Month: March 2017

Reviewing the Fiscal Year 2016 and Fiscal Year 2017 H-1B Applications by the city that they will work in

You can now view this data in a alphabetical format, sorted by employer name and the SOC_CODE (Job Code) and you can view it by which companies have filed the most applications in your city. The Fiscal Year 2016 Applications…

That 60 minutes episode

From time to time I run across an article that sums up exactly what is happening in our job market in the software industry. Yesterday, I found one of those articles and I am posting it here in its entirety…

Programmers Guild H-1b Visa Reforms

January 29, 2013 Programmers Guild H-1b Visa Reforms ** FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ** Increase innovation through H-1b Reform, not H-1b Expansion The U.S. Senate, led by Senator Orrin G. Hatch, Utah, is currently drafting legislation that would vastly increase the…

Guild Response to H-1b increases proposed by Mark Zuckerberg’s FWD.us

April 15, 2013 ** FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ** Guild Response to H-1b increases proposed by Mark Zuckerberg’s FWD.us Programmers Guild asks its members to become active on the FWD.us Facebook page and respectfully refute Mark Zuckerberg’s www.FWD.us agenda with facts…

Five Staffing Firms Chase One Temp Job at Honeywell

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Five Staffing Firms Chase One Temp Job at Honeywell Contact: Mr. Kim Berry – President of www.programmersguild.org  SACRAMENTO May 27, 2014 – Five staffing firms are competing to fill one seven-month temporary position at Honeywell, according Programmers…

Profile of Lowest-paying H-1B employers

Lowest Paying Employers of H-1B Computer Workers FY 2004 An analysis of the employers who are paying the lowest H-1B wages reveals that these companies are disproportionately run by Indian nationals, hiring almost exclusively young Indian nationals to displace American…

H-1B abuse in San Francisco

San Francisco H-1B LCA Data – FY 2004 H-1B – Displacing U.S. Workers The H-1B visa allows employers to legally displace qualified U.S. workers. Immigrants from the middle-east, for example, can legally choose to ignore Americans and hire their fellow…

H-1B and RIR abuse in Sacramento

Sacramento Region H-1B and Permanent Labor Data DATE TO SUBJECT Dec 14, 2004 Bee and DOL 100% of “Computer Help Wanted” in today’s Bee are fake ads! Dec 17, 2004 Bee and DOL The “Economist Help Wanted” in today’s Bee…

Ways employers are abusing the H-1B visa

How employers utilize H-1B visas in the U.S. April 2005 – Programmers Guild The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) is soliciting examples of how the H-1B visa is used, and AILA will present these examples to Congress:  http://www.aila.org/contentViewer.aspx?bc=10,3080,5940,9067The Programmers Guild…

Programmers Guild on Lou Dobbs / CNN

Programmers Guild on Lou Dobbs / CNN Subsequent appearances: Nov 3, 2005: John Miano on Lou Dobbs – [transcript] Oct 31, 2005: Kim Berry on Lou Dobbs – [transcript] Oct 18, 2005: Kim Berry on Lou Dobbs – [transcript] SACRAMENTO…