H1B: Specialty Worker Visa

Dr. Michio Kaku speaks about how America's poor educational system has created a shortage of Americans who can perform high skilled technology jobs. As a result, America's H-1B visa is used to attract immigrants who are skilled enough to perform these jobs.

By FALAW Since the enactment of the Immigration Act of 1990, U.S. immigration policy favors those that have skills, experience, or the financial capability to come to the U.S. As such, the H-1B Specialty Worker Visa was created to attract professionals with specialty skills to come and work in the U.S. Under H-1B, the petitioning […]

Catholics Hold Majority in the U.S. Supreme Court

No entity is free from subjectivity—not even in the workplace—so an association of the Catholic faith held by the majority of the U.S. Supreme Court with their key rulings becomes problematic.

Catholics Hold Majority in the U.S. Supreme Court

BROOKLYN (Workers World Today) – A little-known fact regarding the U.S. Supreme Court justices entails their religious stance—a majority are of the Catholic faith. This results in a more conservative group of individuals ruling on issues concerning education, gay rights and abortion. In Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc., privately held, for-profit corporations were given […]

Christmas in the Caribbean

Pack your bags and head for an all-inclusive resort in the Caribbean

Christmas in the Caribbean

Instead of spending time and money to host relatives in your home where you don’t have enough room to accommodate them – pack your bags and head for an all-inclusive resort in the Caribbean.  Take the stress and pressure out of holiday planning.  Most quality, all-inclusive resorts have special holiday programs, holiday parties, festive meals, live shows, […]

Ask The Lawyer: Will ICE agents deport me when I go to an interview for my Green Card?

Ask The Lawyer: Will ICE agents deport me when I go to an interview for my Green Card?

Ask the Lawyer with Brian Figeroux, Esq., member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, brings you the latest updates on immigration law and other important issues.   Workers World TodayWorkers’ World Today is a free publication that empowers all workers, regardless of social or political affiliations. Distributed throughout New York City, our paper has a […]

What to Do If Your Employer Switches Its 401(k) Plan Provider

A change in providers means you should make sure there have been no glitches in your account and that your new funds are the ones you really want.

What to Do If Your Employer Switches Its 401(k) Plan Provider

By Brian O’Connell (USNEWS.com) With almost $5 trillion in assets, the 401(k) plan is the primary driving force toward a financially stable retirement for millions of Americans. With that amount of cash on the table, U.S. workers need to stay vigilant on all 401(k) fronts, and should be especially alert and proactive when their company […]

Ex-cons Equal Second-class Citizens

"...the War on Drugs is the engine of mass incarceration as well as the primary cause of the gross racial disparity in the criminal justice system…." - The New Jim Crow

Ex-cons Equal Second-class Citizens

You are a young, black male just released from a U.S. prison and your home is in the inner city. The day should be a happy one for you. However, according to Michelle Alexander, the author of The New Jim Crow Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness, the United States is a country that […]

What Kind of Happiness Do People Value Most?

A week of late nights stuck at the office, while not fun exactly, will make one feel satisfied in hindsight, if it results in a major achievement.

What Kind of Happiness Do People Value Most?

By Cassie Mogilner Holmes (HBR.org) What kind of happiness do people want? Is it happiness experienced moment-to-moment? Or is it being able to look back and remember a time as happy? Nobel Prize winner Daniel Kahneman described this distinction as “being happy in your life” versus “being happy about your life.”  Take a moment to ask […]

Michelle Obama Sold 725,000 Copies of Her New Book… In One Day!

With unerring honesty and lively wit, Michelle describes her triumphs and disappointments, both public and private, telling her full story as she has lived it.

Michelle Obama Sold 725,000 Copies of Her New Book… In One Day!

By BlackBusiness.org  Crown Publishing Group has confirmed that First Lady Michelle Obama sold more than 725,000 copies of her newest book Becoming in just one day. The sales figure includes hardcover, audio and e-books editions for the United States and Canada, but the book is available in 24 languages around the world – including Vietnamese, […]

How Can Special Immigrant Juvenile Status Help Immigrant Children Obtain a Green Card?

SIJ status is granted to children who are under the age of 21, but preferably under the age of 18, as the Trump Administration threatens a restriction on the age limit.

How Can Special Immigrant Juvenile Status Help Immigrant Children Obtain a Green Card?

Quite often, the welfare of immigrant minors is raised among news outlets. In recent news, we heard about an alarming number of children being separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexican border and held in detention facilities. But what about children who overstayed their visa or were brought to the United States by other means? […]

How to Take the Stress Out of Holiday Travel

Whether you are driving to your friends and family or driving to the airport to board a plane, you want to get an early start.

How to Take the Stress Out of Holiday Travel

BROOKLYN (Workers World Today) – According to the American Automobile Association, over 45 million people are expected to travel this winter holiday season.  The holiday season is a precious time for many people who enjoy being with friends and family. It’s an exciting time of the year, a joyous occasion, and yes – it can […]

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