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Clinton: It's 'heartbreaking' when IT workers must train H-1B replacements

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton on Monday criticized the replacement of U.S. IT workers by foreign labor but did not offer a plan to fix it.

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After 12 years seeking H-1B reform, Rep. Pascrell tries again

Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-N.J.) has been pushing for H-1B reform for a dozen years. He's still at it.

Clinton wants to ‘staple’ green cards on STEM grads' diplomas

Hillary Clinton, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, wants the U.S. to "staple" green cards to the diplomas of foreign students who earn master's or Ph.D. degrees in STEM fields.

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Automation, not cheap labor, is reshaping outsourcing

Automation tools are coming, and quickly. And they promise to re-shape the working world.

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Draft bill would boost H-1B worker pay for big visa users

Pay for H-1B workers could rise significantly if a draft bill now circulating in Congress gets the bipartisan backing it needs to pass.

Lawsuit seeks to replace H-1B lottery with a filing-date-based system

Two firms whose job candidates lost out in the last H-1B visa lottery have filed a lawsuit that seeks to end the current distribution system.

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Judge sends two to prison for 7 years for H-1B fraud

Two brothers were sentenced Friday to 87 months in prison for running an H-1B fraud scheme designed to create a low cost, on-demand workforce.

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IT layoffs at insurance firm are a 'never-ending funeral'

MassMutual employees say they are training overseas workers via Web conferencing sessions.


Sen. Sanders attacks H-1B visa use at Disney

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders lashed out at the H-1B visa program Tuesday while campaigning in Anaheim, Calif.

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Students can now work three years on an F-1 visa, but legal fight continues

The U.S. government has officially extended the length of time someone with a STEM degree can work on a student F-1 visa to three years.

Lawsuit seeks the secrets behind the H-1B lottery

Two business immigration groups have filed a lawsuit seeking information about how the nation's H-1B visa distribution system really works.

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Publisher of LA Times and Chicago Tribune sends IT jobs overseas

The Tribune Publishing Co. is laying off as many as 200 IT employees as it shifts work overseas.

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House lawmakers work to replace the hated H-1B lottery

Two U.S. House lawmakers are involved in a bipartisan effort to change how H-1B visas are allocated.

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House GOP seeks $120M for visa fraud-catching software

House Republican lawmakers have introduced legislation that would bolster the scrutiny of people entering this country and could affect the H-1B visa program.

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U.S. uncovers $20M H-1B fraud scheme

A Virginia couple and four other people have been indicted for running an H-1B visa-for-sale scheme the government said generated about $20 million.


With Fiorina pick, Cruz’s H-1B stance now in question

Sen. Ted Cruz's decision Wednesday to tap former HP CEO Carly Fiorina as his running mate raises questions about his stance on the H-1B visa program.

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The Texas woman on fire about H-1B visa use

Jennifer Wedel, whose husband was unemployed at the time she asked President Obama about the issue, is now an H-1B activist.

U.S. gets 236,000 H-1B petitions, a new record

The U.S. received 236,000 H-1B petitions for the 85,000 visas available under the program's visa caps.

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How many H-1B workers are female? U.S. won’t say

The U.S. government has information about the gender of H-1B visa applicants, but refuses to release it, saying doing so would be burdensome.

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If you're upgrading to OS X 10 (El Capitan), or even if you've been using it for a while, these tips, tricks and utilities are sure to make your life a lot easier.

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