⚖️ "Pay to stay" court update ⚖️

It probably helps when the judges assigned to these #sueandsettle cases are @BarackObama appointees...

"The proceedings in the UNNJ case will bear watching as it is possible that up to 1,076 individual F1 students implicated in the scheme may be affected by the result."

"Even if the plaintiffs prevail, it is entirely possible that some, if not most or all, will be found to have committed visa fraud in the individualized proceedings requested."

Or not... DOJ is going to expunge any record of visa fraud as part of the settlement terms.
"the government said some students "in all likelihood, knew that their academic recruiters were committing visa fraud" and that others "conspired with their academic recruiters to commit visa fraud."

"There was no school. There were no classes, there were no books. This was an operation that was set up to get visas for people."
"1,076 of these foreign individuals – all of whom were willing participants in the scheme"


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15 Jan
"Charles Edwards" is the man pictured in the photo who just pled guilty to stealing software and databases from the government while he was Inspector General for DHS under Obama.

Read on to learn what the media isn't telling you about "Charles". 🧵

This guy's job was to act as a watchdog for fraud. Instead, he defrauded the government to steal the personal data for a quarter of a million DHS and USPS workers and sell it to India. Image
Who would steal software and databases to develop a product to sell back to the government? Sounds familiar right? Charles KUMAR Edwards took a page out of the outsourcing playbook. Image
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13 Jan
Feds Slam Visa Holders' Bid To 'Leapfrog' Work Permit Line via @Law360

@Law360 "The claims also detail one man's experience of being unable to be with his mother as she underwent cancer treatment in India."

What does that have to do with work permits? Just go back to India. They have jobs too. And you won't have to worry about getting a work permit!
@Law360 "The agency added that it has yet to replace 75 of 105 employees lost to attrition during a concurrent hiring freeze."

Aha, so that is why Doug Rand is prioritizing hiring. USCIS lost most of their rubber stamp army. Impressive that only 30 people stamped 172,000 green cards!
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22 Dec 21
"H1B Only"

Americans need not apply.

@RepJimBanks these are the companies abusing the H1B visa to illegally discriminate against Americans. They hire 100% of their workforce from India.
TechnoGen claims to be a "minority & women owned small business" to qualify for federal contract set-asides. They are exploiting SBA programs designed to benefit minority and female Americans who they then proceed to exclude when hiring.
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19 Dec 21
“Many pro-labor groups say the H-1B visa program enriches companies like Facebook at the expense of American workers”

“Critics say that businesses regularly game the system to pay H-1B visa holders below market wages, both exploiting foreign workers and stacking the deck against American job seekers.”
“Robert Bouchard, who worked for years as a recruiter at IT staffing firms and now consults and podcasts under the name the H-1B Guy, said that he regularly came across resumes that exaggerated or fabricated an H-1B worker’s skills.”
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3 Aug 21
Northwestern Polytechnic in Fremont, CA (Silicon Valley bodyshop central) is at the beating heart of the Day 1 CPT scam.

"Spending millions on foreign recruiters, Northwestern Polytechnic University enrolls 99% of its students — more than 6,000 overall last year — from overseas, with little regard for their qualifications. It has no full-time, permanent faculty"

"The school issues grades that are inflated, or simply made up, so that academically unqualified students can keep their visas, along with the overseas bank loans that allow the students to pay their tuition."
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3 Aug 21
Actually, this is not your home. You are legally a citizen of India, the country where you were born.

"Kandori has been able to live here thanks to her father's long-term work visa, which he obtained more than a decade ago to get a tech job in Research Triangle Park."

There is no such thing as a "long-term work visa" for people like your dad who accept low wage jobs for decades.
"My Wake County community is one of many across the country that has flourished because of immigrant workers..." @DeborahRossNC said.

At the cost of how many North Carolinians who lost their jobs because they were replaced by foreign workers? Shame on you Congresswoman Ross.
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