, 2016
      President Elect Trump has promised to change Washington, DC and that will start with identifying and recruiting the finest men and women from across the country to serve in his Administration. Any individual who wishes to serve the Administration should utilize this online application in order to participate. The President Elect will make appointments for […]
    • Paul Ryan, US House Speaker, Invites Narendra Modi to Address the Congress May 3, 2016
      US House Speaker Paul Ryan’s decision of inviting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to address  a joint meeting of Congress was welcomed by the lawmakers. After a decade, Modi will be the fifth prime minister of India to visit Congress and is the first announced foreign leader to address a joint meeting under Ryan’s speakership. Modi is all […]
    • President Barack Obama nominates Indian-American Geeta Pasi as US envoy to Chad! April 21, 2016
      On the 19th of April, 2016, United States President Barack Obama nominated Geeta Pasi, an Indian-American, as the country’s next envoy to Chad. Ms Pasi served as the United States Ambassador to Djibouti from 2011 to 2014, is a career member of the Foreign Service and Class of Minister-Counselor. At present, she serves as the […]
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    • Do You Now Have to Give Your Facebook Name to Get an H1B Visa? June 11, 2017
      On May 23rd, the Office of Management and Budget approved a new rule for US visa applicants, requiring in some cases additional biographical information.  Among the new questions to be asked of visa applicants is their social media handles going back the past five years.  There is some uncertainty whether this also applies to H1B […]
    • Was Your H1B Visa Petition Selected in This Year’s Lottery? June 11, 2017
      With all of the uncertainty surrounding the future of the H1B visa program, it is easy to lose sight of the fact that this year’s lottery proceeded as usual and applicants are waiting to see if they were selected.  Given the fact that there are a total of 85,000 visas available for this year, and […]
    • Why is the H1B Non-Immigrant Work Visa the Most Sought After in the World? May 19, 2017
      While the debate over the future of the H1B work visa continues with President-elect Trump about to take office, it raises a question for skilled foreign workers who make the effort to obtain this much sought after visa: Why do so many foreign nationals apply when there is only a 30% chance of being selected […]
    • Filling Out Online Form DS-160 May 18, 2017
      One of the key steps to having your H1B non-immigrant work visa validated is submitting Form DS-160.  This completed form is required to schedule an interview at the consulate in your own country, but cannot be filled out until the H1B petition is approved by the USCIS.  It is really one of the last steps […]
    • The I-94 Online Status System: Does it also show H1B status? May 17, 2017
      The US Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) uses the I-94 record to monitor the arrival and departure of foreign nationals traveling to the US.  The form shows all arrival and departure records for the past five years, including the most recent entry.  For the past few years this record has been available online, making it […]
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  • John – Programmers Guild

  • High Tech Billionaires Selling Out Americans for a lousy buck

  • Disney

  • Discriminating Against Americans

  • Disney Sells Out American Workers

  • Explaining what really is happening

  • Sara and Disney

  • Abbott Labs

  • Destroying the lives of Americans

  • skilled fresh out of college?

  • Indentured Servants – Modern Day Slavery

  • Killing American Workers Future

  • Slamming the door on Americans in America

  • The early days of H-1B abuse

  • Our kids are our resources, and our future

  • We need jobs to provide for our families

  • University of California Board of Regents destroying opportunity in America

  • Why the H-1B visa is destroying your unborn child’s future

  • A message to the people of India

  • How Do I Survive Being Unemployable?

 

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