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University's IT outsourcing could trigger discrimination lawsuit

UCSF is dismissing dozens of IT workers and outsourcing their jobs to an Indian firm

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Laid-off IT workers fight University of California outsourcing

Some worry that the overseas outsourcing will spread to other universities

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President Trump: An uncertain future for tech industry, digital rights

The new president's tech policy agenda is thin, and what little there is makes IT nervous

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Infosys' U.S. workforce is mostly South Asian and no accident, plaintiffs allege

Plaintiffs are seeking class-action status for a lawsuit that alleges Infosys discriminates

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In three debates, Clinton and Trump ignore H-1B visa issue

Trump had the most to gain by raising what may be tech's most controversial issue

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Outsourced IT workers ask Feinstein for help, get form letter in return

Senator's response to University of California IT employees whose jobs are going to India didn't offer much hope

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H-1B bill advances in House -- as does anxiety about it

The House Judiciary Committee is set to vote on Wednesday on $100,000 wage minimum for H-1B-dependent firms

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University of California’s outsourcing is wrong, says U.S. lawmaker

U.S. Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif) wonders how to encourage young people to go into STEM-related fields when these jobs are being given to foreign workers

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Video: The real story behind the H-1B visa program

The vast majority of people who work in IT did everything right. This is the story of how the H-1B visa program punished some of them anyway

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Opinion: How the H-1B visa affects American workers

Computerworld national correspondent Patrick Thibodeau has covered the controversial H-1B guest-worker visa for many years. It's a complicated topic, but to understand it, you need to know just one thing: its effect on American IT...

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Trump's 'extreme' anti-terrorism vetting may be H-1B nightmare

Many people from 'dangerous and volatile regions' work in the U.S. on H-1B visas, and Trump's plan would penalize these workers because of their birthplace.

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Mingis on Tech: The future of H-1Bs and the fate of IT

Although the controversial H-1B visa program has gotten some attention on the campaign trail this year, larger issues facing the IT industry are being ignored.

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Issa bill would kill a big H-1B loophole

Proposal would raise the minimum wage for H-1B-dependent firms from $60K to $100K, but it faces criticism

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Trump: At odds with both tech industry and GOP platform

Technology provisions in the GOP platform extend an olive branch to an industry stung by Trump's antagonism

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After 12 years seeking H-1B reform, Rep. Pascrell tries again

Pascrell, a longtime Clinton ally, first moved to change the visa program in 2005

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Clinton wants to ‘staple’ green cards on STEM grads' diplomas

The move, part of a larger tech agenda, means advanced degree grads would have an immigration path

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Automation, not cheap labor, is reshaping outsourcing

While Congress and workers debate H-1B visas, virtual labor is ascendant

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Judge sends two to prison for 7 years for H-1B fraud

Company ran 'a captive stable of cheap labor,' say U.S. officials

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