Agriculture Secretary: Foreign workers need to be protected

Agriculture Secretary: Foreign workers need to be protected On Wednesday, July 21, 2021, the 32nd US Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack commented on the importance of protecting foreign farm workers in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee, which is in the midst of discussions and debates regarding several immigration bills. Vilsack openly stated that since…

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The US needs foreign nationals to fill farmworker gaps

The US needs foreign nationals to fill farmworker gaps With the sudden arrival of the global Coronavirus pandemic and hundreds of changes made by the Trump administration on the immigration sector, waiting times and eligibility requirements increased significantly for most existing immigration processes, including those related to employment-based immigration. In this article we will specifically…

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Director of recognized institute comments on immigration reform

Experts and specialists see immigration as a necessity The US has always been a nation known for its great economic stability and its high technological and scientific development. These factors make the country the largest economy in the world and a world power in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) fields. Apart from achieving international…

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Labor organizers want to offer deferred action to undocumented workers

The constant fear of deportation There are currently more than 11 million immigrants residing in the US undocumented. Throughout history, irregular immigration has always been a contentious issue among the American population and different political parties. Despite the controversy, undocumented immigrants have also become an essential part of the local workforce, the social fabric and…

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The USCIS allows certain H-1B visa applicants to resubmit their cases

The USCIS allows certain H-1B visa applicants to resubmit their cases On Wednesday June 23, 2021, the USCIS (US Citizenship and Immigration Services) announced that certain H-1B visa applicants, whose cases were rejected or administratively closed, will be able to resubmit their applications for additional review, as long as they meet certain eligibility requirements. According…

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Chamber of Commerce proposes filling workforce gaps through immigration

Growing concern regarding skilled workforce shortages Recently, there has been a national debate regarding a growing shortage of skilled workforce that is affecting the US market in general, especially certain sectors that are essential to meet the needs and demands of the population and the local economy. During the last few years, dozens of companies…

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Study: American employers need to attract talent from abroad

Study: American employers need to attract talent from abroad On Thursday, June 10, 2021, the New American Economy published the results of a study recently carried out in partnership with Envoy Global, which exposes the real figures of qualified workforce shortages in important sectors for the US’ market and international competitiveness such as technology and…

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EAGLE Act: The bill that would remove the limit on employment-based Green Cards

The H-1B visa program for foreign workers It is no secret that the dream of millions of people around the world is to come to the US to gain work experience and, possibly, to be able to stay in the country for a long time. Adding to that, hundreds of American businesses also use certain…

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The US must improve its immigration system to attract foreign entrepreneurs

Programs for foreign entrepreneurs in the US Immigration, and the presence of foreigners in general, has always been quite an important element in the socioeconomic development of the US. In fact, having the largest economy in the world, one would think that the US has an immigration system that offers different alternatives for foreigners interested…

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Bill could benefit foreign professionals and the health system

Foreign workers are essential to the health system According to official figures from the MPI (Migration Policy Institute), about 29% of physicians in the US are foreign workers and 38% of home health aides are also professionals who come from different countries. This is quite a high figure considering that the US has had a…

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