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US immigration backlog forces H-1B workers to put life on hold

Posted - 11/23/2016

Twelve years is a long time. Twelve years ago, my partners and I were just launching our law firm; my BlackBerry didn’t have a color display; and my oldest was in junior high. Now, our firm is twice as big as it was when we launched it, my youngest is in college, and I’ve carried

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Study: Interest in STEM Fuels Growth in Number of International Students in U.S.

Posted - 11/14/2016

For the first time ever, U.S. colleges, universities and employers hosted more than a million international students in a single academic year, according to a report released today. In 2015-2016, there were more than 1 million international students in the U.S. pursuing undergraduate and graduate degrees, nondegree studies, such as intensive English programs, and practical training, per the

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Indian IT equipped for the Donald Trump challenge, says Infosys founder Narayana Murthy

Posted - 11/14/2016

BENGALURU: InfosysBSE -1.84 % founder NR Narayana Murthy is confident that the Indian IT industry will be able to weather any challenges that Donald Trump‘s presidency might throw up.  “I have tremendous confidence in the smartness of Indian talent in finding high quality solutions to overcome whatever constraints they face anywhere in the world,” said Murthy in an

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I-9 Advantage Announces Enhanced Partnership with iCIMS to Streamline Form I-9 and E-Verify Onboarding Capabilities

Posted - 11/14/2016

DETROIT, Nov. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — I-9 Advantage, an industry leader in cloud-based Form I-9 compliance and E-Verify solutions, today announced an enhanced partnership with iCIMS, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based talent acquisition solutions. […] Read Full Article: I-9 Advantage Announces Enhanced Partnership with iCIMS to Streamline Form I-9 and E-Verify Onboarding Capabilities

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Donald Trump’s anti-immigration stance threatens the heart of American innovation

Posted - 11/14/2016

President-elect Donald Trump is causing a stir in Silicon Valley. After riding the path to the White House in part thanks to his anti-immigration rhetoric, Trump is now casting a shadow over the tech industry’s use of high-skilled foreign labor. Chief among the interests of industry luminaries is the potential expansion of the H-1B visa

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CIS RELEASES H-1B EMPLOYER MAPS

Posted - 11/14/2016

The Center for Immigration Studies (CIS) has created two interactive maps of H-1B dependent employers and H-1B employers who have been debarred or declared a willful violator. CIS created the maps using data from the Department of Labor. […] Read Full Article: CIS RELEASES H-1B EMPLOYER MAPS

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Donald Trump urged to reform H1B visa system

Posted - 11/14/2016

WASHINGTON: Asserting that H-1B visa creates more jobs, a Silicon Valley-based CEO has urged US President- elect Donald Trump to reform the system and increase the quota of this speciality work visa, which would help in achieving his agenda of spurring growth in the country. […] Read more at: Donald Trump urged to reform H1B

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Trump’s election sets stage for H-1B reform

Posted - 11/14/2016

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. […] Read Full Article: Trump’s election sets stage for H-1B reform