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Rep. Pascrell Bill Addresses Abuses in Visa Programs

Posted - 07/13/2016

Jul 8, 2016  Press Release Reform bill promotes jobs and reduces abuse of skilled non-American workers WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Reps. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) introduced the H-1B and L-1 Visa Reform Act of 2016, bipartisan legislation to overhaul the H-1B and L-1 visa programs to protect workers and crack down on foreign outsourcing companies


U.S. lawmakers propose restrictions on H-1B, L1

Posted - 07/13/2016

New bill proposes to bar companies that have over 50 employees and fifty percent of them on H1-B, L1 visas, from hiring more and encourage recruitment of American workers. Read Full Article:


Best Places to Work in IT Rankings for 2016

Posted - 07/08/2016

Find the top employer that best suits your needs. Sort the Best Places to Work by key criteria, such as training days, and add filters by region and/or organization size. Note that the more filters you add, the fewer organizations will be listed. Read Full Article:


Close to a million Indians immigrated to the US since 2000

Posted - 07/08/2016

Indians constitute 2.1 % of the 80.5 million immigrants who came to the county in the past 134 years. Between 2000 and 2014, the United States issued 926,257 green cards to Indian nationals, according to a report by the US Department of Homeland Security. In comparison only 674, 221 Indians were awarded the Lawful Permanent


Serial ‘green card’ bride is headed to rehab

Posted - 07/08/2016

A Bronx woman who wed 10 men in 11 years in a green-card scam dodged prison time Thursday as she agreed to trade her wedding dress for rehab. Liana Barrientos, 40, took a plea deal and agreed to halt her nuptial spree in exchange for up to 18 months in an outpatient program treating substance abuse and


There’s No Hiring Bias Against Women In Tech, They Just Suck At Interviews

Posted - 07/06/2016

The tech industry is plagued by guilt about the lack of women in its technical teams — and everywhere else. But new data suggests that there’s no hiring bias against them. Women might just suck at job interviews, according to a new report by an interview matchmaking service […] Read Full Article:


Following the parameters of your non-immigrant visa

Posted - 07/06/2016

MABUHAY & HAFA ADAI! There are millions of foreigners who legally enter the United States each year. These individuals enter the United States on various types of immigrant or non-immigrant visas. In this article, we will focus on the various types of non-immigrant visas and the importance of following the parameters of those non-immigrant visas…


Work and Travel Guidance for F-1 Students with Pending H-1B “Change of Status” Applications and “Cap-Gap” Employment Authorization for FY16

Posted - 07/01/2016

This advisory summarizes key travel and employment issues if you are an F-1 student with Optional Practical Training (OPT) employment eligibility and an H-1B change of status filing on your behalf has been accepted by US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). At this date, we do not expect to receive any further receipts for H-1B

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The Day I Got My Green Card

Posted - 07/01/2016

A London-born writer never felt he truly belonged in the places he and his family were from: India, Pakistan, Britain. In America, finally, he feels free—and at home. “Welcome home, sir,” the immigration officer said when I presented him with my green card at John F. Kennedy Airport in May. Three very sweet words, and

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California was the most preferred state for new green card holders

Posted - 07/01/2016

Close to one-fifth of the recent green-card holders in the US chose California as preferred state of residence, according to a report by Department of Homeland security. The report that was released recently has compiled data from the years 2012, 2013, 2014. Each year California attracted close to 20 percent of persons who were granted