The Gross Gender Imbalance in the Visa Program for Skilled STEM Workers

On Monday, a whopping four members of the Senate Judiciary Committee convened to hear testimony about the H-1B visa program, which helps U.S. employers temporarily employ foreign workers in highly-specialized occupations. These are usually STEM occupations, and, according to yesterday's stark testimony from engineer… » 3/19/13 12:55pm 3/19/13 12:55pm

How Long Does It Take To Get A Visa For Your Family?

Here's a revealing look at the wait time to get a family-sponsored immigration visa in America. With the removal of strict, racialized quotas in 1965, the U.S. turned to a policy based on a set of priorities for deciding who would be granted a visa; among the various categories was a preference for those who had… » 1/04/12 6:15pm 1/04/12 6:15pm