H1-B Visas

  • YC-Backed Teleborder Wants To Use Tech Smarts And SaaS To Cut Through Work Visa Red Tape

    YC-Backed Teleborder Wants To Use Tech Smarts And SaaS To Cut Through Work Visa Red Tape

    While immigration reform continues to be a hot topic of contention in the U.S., Teleborder, a new startup that’s part of the current batch of YC companies, has developed a service that aims to tackle another aspect of the issue: the immense amount of red tape that companies have to go through once they do decide to employ someone from outside the U.S. Read More

  • Dear Congressman Gutierrez, Please Lift Your Hold On Silicon Valley

    Dear Congressman Gutierrez, Please Lift Your Hold On Silicon Valley

    Editor’s note:┬áVivek Wadhwa is Vice President of Innovation and Research at Singularity University, Fellow at Stanford Law School, and Director of Research at the Center for Entrepreneurship and Research Commercialization at Duke University. During this week’s hearing at the House Judiciary Committee on immigration, at which I was asked to testify, you made some revealing remarks. Read More

  • Chile Wants Your Poor, Your Huddled Masses, Your Tech Entrepreneurs

    Are you an immigrant who is fed up with waiting for years for a green card which you may never get? Or a tech entrepreneur looking to dramatically cut costs? I’ve got a suggestion for you. Move South. No, I don’t mean to Los Angeles or San Diego, I’m taking about way down South in Chile. They’ll welcome you with open arms and offer you incentives which will cut your… Read More

  • Foreigners Attending US Grad Schools Way Down: Wake Up, Xenophobes

    It’s happening: Lou Dobbs’ dream come true and Silicon Valley’s worst nightmare. We’re already seeing the reverse brain drain as smart immigrants take their US educations and experience building companies and creating technology back to their home countries. But now, xenophobia and the lack of any sensible H-1B visa policy is keeping the world’s brightest minds… Read More