Federal Court Rules in Favor of American Workers

court room“Today (August 12th), the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia ruled in favor of an American tech workers union that brought a lawsuit challenging a U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) regulation that permits non-student foreign labor to compete with American workers. The court struck the rule, finding that DHS did not comply with the Administrative Procedure Act (APA) when it bypassed the public notice and comment process mandated by the APA. The court also rejected DHS’s assertion that American workers do not have standing to sue when the government implements a rule that increases the potential for more competition in their job market,” notes a news release from the Immigration Reform Law Institute.

Read more at IRLI’s blog here.

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    Not Politically Correct on

    A union that finally actually did something for it’s members besides take their dues and donate them to the Democratic party.

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    A Snippet from the Article Above Sums It Up

    “…The court also rejected DHS’s assertion that American workers do not have standing to sue when the government implements a rule that increases the potential for more competition in their job market,” notes a news release from the Immigration Reform Law Institute….”

    The DHS is an anti-American government agency working off our American tax payer dime.

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    There is no STEM crisis. There is in fact a surplus of US workers for STEM:


    Watch Dan Rather’s Doc: No Thanks For Everything

    The immigration attorneys from Cohen & Grigsby explain how they assist employers in running classified ads with the goal of NOT finding any qualified applicants, and the steps they go through to disqualify even the most qualified Americans in order to secure green cards for H-1b workers.



    On May 2, 2008 a civil court judge sided with the Programmers Guild in their complaint against a Pittsburgh computer consulting company and ordered it to pay $45,000 in penalties for discriminating against legal US residents by advertising only for developers on H-1B visas. The case was brought against iGate Mastech for placing an advertisement for thirty computer programmers in 2006 “that expressly favored H-1B visa holders to the exclusion of US citizens, lawful permanent citizens and other legal US workers” according to the US Department of Justice.[8]



    Obama just expanded definitions of “specialized knowledge” and no rule to hire US workers first leads to even more abuse of the L1-B Visas

    Here’s where Job Brokers abuse the H1B Visas, provide fake job histories and resumes, provide bogus training:



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    I hope the Disney Land/World workers do the same. How disgusting to have to train your immigrant replacement if you want a severance package or to be transferred to another (probably lower paid) position. This is clearly against the law. I won’t spend another dime on Disney. They also own ABC, ESPN, Lifetime. Now, time to research the sponsors of ABC programs and add them to the no-buy list as well.

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      And the irony is that Disney is attempting to cut wages and benefits for it’s workers while at the same time continually raising their ticket prices. People spend many hundreds of dollars daily to stand in line all day.

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        cynthia curran on

        This is true, Disneyland is responsible for Anaheim going from only 15 percent Latino to 54 percent today because it encourages mainly Hotels and around it.

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    If you read the link, it says Judge Ellen Huvelle says the government was doing the bidding of Bill Gates and other “interested stakeholders” of multinational corporations. That sums it up. The billionaires like Gates and Zuckerberg want the middle class fighting for the scraps, while they bring in slave labor by the thousands. The modern day robber barons.

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      Stewart Keskitalo on

      Amen! Then Bill Gates et al set up a foundation to help out Africa when we have needs here! Then he gets tax deductions !

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        And consider this: Is it “helping” a third-world nation when the US hires away their best and brightest? Don’t those nations need those educated, intelligent (not the same thing) people to rise up out of third-world status?

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    Sanity and rational intelligence prevails, how encouraging! An extremely welcomed defeat for those two flaming incompetents trying to destroy this nation, Jeh & BO.