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CBP bars Russian engineers headed for Boeing, Seattle: B-1 in lieu of H-1B?
Posted on 20 Oct 2011 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport denied entry Friday to 15 Russian engineers from Boeing's Moscow Design Center and sent them back to Russia. The incident caused the company to suspend... Read More

Webinar May 14, 2014: State-Level Initiatives to Address Brain Waste Among Highly Educated Immigrants and Refugees: Special Focus on Nurses, Engineers, and Teachers
Posted on 1 May 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Despite possessing postsecondary degrees and relevant work experience, many highly educated immigrants and refugees in the United States struggle to find employment that utilizes their talents and professional experience. Particularly in fields... Read More

To Work, Or Not To Work; That Is The (Visa) Question [Russians@Boeing]
Posted on 16 Apr 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Russian contract engineers are in the Seattle area at Boeing's behest. Are they 'working,' or are they 'business visitors?' That is the high-dollar, 'B-1 in lieu of H-1B' visa question. To address the question, one must... Read More