H-1b

US to propose hike in H-1B application fee

Washington: The Trump administration is proposing a hike in the H-1B visa application fee to increase funding for the expansion of an app...Read More

US gets proposed regulation to end permit for H1B spouses

US gets proposed regulation to end permit for H1B spouses

Washington: The White House has formally received the proposed changes in the existing regulations to end the work authorisation for cert...Read More

H-1B holders ‘vulnerable to abuse’

H-1B holders ‘vulnerable to abuse’

Washington: A US think tank has claimed that H-1B workers are “vulnerable to abuse” and frequently placed in “poor working conditions”, s...Read More

H-1B holders frequently placed in poor working conditions: US think-tank

Washington: H-1B workers are “frequently” placed in poor working conditions and “vulnerable to abuse”, a US think-tank claimed Thursday, ...Read More

Working on H-1B  visa reform, says US

Working on H-1B visa reform, says US

Washington: The Trump administration is working on reforming the H-1B foreign workers visa programme which will be part of a skills- and ...Read More

TCS only Indian company among top 10 firms to get foreign labour certification for H-1B visas

TCS only Indian company among top 10 firms to get foreign labour certification for H-1B visas

Washington: Tata Consultancy Services is the only Indian company among top 10 firms to get foreign labour certification for the H-1B visa...Read More

Relief for Indian techies, US says no change in H-1B extension policy

Washington: In a relief for Indian techies, US authorities today said that the Trump administration is not considering any proposal that ...Read More

Indian H-1B holders see silver lining

Indian H-1B holders see silver lining

As he gains in experience and comes face to face with realities, US President Donald Trump is giving up some of his pet but ill-thought-o...Read More

Misinformation about H1B is good for US: Senator

Misinformation about H1B is good for US: Senator

“Our H-1B programme is badly outdated. It doesn’t provide enough high-skilled workers to meet demand. And it doesn’t do enough to tamp do...Read More

H-1B a trade and services issue, will keep a close watch: India

New Delhi: India today said it was keeping a “close watch” on the US tightening the H-1B visa rules which will impact Indian IT industry ...Read More

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Applications for H1-B to be accepted from April 3

Washington : The US will start accepting applications for H-1B work visas for fiscal 2018 from April 3 amid the uncertainties surrounding...Read More

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‘US wants PhDs not mid-level workers’

Washington : H-1B work visa and employment-based green card categories, popular among Indian-Americans, are often not consistent with the...Read More

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H-1B visa programme faces an onslaught of House Bills

Washington : With the Trump administration seriously mulling H-1B visa reforms, at least half a dozen Bills have been tabled in the US Ho...Read More

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Lawsuit filed seeking transparency in US’ H-1B visa lottery

Washington: Two top American immigration- related advocacy groups have filed a lawsuit against the federal government seeking transparenc...Read More

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H-1B visa reform bill unveiled in US Senate

Washington : A bipartisan legislation seeking reform of the popular H-1B visa programme and modifying wage requirements has been introduc...Read More

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US Congress lets ‘discriminatory’ outsourcing H-1B fee lapse

Washington: In a breather for Indian IT firms, the “discriminatory” USD 2,000 H-1B fee mostly imposed on them has now lapsed in a Republi...Read More