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H-4 Employment Authorization under DHS Scrutiny

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H-4 visa allows employment, more competition for jobless Americans.

H1-B-Addicted Tech Industry Not Getting New Reality

Apparently, Silicon Valley didn’t get the Election Day memo. President-elect Donald Trump campaigned on, among other issues, getting Americans back to work, and establishing a legal immigration system that functions in the nation’s best interest.

March Bureau of Labor Statistics Report Masks Rough Economic Sailing Ahead

From the report: 215,000 new jobs, but as usual many in part-time or low-paying sectors like retail, construction and health care while better paying jobs in manufacturing and mining remained in the doldrums. The labor participation rate inched up to 63 percent but remained at near a 30-year low, while the meaningless unemployment rate also ticked up to 5 percent from last month’s 4.9 percent.

Administration Poised to Provide More Jobs for Aliens

Virtually every politician who seeks public office promises to “create new jobs” and “bring American jobs back to America.”

Toys“R”Us Exposed: Another H-1B Abuser

Add Toys“R”Us to the already prominent list of companies that abuse the H-1B visa to intentionally displace American workers. Among those on the growing list are Disney, Google, Hewlett-Packard, Cargill, Southern California Edison, New York Life, Pfizer and Harley-Davidson.

BLS September Report: Disaster!

Once again the Wall Street experts were way off target on their jobs-added predictions in advance of the September Bureau of Labor Statistics report. The professionals’ consensus was that the economy would create 203,000 jobs. The harsh reality was not only that the total was a meager 142,000, but the BLS revised its already lackluster July and August reports down by an aggregate 59,000 jobs.

Every key statistic in the September data is dismal. Lowlights from the report:

Here Comes Sawyer; There Goes Your Job!

Senator Jeff Sessions’ April 9 Washington Post op-ed provides a useful immigration history summary, and an update on the dire employment picture for Americans that unchecked immigration has victimized.

Finally, USCIS Cracking Down on Nonimmigrant Work Visas!

Tightening the standards for nonimmigrant worker visa approval and curbing the inherent abuse is long overdue. Happily, a recent analysis shows that approvals at least in some visa categories are in decline.

University of Tennessee Law Professor: To Help Struggling Americans, Reduce Immigration

President Obama rarely misses an opportunity to pontificate about his determination to help the American middle class, close the income inequality gap and reduce poverty. Obama has failed miserably at all three.

On Veterans Day: Defeating Amnesty Would Help Vets Land Jobs

With Robert McDonald’s appointment four months ago as the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, our nation’s military may finally be on their way to getting the medical treatment that they’ve earned and deserve.

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