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Proposed USCIS Rule Aims to Foster Innovation and Entrepreneurialism

Dick Burke | Posted 09.07.2016 | Business
Dick Burke

On Wednesday evening, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump attempted to clarify his plan for immigration reform and continued to grab (large...

Survivor: High-Skilled Legal Immigration

Sharon Nir | Posted 04.08.2016 | 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.

3 Real Reasons Why International Students Can't Find Jobs in the US

Li Lin | Posted 03.05.2017 | College
Li Lin

During the past year, I've talked to hundreds of international students in the world, and the most common question they ask me is: "Why can't I find a job?"

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.

3 Reasons Why I Help Immigrants Find Jobs

Li Lin | Posted 01.18.2017 | Business
Li Lin

I'll never forget when I was able to help one of my TOEFL students find a job after a 1 year gap in his resume. About a year ago, I was able to help...

Asylum: What You Should Know Before Applying

Umar Akbar Ahmed | Posted 10.01.2016 | Politics
Umar Akbar Ahmed

The United States offers protections to individuals who have suffered persecution, or fear that they will suffer persecution, due to their race, religion, national origin, political opinion, or membership in a particular social group.

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.

Keep the Future Here: Reverse the Brain Drain

OpedSpace | Posted 05.26.2016 | 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...

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...

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.