Tag: immigrants

13
Nov

Free the H-1Bs, Free the Economy – Vivek Wadhwa/August 2009

I just found this troublesome article [in TechCrunch] by  Vivek Wadhwa, who in other articles frequently points out to us that our immigrants, the ones who come here, get incredible degrees, found companies, develop patents, are now going home, back to their countries to live a life in a community that values them more. I present the article in its

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13
Mar

Immigrants settling into the United States

Image via Wikipedia See where and how  many immigrants settled in the United States thanks to an article in the New York Times.

3
Apr

Rush for H1-B Visas for 2008 – are there enough? We need these foreign professionals!

Image from Wikipedia The 2 tech greats Oracle (ORCL), Microsoft (MSFT) are trying to make Congress understand that they need to increase the amount of foreign skilled workers they let into the country under the H1-B Visa. [Source:http://www.siliconvalley.com/ci_8726242.htm] Once more applications for the H1-B lottery are going out next Tuesday and last year, the quota was filled on the first

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3
Feb

Immigrants are beneficial to US – Myths Explored

Image from Wikipedia According to a recent blog posting, where the bloggers put together myths and facts on immigration, the facts they quoted (and to which there are government links) resonated for me; I have been working and talking with high level high-tech executive immigrants or foreign-born professionals who bring incredible benefits to the US; however, we shouldn’t forget the

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