Monthly Archives: October 2009

USCIS releases new G-28 form; havoc ensues as numerous problems become evident

File this one under the “If ain’t broke, don’t fix it” category.  A press release issued by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) on October 1, 2009 announced the publication of a newly revised Form G-28.  Soon thereafter, the new G-28 surfaced, and all Hell broke loose.  Literally.  For those who don’t know, the G-28 is the form used by … more

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BusinessWeek takes aim at crooked H-1B employers; lives with collateral damage

  BusinessWeek magazine’s latest cover story, titled “America’s High-Tech Sweatshops,” is an in-depth examination of the unscrupulous tactics that crooked employers use to commit H-1B visa fraud.  While the BusinessWeek article hardly qualifies as fair and balanced, I still give it credit for shining a glaring light on the practices of a small group of bad apples who have given the … more

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Grassley Continues Crusade Against H-1B Visas

United States Senator Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) reeled back and took another big swing at the H-1B visa program this week.  In a letter addressed to Alejandro Mayorkas, the new Director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), Senator Grassley called out USCIS for failing to do enough to combat fraud in the H-1B program one year after the agency issued its H-1B … more

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