Fake Indian IT Skill Argument

How Indians Coordinate to Fake Their IT Certifications and Credentials

Executive Summary Indians have developed strategies for faking IT certifications. They frequently approach certificates as merely something to be shared with other Indians. Introduction Manufacturing certifications and degrees and cheating on exams, and buying university degrees is a common issue in India. This is a big part of how Indians claim to have more skills…

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Why H1-B Visa Workers in Companies Show Zero Correlation to Patents

Executive Summary The H1-B lobby makes enormous claims around the innovation brought by H1-B visa workers. Why then, does research show no correlation between H1-Bs and patents? Introduction The H1-B lobby continually makes claims that the H1-B program (and enlargements to the H1-B program) are necessary to access highly skilled workers. This must naturally mean…

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How Google’s Eric Schmidt Lied About Skill Shortages to Support H1-B

Executive Summary Many tech companies that are incredibly selective in their hiring, also complain about a need for more H1-B visas. Google is one such company. Introduction Eric Schmidt has a severe problem with consistency between his statements. This is explained in the following quotation. Google CEO Eric Schmidt bragged in the fall of 2014:…

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How the Pay Level of H1-B Visa Workers Contradicts Industry’s High Skills Arguments

Executive Summary H1-B lobbyists habitually exaggerate the skills that are obtained through the H1-B visa program. The pay received by H1-B workers calls into question the claims around the skills of the H1-B visa workers. Introduction It is crucial to consider the pay of H1-B visa holders when testing the claims of H1-B visa lobbyists…

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Understanding The False Claims Made by H1-B Lobbyists On their Need for PhDs

Executive Summary H1-B lobbyists habitually exaggerate the skills that are obtained through the H1-B visa program. The fact is the H1-B program brings in ordinary workers at lower rates rather than highly skilled resources. Introduction H1-B proponents and lobbyists exaggerate the uniqueness of the skills are generally hired through the H1-B program to justify the…

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How Low Hire Rates Disprove the IT Labor Shortage Used to Justify H1-Bs

Executive Summary Companies want cheap labor and will make unsubstantiated claims about labor shortages to access it through H1-B and other foreign visa programs. This article shows a quote from a specific test of this claimed shortage. Introduction The H1-B dependent company classification was designed to provide extra protection or standards for companies that passed…

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How Industry Lobbyists Make False Claims Around US Skills to Justify Cheap H1-Bs

Executive Summary Lobbyists make repeatedly false claims around the STEM knowledge of US citizens to justify importing cheap labor that increases the margins of multinationals. We see how these claims hold up to scrutiny. Introduction Multinational companies, immigration attorneys and H1-B visa holders have been lying about the actual standards that should apply for the…