Profile of Marianne Kolbasuk McGeeSenior Writer, InformationWeek
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Marianne Kolbasuk McGee is a former editor for InformationWeek.
Articles by Marianne Kolbasuk McGee
posted in June 2007
IBM says it only got 411 L-1 visas, not the 1,237 cited by the senators.
Industry leaders express frustration that Senate action on the immigration bill has once again stalled.
The Dept. of Homeland Security has been piloting an electronic employment eligibility verification system for several years, and its use could become mandatory.
U.K.-based Norwich Union called on IBM to help define job roles and assess the skills, talents, and training needed to reshape the company's IT organization.
Of the top 20 companies that used L-1 visas in fiscal 2006, nearly half are Indian IT outsourcing firms that are also among top users of the H-1B visas.
The controversial bill seems to have something that pleases and angers just about everyone.
The new service-oriented architecture can help health plans interconnect legacy systems without having to develop new interfaces for each connection, the company said.
As tech leaders lobby for openness in ''trade and talent'' immigration reform hits a skid.
The Technology CEO Council has met with U.S. presidential candidates of both parties to urge them to embrace policies that promote innovation and competitiveness.
Rackspace adds about 430 servers per month to its U.S. data centers, so the company plans to offset that carbon emission by investing in renewable energy projects.
The new eHealth Value and Sustainability Model and related tools aim to help regional health-care providers.
The amendment would cover an array of employer-based visas, including those used most frequently for hiring technology workers, especially H-1B and L-1.
Compromise expected soon would keep employer sponsorship and merit points. It would also put no cap on visas for U.S.-educated recipients of advanced degrees.