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Cakes for Strippers, Crumbs for DREAMers?

Dan Kowalski | Posted 10.10.2012 | Politics
Dan Kowalski

Everyone knows life is unfair, but sometimes it just smacks you in the face. That's my reaction to the 'news' that Bettina May, a Canadian model who m...

Gerry Smith

New Bill Would Help Tech Startups Fill Engineering Talent Gap

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 09.19.2012 | Technology

Two Democratic senators have introduced legislation that would address a pressing need among tech startups: hiring enough foreign-born engineers. C...

Companies Hiring The World's Geniuses

24/7 Wall St. | Michael B. Sauter and Lisa Uible | Posted 08.10.2012 | Business

From 24/7 Wall St.: The story of American business has been about shipping the country’s manufacturing jobs overseas. However, there is another part...

How Future Playmates Are Getting Into America

Reuters | Posted 08.29.2012 | Business

By Sarah McBride SAN FRANCISCO, June 29 (Reuters) - Shera Bechard, the Canadian-born former girlfriend of Playboy Enterprises founder ...

Dave Jamieson

Despite 14 Percent Unemployment, GOP Senator Says Construction Companies Can't Find U.S. Workers

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 06.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In a development bound to please business trade groups, senators from both sides of the aisle have voted to block new federal rules that...

Dave Jamieson

Guest Workers Claim They Were Forced To Work 24-Hour Shifts

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 06.11.2012 | Business

A group of Mexican guest workers at a seafood processing plant in Louisiana have walked off the job and sent a complaint to the U.S. Labor Department,...

Andrea Stone

Big Changes On No-Fly List

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrea Stone | Posted 06.01.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The number of U.S. citizens and green card holders on the FBI's terror watch list has more than doubled since Christmas 2009, when the a...

Elise Foley

House GOP To Defend DOMA For Separating Same-Sex Binational Couples

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 05.09.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans will intervene in a lawsuit that would keep same-sex couples from being pulled apart -- even separated to different co...

Why France Is Off My Wish List

Barbara Adam | Posted 06.26.2012 | Travel
Barbara Adam

Right after I got the news about my husband, the cobblestone streets, the terracotta buildings, the Juliet balconies, the fountains and the statues of Aix did not seem charming. Every single thing I saw in Aix seemed racist, narrow-minded and anti-family.

Homeland Security Has Some Questions For Indian Software Giant

Reuters | Posted 06.22.2012 | Business

MUMBAI, April 22 (Reuters) - Infosys, India's No. 2 software services exporter, is under scrutiny from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security for ...

Bipartisan Visa Reform? Hold on

Ali Noorani | Posted 05.22.2012 | Business
Ali Noorani

Having proved they can join forces, Republicans and Democrats should do so in the name of fulfilling our economic need for skilled workers of all kinds. From the skilled engineer to the skilled farm worker, our economy depends on immigrants and immigration.

Boost Our Economy by Welcoming Tourists -- and Immigrants

Ali Noorani | Posted 04.14.2012 | Business
Ali Noorani

Unnecessary bureaucratic red tape and visa restrictions are significant barriers that prevent the United States from reaching its potential in the global travel market.

U.S. Ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul's YouTube Presentation From a Public Diplomacy Perspective

John Brown | Posted 03.17.2012 | Home
John Brown

I've looked at/listened to newly-appointed U.S. Ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul's recent video presentation to the people of Russia. Based on my Foreign Service experience in Moscow as Cultural Affairs Officer (1998-2001), several aspects of the talk struck me.

Returning to the US As An Immigrant After Unlawful Presence

Aggie R. Hoffman | Posted 02.14.2012 | Latino Voices
Aggie R. Hoffman

The evaluation, advice, and participation of an experienced immigration attorney is often the only key to finding a way out of the maze.

Elise Foley

Hard Immigration Choice For Older Same-Sex Couples

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 11.19.2011 | Politics

Benjamin Anderson, 55, was born in the United States, served in the Coast Guard, and considers himself a strong patriot. He's moving to Italy next mon...

To Skirt Visa Issue, Blueseed Wants To Build Immigrant Startups On International Waters

Mahendra Ramsinghani | Posted 01.14.2012 | Small Business
Mahendra Ramsinghani

Max Marty, a Silicon Valley founder, wants to build a "visa-free" startup incubator aboard a ship in international waters. How crazy can entrepreneurs get?

Immigrants, Visas and Congress

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 01.11.2012 | Politics
Christopher Brauchli

What if illegal immigrants were not fleeing Alabama but instead buying houses, starting new businesses and enrolling in universities?

How Hillary Clinton Can Create 1.3 Million Jobs at Zero Cost To Taxpayers

Blake Fleetwood | Posted 12.21.2011 | Business
Blake Fleetwood

We must break down the self-imposed trade and visa barriers that have caused the United States to lag behind the rest of the world, amid a worldwide global travel boom over the last decade.

Bill Seeks To Entice Foreigners To Buy U.S. Homes With Visa Offer

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 12.20.2011 | Business

The government may turn to foreigners to shore up the weak housing market. A bill co-authored by Senators Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) and Mike Lee (R-...

Open America's Doors to Innovation

Rey Ramsey | Posted 11.23.2011 | Small Business
Rey Ramsey

There's a bill in the U.S. Congress that would give permanent legal status to immigrants if they attract $1 million in investment or generate $1 million in revenue for their company. It's a pretty simple idea that does not cost taxpayers anything.

What the President Should Say on Jobs and the Economy

Bill George | Posted 11.08.2011 | Politics
Bill George

Tonight, President Obama addresses the nation at a joint session of Congress about his plans to expand job growth. Here's what he should say.

Dave Jamieson

Disgruntled Hershey Guest Workers Knew What To Expect, Says Non-Profit CEO

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 10.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Whatever their expectations were for their big summer in America, hundreds of young students from Eastern Europe and Asia wound up worki...

Dave Jamieson

Hershey Controversy Highlights Troubled Visa Program, Widespread Subcontracting

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 10.19.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- A group of experts on labor and international law assembled in Hershey, Pa., on Friday to investigate claims from foreign students that ...

Alex Wagner

Legal Immigration Reform: White House Pushes Skilled Worker Visas

HuffingtonPost.com | Alex Wagner | Posted 10.03.2011 | Business

In a bid to spur job creation and promote startups, the Department of Homeland Security and U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services has announced new ef...

Viewing U.S. Tourism as a Valuable Export

Frits van Paasschen | Posted 09.14.2011 | Travel
Frits van Paasschen

Beijing International Airport just surpassed O'Hare and Heathrow to become the world's second busiest airport. And that's what globalization means for us... billions of new travelers creating new travel patterns.