How many H-1B in the United States?

How many H-1B in the United States? Many more H-1B than the experts have estimated Written by Steve Kritzer on July 24th 2016Updated March 19th 2017 Subjects: H-1B, Michelle Malkin, Center for Immigration Studies, Economic Policy Institute At about 13:00 mmss in the accompaying video, Malkin looks to the panel for confirmation that 650,000 H-1B … Read moreHow many H-1B in the United States?

Debunking Forbes: 14 In-demand Tech Jobs Employers Are Struggling To Fill

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 … Read moreDebunking Forbes: 14 In-demand Tech Jobs Employers Are Struggling To Fill

Disinformation (brought to you) By Code.org

Click to enlarge Disinformation IS Published by Code.org For 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 the claims on their Promote Computer Science page are as … Read moreDisinformation (brought to you) By Code.org

What President Trump Can Do About H-1B?

What President Trump Can Do About H-1B? The Secretary of Labor needs to consider available data. by weaver on Sunday November 13, 2016 Updated: Thursday February 9, 2017, 7:55am Subjects: Trump, H-1B, Secretary of Labor, Computer occupations, unemployment After a few days reviewing the law concerning H-1B and L-1 visas, I’m finding that the foreign … Read moreWhat President Trump Can Do About H-1B?

H-1B: How many continue beyond the six years?

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 … Read moreH-1B: How many continue beyond the six years?

Debunked: Shortage in Math and Computer Science

Debunked: Shortage in Math and Computer Science Shortage of Computer Science and Mathematics Debunked — Professionals crowded out by H-1B Written by Steve Kritzer on May 21st 2015Updated January 28th 2017 Subjects: H-1B visa, STEM shortage myth, Bachelors Degree, STEM shortage debunked, Math and Computer Science degrees College employment outcomes worsening I am surprised that … Read moreDebunked: Shortage in Math and Computer Science

H-1B Lottery Application Abuse

H-1B Lottery Application Abuse H-1B applications nine times the amount of job growth. Written by weaver on October 27th 2016Updated October 27th 2016 Subjects: Labor Condition Application, H-1B, Employment, Keep America at WorkKeep America at Work posted some LCA data today, which reminded me that I wanted to see some comparisons. 9 H-1B applications compared … Read moreH-1B Lottery Application Abuse

Not in Labor Force NILF — November 2016

Not in Labor Force (NILF) — November 2016 Finding the hidden unemployment rate? Written by Steve Kritzer on December 3rd 2016Updated December 3rd 2016 Subjects: Unemployment, Not in Labor Force, Working Age, Recession Armed with the knowledge that the U-3 Unemployment Rate is subjective rather than objective, the nagging question is, “How do we compare … Read moreNot in Labor Force NILF — November 2016

Turns out, an education in Tech can be a curse rather than benefit

Turns out, an education in Tech can be a curse rather than benefit. Patriot at the end of his rope, help needed. Written by weaver on Monday October 31st 2015Updated October 31st 2015 Subjects: fundraiser, navy, veteran, H-1b, volunteerLaid off in 2003, Virgil is damned if he does and damned if he doesn’t. He lives … Read moreTurns out, an education in Tech can be a curse rather than benefit

Working Age Employment Levels Still Below 1999 Levels.

Working Age Employment Levels Still Below 1999 Levels. Dismal Employment Outlook for Ages 25 to 54 Written by Steve Kritzer Updated October 16th 2016 Subjects: employment, unemployment, working age, labor statistic Related Employment levels Employment levels for this age group (25 to 54) are still below the levels attained in 1999 (-586,000). Population Lower employment can’t … Read moreWorking Age Employment Levels Still Below 1999 Levels.

Working Age Employment Levels Still Below 1999 Levels.

Working Age Employment Levels Still Below 1999 Levels. Dismal Employment Outlook for Ages 25 to 54 Written by Steve Kritzer on Tuesday July 24th 2015Updated July 25th 2015 Subjects: employment, unemployment, working age, labor statistic Employment levels Employment levels for this age group (25 to 54) are still below the levels attained in 1999 (-586,000). … Read moreWorking Age Employment Levels Still Below 1999 Levels.

