Category: Business Based Immigration

Does President Trump Really Want the “Best and Brightest” H-1B Visa Holders?

Does President Trump really want the “Best and Brightest” immigrants in the US, as he stated when he signed the “Buy American Hire American” Executive Order?  This article seems to corroborate that claim. However, compare Trump’s words with this current trend within USCIS.  Does “Best and Brightest” only mean “somewhat good but not really the […]

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USCIS Acquiesces to Judge’s Decision in ITServe Alliance

The IT Consulting industry has been hit hard by President Trump’s immigration policies.  The industry fought back and won.  USCIS settles with ITServe Alliance, and it will rescind the 2018 Third Party Worksite Memo and will not apply the requirements in the 2010 Neufeld Memo.  This is a huge win for the industry.   Congratulations to […]

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H-1B Visas Help U.S. College Graduates’ Job Prospects

President Trump is looking to halt H-1B visas on the premise that they take jobs away from U.S. workers.  However,  a new study by economist Madeline Zavodny for the National Foundation for American Policy suggests the opposite is actually true.

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Do H-1B Employers Underpay Their H-1B Employees?

Research by the Cato Institute says no.

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Unemployment Rates in the Tech Industry Have Actually Decreased During COVID-19

President Trump is expected to halt H-1B visas this month, citing the large unemployment rate in the U.S. due to COVID-19.  However, in technology, which is the industry in which the vast majority of H-1B visa holders work, unemployment rates have actually decreased from 3% to 2.8%.  What will this statistic do to Trump’s plans?

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