US receives 2 lakh H-1B applications, recording 5% rise over previous year

The last two years had shown a slight decline in the number of applications. The rise now reflected, even if minuscule, shows that despite the restrictive policies of the Trump administration, interest in this work visa has not waned, even though large Indian tech companies have over the past few years had ramped up hiring … Read moreUS receives 2 lakh H-1B applications, recording 5% rise over previous year

Assange Arrested, Deep State, Dems and MSM Panic, Gold Shining

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com (WNW 379 4.12.19) After seven long years of hiding out at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, Wikileaks cofounder Julian Assange was arrested and will be turned over to America. The DOJ has charged him with conspiracy to commit computer hacking. To some, he is a bad guy that was involved in … Read moreAssange Arrested, Deep State, Dems and MSM Panic, Gold Shining

Mississippi Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Hate Crime For Crossburning

The Department of Justice today announced that Louie Bernard Revette pleaded guilty to federal charges related to his commission of a crossburning on Oct. 24, 2017, in Seminary, Mississippi. Specifically, Revette, 37, pleaded guilty to one count of interference with housing rights, a federal civil rights violation, and one count of using fire during the … Read moreMississippi Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Hate Crime For Crossburning

Assistant Attorney General Eric Dreiband Delivered Remarks on Disability Rights at the Site Where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was Assassinated

The Lorraine Motel is the sight of one of the great tragedies in our history – the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  We are here at the Motel and the National Civil Rights Museum for an important purpose:  training about disability rights.  It is altogether appropriate that we have gathered at this civil … Read moreAssistant Attorney General Eric Dreiband Delivered Remarks on Disability Rights at the Site Where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was Assassinated

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein Delivers Remarks At National Crime Victims’ Service Awards Ceremony

Thank you, Matt. I am grateful to you and Darlene for your leadership and your outstanding support of crime victims throughout the country. I also want to thank the staff of the Office for Victims of Crime for their hard work advancing the cause of victims’ rights and delivering high-quality services to millions of Americans … Read moreDeputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein Delivers Remarks At National Crime Victims’ Service Awards Ceremony

Medicare Advantage Provider to Pay $30 Million to Settle Alleged Overpayment of Medicare Advantage Funds

“The Medicare Advantage Program provides benefits to a significant portion of federal health care beneficiaries,” said Assistant Attorney General Jody Hunt of the Department of Justice’s Civil Division. “The Department of Justice will help ensure that accurate information is supplied to the Medicare Advantage Program by plans and providers, and to pursue appropriate remedies when … Read moreMedicare Advantage Provider to Pay $30 Million to Settle Alleged Overpayment of Medicare Advantage Funds

Bureau of Prisons Tests Micro-Jamming Technology in South Carolina Prison to Prevent Contraband Cell Phones

This week, the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) conducted a pilot test of micro-jamming technology at the Broad River Correctional Institution in Columbia, S.C.  The test – the first collaboration of this kind in a state corrections facility – was conducted to determine if micro-jamming could prevent wireless communication by inmates using contraband cellphones in … Read moreBureau of Prisons Tests Micro-Jamming Technology in South Carolina Prison to Prevent Contraband Cell Phones

General Electric Agrees to Pay $1.5 Billion Penalty for Alleged Misrepresentations Concerning Subprime Loans Included in Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities

The Department of Justice today announced that General Electric (GE) will pay a civil penalty of $1.5 billion under the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act of 1989 (FIRREA) to resolve claims involving subprime residential mortgage loans originated by WMC Mortgage (WMC), a GE subsidiary. WMC, GE, and their affiliates allegedly misrepresented the quality … Read moreGeneral Electric Agrees to Pay $1.5 Billion Penalty for Alleged Misrepresentations Concerning Subprime Loans Included in Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities

Manufacturing Constituents: The Push to End Country Caps

India will dominate the U.S. green card system for the next decade if legislation to end country caps passes. Right now, U.S. reps and senators are signing on as cosponsors of H.R. 1044 and S. 386. Well-monied interests, including the Business Roundtable, an association of some of America’s largest corporations, and Indian outsourcing agencies that … Read moreManufacturing Constituents: The Push to End Country Caps

Remarks by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the U.S.-Mexico CEO Dialogue Leadership Dinner

Remarks by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the U.S.-Mexico CEO Dialogue Leadership Dinner kcpullen@doc.gov Thu, 04/11/2019 – 21:07 Export and investment promotion AS PREPARED FOR DELIVERY Thursday, April 11, 2019 Office of Public Affairs (202) 482-4883 publicaffairs@doc.gov Wilbur Ross Thank you, Fernando, for that kind introduction. Thank you to, Governor of the State … Read moreRemarks by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the U.S.-Mexico CEO Dialogue Leadership Dinner

USCIS News: H1B 2020 Lottery Completed, Received 201,011 Petitions

USCIS announced today, April 11th, 2019 that they completed H1B visa Lottery for 2020 quota. Below is the summary of the press release. Summary of USCIS Press release on H1B 2020 Lottery Completion : H1B 2020 Lottery Completed : USCIS mentioned that they have conducted H1B lottery on April 10th . They have received 201,011 … Read moreUSCIS News: H1B 2020 Lottery Completed, Received 201,011 Petitions

RAISE Act would continue momentum of U.S. workers finally getting raises

Thu, Apr 11th 2019 @ 7:59 pm EDT  by  Roy Beck The RAISE Act is exactly what a Congress would pass if it were committed to the idea of helping tens of millions of struggling Americans in stagnant jobs or outside the labor market altogether. Here is my statement to the nation’s news media on … Read moreRAISE Act would continue momentum of U.S. workers finally getting raises

American computer programmers are much higher skilled than their Indian and Chinese counterparts celebrated in the Wall Street Journal blog.


I write this historical account so that you can appreciate the humor of a blog post on the Wall Street Journal website written by the former publisher of CIO Magazine.
The blog laments the drop in H-1B workers, celebrates the talent from India and China, and whines about a “widening skills gap”.
Yet it is the countries that supply H-1B workers that have the skills gap.
American computer programmers are much higher skilled than their Indian and Chinese counterparts celebrated in the Wall Street Journalblog. Employers can find higher skilled workers at average American schools than they can among the elite schools in India and China.


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Former Publisher of CIO Magazine Still Doesn’t Get It on H-1Bs

In 1994, AIG became one of the first companies to replace a large number of Americans with H-1Bs. The finance and insurance giant boasted that this change was going to save them tens of millions of dollars a year. But things did not work out as planned. Patrick McHugh April 11, 2019 – 6:42pm John … Read moreFormer Publisher of CIO Magazine Still Doesn’t Get It on H-1Bs

Rs 5 packs a punch in fast-moving snacks

Growing at a healthy double-digit rate, snacks has emerged as one of the fastest growing FMCG categories, with more than 7 million shops. As the market continues to attract new players, who are experimenting with fresh flavours to drive consumption, the magic price point of Rs 5 would stand them in good stead. Please follow … Read moreRs 5 packs a punch in fast-moving snacks