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Techsploitation investigation wins national award

The Center for Investigative Reporting has won a national award for “Techsploitation,” an investigative series that explored how unscrupulous labor brokers exploit workers on temporary visas. The awards were presented by the South Asian Journalists Association, which is based at the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism in New York City. CIR’s investigation into America’s temporary

Nov 18, 2015
Worked Over

New York Times story on labor brokers has ties to CIR probe

Top outsourcing firms deluge the federal government with applications for H-1B visas, sidelining smaller American employers, according to The New York Times. This echoes findings of our investigation last year, which found that labor brokers had exploited Indian tech workers at some of America’s top companies.

Nov 11, 2015