h-1B visa

US announces $150 million for H-1B One Workforce training programme - Here is what it means for Indians

US announces $150 million for H-1B One Workforce training programme - Here is what it means for Indians

Trump administration on Thursday proposed a fixed time limit on visas of students, researchers and foreign journalists in the United Sta...Read More

Infosys to employ 25,000 American workers by 2022 for the US market

Infosys to employ 25,000 American workers by 2022 for the US market

IT company, Infosys, will be hiring 12,000 American workers over the next two years. At present, the company has hired 13,000 jobs in the...Read More

Biden promises to reform H-1B visa system, eliminate country-quota for green cards

Biden promises to reform H-1B visa system, eliminate country-quota for green cards

If voted to power in the November general elections, a Biden administration will reform the H-1B visa system and work towards eliminating...Read More

Trump admn makes exception to visa ban, allows H-1B visa holders to enter US on conditions

Trump admn makes exception to visa ban, allows H-1B visa holders to enter US on conditions

Washington: The Trump administration has relaxed some rules for H-1B visas allowing visa holders to enter the United States if they are r...Read More

Trump considering suspension of employment visas including H-1B amid COVID-19 outbreak: report

Trump considering suspension of employment visas including H-1B amid COVID-19 outbreak: report

US President Donald Trump is considering suspending a number of employment visas including the H-1B, most sought-after among Indian IT pr...Read More

Amidst layoffs, Trump urged to pause H1B visa programme

Amidst layoffs, Trump urged to pause H1B visa programme

) A US body representing American technology workers has urged President Donald Trump to suspend for this year the H-1B visa programme, t...Read More

India pitches for H-1B visa holders, says movement of people deepened ties

India pitches for H-1B visa holders, says movement of people deepened ties

Washington: Pitching strongly for H-1B visa holders, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Wednesday reiterated the significant contr...Read More

United States says it has no plans to cap H-1B visas

United States says it has no plans to cap H-1B visas

U.S. has no plans to place caps on H-1B work visas for nations that force foreign companies to store data locally

What do stricter norms in H-1B and EB-5 visas mean to India

What do stricter norms in H-1B and EB-5 visas mean to India

The move to place the cap on H-1B visas and to increase the minimum investment required to avail the EB-5 visas by the United States of A...Read More

H-1B: Firm sues US government

H-1B: Firm sues US government

Washington: A Silicon Valley-based IT company has filed a lawsuit against the US government for denying the most sought-after H-1B visa t...Read More

H-1B visa: US-educated applicants preferred

H-1B visa: US-educated applicants preferred

New York: The US government has announced new regulations to give greater preference to workers with advanced degrees from US institution...Read More

Donald Trump wants H-1B visas in more highly-skilled as opposed to outsourcing roles: White House

Donald Trump wants H-1B visas in more highly-skilled as opposed to outsourcing roles: White House

Washington: The Donald Trump administration wants to make changes in the existing H-1B provisions for it to play a better role in attract...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

Most H1B visa holders in 2018 are Indians, says official US report

Most H1B visa holders in 2018 are Indians, says official US report

Washington: Nearly three out of every four H-1B visa holders as of October 5 are Indian citizens, an official US report has said. Accordi...Read More

Trump administration to ‘revise definition’ of H-1B visa, move may hit Indian IT companies

Trump administration to ‘revise definition’ of H-1B visa, move may hit Indian IT companies

Washington: The Trump administration has said it is planning to ‘revise’ the definition of employment and speciality occupations under th...Read More

Decision to revoke work permits to H-4 visa holders within 3 months: Trump admin tells court

Decision to revoke work permits to H-4 visa holders within 3 months: Trump admin tells court

Washington: The Trump administration has told a federal court that its decision to revoke work permits to H-4 visa users, a significant m...Read More

Indian CEO arrested on visa fraud charges, used false documents to get H-1B for 200 workers

Indian CEO arrested on visa fraud charges, used false documents to get H-1B for 200 workers

New York: An Indian citizen, who was the CEO of two information technology companies in the US, has been arrested in connection with a mu...Read More

‘H-1B visa rules tightening to hit Indian IT companies margins’

‘H-1B visa rules tightening to hit Indian IT companies margins’

Mumbai: Tightening of H-1B work visa norms by the US is likely to put cost pressures on the Indian IT services firms and impact their mar...Read More

In 2016, 2017 Indians accounted for more than 74 pc of H-1B visas: USCIS report

In 2016, 2017 Indians accounted for more than 74 pc of H-1B visas: USCIS report

 Washington: In 2016 technology professionals from India accounted for 74.2 per cent of the total number of H-1B visas issued by the US a...Read More

H-1B visa: Disappointed over US plans to tighten visa norms, says Suresh Prabhu

H-1B visa: Disappointed over US plans to tighten visa norms, says Suresh Prabhu

New Delhi: Expressing disappointment over the US plans to prohibit spouses of H1-B visa holders to work in America, India today hoped tha...Read More

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