work permits

60 Minutes Reports, Selectively, on H-1B Visa Scandal

Sunday night, CBS’ 60 Minutes featured a segment on the American job killing H-1B visa, created as part the Immigration Act of 1990. The H-1B is a growing concern across America since more and more stories have been published about the role it plays in rampant American worker displacement.

DACA Turns Four

DACA’s ‘Future Eligible Children’
anticipate their work permits.

July BLS Report: ‘Accentuate the Positive, Eliminate the Negative’

For skeptics of the monthly Bureau of Labor Statistics jobs report, July provided plenty of fodder. Superficially, the numbers looked good, and were better than predicted: the economy added 255,000 jobs, more than Wall Street’s anticipated 180,000.

J-1 Visa Holder Remembers Her U.S. Summer: ‘Constant Parties’

New guidelines in the controversial J-1 visa, the summer work and travel scam that undermines unemployed American teens’ job searches, have set off a frenzy in Ireland.

Scandalous: Defiant Obama’s ‘Shadow’ Work Permit Program for 5.5 Million Aliens

President Obama is fond of saying that his executive immigration action isn’t amnesty. Other supporters insist that since Obama’s unilateral action doesn’t include a path to citizenship, it clearly can’t be categorized as amnesty.

Obama Rewards Felons and Fugitives with Work Permits

Right smack in the middle of what would be another lackluster Bureau of Labor Statistics December jobs report, the Obama administration announced that, effective December 23, it would grant work authorization to all aliens released by Immigration and Customs and Enforcement.

New Congress, Same Old Story: Senate Introduces High-Tech Bill to Increase Foreign Workers

The tech lobby got a huge payoff from one of its staunchest allies, Utah Senator Orrin Hatch. On January 13, Hatch reintroduced his high-skilled immigration bill, the Immigration Innovation Act, which looks suspiciously similar to Mark Zuckerberg’s wish list that he promoted so relentlessly last summer.

Despite Lame December BLS Report, Millions of Illegal Immigrants May Soon Get Work Permits

Wall Street’s interpretation of the Bureau of Labor Statistics report on December employment: 252,000 jobs created; unemployment declines to 5.6 percent!

BLS Nov. Report: Better but Not Enough to Keep Up with Obama’s Executive Amnesty

Today, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported its strongest payroll hikes in four years. During November, employers, driven at least in part by earlier-than-normal holiday hiring, added 321,000 jobs. The November total is stronger than the 230,000 economists had predicted. The unemployment rate remained unchanged at 5.8 percent, while the U-6 unemployment dropped from 11.5 percent to 11.4 percent.

Coming Soon: New Category of Work-Authorized Immigrants

Here’s a great example of how federal immigration policy subtly but effectively undermines American workers. In a mostly under-the-radar discussion, the Department of Homeland Security is considering granting work permits to some spouses of H-1B visa holders who have filed for an extension after their initial three-year term expires. Spouses and unmarried children under age 21 receive H-4 visas when they come to the U.S.