Companies in all kinds of sectors support immigration

Companies in all kinds of sectors support immigration The immigration sector is currently a national debate. By this, we refer not only to the border situation and the surge of illegal crossings, but also to legal immigration programs and foreign workforce. In fact, dozens of American and US-based companies have recently raised their voices, stating…

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Bill proposes to use FY 2020 - 2021 employment-based visas

Bill proposes to use FY 2020 – 2021 employment-based visas On Thursday, September 23, three Republican senators introduced a new immigration bill called the “Preserving Employment Visas Act”, which seeks to issue unused employment-based visas during FY (Fiscal Year) 2020 and 2021. The Senators propose to allow the USCIS (US Citizenship and Immigration Services) to…

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Lawsuit asks to allow L-2 visa holders to work

Lawsuit asks to allow L-2 visa holders to work Last week, a group of 15 plaintiffs filed a lawsuit in the US District Court for the Western District of Washington, asking to review current rules for L-2 visa holders to work in the US. The plaintiffs claim that the current process for L-2 visa holders…

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Alarming foreign workforce shortages in computer fields

Alarming foreign workforce shortages in computer fields The NFAP (National Foundation for American Policy) recently released the results of research called “Updated Employment Data for Computer Occupations”, which reveal that the number of job openings in computer fields has increased exponentially and there is a growing shortage of skilled foreign workforce. In order to fill…

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Expert comments on immigrants' role in job creation

Expert comments on immigrants’ role in job creation Pioneer Institute Executive Director Jim Stergios recently commented on the importance of attracting talent from abroad and protecting immigrant workers to stimulate job creation in the US. According to this expert on the subject, the presence of foreign workers is not only important to keep the economy…

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American companies plan to hire more workers from abroad

American companies plan to hire more workers from abroad A recent study reveals that American and US-based companies want and plan to hire foreign workers now more than ever. To understand the opinion of local companies, the study included more than 500 human resources (HR) professionals across the US, who explain that international talent is…

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Judge overturns Trump's proposed rule to select H-1B visas

Judge overturns Trump’s proposed rule to select H-1B visas A federal judge for the Northern District of California recently struck down the Trump administration’s proposed rule to change the H-1B visa selection system. This is a major victory for immigrant rights advocates and especially for hundreds of American or US-based companies that benefit from the…

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Biden's proposal to protect undocumented workers

Senate parliamentarian holds immigration reform in her hands The Biden administration, aware that it would not get bipartisan support in Congress through regular means, decided to include an immigration resolution in the 2022 budget package, which has already passed the US House of Representatives and is currently awaiting a response from the Senate Parliamentarian to…

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The presence of immigrants is essential to science

The presence of immigrants is essential to science In the international arena, the US is known as a land of opportunity and a nation that has historically opened its doors to communities that need it most, such as migrants fleeing war or persecution. Despite knowing that the US has helped many vulnerable populations, the impact…

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Biden should include foreign entrepreneurs in budget package

Entrepreneurs do not have a defined path in the US Although the US’ immigration system is quite comprehensive, there is still no visa program specifically for foreign entrepreneurs. This fact is an obstacle for dozens of qualified foreigners who want and can build their businesses in North America, which would undoubtedly boost the national economy…

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