Monday, January 22, 2018

Bay Area software firm will move work to China because of ‘stupid and self-defeating’...

The founder of Agiloft, a software firm operating in the Bay Area for nearly 25 years, says he plans to send jobs to China because of the H-1B visa cap's effect...

Google, Apple and Facebook not using H-1B visas for cheap foreign labor: report

Several Silicon Valley tech titans, it appears, are not using the H-1B visa to get cheap foreign labor, an new report suggests. Source

H-1B visa program maxed out after four days

The H-1B visa program has bumped up against its cap in only four days, an indication of ongoing heated demand for the program to hire skilled foreign workers in the United...

H-1B visa holders can now use S.F. startup’s AI-powered bot to switch jobs, escape...

Foreign skilled workers can now get help from a bot, after San Francisco's Visabot started offering an H-1B visa service. Source

H-1B visa: Kids of recipients dominate America’s leading science contest

The finals in America's most prestigious youth science competition were dominated by children of recipients of the controversial H-1B visa, a new report says. Source

H-1B visa immigration program erodes wages, curbs hiring: study

The H-1B visa immigration program has undermined wages and eroded job growth -- yet bolstered corporate profits -- according to a new report by a closely watched research group of economists. Source