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RSA co-founders visa problems raises possibility of new venue for the security conference

In a surprise opening session at RSA 2019, cryptographer Adi Shamir, known as "the S in RSA" as one of the conference's co-founders, appeared in a video recorded in Israel to decry the visa issues he faced. 

Five reasons legislation to limit outsourcing is bad

With U.S. Congress focusing on mid-term election campaigns, outsourcing is a hot topic. Outsourcers can adapt to laws looking to cut H-1B use; trade and exports are key economic issues for state, federal leaders

U.S. pols want to make it easier for grad students to work in America

No legislation has been drafted yet, but some Democrats want to U.S. government to offer permanent residency in the U.S. to any graduate student in science, technology, engineering or math who has a job offer.

Indian vendors reply to US senators’ H-1B inquiry

Putting new restrictions on H-1B visas in the U.S. would be a barrier to trade, the president of a large Indian trade association said Wednesday. The remarks come in response to an inquiry by two U.S. senators into alleged misuse of the visas.

Dispute looms over biometric passports

The European Union is considering its options after learning the U.S. is unlikely to extend the October deadline requiring European travelers to have passports with biometric capabilities should they wish to enter the U.S. without a visa. The E.U. will decide in the next couple of weeks if it will require U.S. citizens to obtain visas to travel to E.U. countries if their U.S. passports lack digitized facial data, said E.U. Commission spokesman Friso Roscam Abbing.

Passenger tracking agreement reached with E.U.

Secretary of Homeland Security Tom Ridge Friday signed an agreement with European Union (E.U.) officials that will allow U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents to collect the names of airline passengers on flights between the U.S. and the E.U.

Anti-offshore outsourcing groups banding together

Groups hoping to slow the migration of skilled jobs to low-wage countries say it will take a combination of actions affecting U.S. visa, trade policies and tax laws to stem the flow of jobs overseas.

U.S. eyes technology to beef up border security

Technological deficiencies within the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Services "helped cause" the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, and now technology must help boost security, says the chair of the U.S. Senate's technology and terrorism subcommittee.

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