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H 1b Visas

Insourcing: American Lose Jobs to H-1B Visa Workers

Judy Frankel | Posted 07.26.2016 | Politics
Judy Frankel

If a company is done with an employee, guest workers often find themselves stranded in the U.S. without a job. After five years as an H-1B, employers are required to start paying social security, so the worker becomes less attractive. When the job is over, so is the visa, making them into illegals. Their staffing company may h

Survivor: High-Skilled Legal Immigration

Sharon Nir | Posted 04.08.2017 | Politics
Sharon Nir

On April 1, 2016, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services launched a new season of the hit reality show Survivor: High-Skilled Immigration via the H-1B visa program. Being a lucky survivor I have a duty to voice my concerns about the show's future.

Candidates' Plans to Change Controversial H-1B Guestworker Program Highlight Need for an Overhaul

The Conversation US | Posted 03.03.2017 | Business
The Conversation US

The H-1B program is an important program that serves as a bridge to permanent immigration for talented foreign workers. It should be used to recruit truly specialized workers from abroad when the labor conditions are tight and a qualified American can't be found.

Why Demanding Guestworker Reforms Is Pro-Immigrant

Richard Trumka | Posted 08.05.2016 | Politics
Richard Trumka

Our immigration system has put all of the cards in the hands of employers and allowed them to wield entirely too much power over millions of captive and exploitable workers in our labor force.

How Legal Immigration Is The Key Driver Of Economic Growth In The U.S.

Dick Burke | Posted 08.05.2016 | Business
Dick Burke

Imagine if you had found the one person with exactly the skill set you needed and invested the time and money to go through the process only to find out that the random lottery didn't pick your number.

U.S. Has Record Number Of Applications For Tech Visas

Reuters | Posted 04.14.2015 | Technology

WASHINGTON, April 13 (Reuters) - Applications for H-1B visas allowing U.S. businesses to hire foreign workers in science, engineering and computer pro...

Congress and Lack of Immigration Reform: A Study on How to Undermine the U.S. Economy and America's Place in the World

Edward Goldberg | Posted 03.22.2015 | Politics
Edward Goldberg

What is most surprising about the U.S. Congress today is how harmful its parochial views have become to America's long-term global economic interests.

Elevator Assets and the Rules for the New Mercantilism -- Israel, Russia, China and the United States

Edward Goldberg | Posted 06.07.2013 | World
Edward Goldberg

Israel, dubbed the "Start Up Nation," with its increasing economic dependence on technology, could be the first nation to see the beginnings of this covert clash between its human assets and its state policy.

Gerry Smith

'Silicon Alley' Hopes For More High-Skilled Visas In Second Obama Term

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 11.07.2012 | Technology

Seth Bannon offers various perks to attract software developers to work for his startup: unlimited beer, a fixed-gear bicycle or $2,000 cash. Yet Bann...