Last week, a Federal judge declared the last of the Trump Era (Stephen Miller creations) regulations illegally issued and declared it invalid. This last regulation would’ve changed the way H-1b cap cases were selected moving from a random lottery to a system that selected petitions by salary. This would’ve been a major boost to international… Continue reading Another Trump Era H-1b Rule is Declared Invalid
Recent research published by the New American Economy provides findings that support the notion that demand for high skilled labor has increased yet the supply has decreased. This scarcity of labor is expected to negatively impact the economic recovery. Check out the full report here.
Possible H-1b abuse by Uber ? Check out this report in the Mercury News. The report that they are filing for senior level software engineer positions at a level 2 OES wage appears to be a direct contravention of well-established DOL rules. Hopefully, after this practice has been brought to light, the company will take… Continue reading H-1b Abuse ?
According to industry reports, the outlook for IT job growth and salary increases is promising in 2015. This economic news makes the prospects of meaningful business immigration reform i.e. More H-1b visas and retrogression relief more promising.
Think immigration reform is going to be easy or that the inclusion of pro-business changes such as retrogression relief, increased H-1’s, and better treatment of high skilled workers is a given ? Think again. Opposition is quickly growing as evidenced by the piece ran by the NY times this weekend. As with most political issues,… Continue reading Opponents Speak Out
With the H-1b quota exhausted last week, my morning has been filled with stories like; We promised this person a job and they have already planned on moving ? But, this project depends upon me getting this new candidate on board ? I already promised the client ? All of these questions, can be summed… Continue reading Now What ?????