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  • The Pros And Cons Of Offhoring And Outsourcing Jobs

    company and these workers are not required to be paid the prevailing wage as with H-1B visa holders. Even with the prevailing wage requirement, most H-1B holders are being paid on average 25 percent less than American workers. The program has led to an increase in the offshoring of American jobs. “The top three India-based offshore outsourcing firms, Tata Consultancy Services, Infosys, and Wipro, added a stunning 57,000 net new employees last year [2010] alone” (Outsourcing). India’s former commerce minister called the H-1B program the “outsourcing visa” due to the amount of jobs that have moved. U.S. companies hire these companies that specialize in outsourcing to come in using H-1B visas to speed up the process of moving jobs overseas. There have been many cases in the past few years of companies that have had current employees train their replacements. Southern California Edison in 2015 replaced between 400 and 500 American workers with those hired by Infosys and Tata, and then forcing the employees train their replacements or forfeit their severance packages. Later in 2015 Disney in Florida eliminated 250 IT positions which resulted in lawsuits by workers forced from their jobs and being coerced to train their H-1B replacements. With all the bad press, Disney rehired about 120 workers for the 320 new…

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  • Domestic STEM Workforce Shortage Advantages And Disadvantages

    This workforce shortage has diminished the competitiveness of the US global economy and threatened national security. Not all analysts agree with the three reports, arguing that STEM executives are causing the domestic STEM workforce shortages. This paper analyses both arguments regarding the domestic STEM workforce shortage: that foreign workers on H-1B visas are beneficial to our labor supply since US schools are not producing enough STEM graduates, and that the domestic STEM workforce…

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  • Complaint Case Study

    COMPLAINT On June 2, 2016, the Office of the Bar Counsel received a complaint from Lynette Fast Horse regarding Attorney Paul T. Shane. The complainant, a former employee, believes that Shane has failed to appropriately handle immigration matters. Fast Horse alleges that Murray is in violation of Mass.R.Prof.C. 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, and 8.4(c). FACTS Fast Horse has provided information regarding nine separate complaints, a synopsis of each complaint is as follows: Complaint #1 On March 7, 2016, Myung…

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  • H1B Visas Case Study

    To begin what exactly is H1B visas? H1B is a non-immigrant visa in the US under the Immigration and Nationality Act, which allows U.S. employers to temporarily employ foreign workers in specialty occupations (USCIS.gov). This allows companies to get skilled workers with market flexibility if they have a shortage domestically. H1B visas also allows companies to employ workers at a lower cost than those that would work domestically, with a large amount of them coming from India, according to…

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  • What Is The Adjustment To Lawful Permanent Resident Status?

    available after the 8th anniversary of the publications of the regulations (MPI 10). For fees purpose, anyone that applies for blue-card status over the age of 21 is subject to a penalty of $100. Once applicants who have been blue-card holders for five or more years, they are eligible to apply for LPR status. There are two requirements that they must meet in order for them to do so. First off, they must average 100 days of work in agricultural type work for more than five years of their…

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  • Bracero Program Analysis

    work twice as hard and twice as fast in order to earn any sort of wages for themselves and their families. As the Bracero Program met its end on December 1, 1964, “at its peak drew more than 400,000 workers a year across the border. A total of about 4.5 million jobs had been filled by the time the bracero program was abolished in 1964.” (Bauer) One considerable reason for the program’s termination stemmed from the introduction of the mechanical cotton harvester coupled with the presence of…

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  • My Experience In English

    Why did I avoided it? Well, I just wanted to be sure that I was going to go on the trip, any contingency could have happened. The true is that I had to go a week before finals to the consul of Haiti because they told me, on three distinct occasions that I needed a visa to go to Haiti. So, I actually had to miss class. The morning was gray, a traffic lady yelled at me, I missed the 8:21 am commuter train: I waited an hour for the following. I got to the consul in Boston, they made me take $10…

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  • Korean Group Reflection

    though I am doing right things. However, a few years later, I realized that I did lead them a wrong way. Now, I try to love my self first and make my boundary as focusing on myself. 2. How will you keep things in perspective? • You said, “God send you here.” When I had applied Columbia Theological Seminary in 2014, I did not have enough money to study abroad, my English was not good, and my parents did not support me to go study abroad. Even, a lot of people who applied the seminary in U.S.A.…

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  • Benefits Of Undocumented Immigration

    at least 70% of the time they have been in the country. In addition, they have to pay the expenses of the normal procedure to become a permanent resident and the taxes they haven’t paid. In exchange they will be granted all American benefits which if the qualify would include health insurance, right to vote, among others. However, immigrants who committed crimes, contraband and/or drug traffic should be deported. On the other hand, the benefits received while they were undocumented should not…

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  • Importance Of Study Abroad Essay

    such as looking for a university with a good ranking but which my parents can afford, applying to a handful of universities so that if I don’t get accepted in one I’ll have some other options, and most importantly getting the Visa which I was most concerned about. Applying for the universities was pretty painful since it was a lengthy process. There was a lot of paper work, emails, sending hard copies of transcripts to the universities and many more that needed to be taken care of for at least 8…

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