12/23/098- "Gaming the System" - Guest Worker Visa Programs and Professional and Technical Workers in the U.S.
The United States' guest worker visa programs are a flashpoint in the ongoing immigration debate. With a fallible reporting process and no unified government agency to provi...
Critics Question Obama Administration On Offshoring
Ron Hira, an assistant professor of public policy at the Rochester Institute of Technology and author of "Outsourcing America," says the claim that there's balance in the trading r...
New H-1B Hiring Bill Takes Aim At Tech Firms
The two lawmakers who successfully added H-1B hiring restrictions to the financial bailout bill earlier this year have introduced legislation that would bar any firm that lays off ...
Italian Welders Work On Dallas Bridge - Texans Remain Jobless
"The Trinity River Corridor Project, a major Dallas, Texas construction project to build bridges over the Trinity River, is an example of what can go wrong for American workers whe...
Labor Party Welcomes Suspension Order Against Teacher Recruiter
MANILA, Philippines -The labor partylist group Partido ng Manggagawa (PM) welcomes the issuance by the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) of a preventive suspensi...
Unions Blowing It On Hyatt Worker Replacement Scandal
"The union and the ex-workers of Hyatt could make immigration an issue, which might lead to a different outcome than the miserable one they are getting now, but of course they won'...
Braveheart In High Heels? More On Washington DC's Rhee And Imported Teachers
Michelle Rhee, Chancellor of the District of Columbia Public Schools, is portrayed in a recent Education Next puff piece as a modern day Braveheart in high heels because of the way...
Importing Teachers In The District of Columbia
District of Columbia Schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee is in hot water for firing 266 teachers and administrators Oct. 2, just weeks into the new school year and only a few months a...
Grassley Pushes Immigration Authorities to Hold Employers Accountable for H-1B Visa Fraud
WASHINGTON - Senator Chuck Grassley today pressed Immigration and Customs Enforcement to step up its commitment to end the fraud and abuse of the H-1B visa program.
History of H-1B Legislation Shows More Than Employer Abuses: By Karl Kiefer
When I started to research this subject I only had basic knowledge of the H-1B program. Coming from a blue collar background, I had limited exposure to the H-1B statistics and abus...