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Stop EB1 C ABUSE and FRAUDULENT filing

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Respected President & Congress members,<br />
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We would like to appraise you of a particular area of United States Immigration law that has a huge potential of fraud and misrepresentation along with being unfairly biased in favor of the people who choose to abuse it. We are talking about the Employment-based first preference category EB1C (International Managers). As you are already probably aware, the requirements for eligibility in that category is just a year of overseas managerial experience in a company that conducts business in both US and abroad. We are sure you will agree that compared to the fair and stringent requirements of EB1A (persons of exceptional ability) and EB1B (outstanding researchers), this is a rather simple qualification to prove. Moreover it opens up avenues for fraud and misrepresentation particularly by overseas companies doing business in USA to unfairly take advantage of this simple requirement.<br />
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The following example illustrates the fallacy:<br />
Person A (originally from India) has a US masters degree in a STEM field and works for a company in a managerial job that requires a Masters degree and a few years of experience. This person can only file in EB2 category which is badly backlogged.<br />
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Person B (originally from India) has a bachelors degree in a STEM field and works for a company in a job that requires a Bachelors degree and a few years of experience. This person can only file in EB3 category which is even more severely backlogged.<br />
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In contrast, Person C (originally from India) works as some manager (over a year) in an Indian software company that also conducts business in the USA. This person can file in EB1C and will get preference over Persons A & B. Please note that for Person C, educational qualifications are irrelevant as there is no such requirement and moreover they are determined by the employing company. So potentially a person with a high school diploma can qualify in that category, not to mention that the prospect of frauds opens up exponentially. Contrast this with EB1A (persons of exceptional ability) and EB1B (outstanding researchers). In terms of immigration preference, person C is considered at par with a Nobel Prize worthy scholar (EB1A) or a renowned Researcher in a STEM field (EB1B). I am sure you are able to see the fallacy easily.<br />
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With the recent measures taken to curtail fraud in programs like H1B, the perpetrators have increasingly turned to this EB1C category. We would like to request you to kindly take up the matter with the appropriate authorities about this issue and restore some parity in the above categories. Ideally the EB1C category should be abolished or downgraded to a lower preference category.<br />
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Request your help with this.<br />
Thanking you in anticipation,<br />
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Employment Based Legal Immigrant Community

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1 day ago
Someone11 H. from Sunnyvale, CA writes:
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Ruin america by allowing these Eb1C visa. STOP IT NOW, PROTECT AMERICAN WORKFORCE
1 day ago
Naveen H. from Sunnyvale, CA writes:
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Ruin america by allowing these Eb1C visa. STOP IT NOW, PROTECT AMERICAN WORKFORCE
Oct 20th, 2017
Someone from Middletown, CT writes:
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Insurance companies are continually outsourcing work while laying off their U.S. employees from programmers on up & driving salaries way down (by downgrading existing job grades & salary ranges). Amazed they continue to get away with it.
Oct 20th, 2017
Someone from Norristown, PA writes:
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http://eb1cmanagerfraud.blogspot.com/ What is the future/meaning of EB2 category individuals who is waiting so long or have dream to build companies and create jobs for others.
Oct 20th, 2017
Someone from Alpharetta, GA signed.
Oct 20th, 2017
Ankur G. from Salisbury, MD signed.
Oct 19th, 2017
Someone from Santa Clara, CA writes:
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EB1C Manager Visa BY IT Companies and its Over(AB)USE. Check this link: http://eb1cmanagerfraud.blogspot.com/
Oct 16th, 2017
santosh g. from Ellicott City, MD signed.
Oct 15th, 2017
Shri V. from Sunnyvale, CA writes:
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There is no reason why EB1C has exponentially increased in the past few years. This is clearly a case of misuse of the quota, at the expense of others already in the US.
Oct 15th, 2017
Ravikanth A. from Wilmington, MA writes:
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I atleast now have hope with a president that is thinking about immigration and companies violating rules. EB1C ABUSE by so called tech companies like Cognizant, Accenture etc.. is a menace to this nation. STOP THIS NOW !!! and MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN by giving preference to people that have studied in this country and have invested in this country and call this country their home even when they are treated like second class citizens.
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