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Immigration ranked #8 priority for Obama Administration

WSJ first annual CEO Council identified and ranked the 18 priorities list facing the Obama when he starts the office in January. Immigration reform is #8 of the list. Arizona Gov. Janet Napolitano name has been mentioned as probable DHS (Department of Homeland Security) head. Napolitano is a strong advocate of increasing H-1B visas and […]

Posted By: Kalyan | Date: November 22, 2008 | Categories: Immigration

H1-B visas is the worse thing ever happened to US businesses

Channel insider collected all job seekers comments and posted the details of the current job market crisis. Employers are paying low salaries for IT jobs is the central point of all the comments it received. Outsourcing is a hit or miss – One comment about H1-B is quite interesting and It is true to some […]

Posted By: Kalyan | Date: September 16, 2008 | Categories: H1B, Immigration

2008 October Visa Bulletin EB2, EB3 dates moved back

The suspense is over of what will be the cut off dates for EB2 and EB3 category in October’2008 Visa Bulletin. The October month is when the new fiscal year begins for visa number allotments. The allotments at start of year is always cheering to the numerous immigrants waiting for Greencard approvals. The Mumbai consulate […]

Posted By: Kalyan | Date: September 10, 2008 | Categories: GreenCard, Immigration, VisaBulletin

Judge favors US graduate student visa extension

A U.S. district court judge, Faith Hochberg in New Jersey rules in favor of new US grads extension of student visas. With limited 85,000 H1-B visas out of which only 20,000 H1-B’s are allocated for students which forces other new grads go out of status and eventually forces them to leave the US. H1-B’s have […]

Posted By: Kalyan | Date: September 1, 2008 | Categories: H1B, Immigration

More H1-Bs becoming illegal immigrants

Image by Getty Images via DaylifeSays who ? The report from John Miano titled — The H1B Visa Sham — discussed the mismatch between number of H1-B visas approved for the fiscal year and the number of jobs created in that industry (both computers and engineering). As opposed to popular belief John’s argument is that […]

Posted By: Kalyan | Date: June 24, 2008 | Categories: H1B, Immigration

H1-B visa caps led to High-tech Jobs unfilled

This article in Gazette highlights the problems that Maryland employers facing as a result of 85000 H1-B visa cap. Getting H1-B in US is a lottery system now with so many applicants fiercely competing for meager 65,000 H1-B visas. Students in US are some what better off in the sense that they can work on […]

Posted By: Kalyan | Date: June 22, 2008 | Categories: H1B, Immigration

H1-B, GC employer salary and info is searchable now

Linked8 provides databases of business, career, and education which can be searcheable. Linked8 tapped into additional sectors of H1-B and GC databases available for search. The site claims they have more than 9000 recruiters and hiring companies that have signed-up at Linked8. Currently only year 2006 and 2007 data is available for search at these […]

Posted By: Kalyan | Date: June 14, 2008 | Categories: GreenCard, H1B, Immigration