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On first day in office, Trump to attack visas that 'undercut the American worker'

President-elect Donald Trump on Monday sent out the strongest signal yet that the H-1B visa program is going get real scrutiny.

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Trump's election sets stage for H-1B reform

President-elect Donald Trump gave laid-off IT workers something his rival did not during the campaign: A promise to reform the H-1B visa program.

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A CIO rejects, for now, university’s IT offshoring plan

There are reservations within the University of California system about a plan to move IT work offshore and lay off employees.

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At campaign's end, Trump takes a swipe at IBM

In Minnesota, GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump added IBM to the list of companies he criticizes for moving jobs offshore.

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Infosys' U.S. workforce is mostly South Asian and no accident, plaintiffs allege

This week, plaintiffs filed a motion seeking class-action certification from 2009, and say the potential pool of people may be as large as 125,000.

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Outsourced IT workers ask Feinstein for help, get form letter in return

A University of California IT employee whose job is being outsourced recently asked Sen. Dianne Feinstein for help. Her response didn't offer much hope.

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University of California’s ties with HCL are complicated

The IT services contract with HCL negotiated by University of California San Francisco can be used at any of the 10 campuses in the university system. One of the university's chancellors is on the board of an HCL unit.

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Court ruling puts future of H-1B lottery in doubt

If a summary judgment is granted within the next couple of months, the lottery could end -- the plaintiffs hope -- as early as next year.

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H-1B bill pulled from House committee vote amid complaints

The U.S. House Judiciary Committee backed away from its plan to take up an increasingly controversial H-1B bill today.

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H-1B bill advances in House -- as does anxiety about it

The House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday will vote on H-1B legislation aimed at closing a loophole that's made it inexpensive to replace U.S. workers with visa holders.

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University of California’s outsourcing is wrong, says U.S. lawmaker

U.S. Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif) wonders how to encourage young people to go into STEM-related fields when these jobs are being given to foreign workers.

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Fake resumes, jobs, lead to real guilty plea in H-1B fraud case

One of the defendants agreed to forfeit $20.9 million in proceeds from the scam.

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Video: The real story behind the H-1B visa program

The vast majority of people who work in IT did everything right. This is the story of how the H-1B visa program punished some of them anyway.

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Opinion: How the H-1B visa affects American workers

Computerworld national correspondent Patrick Thibodeau has covered the controversial H-1B guest-worker visa for many years. It's a complicated topic, but to understand it, you need to know just one thing: its effect on American IT...

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Mingis on Tech: The future of H-1Bs and the fate of IT

There's talk this year on the campaign trail about revising the H-1B visa program, but will any changes actually occur? And if so, will it even matter for an IT industry in flux?

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Mingis on Tech: The future of H-1Bs and the fate of IT

Although the controversial H-1B visa program has gotten some attention on the campaign trail this year, larger issues facing the IT industry are being ignored.

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Melania Trump’s H-1B controversy explained

Melanie Trump's visa use in the 1990s has come under scrutiny this week, but a quirk of the law does indeed allow fashion models to use an H-1B visa.

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Issa bill would kill a big H-1B loophole

Rep. Darrell Issa has rolled out a bipartisan bill that would make two key changes to the 1998 H-1B visa law.

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