White House Proposes Modest Visa Reforms
The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy has announced plans for several small changes to high-skill visa regulations.
Legislative Breakthrough in High-Skill Immigration Reform?
Late on 11 July, Sen. Rand Paul introduced legislation in the U.S. Senate that would dramatically improve America’s high-skill immigration system.
Moving the Ball Forward on H-1B
The Protect and Grow American Jobs Act (HR 170) is not perfect, but it does represent forward progress from the status quo toward addressing H-1B abuses.
Trump’s Planned H-1B Changes Stall as Offshoring Continues
For IT professionals, there’s no evidence that President Donald Trump is reducing the risk that their job might go offshore.
New Front Opens Against Outsourcing
Thousands of American workers were laid-off in 2015 by their employers and replaced by non-American workers using H-1B visas. In December, the U.S. Department of Justice suggested a way to prevent such layoffs in the future.
Time Slipping Away for Immigration Reform
In early 2013, supporters of comprehensive immigration reform said any immigration bill needed to be passed before 1 January 2014 for it to have any chance of becoming law.
U.S. Immigration Policy Should Serve Our Countrys National Interests, Not Corporate Interests
U.S. immigration policy is designed to serve the national interests of the United States, not the business interests of multinational corporations, IEEE-USA said in a letter sent to United States Trade Representative Michael Froman and Secretary of State John Kerry.
IEEE-USA Proposals Found Throughout Immigration Bill
Its rare to find a major piece of federal legislation that leaves everyone entirely happy. The comprehensive immigration reform bill is a good example.
IEEE-USA Testifies in Favor of Green Cards and U.S. Job Creation
IEEE-USAs reach and influence in shaping our nations high-skill immigration laws was on prime display in March, when it provided witnesses at two congressional hearings.
In My Opinion: H-1B versus EB Visas – Why You Should Care
Over the past decade, the IEEE-USA has worked diligently to have Congress reduce, or remove, the H1-B work visa, and replace it with more EB type visas. While it may appear that both represent the import of more foreign workers into the United States, significant differences exist between the two.