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June 18, 2001Contractor cleared of sharp practice charge
Judge Florence-Marie Cooper noted that even direct employers could never be sure whether a proposed job would remain open during the six-month period it could take to get an alien in.
May 24, 2001Rekhi clarifies on immigration issue
Kanwal Rekhi said his involvement with the Immigrant Support Network is rooted in his personal revulsion against the present H1B visa regime, which has turned these visa holders into modern-day indentured slaves in the eyes of American law.
April 16, 2001
The Dotcom Domino Effect: Non-tech Sector Feels the Pinch
The exodus of the software professionals from the US has started affecting other Indian businesses. But for others, it means a lower cost of living.
April 2, 2001
'We have always campaigned for an increase in the numbers of H1-Bs'
Palo Alto's mayor wants more Indian engineers.
March 23, 2001
INS Spokesperson, On Being Laid Off
For the last several weeks the media has been flooded with reports on the slowdown of H-1B visas.
March 19, 2001
'We will be forced to leave'
As the layoffs follow the slump and shakeout in the dotdom industry, four H1-B visa workers talk about their travails and tribulations.
July 25, 2000
Fighting for the aliens
The Immigrants Support Network is fighting for immigration based on employment.
July 11, 2000
Immigrants lobby for more H1B visas
They have begun meeting over 500 lawmakers to help H1B visa holders secure permanent residence in the US.
March 15, 2000
Clinton Proposes Modest Increase in H1-B Visas But Senate Leaders Stick to the Big Boost
A bill introduced by powerful Republicans in the Senate proposes to increase the quota from 115,000 to 195,000 for each of the next three years.
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