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Tech industry pans Obama immigration reform
www.dw.de

It is only granted in connection to a specific employer; if a worker holding an H-1B visa quits their job or is fired, they must either find another employer willing to sponsor them under H-1B; successfully apply for a different kind of visa; or leave …

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Free Trade Agreement means more Chinese work visas
www.miningaustralia.com.au

The new Free Trade Agreement with China has raised fears of for mining safety standards, in light of new terms which will allow Chinese mine owners to bring in their own Chinese workers on temporary work visas. Australian Mining Association chairman …

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Barack Obama's announcement on immigration: What's in it for Indians in US
economictimes.indiatimes.com

"DHS will clarify its guidance on temporary L-1 visas for foreign workers who transfer from a company's foreign office to its US office. DOL will take regulatory action to modernize the labour market test that is required of employers that sponsor …

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Obama's speech has not made anything clear for immigrants waiting for Green …
www.americanbazaaronline.com

Are Obama's words going to finally translate into work permits for H4 visa holders, or are they going to have the grand humiliation of having to see illegal immigrants here for only five years get work permits ahead of them? Even more importantly, did …

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Obama's immigration plan risks backlash
www.cnbc.com

President Barack Obama's new immigration plan may end up doing the most damage to the very sectors that begged for reform. The White House boasted Thursday the president's historic executive actions on immigration will help the U.S. economy, but some …

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FACT SHEET: The Economic Benefits of Fixing Our Broken Immigration System
www.whitehouse.gov

The President's Immigration Accountability Executive actions will help secure the border, hold nearly 5 million undocumented immigrants accountable and ensure that everyone plays by the same rules. Acting within his legal authority, the President is …

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Obama's immigration order creates dreams & destroys others
nypost.com

The lives of Donna Burnett (top left), Jian Ling Lin (bottom left), Jung Rae Jang (top right) and Leonor Rojas (bottom right) have all been changed — for better or worse — by President Obama's immigration order. Photo: Matthew McDermott ; Paul …

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Divided GOP Grapples with What Comes Next on Immigration
www.nbcnews.com

Both parties are surprisingly unified on how they're framing the WAY Obama is going about addressing immigration reform with last night's executive orders. With a handful of exceptions, Democrats are praising Obama's leadership in the face of …

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Boehner Says Obama's Immigration Action Damages Presidency
www.nytimes.com

Mr. Obama, in his address to the nation Thursday night, all but dared congressional Republicans to act — either by passing their own immigration legislation to trump his executive action or by challenging him in a way that could be politically …

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Visa fraud in US tech industry relies on falsified job letters
cironline.org

Six years ago, the U.S. Department of Justice trumpeted its indictment of a Massachusetts state worker as part of a nationwide crackdown on corruption in the H1-B temporary work visa program. Richard Schwartz was convicted after signing fake letters on …

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US needs immigration reform but Obama's plan undemocratic, unconstitutional
www.foxnews.com

I am personally a huge supporter of immigration reform and felt that the bipartisan Senate bill was too draconian. It would take too long to get citizenship for illegal immigrants already living in the country. And it required them to jump through too …

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