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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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Top "US" Corporations Outsourced More Than 2.4 Million American Jobs Over the Last Decade

A Washington Post/ABC News poll released this morning finds that 44 percent [4], a plurality, of Americans think the economy is getting worse, rather than staying the same or getti...

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Pending Sentencing Spotlights H-1B Visa Abuse in America?s Heartland

To get a fuller understanding of how deeply H-1B visa fraud has permeated this country, it?s helpful to consider the case of two men in Clinton, Iowa, who have pleaded guilty to fr...

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GAO Report: H-1B Program Falling Short

In a report released last week, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) concluded that the H-1B guest worker program ? which proponents claim is for ?high-skilled? workers ? may...

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Indian Outsourcing Firms Use H-1B To Displace U.S. High-Tech Workforce

The U.S. visa programs that allow companies to hire skilled foreign workers is "out of control" and is costing Americans hundreds of thousands of jobs, according to an analysis fro...

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Social Security Replacing Smaller Portions of Workers? Income

The reduced replacement rate results from Congressional action in 1983, which raised the normal retirement age in gradual steps, from 65 to 67, for workers born between 1938 and 19...

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New Countries Eligible to Participate in H-2A and H-2B Programs

? U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced today that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), in consultation with the Department of State, has identified 53 ...

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11/19/10 CWA BREAKTHROUGHS Alcatel-Lucent & WIPRO

Nov 18, 2010: Last December Alcatel-Lucent decided to outsource its entire IT and Finance Operations worldwide. IT work would be done by HP who subsequently contracted out the fun...

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H-1B at 20:How the Tech Worker Visa is Remaking IT

"This news analysis is part of our special report on the 20th anniversary of the H-1B visa, which also includes first-person accounts from five IT workers who have been directly af...

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