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Senators say offshore firms are H-1B visas' biggest users

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Nine foreign-based companies that specialize in offshoring U.S. technology jobs received about 20,000 H-1B visas last year, according to data released yesterday by U.S. Sens. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) and Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa). The top user of H-1B visas is India-based Infosys Technologies Ltd., which received 4,908 visas in the 2006 fiscal year. It was followed by Wipro Ltd., which received 4,002 visas, and Tata Consultancy Services Ltd., with 3,046.

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Rosemary Jenks Discusses America's Immigration Security Crisis

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Length:  4 min 30 sec

The federal immigration bureaucracy cannot possibly handle its present workload, let alone deal with the administrative burdens of new amnesty and guest worker programs under current "comprehensive immigration reform" proposals in the U.S. House and Senate. This introductory video features Rosemary Jenks of NumbersUSA and is based on the congressional testimony of Michael Maxwell, former Director of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services' Office of Security and Investigations, who exposed the rampant corruption and mismanagement in that agency.

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Barbara Jordan's Legal Immigration Recommendations

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Length:  2 min 5 sec

The Immigration Act of 1990 mandated the creation of a bipartisan
commission to examine the impacts of immigration on the United States
and to make recommendations for future policy. The Commission, chaired
by the late Barbara Jordan, issued its final report in 1997, but Barbara
Jordan held a press conference in 1995 releasing the Commission's
recommendations on legal immigration. The Jordan Commission called for
an end to Chain Migration, the end of the Visa Lottery, and an annual

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