Senate to Consider American Job-Busting Bill; Crunch Time for U.S. Workers

Shortly before Congress adjourned for its summer break, what it aggrandizingly likes to refer to as “constituent work days,” the House of Representatives passed a horrible immigration bill, the Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act. U.S. Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA), who never met a bill to expand the foreign-born labor pool at American workers’ expense she … Read moreSenate to Consider American Job-Busting Bill; Crunch Time for U.S. Workers

Big Tech, Big Banks Use Outsourcing Firms to Import H-1B Workers

Tech conglomerates and big banks have imported thousands of foreign workers through the H-1B visa program to take U.S. white-collar jobs, newly released federal data reveals. Every year, more than 100,000 foreign workers are brought to the U.S. on the H-1B visa and are allowed to stay for up to six years. There are about 650,000 … Read moreBig Tech, Big Banks Use Outsourcing Firms to Import H-1B Workers

The American Worker Hope, Fallacy of the Training, ‘Reskilling’ Shibboleth Meme

shibboleth: a word or saying used by adherents of a party, sect, or belief and usually regarded by others as empty of real meaning (Merriam-Webster) In July 2018, President Trump announced an initiative to train and “reskill” Americans for jobs. Hey, I believed him when he declared Buy American, Hire Americanin April 2017. Why not this? … Read moreThe American Worker Hope, Fallacy of the Training, ‘Reskilling’ Shibboleth Meme

Democrats Demand Google Hire Indian H-1B Outsourcing Workers

Three Democrat 2020 contenders are urging Google to fully hire its army of 120,000 outsourcing workers and temporary hires — plus thousands of Indian graduates who have used work visas to take jobs that would help young Americans jump-start their careers. “Google has more temporary and contract workers than full-time employees, and that workers in … Read moreDemocrats Demand Google Hire Indian H-1B Outsourcing Workers

Conversation With Tech Worker Ellwood Davis

Ellwood Davis is a tech worker with amazing credentials in the area of enterprise software implementation and thought leadership. Our conversation focused on what things were like for tech workers back in the early 1990’s when he was getting started in the industry and what they are like now in an environment of offshoring and … Read moreConversation With Tech Worker Ellwood Davis

Grassley Denounces ‘EB-5’ Giveaway to China in India Outsourcing Bill

Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley is throwing a flag on the stealth push by technology investors to expand the unregulated U.S.-India outsourcing economy. The business-backed bill to expand the binational outsourcing economy, titled HR.1044, quadruples the supply of valuable green cards to Indian workers who agree to take college-level jobs from American graduates. On July 10, … Read moreGrassley Denounces ‘EB-5’ Giveaway to China in India Outsourcing Bill

Draft letters for senators who have cosponsored S. 386

As a cosponsor of S. 386, the Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2019, you will be helping drive an influx of foreign-born labor that will displace U.S. tech workers and other white-collar Americans who have good jobs, if this legislation passes. While Silicon Valley has, for decades, lobbied extensively to raise the 85,000 annual … Read moreDraft letters for senators who have cosponsored S. 386

Draft letter for senator voting on S. 386

Dear Senator: Soon S. 386 will come to the Senate floor for a vote. Please consider all the available research on how foreign-born labor has displaced thousands of U.S. tech workers since the Immigration Act of 1990. The Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act is actually grossly unfair to American workers employed in various fields. In … Read moreDraft letter for senator voting on S. 386

Apollo Moon Missions: The Right Stuff and American Know-How

July 20 marks 50 years since our nation’s astronauts landed the lunar module on the Moon in what may arguably be the greatest technological achievement of modern time. I remember where I was, as a kid, that 1969 evening watching Neil Armstrong and Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin become the first humans and Americans to walk on … Read moreApollo Moon Missions: The Right Stuff and American Know-How

Bernie Sanders knocks Biden after ‘Medicare-for-all’ criticism: Sounds ‘like Donald Trump’

Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., has taken aim at Democratic front-runner Joe Biden, accusing the former vice president of “sounding like Donald Trump” on one key issue. Sanders, in a new interview, was defending his sweeping “Medicare-for-all” plan when he took a swipe at Biden. “I am disappointed, I have to say, in Joe, who is a … Read moreBernie Sanders knocks Biden after ‘Medicare-for-all’ criticism: Sounds ‘like Donald Trump’

Sanders campaign slams Harris over refusal to admit ‘Medicare-for-all’ means higher taxes

Sen. Bernie Sanders’ campaign is blasting rival Democratic presidential contender Sen. Kamala Harris over her repeated insistence that she’s “not prepared to engage in a middle-class tax hike” to pay for her “Medicare-for-all” proposal. Painting the California Democrat’s plan as unrealistic, senior Sanders campaign adviser Jeff Weaver said: “I don’t know how you can fund … Read moreSanders campaign slams Harris over refusal to admit ‘Medicare-for-all’ means higher taxes

Bernie Sanders says his $40 trillion Medicare-for-all plan would help US save money

Sen. Bernie Sanders put a number on his Medicare-for-all plan this week, saying his proposed successor to ObamaCare would likely cost between $30 trillion and $40 trillion over 10 years. The presidential candidate also dismissed criticisms of his plan’s feasibility as “absurd,” claiming it would actually help the U.S. save money, he told The Washington … Read moreBernie Sanders says his $40 trillion Medicare-for-all plan would help US save money

Sanders defends ‘Medicare-for-all,’ plans Canada caravan with patients to buy cheaper meds

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Wednesday unapologetically defended his government-run “Medicare-for-all” campaign proposal against critics opposed to wiping out private health insurance, while announcing plans to lead a caravan to Canada to buy cheaper medicine than available in the U.S. Sanders’ campaign billed the speech in Washington as an opportunity to confront the Democratic … Read moreSanders defends ‘Medicare-for-all,’ plans Canada caravan with patients to buy cheaper meds

Sen. Marsha Blackburn: What I saw when I visited the border (and what needs to happen now)

I joined Vice President Mike Pence and members of the Senate Judiciary Committee Friday in a visit to a migrant detention center in Texas to witness firsthand how much work we have left to do to secure our southern border. The situation is dire. Smuggling cartels tell lies about instant asylum and open borders and … Read moreSen. Marsha Blackburn: What I saw when I visited the border (and what needs to happen now)

Pro-Trump CNN pundit Steve Cortes slams ‘shameful’ colleague: ‘Most racist and condescending insult I’ve ever heard’

CNN commentator Steve Cortes had a fiery clash both on television and online with a CNN colleague who also writes for the New York Times, slamming Wajahat Ali as “shameful” for suggesting to the pro-Trump pundit that “no matter how hard you try to be the Latin face of Trump, they’ll never love you.” “Tonight, my CNN colleague … Read morePro-Trump CNN pundit Steve Cortes slams ‘shameful’ colleague: ‘Most racist and condescending insult I’ve ever heard’

Asylum requests overwhelm US immigration system: A look at the numbers

An explosion in asylum requests from immigrants facing deportation has overwhelmed U.S. courts and denial of the requests does little to keep illegal immigrants out, according to federal statistics. Thousands of migrants are hoping to seek asylum, even though experts say they have poor cases and little chance of gaining the status. But that has not … Read moreAsylum requests overwhelm US immigration system: A look at the numbers

Trump administration announces major crackdown on asylum seekers

The Trump administration on Monday announced a sweeping new policy tightening restrictions for asylum seekers, in a move that could drastically reduce the number of migrants eligible to enter the United States in this way. The new rule, which will be published in the Federal Register on Tuesday, would require most migrants entering through America’s southern … Read moreTrump administration announces major crackdown on asylum seekers

Big Tech, Outsourcing Lobby Finance GOP/Dems Green Card Giveaway

A handful of tech billionaires, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and the Indian outsourcing lobby are financing a green card giveaway plan that has already passed the House with support from 140 House Republicans and 224 House Democrats. Last week, the majority of House Republicans and Democrats — led by Rep. Ken Buck (R-CO) and Rep. Zoe … Read moreBig Tech, Outsourcing Lobby Finance GOP/Dems Green Card Giveaway