Immigration Moratorium: Chapter 2

  Immigration Moratorium Chapter 2: Expected Useful Lifetime of STEM Degree   1 million new STEM jobs projected by 2022, 5.9 million new American graduates will apply for them. by Steve Kritzer on November 24, 2015; Updated November 24, 2015 Subjects: Immigration moratorium, STEM, Employment, Education, temporary visa Source data by NSF/NCES In the previous … Read moreImmigration Moratorium: Chapter 2

Immigration Moratorium; Chapter 1

Immigration Moratorium   Chapter 1: College Outcomes vs. Employment Growth by Steve Kritzer November 20th 2015Updated November 21st 2015 Subjects: Immigration moratorium, employment, college outcome, unemployment, H-1B,Green Card The high-skill immigration debate is turning toward stapling a Green Card to U.S. conferred degrees. (The globalists call them advanced degrees without any further specificity, so we’ll assume … Read moreImmigration Moratorium; Chapter 1

Job Openings Data Misrepresented

Job Openings Data Misrepresented Think tank personnel cannot read a simple chart, desperate to fool public? Written by Steve Kritzer on July 24th 2015Updated July 25th 2015 Subjects: shortage of STEM graduates, Adams Nagar, H-1B train your replacement, Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey, Information Technology and Innovation Foundation ITIF Adams Nagar, an Economic Research … Read moreJob Openings Data Misrepresented

Employment – Unemployment: 25 – 54 Age-group Still Getting Pounded.

Subjects: Unemployment, Immigration, Employment growth, Ages 25 – 54, Male, Female I recently read a ZeroHedge article, by Tyler Durden, with a thesis on how most employment growth has been going to males, 55 years and older.  I noticed two flaws in the analysis. First, some comparisons only included the age-group 55 – 64 and other … Read moreEmployment – Unemployment: 25 – 54 Age-group Still Getting Pounded.

Microsoft Uses Women’s Soccer Team to Regurgitate Faulty Data

Microsoft Uses Women’s Soccer Team to Regurgitate Faulty Data Microsoft’s use of the US Women’s Soccer Team and faulty data to try to increase immigration falls to a new low. Written by Steve Kritzer on Monday July 20th 2015 Subjects: shortage of Computer Science (CS) graduates, Women’s Soccer, H-1B train your replacement, shortage debunked, Computer … Read moreMicrosoft Uses Women’s Soccer Team to Regurgitate Faulty Data

Misleading Employment Situation Report

Here’s the quote from the first line of Employment Situation Report for June 2015.  “Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 223,000 in June, and the unemployment rate declined to 5.3 percent,…” These two pieces of data are not even from the same surveys.   The problem here is that the Unemployment rate is taken from the Household … Read moreMisleading Employment Situation Report

The Great Employment Giveaway

Subjects: H-1B visa, Immigration, Bachelors Degree, L-1 visa, O-1 visa, TN visa, Work years Since 2000, USCIS starts the fiscal year by giving away about 1 million work-years, in advance, to skilled non-immigrant foreign workers. In the chart below, we see the actual visas granted by year; however, most of these visas do not expire … Read moreThe Great Employment Giveaway

Comparison: “Inequality for All”

Subjects: Income Inequality, Immigration  No, I haven’t seen Reich’s, Inequality for All, but I did notice a similarity between his “suspension bridge” graph and the Census data for the foreign-born in the labor force, covering roughly the same period. It appears to this layman, that income inequality peaked during the era of the robber-baron, i.e., the … Read moreComparison: “Inequality for All”

OPT extension to cost current STEM workers 175.5 billion in earnings

Updated: November 21, 2014 American Tech Workers Successfully Win Standing to Sue on Alleged Illegal Issuance of STEM-Related Work Authorization Source: Link American workers at a huge hiring disadvantage. * Judge recognizes that OPT foreign-workers are Social Security and Medicare exempt. The Programmers Guild and the Immigration Reform Law Institute, have been denied a preliminary … Read moreOPT extension to cost current STEM workers 175.5 billion in earnings

Computer Occupations: H-1B 80% of (Recession Recovery) Employment Level Growth 2011-2013

During the “recovery” from the most severe economic times since the Great Depression, 80% of Computer Employment Growth went to new H-1B immigrants. Recession and recovery periods are critically important, foreign labor work authorizations  during these periods must be highly scrutinized. The BLS Occupational Employment Statistics (OES) offer us of view of the occupational levels … Read moreComputer Occupations: H-1B 80% of (Recession Recovery) Employment Level Growth 2011-2013

Computer Occupations 2013: Winners & Losers

Winners and losers in the Computer-occupations for May 2013 from the BLS, Occupational Employment Statistics.  The overall employment level growth for the period was, 116,620.  In comparison, Employment growth for the prior year was 143,890  (May 2011 to May 2012).    Educational Requirement Occupation code Occupation title Level Employment 2013 Employment 2012 Associate Bachelor Postgrad 15-1100 … Read moreComputer Occupations 2013: Winners & Losers