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Keep the Future Here: Reverse the Brain Drain

OpedSpace | Posted 05.27.2015 | Politics

President Obama's executive actions are a first step for helping F-1 students like me. The actions will allow students to extend their time in the U.S. and keep contributing to this country after we earn our degrees.

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...

Dave Jamieson

Walmart Finds Another Way To Keep Wages Low | Dave Jamieson | Posted 04.01.2015 | Business

Walmart is famous for keeping labor costs down inside its more than 5,000 brick-and-mortar U.S. stores. According to a new report from the AFL-CIO, th...

Spouses Of H-1B Visa Holders Will Soon Be Able To Work In The U.S.

AP | MARTHA MENDOZA and AMY TAXIN | Posted 04.26.2015 | Politics

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — When Neha Mahajan's husband got a job transfer from New Delhi to New Jersey, she was excited to come along. But the thrill f...

Indentured Servitude: The Fight to End Recruitment Abuse in Mexico

Daniel Pena | Posted 02.07.2015 | Latino Voices
Daniel Pena

Imagine this scenario: you're the head of a household in rural Mexico where the local economy collapsed along with the peso and the jobs never came back. The weakening peso eroded your savings, your purchasing power, but most importantly your dignity.

This Surprising System Of Abuse Is Occurring All Over The U.S.

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 10.30.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

From withholding wages to threatening legal action, an underground scheme is brewing within the U.S. visa program, a yearlong investigation by the Cen...

U.S. Businesses: Take Advantage of the H-1B Visa Before Costs Rise

Umar Akbar Ahmed | Posted 06.01.2014 | Business
Umar Akbar Ahmed

If you are seeking to expand your business with a strong pool of foreign specialists in your field, take advantage of this opportunity before rates increase, and seriously consider the H-1B visa process.

Dave Jamieson

How Tech Workers Got Hosed In The Senate Immigration Deal | Dave Jamieson | Posted 07.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Of the many agreements struck in the Senate immigration bill passed Thursday, one of the most critical came courtesy of two long-standin...

How Silicon Valley Irked Unions And Lobbied Its Way To A Big Win On Immigration

AP | By ERICA WERNER | Posted 07.26.2013 | Technology

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than any other group, the high-tech industry got big wins in an immigration bill approved by the Senate Judiciary Committee l...

Bring in Foreign Talent to Create US Jobs

Gary Shapiro | Posted 07.23.2013 | Politics
Gary Shapiro

Canada gets it. They are recruiting the world’s brightest people who our crazy immigration laws repel.

I-Squared Equals I'm Screwed

Stan Sorscher | Posted 05.13.2013 | Business
Stan Sorscher

The Immigration Innovation Act, known as "I-Squared," which will triple the number of foreign temporary workers, will distort the labor market for jobs in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), which has only 4 million workers all told.

The Dream Team for Winning the Future

Jonathan Padilla | Posted 05.02.2012 | College
Jonathan Padilla

My own former roommate here at Harvard graduated last year with honors, but because of failure of the government to act, is relegated to work in occupations where he can't utilize the skills he acquired at arguably the best university in the world.

Why Do We Have Immigration When Unemployment Is High?

Howard Foster | Posted 04.10.2012 | Business
Howard Foster

Why do we have any legal immigration when so many Americans are looking for work? Isn't the U.S. government obligated to pursue immigration policies that serve the interest of our citizens?

Immigrants in the Crosshairs: Mixed Messages

Jeffrey Kaye | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jeffrey Kaye

Even as anxiety, xenophobia, and racism fuel waves of anti-immigrant populism around the globe, countervailing pressures come corporate sponsors dependent on immigrant labor.