Pence slams CNN for ‘dishonest’ coverage of detention center visit; says America ‘deserves the full story’

Vice President Mike Pence blasted CNN late Friday night for what he described as the network’s “dishonest” coverage of his trip to a migrant detention center near the U.S.-Mexico border. Pence, along with reporters and a group of GOP lawmakers, flew to McAllen, Texas, where he participated in a roundtable discussion with Border Patrol agents and toured a … Read morePence slams CNN for ‘dishonest’ coverage of detention center visit; says America ‘deserves the full story’

Gosar: Congress Gifts Big Tech More Foreign Labor to Replace Americans

Rep. Paul Gosar is blasting the passage of a bill that will allow Indian nationals to monopolize the United States’ green card system, providing Silicon Valley’s tech elites with an endless flow of cheaper, foreign workers. This week, 140 House Republicans, 224 House Democrats, and Rep. Justin Amash (R-MI) — led by Rep. Ken Buck … Read moreGosar: Congress Gifts Big Tech More Foreign Labor to Replace Americans

Walmart, Anthem, Boeing, et al: You Get What You Pay For

Multinational retailer Walmart recently announced that it will lay off almost 600 corporate employees. According to the Business Insider, the finance and accounting jobs will be outsourced to Genpact, described as a New-York based professional services firm. Genpact isn’t a household name. So, who are they? According to Wikipedia, Genpact originally was a business unit … Read moreWalmart, Anthem, Boeing, et al: You Get What You Pay For

Expert: GOP/Dems Green Card Giveaway Rewards Big Tech Outsourcing

House Republicans and Democrats are rewarding the “indentured servitude” business model of Silicon Valley’s tech conglomerates with a bill that allows Indian nationals to monopolize the United States’ green card system, an expert says. In an exclusive interview with SiriusXM Patriot’s Breitbart News Tonight, Center for Immigration Studies Director of Policy Jessica Vaughan said the … Read moreExpert: GOP/Dems Green Card Giveaway Rewards Big Tech Outsourcing

Amazon Thanks GOP/Dems for Passing Green Card Giveaway to Big Tech

Amazon, the multinational corporation run by billionaire Jeff Bezos, is thanking the 140 House Republicans and 224 House Democrats for passing legislation that will reinforce Silicon Valley’s cheap labor, outsourcing business model. On Wednesday, 140 House Republicans, 224 House Democrats, and Rep. Justin Amash (R-KY) — led by Rep. Ken Buck (R-CO) and Rep. Zoe … Read moreAmazon Thanks GOP/Dems for Passing Green Card Giveaway to Big Tech

Border apprehensions decline 28 percent following US-Mexico partnership, DHS says

The Department of Homeland Security announced Tuesday that apprehensions at the southwest border plummeted in June after the Mexican government agreed early in the month — under the threat of punishing U.S. tariffs — to dramatically step up its own immigration enforcement efforts. U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) data showed a 28 percent drop in … Read moreBorder apprehensions decline 28 percent following US-Mexico partnership, DHS says

Cory Booker crosses into Mexico to escort asylum seekers to US

Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., ventured into Mexico on Wednesday to help escort five female asylum seekers to the United States, his campaign said. The 2020 presidential hopeful crossed the El Paso, Texas, port of entry into Ciudad Juarez with immigrant rights attorneys and advocates to get five women fleeing domestic violence admitted into the U.S. after … Read moreCory Booker crosses into Mexico to escort asylum seekers to US

Homeland Security watchdog reports overcrowding and migrants pleading for help during detention-facility tour

Roughly 8,000 immigrants being held in Border Patrol detention facilities in South Texas were subjected to “serious overcrowding” and prolonged detention, according to a report released Tuesday by the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Inspector General. Photos of migrants in five Rio Grande Valley facilities show many packed into crowded standing-room-only cells and behind fences. Others are shown sleeping … Read moreHomeland Security watchdog reports overcrowding and migrants pleading for help during detention-facility tour

