Tag: H-1B

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DHS Nielsen Approves Extra H-2B Workers

President Donald Trump’s federal agencies will allow companies to bring in an additional 15,000 foreign “guest workers” for use in landscaping, forestry, resorts, and seafood processing, say Maryland seafood executives.

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Bezos’ WashPost Defends Hiring of Chinese Graduates

Jeff Bezos’ Washington Post is defending the hiring of Chinese graduates by American firms, despite the often-reported Chinese theft of commercial secrets and national security technology, and despite the salary-cutting impact on American graduates. 

H-1B

Trump’s Deputies Eye Plan to Block Chinese Tech Theft

President Donald Trump’s deputies are debating whether to protect U.S. research by limiting the hiring of Chinese technology graduates, according to leaked reports provided to the New York Times.

H-1B

DHS Describes Plan to Cut H-1B Outsourcing, Raise Graduates’ Salaries

Donald Trump’s deputies are planning to shrink the H-1B program, likely raising salaries for a broad swath of young Americans who have earned degrees in medicine, business, and technology, according to a document from the Department of Homeland Security.

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DHS Nielsen Endorses More H-2B Visa Workers

Homeland secretary Kirstjen Nielsen told House legislators that the H-2B visa-worker program puts corporate priorities ahead of employees, and also suggested she will soon provide extra visas for companies to hire foreign workers.

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Top Banker Wants More Cheap White-Collar Immigrants

Every foreigner who graduates from American universities should be given green cards so they can compete for Americans’ white-collar jobs, according to the chairman of JPMorgan Chase & Co. bank.

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GOP Leaders Expand H-2B Visa-Worker Program

The GOP’s business-first leadership has expanded the H-2B visa-worker program, so reducing marketplace pressure on companies to offer higher wages to Americans just months before the November election.

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Legislators Push for 90,000 Cheap H-2B Imported Workers

Democratic and GOP legislators in the House and Senate are trying to import additional cheap H-2B seasonal workers, just as voters’ wages are poised to grow before November, according to industry advocates.

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Rising Wages Help Trump Reach for Victory in November

Tells of millions of Americans are likely to get 4 percent wage raises this year, likely helping President Donald Trump and his pro-American immigration policy win a huge political victory in the 2018 midterm elections.

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Report: H-2B Outsourcing Program Chops Americans’ Forest Jobs

The federal H-2B guest-worker program has hollowed out small towns in Montana, Idaho, Oregon and other states by sidelining the many young Americans who want to work in the forests and timber industry, says a detailed report in High Country News.

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Two Million Foreigners To Get Work Permits in 2017

President Barack Obama spiked the annual inflow of temporary foreign workers by 43 percent from 2012 to 2016, and his policies are still raising the numbers in President Donald Trump’s first year.