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  • Study illustrates skills gap in manufacturing

    WASHINGTON (Oct. 19, 3:30 p.m. ET) — Even with unemployment levels hovering above 9 percent for more than two years, as many as 600,000 manufacturing jobs remain unfilled — particularly for skilled machinists, machine operators, crafts workers and technicians. “These unfilled jobs are mainly in the skilled production category,” said Emily DeRocco, president of the… Read More »

    Oct 21, 2011
  • Create jobs and invest money in US for a faster Green Card

    BANGALORE: If you don’t want to wait years on end for a Green Card in the US, there is a quicker route — the EB5 immigration visa. But it comes with a rider, you have to create jobs and invest money in the US. The EB5 is an immigration visa that gets families a permanent… Read More »

    Oct 21, 2011
  • Foreigners’ Sweetener: Buy House, Get a Visa

    The reeling housing market has come to this: To shore it up, two Senators are preparing to introduce a bipartisan bill Thursday that would give residence visas to foreigners who spend at least $500,000 to buy houses in the U.S. The provision is part of a larger package of immigration measures, co-authored by Sens. Charles… Read More »

    Oct 21, 2011
  • International companies want visa reform in the United States

    Multi national firms are complaining that American restrictions on work permits and delays and difficulties securing visas are preventing them from moving highly skilled workers to their US operations. They are putting pressure on President Barack Obama to set aside his plan for a comprehensive overhaul of US immigration policies at the risk of angering… Read More »

    Oct 19, 2011
  • Yes, There Is Such Thing As A Free Lunch: It’s Called Immigration

    The pathetic American economy could use a boost right now. But everything being considered in Washington comes with a high price tag.  Bold tax cuts could goose growth, but depending on how they are structured might also worsen the debt picture. More “stimulus” spending threatens the same. Aren’t there any free lunches out there? Yes.… Read More »

    Oct 19, 2011
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