House Dems Craft Bill for More Refugee Admissions from Central America

As the immigration crisis at the border continues unabated with hundreds of thousands of migrants suffering and even dying on the treacherous trek through Mexico to the U.S. border, Democrats are blaming President Donald Trump and gearing up to introduce legislation to increase the number of refugees admitted to 100,000 a year. House D’s plan … Read moreHouse Dems Craft Bill for More Refugee Admissions from Central America

Health Insurer Anthem Exposed Displacing U.S. Employees

Watch the trailer here Scroll down to watch the entire video.   U.S. Tech Workers founder Kevin Lynn interviews Melody Brooks who was recently laid off from her IT job with one of the largest health insurance providers, Anthem, her employer of 21 years. Brooks joins the ranks of thousands of American tech workers who’ve … Read moreHealth Insurer Anthem Exposed Displacing U.S. Employees

The Voyager returns: Chrysler resurrects classic minivan name

The Voyager is back. Hold the Plymouth. Chrysler is resurrecting the vintage nameplate for use on the lowest trim levels of its Pacifica minivan. And it’s not the first time. The Plymouth Voyager was one of Chrysler’s original minivans, debuting in 1984 alongside the Dodge Caravan. When the Plymouth brand went defunct in 2001, the … Read moreThe Voyager returns: Chrysler resurrects classic minivan name

Hans von Spakovsky, Greg Walsh: Criminals take advantage of sanctuary policies for illegal immigrants

When signing Washington state’s sanctuary law, Gov. Jay Inslee – now a candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination – self-righteously proclaimed that his state would “not be complicit in the Trump administration’s depraved efforts to break up hard-working immigrant and refugee families.” What is “depraved” is Inslee’s complicity in codifying a reckless policy that has … Read moreHans von Spakovsky, Greg Walsh: Criminals take advantage of sanctuary policies for illegal immigrants

8 times MSNBC, CNN hosts flip-flopped on border crisis rhetoric, from Chuck Todd to Wolf Blitzer

Joe Scarborough, Chuck Todd, Brian Williams and Wolf Blitzer suddenly feel there’s a crisis at the border. MSNBC and CNN pundits downplayed the notion the situation along the southern border was a crisis until suddenly shifting the narrative. The theory that the crisis along the U.S.-Mexico border was manufactured by President Trump’s administration to score political points hit … Read more8 times MSNBC, CNN hosts flip-flopped on border crisis rhetoric, from Chuck Todd to Wolf Blitzer

A Discussion on the Grassley Amendment to S. 386, the Fairness for Skilled Immigrants Act.

Earlier this week Immigration Voice posted a press release stating that Senator Chuck Grassley dropped an amendment to S. 386, the notorious and poorly named “Fairness for High Skilled Immigrants Act.” At this point in time, the Amendment has not been filed, but it has been prepared and could be filed anytime. In light of … Read moreA Discussion on the Grassley Amendment to S. 386, the Fairness for Skilled Immigrants Act.

Mexican Polls Show Rising Opposition to Illegal Migration | Breitbart

Two opinion polls in Mexico show a strong shift against allowing Central American illegal migration up to the U.S. border. If the polls are valid, the shift in Mexican attitudes could allow President Donald Trump and Mexican leaders to block most illegal migration — despite strong efforts by the Democratic Party in Congress to cut … Read moreMexican Polls Show Rising Opposition to Illegal Migration | Breitbart

Officials: Agents in impending ICE raid shouldn’t expect cooperation from local authorities

Federal immigration agents shouldn’t expect cooperation from local authorities when they begin a mass roundup of migrant families with deportation orders, an operation slated to begin Sunday at the direction of President Trump. Several elected officials in cities expected to be targeted by U.S. Customs and Immigration Enforcement (ICE) have either condemned the impending arrests or said … Read moreOfficials: Agents in impending ICE raid shouldn’t expect cooperation from local authorities