Trump administration plans major changes in H-1B visas...
It will “propose to revise the definition of specialty occupation” to increase focus on obtaining the best and the brightest foreign nationals via the H-1B programme. It will also “revise the definition” of employment and employer-employee relationship to “better protect” US workers and wages, the
Trump to order wholesale H-1B reform...
President Donald Trump will sign an executive order Tuesday dubbed "Buy American, Hire American" that calls for sweeping reform of the H-1B visa process. A Disney-type displacement will ‘be impossible’ with these visa reforms, administration officials believe.
on 2017-04-18 17:22 UTC
Justice Dept. says replacing U.S. workers may bring lawsuit...
Critics of the H-1B program have little to celebrate, so far, from President Donald Trump. He promised reforms of the visa program during the campaign, but nothing has happened of consequence -- at least until Monday.The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) i
on 2017-04-03 22:09 UTC
How about 'A day without American tech workers'?...
Where’s your awareness-raising event for untold thousands of our country’s high-skilled men and women victimized by H-1B visa havoc? Thanks to cheap labor-hungry big businesses and money-grubbing politicians in both parties, every day has become a “Day Without American Tech Workers.”
Disney IT workers, in lawsuit, claim discrimination against Americans...
After Disney IT workers were told in October 2014 of the plan to use offshore outsourcing firms, employees said the workplace changed. The number of South Asian workers in Disney technology buildings increased, and some workers had to train H-1B-visa-holding replacements. Approximately 250 IT
on 2016-12-15 17:54 UTC
Silicon Valley H-1B visa issue unclear under Trump...
A statement by the President-elect on Monday put a spotlight on the issue, but didn’t provide any clarity as to what Trump intends to do about the controversial visa program.
“On immigration, I will direct the Department of Labor to investigate all abuses of visa programs that undercut the
on 2016-11-22 21:31 UTC
Trump's election sets stage for H-1B reform...
President-elect Donald Trump gave laid-off IT workers something his rival, Hillary Clinton, did not during the campaign: Attention and a promise to reform the H-1B visa program. The IT workers that Trump wanted to appeal to don't work for startups, Google, Facebook or Microsoft. They run IT systems
on 2016-11-14 17:56 UTC
Trump's Victory: A Rebellion Against Silicon Valley...
A huge portion of the jobs loss is due to giant Silicon Valley technology corporations’ offshoring of the vast majority of their business operations. As a result, the U.S. annual balance for advanced technology products sales has fallen from a $35 billion surplus in 1992 to a $92 billion deficit at
Trump tapped the viral anger over H-1B use...
Donald Trump is the first major U.S. presidential candidate to focus on the use of the H-1B visa to displace IT workers. Hillary Clinton never mentioned the H-1B issue in this campaign, but she saw the problem.
on 2016-11-10 04:30 UTC
Trump tapped the viral anger over H-1B use... CIO | 2016-11-09 12:55 UTC
President-elect Donald Trump realized early in his campaign that U.S. IT workers were angry over training foreign visa-holding replacements. He knew this anger was volcanic. Trump is the first major U.S. presidential candidate in this race -- or any previous presidential race -- to focus on the use
on 2016-11-09 23:50 UTC