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Fears arise that Trump has dropped ball on H-1B reform

President Donald Trump's administration has signaled that it has no immediate plans to change the H-1B program.Critics are roiled.They wanted Trump to act before...

Trump’s revised travel ban may still hurt tech

President Donald Trump's revised travel ban, released Monday, ensures that H-1B visa workers from banned countries won't have problems as long as they stay...

US will suspend fast processing for H-1B visas

Enlarge / USCIS office in Portland, Oregon. (credit: Getty Images) Customs and immigration officials will stop offering a "premium processing" service that allows applicants...

U.S. suspends fast-track H-1B processing, blames backlog

The White House decision to suspend premium processing for H-1B visa holders is being blamed on a visa backlog.It will affect some people seeking...

H-1B reform bill unites political opposites

Since 2005, U.S. Rep.Bill Pascrell (D-N.J.) has been introducing H-1B reform legislation in the House and getting nowhere.But with the bill he introduced Thursday,...

Surprise! There’s hope for meaningful H-1B reform

If you thought the backlash on immigration was powerful, wait until you see the reaction to H-1B reform.The H-1B visa was originally designed to...

US visitors must hand over Twitter, Facebook handles by law –...

Rookie's bill targets visa applicants, may never happen A newbie congressman has floated his first ever US law bill – one that demands visitors...

Should security pros get special H-1B visa consideration?

New U.S.Attorney General Jeff Sessions may disagree about whether there is a shortage of skilled IT workers in America, as he has asserted at...

IDG Contributor Network: H-1B visa restrictions: Tech innovation requires a global...

I recently spoke with Computerworld's Pat Thibodeau about potential H-1B visa restrictions and the anticipated impact on a variety of businesses. While laws making it...

White House H-1B plan puts U.S. workers in front

A top White House adviser Sunday outlined two key principles underlying the administration’s approach to H-1B reform.It wants a system requiring employers to first...

Trump eyes end to an H-1B system that favors largest outsourcers

The outcome of the annual H-1B visa lottery is immigration’s Groundhog Day. It’s the same result year after year, as the large outsourcing firms...

US visitors may have to reveal social media passwords to enter...

(credit: Thomas Kohler) US Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly has informed Congress that the DHS is considering requiring refugees and visa...