H-1B Visas

FPJ Edit: Donald Trump’s election-eve ban

FPJ Edit: Donald Trump’s election-eve ban

The latest restrictions on non-immigrant work visas by Donald Trump might hurt skilled Indians in the short-run but it would impact the U...Read More

Pompeo will assure India on H1B visa cap: official

Pompeo will assure India on H1B visa cap: official

The H-1B visa programme is the main vehicle through which US employers can sponsor skilled foreign workers for admission.

‘Caps on H-1B visas will put jobs at risk’

‘Caps on H-1B visas will put jobs at risk’

IT industry body Nasscom Thursday cautioned that any move by the US to limit visas for tech workers, will weaken American companies that ...Read More

Legislation introduced in US Congress to protect work authorisation of H1-B spouses

Legislation introduced in US Congress to protect work authorisation of H1-B spouses

Washington: A legislation seeking to prohibit the Trump administration from revoking the work authorisation of spouses of H1-B visa holde...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

Congress slams Modi for not protecting Indians in US

Congress slams Modi for not protecting Indians in US

New Delhi: The Congress on Friday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his “miserable failure” to protect the Indians’ interest despi...Read More

Over 60K Indians received Green Cards in 2017: US

Over 60K Indians received Green Cards in 2017: US

Washington :  Of the over 600,000 Indians waiting for the most sought-after Green Card, only 60,394 received the legal permanent residenc...Read More

US makes H-1B visa approval tougher for 3rd-party worksites

US makes H-1B visa approval tougher for 3rd-party worksites

Washington: In a move that is likely to hit Indian IT firms and their employees, the Trump administration has announced a new measure tha...Read More

Tighter H-1B visa verification process recommended by Department of Homeland Security

Tighter H-1B visa verification process recommended by Department of Homeland Security

Washington: The federal US agency that approves applications for the most sought-after H-1B visas needs to improve upon its current site ...Read More

Trump’s immigration plan will benefit highly skilled Indians

Trump’s immigration plan will benefit highly skilled Indians

The new policies would badly impact those thousands of Indian-Americans who want to bring in their family members to the US particularly ...Read More

7 Indian companies receive fewer H-1B visas in 2016, says Report

7 Indian companies receive fewer H-1B visas in 2016, says Report

Washington: Top seven Indian-based outsourcing companies in the US received fewer H-1B visas in 2016 as compared to 2015, and as a group ...Read More

Arun Jaitley raises H-1B visa issue with US

Arun Jaitley raises H-1B visa issue with US

Washington: The vexed issue of restrictions on American H-1B visas has been taken up with the US administration by Finance Minister Arun ...Read More

H-1B not immigration but trade, services issue: India

H-1B not immigration but trade, services issue: India

New Delhi: With US President Donald Trump ordering tougher conditions for issuance of H-1B visas, the biggest beneficiaries of which are ...Read More

Trump’s H-1B visa reform to hit desi tech firm hard

Trump’s H-1B visa reform to hit desi tech firm hard

Washington: US President Donald Trump is set to sign an executive order that would tighten the process of issuing the H-1B visas and seek...Read More

Visa curbs on Indians will also hurt US, says Sushma

Visa curbs on Indians will also hurt US, says Sushma

New Delhi : External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday said if the US puts restrictions on H-1B visas, immigration or business o...Read More

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US court dismisses lawsuit against H-1B lottery system

A US court has dismissed a lawsuit that challenged the lottery system for determining successful applicants for H-1B visas, the most soug...Read More

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Don backs H-1B reforms Bill, says US lawmaker

opinion Congressman Darrell Issa says Indian firms have ‘gamed’ the ‘flawed’ US immigration system

H-1B visas: US to start accepting applications for 2018 from 3 April

H-1B visas: US to start accepting applications for 2018 from 3 April

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

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India lobbies hard on H1-B visas

Washington : The US has assured India that the H-1B visas issue was not a priority for it and would be part of the larger immigration ref...Read More

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