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Cellphone of Americans are being checked by immigration officers at checkpoints

Cellphone of Americans are being checked by immigration officers at checkpoints

NEW YORK: The cellphone of American citizens – albeit selectively – are being checked by immigration officers at border checkpoints, including airport terminals. Worse, those asked for their cellphone and…

H-1B visa lowers wages of American workers, says new research paper

H-1B visa lowers wages of American workers, says new research paper

NEW YORK: The influx of skilled foreign workers on H-1B visa has historically led to lower wages and employment for American tech workers, according to a new research paper. Economists…

Indian American makes film on skilled workers in America

Indian American makes film on skilled workers in America

At a time when the fate of H1-B visas, building border walls, and hate crime occupy the minds of many Indian-Americans and most Indians aspiring to live in America, there’s…

Indians on H-4 visa fear financial ruin for family if EAD taken away

Indians on H-4 visa fear financial ruin for family if EAD taken away

NEW YORK: In 2016, a total of 131,051 new H-4 visas were stamped by the Department of Homeland Security. In comparison, four years before that, in 2012, only 80,015 H-4…

H-1B visa lottery for 2017 could be blocked by Oregon judge

H-1B visa lottery for 2017 could be blocked by Oregon judge

NEW YORK: The fate of the H-1B visa lottery for 2017, which begins on April 1 – and likely would be open for five business days – is at risk…

Indian immigration in the time of Trump

Indian immigration in the time of Trump

What brought Indians to the United States, and what made Indian immigrants, as a whole, so successful once here? That’s the question Sanjoy Chakravorty, Devesh Kapur, and Nirvikar Singh set…

H-4 visa EAD, F-1 visa OPT: White House plans to take “comprehensive look” at it

H-4 visa EAD, F-1 visa OPT: White House plans to take “comprehensive look” at it

NEW YORK: Is the White House planning to eliminate the H-4 visa Employment Authorization Document (EAD) and reduce the length or make major changes to the Optional Practical Training (OPT)…

New Jersey Councilwoman Sapana Shah wants Edison to be “fair and welcoming” township to immigrants

New Jersey Councilwoman Sapana Shah wants Edison to be “fair and welcoming” township to immigrants

NEW YORK: New Jersey Councilwoman Sapana Shah wants Edison Township to declare itself just short of a sanctuary city for immigrants, but in spirit would be so. Shah said Edison…

How data can make immigrants look like criminals

Donald Trump plans to collect a lot more data about crimes committed by immigrants. This will inevitably give him a weapon to use against them, thanks to a peculiarity of…

Mess with H-1B visas, lose tech leadership

Mess with H-1B visas, lose tech leadership

It’s hard to calculate the effect of H-1B visas which the U.S. government is now making it harder to obtain on the U.S. technology sector, but it’s likely rather large.…