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Information about the H1-B visa program and outsourcing including offshoring U.S. jobs using U.S. money.

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26 Articles Found in the American I.T. workforce Topic  (or one of the sub-topics in bold above)

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Kim Berry
1. (H-1b) Alternative to Bill Gates' Suggested Increase Programmers Guild Proposes Alternative to the H-1b Lottery
11 years ago, and updated 11 years ago
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2. American-based Anti Adware

Which anti-adware/anti-malware products are made by American-based companies?

Posted to KB Topic: American-Based Companies
10 years ago
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3. BusinessWeek: A Mainframe-Size Visa Loophole More companies are using L-1 visas to bring in low-wage foreign info-tech workers -- and replace Americans
Posted to KB Topic: Off Shoring
16 years ago, and updated 7 months ago
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4. Does the U.S. still need H-1B programmers? With the current over abundance of native workers, it might be time to cut back or even abolish H-1B visas.
16 years ago, and updated 11 years ago
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5. DOL fails to protect U.S. workers The DOL does not require employers to first attempt to fill positions with U.S. workers prior to hiring nonimmigrants.
16 years ago, and updated 7 months ago
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6. Education & Work Experience I have a a 2 year associates degree and 1 year of work experience as a Programmer. Do I qualify for the H-1B visa?
12 years ago
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7. Employer Must Have an LCA If you are on a H-1B Visa, and you are moving to a new work location in a different state, make sure your new employer has got an LCA for you, to work in the new location.
12 years ago
(1 Comments , last by Pervez.J )

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8. Employers Pay for H-1B

Do employers have to pay to hire an H-1B worker?

10 years ago
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9. H-1B The H-1B is a non-immigrant visa category in the United States under the Immigration & Nationality Act, section 101(a)(15)(H). It allows U.S. employers to seek temporary help from skilled foreigners.
12 years ago, and updated 11 years ago
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10. H-1b Quotas How does the H-1B visa quota criteria work?
12 years ago
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11. H-1B Specialized Skill

Do H-1B workers have to have a specialized skill?

10 years ago
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12. H-1B visa displaces 500,000 U.S. tech workers The H-1b and L-1 worker visa programs are flooding the U.S. job market and displacing hundreds of thousands of U.S. workers.
16 years ago, and updated 7 months ago
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13. Hire Americans First http://www.hireamericansfirst.org/default.aspx
11 years ago
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14. Immigration attorneys explain how to displace American workers - legally of course This video explains why at least 100,000 Sunday classified ads each year are bogus, and applicants don't have a chance of getting hired.
12 years ago, and updated 12 years ago
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15. Kim Berry's Letter to the Editor Kim Berry was published today in the Letters to the Editor section of the Sacramento Bee.
Posted to KB Topic: Off Shoring
13 years ago, and updated 7 months ago
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16. More Heat for Indian Outsourcers Business Week: Senators Grassley and Durbin release more data showing that Tata, Infosys, and others are using U.S. work visas to their advantage
12 years ago
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17. Non-Immigrant Visa (NIV) A type of visa usually used for tourist, business, student, or specialty worker. It is valid for the purpose of visiting, studying, or working a specialty job. Under U.S. law, a non-immigrant is a visitor traveling to the U.S. that does NOT intend to stay permentantly.
11 years ago

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Wes Peterson
18. Off-shoring: You CAN fight back!

Are you fed up with calling a company and finding yourself speaking to somebody in a foreign country? 

I am, and I've just learned of an effective way to fight back, help return jobs to America, and keep them here.

The best part? We don't have to wait for government to do a thing.

Posted to KB Topic: Off Shoring
10 years ago
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19. Permanent intentions for H-1B according to U.S. law Can an H-1B Visa holder come to the United States with the intention of staying permanently?
11 years ago

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Kim Berry
20. Programmers Guild now on Facebook

The Programmers Guild has launched a Facebook page to keep members and fans current with news stories and legislation that impacts our careers. Become a "Fan" today!

10 years ago, and updated 9 years ago
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21. Programmers Guild on Lou Dobbs / CNN - August 26, 2005 http://www.programmersguild.org/docs/loudobbs_aug2005/index.html
12 years ago, and updated 12 years ago

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22. Reverse Offshoring - Sallie Mae to create 2000 U.S. jobs

Sallie Mae to create 2,000 jobs, return its overseas operations to U.S.

Posted to KB Topic: Off Shoring
10 years ago
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Ramesh R
23. Sharpening your skills - A short story Here is a short story about a woodcutter and his job. From this job, we have lot of learnings that implies to our career and sharpening our skills. Such examples in life are very important for shaping our career. Enjoy the short story.
11 years ago, and updated 9 years ago
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24. Specialty Occupation Requires the theoretical and practical application of a body of specialized knowledge and a bachelor's degree or the equivalent in the specific specialty (e.g., sciences, medicine and health care, education, biotechnology, and business specialties, etc). Current laws limit the number of foreign workers who may be issued a visa or otherwise be provided H-1B status to 65,000.
11 years ago

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25. Who is Eligible? I would like to work in the U.S. Can I apply for the H-1B visa by myself, without an employer?
12 years ago

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Kim Berry
26. Will Sep 29 'Black Monday' stem the call for more H-1b programmers? On Sep 29 stocks overall dropped by 10%. Some, like Apple, dropped by close to 20%. ComputerWorld asked how the current financial crisis might sway Congress on the H-1b issue.
11 years ago

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