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Louisiana Hiring Filipino Teachers, Firing Americans! Where Are The Teacher Unions When We Need Them?

This is my summary of what happened: School officials took an all-expenses- paid junket to Manila. They must have had a wonderful time because they decided to hire young female Fil...

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Rep. Giffords' Bill To Triple H-1B Visa Cap

Rep. Gabrielle Gifford introduced legislation to Congress that would double the H-1B cap, and in some circumstances triple it. The way it would work is that the yearly cap of 65,00...

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MORE: On The Recovery School District In New Orleans

As explained in the previous newsletter, the Recovery School District in the New Orleans, Louisiana area has been hiring H-1B school teachers from the Philippines. Th...

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H-1 B Visa Scandal In New Orleans, Louisianna

A new H-1B scandal is making the news -- this time it involves H-1B teachers from the Philippines that were hired to work in the Recovery School District in New Orlea...

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U.S. Can't Trace Foreign Visitors on Expired Visas

DALLAS - Eight years after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks and despite repeated mandates from Congress, the United States still has no reliable system for verifying that foreign vis...

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"Digital Cowboys" Author: Dennis Bouwman

"Digital Cowboys" which has been introduced by its author Dennis Bouwman during our ICTS inaugural conference in Dublin. Digital Cowboys, Developments in the labour market for self...

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10/10/09 Louisiana Federation of Teachers: Company Violated Law and Human Rights of Filipino Teachers

A company that recruited foreign teachers to work in Louisiana schools is guilty of cheating those teachers out of thousands of dollars and holding them in virtual servitude, accor...

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America's High-Tech Sweatshops! By: Steve Hamm and Moira Herbst

"John Miano, a 45-year-old software programmer and labor rights attorney, waits for a reporter in a booth in the Summit Diner, a classic mid-20th century eatery in tony Summit, N.J...

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Grassley Works To Ensure Accountability In H-1B Visa Program

One year after an internal assessment showed extensive fraud and abuse in the H-1B visa program, Senator Chuck Grassley today is asking U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services t...

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"The Race To The Bottom" By: Ellen Ruppel Shell

LAST MONTH, Hyatt Hotels Corp. fired 98 housekeepers, many of them veteran employees who made $15 an hour, and replaced them with $8-an-hour "temporary" workers provided by Hospita...

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