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H-1B reform bill unites political opposites

The spectrum of support makes it possible this bill could actually pass.

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Trump says offshoring displaces ‘our best’ American workers

President Donald Trump promised to crack down on offshore outsourcing, which he blamed for displacing American workers. But he offered no specifics on what he would do.

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Renewed effort begins to save Calif. university’s IT jobs

At least 10 U.S. lawmakers have written University of California officials about their plan to move IT jobs offshore; now state legislators are getting into the fight.

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Maryland lawmaker seeks to unveil H-1B employers

A Maryland lawmaker wants to require businesses in Maryland to report the number of employees they have who are working on H-1B or L-1 visas.

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White House H-1B plan puts U.S. workers in front

President Trump “has made clear” his interest in creating “a merit-based system where individuals coming into the country bring the kinds of benefits economically that will grow our economy and help lift up wages for everybody,” an...

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Trump immigration ban means a war with tech

President Donald Trump's move to impose a broad immigration ban on seven countries may affect industries like tech in ways he didn't anticipate.

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Trump eyes an H-1B visa aimed at ‘best and brightest’

President Donald Trump is considering a new way of distributing the H-1B visa to ensure they go to the "best and brightest." The idea is included in a draft executive order.

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Trump turns to H-1B advocates for advice

President-elect Trump has assembled a 16-member team of CEO-level executives to advise him on job creation, including many from firms that send jobs overseas.

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New GOP H-1B bill appears to fall short of Trump’s goal

Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) is looking to win support for a controversial H-1B reform bill, but the measure is narrowly tailored.

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Disney IT workers, in lawsuit, claim discrimination against Americans

The lead plaintiff in this new case is former Disney IT employee Leo Perrero, who testified earlier this year before a Congressional subcommittee about his experience in training a replacement.

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Some tech firms welcome Trump’s H-1B reforms

IT services firms that hire U.S. workers and don't offshore work and are hopeful about President-elect Donald Trump's planned crackdown on H-1B visa use.

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Pelosi says UC IT workers are in ‘untenable position’

House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi is urging the University of California to drop plans to send some IT jobs offshore.

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On first day in office, Trump to attack visas that 'undercut the American worker'

President-elect Donald Trump on Monday sent out the strongest signal yet that the H-1B visa program is going get real scrutiny.

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Trump's election sets stage for H-1B reform

President-elect Donald Trump gave laid-off IT workers something his rival did not during the campaign: A promise to reform the H-1B visa program.

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A CIO rejects, for now, university’s IT offshoring plan

There are reservations within the University of California system about a plan to move IT work offshore and lay off employees.

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At campaign's end, Trump takes a swipe at IBM

In Minnesota, GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump added IBM to the list of companies he criticizes for moving jobs offshore.

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Infosys' U.S. workforce is mostly South Asian and no accident, plaintiffs allege

This week, plaintiffs filed a motion seeking class-action certification from 2009, and say the potential pool of people may be as large as 125,000.

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Outsourced IT workers ask Feinstein for help, get form letter in return

A University of California IT employee whose job is being outsourced recently asked Sen. Dianne Feinstein for help. Her response didn't offer much hope.

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