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Once Again, Confusion on "Good" and "Bad" H-1B Employers - April 28, 2016 matloff

By: lvanderwoude - April 28, 2016

H-1B Briefly Became An Issue This Year, Thanks To Trump, But It Quickly Faded. It Never Arose Once During Democratic Debates, Even Though Sanders And Clinton Disagree On H-1B.

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CS Wages Down Again, and Other Developments February 1, 2016 matloff

By: stisza - February 1, 2016

CS Wages Down Again, and Other Developments February 1, 2016 matloff . I’ve Often Emphasized The Age Issue For H-1B; Employers Hire Young H-1Bs In Lieu Of Older (Age 35+) America

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Bernie Sanders Position On H-1B Visas

By: lvanderwoude - January 30, 2016

Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders, Who Normally Occupy Starkly Contrasting Positions On Pretty Much Any Issue, Actually Do Have One Thing In Common: Their Distaste For H-1B Visas.

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DHS Strikes Again! - But With Less Than Meets The Eye - January 5, 2016 matloff

By: stisza - January 5, 2016

All In all, The Impact On American Workers Of The new DHS Proposal Would Be Minor. It Pales In Comparison With What DHS Has Been Doing With OPT, Which Has Been Quite Harmful.

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Senators Nelson/Sessions H-1B Visa Bill Short and Sweet - December 9, 2015 matloff

By: lvanderwoude - December 13, 2015

Sen. Bill Nelson Introduced Legislation On Tuesday To Reduce The H-1B Cap By Nearly 25%. Nelson's Proposal Targets IT Services Firms That Offshore Jobs And Get Thousands Of Visas.

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Excellent EPI Analysis of Proposed OPT Extension December 1, 2015 matloff

By: stisza - December 1, 2015

I Urge Anyone With A Serious Interest In H-1B And Related Issues To Read The Document In Full. It Is A Tour De Force, Cogently Explaining The (Extralegal) History Of The Program

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The Department of Homeland Security's Proposed STEM OPT Extension Fails To Protect Foreign Students and American Workers

By: stisza - December 1, 2015

December 1, 2015 at 11:00 am by Daniel Costa and Ron Hira The Department of Homeland Security’s Proposed STEM OPT Extension Fails To Protect Foreign Students and American Worker

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Noble and Ignoble Goals in Immigration Policy December 1, 2015 matloff

By: stisza - November 30, 2015

Policy On The Hiring Of Foreign STEM Workers Should Be For The Remedying Of Legitimate And Rare Labor Shortages And Attracting The World’s “Best And Brightest” To The US.

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More Disagreement With Me Over "Intels vs. Infosysess" , November 16, 2015 matloff

By: stisza - November 16, 2015

A Bill Will Be Enacted That (Cosmetically) Punishes The Infosyses While Rewarding The Intels, With The Result That There Are NO Net Job Opportunity Increases For U.S. Citizens.

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Calling All High-GPA Ivy Leaguers? October 31, 2015 matloff

By: stisza - October 31, 2015

"Rank Only “The Best And The Brightest” Programmers & Engineers By Their Offered Salary. All Visa Applicants Would Be Thus Ranked & All Visas Doled Out Until The Cap Is Reached

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H-1B CWA Local 4250 History

Homeland Security Continues To Be At Risk Due to Corporate GREED!

CWA Local 4250/CTU#16 President Emeritus Steve Tisza initiated this website/page in February 2002 as a result of AT$T' s closing of AT$T provsioning centers in Chicago and Oakbrook, Illinois and subsequent surplus declaration of approximately one-hundred and fifty(150) Bargaining Unit jobs.

January 24, 2002 - AT$T's Threat to Our Nation's Communications Infrastructure!

January 24, 2002- CWA Local 4250 President Emeritus Steve Tisza' letter to Daniel P. Burnham, Chairman of the National Security Telecommunications Advisory Council (NSTAC) requesting an immediate investigation of AT$T's training of foreign nationals from India.

April 18, 2002 - CWA President Morty Bahr' Letter To US Senator Fritz Hollings

April 18, 2002- CWA President Bahr wrote US Senator Fritz Hollings advising him of CWAs concerns regarding AT$Ts abuse of the H-1B Visa System and of AT$Ts plans to move its engineering and maintenance of the AT$T Global Network to India.

April 24 2002 - Public Service Announcement NBC Refused to Air

CWA Locals 4250 and 4998 produced this (30)thirty-second public service announcement regarding AT$T’s training of foreign nationals and its potential threat to Homeland Security. Commercial time was purchased and the video was scheduled to air on the Chicago affiliate of the NBC Good Morning America Show on April 24, 2002 and run until May 11, 2002.

Members of U.S. Senate Caucus on India and Indian Americans

For the first time in the history of the US Senate a country-focused caucus has been constituted and announcing its formation was the driving force behind the move Senator John Cornyn, a Republican Senator from Texas who had visited India. Click on to check if your U.S. Senator is a member of the caucus. If Yes, WRITE and object to the H-1B Visa Program and OFFSHORE OUTSOURCING OF AMERICAN JOBS!

Members of U. S. House of Representatives Caucus on India and Indian Americans

The largest caucus of its kind in the U. S. Congress was formed in 1993. One of their objectives is to push India's economic agenda on the hill. Click on to check if your Congressperson is a member of the caucus. If Yes, WRITE and object to the H-1B Visa Program and OFFSHORE OUTSOURCING OF AMERICAN JOBS!

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May Day

Time: 12:00pm
Location: Chicago Haymarket Memorial (Corner of Des Plaines St. and Randolph St.)

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130th Anniveray of The Haymarket Massacre

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Location: Unspecified

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Cinco de Mayo

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Mother's Day

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CWA Unified Council of Illinois Meeting

Time: 11:00am
Location: Lynwood, IL 60411, USA

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NIC

Time: 12:00am
Location: Lynwood, IL 60411, USA

National Internet Bargaining Survery due in the Union office

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Membership Meeting

Time: 12:30pm
Location: American Legion Post 1941 LaGrange, IL

Membership Meeting Saturday, May 14, 2016 at the American Legion, Post 1941 at 900 S. LaGrange Road, LaGrange, IL ......12:30 pm till 2:30 pm.

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Location: Chicago, IL, USA

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