Anne B. Ragde, an award-winning Norwegian author, criticizes ebook piracy as theft. Sadly, her son reportedly reveals that she pirated 1,800 MP3 songs.
Adviser to key Republican politician and other fans of the controversial temporary worker visas say politics likely to get in the way of increasing the annual cap soon.
Computer consulting firm placed ads that "expressly favored" temporary visa holders over U.S. citizens and other longer-term residents, says Justice Department.
They urge Democratic leaders to schedule vote on heightened cap within the next few months. Democrats say they're "committed" to granting that request, but timeline is unclear.
Numbers from immigration officials show that more H-1B visas were requested during this year's application window than last year's, particularly for foreigners with advanced degrees.
Immigration officials say they've received more than enough petitions for the some 85,000 visas up for grabs. Now they'll do a random lottery to pick who gets them.
New rule says select foreigners enrolled in training programs won't be forced to return home as soon, which may give them a better shot at obtaining visas to stay in the U.S.
If the issue stays entangled with volatile debate over undocumented workers, high-tech companies' efforts to hire more foreigners through skilled worker visas are "toast," he says.
Concerned that some are gaming the system, immigration officials decree an end to duplicate applications that may boost a company's chances of getting coveted visas.
One bill would triple number of temporary work visas--from 65,000 to 195,000--in 2008 and 2009. Another would double them. Will either become law?