‘Buy American, Hire American’ sounds good, but in reality President Trump’s latest executive order overhauls the H1-B visa program that brings skilled workers to the U.S.
This drafted executive order could actually mean higher wages for both foreign workers and Americans working in Silicon Valley.
Despite the countless contributions of immigrant entrepreneurs to America's economy, the current U.S. immigration system
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.
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?"
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.
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.
A maximum of 85,000 of the work visas, including 20,000 for holders of master's degrees, are available each year under limits
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.
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.
Whatever price these tech companies pay in administrative fees due to immigrant applications will be dwarfed by their savings
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?