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Business, Immigration Groups Push White House On Skilled Worker Visa Reform

The White House has been dragging its feet on implementing basic administrative reforms that would ameliorate the country's broken immigration system, according to a coalition of o...

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Kucinich, Michaud Organize Opposition to Korea Free Trade Agreement

Free Trade = Fewer Jobs Washington D.C. (August 15, 2011) – Representatives Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) and Michael Michaud (D-ME), members of the House Trade Working Group, ha...

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H-1B: The Wrong Prescription for Pharmacists: By Rob Sanchez

One of the urban myths about H-1B visa program is that it is only used to import foreigners for engineering and computer programming jobs. As I have reported over the years, H-1B c...

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A Crackdown on Employing Illegal Workers

Obama administration officials are sharpening their crackdown on the hiring of illegal immigrants by focusing increasingly tough criminal charges on employers while moving away fro...

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Illinois Job Losses Since NAFTA And The Impact the Korea Trade Deal Will Have If Passed

On December 3, 2010, President Obama decided to take ownership of South Korea free trade agreement, which had originally been negotiated by President George W. Bush. Although he ha...

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US Labour Secretary Denies Plan To Kill H-1B Visa

US Labor Secretary Hilda S Solis has denied that a new programme launched by the Obama administration is aimed at killing the H-1B visa programme even though she declared the H-1B ...

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Heading South: U.S.-Mexico Trade And Job Displacement After NAFTA

As of 2010, U.S. trade deficits with Mexico totaling $97.2 billion had displaced 682,900 U.S. jobs. Of those jobs, 116,400 are likely economy-wide job losses because they were disp...

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Businessmen Going To Prison For ‘Crime of Greed’

"Two Clinton, Iowa, men were sentenced to 40 months each in federal prison Wednesday in connection with a visa fraud scam that federal authorities said brought hundreds of workers ...

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WikiLeaks Cables Describe H-1B Fraud Attempts

The cables being released by WikiLeaks are shedding some light on fraud in the H-1B visa application process in countries that don't get much attention for it -- Mexico, Libya and ...

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Another Key Republican Calls for H-1B Cap HIKE

There has been no rush by employers for H-1B visas since the recession began, but there is an increasing rhetorical push in the U.S. House to raise the visa cap. At a speci...

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