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H-1B Visas News
What Make in India? Rich Indians rather pay US to immigrate and create jobs in the West
Wed, Oct 11, 2017
With the restrictions on H-1B work US visas, the rich in India are now rushing in to get EB-5 visas in order to chase after the 'American Dream'.
Indian IT not H-1B dependent, says Infosys CEO
Thu, Jun 22, 2017
Sikka also believes that the Indian IT companies need to grab the opportunities provided by new technologies like artificial intelligence in a big way to retain its global leadership edge in this fast changing infotech environment.
H-1B Visa: Nasscom pays nearly Rs 1 crore to two US lobbyists in Q1 of 2017
Sun, May 21, 2017
After a layoffs in India and and visa curbs in the US, IT industry body Nasscom has stepped up its lobbying with America and has paid a total amount of $1,50,000 (nearly Rs 1 crore) to two registered lobbyists in the country in the first quarter (Q1) of 2017.
H-1B visas for Indian IT professionals would not come down: Nirmala Sitharaman
Sat, May 20, 2017
Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said on Saturday that the number of H-1B visas for Indian IT professionals would not come down adding further that the US is correcting its present lottery system of awarding visas.
Rupee appreciation likely to hurt margins of TCS, Infosys, others in Q1 FY18: Experts
Sat, May 20, 2017
The appreciation of Indian rupee is likely to hurt margins of Indian IT companies likes TCS, Infosys, Wipro, among others Q1 of FY18 as their services are billed in global currencies mainly in the US dollar and strengthening of the currency will lower their export earnings.
Cognizant Q1 net profit up 26% to $557 million; to expand local hiring in US
Sat, May 06, 2017
Cognizant has reported 26% growth in its first quarter net profit boosted by growth in its financial markets and has said that the company will grow 8 to 10% in 2017.
Tougher US regulations make Infosys not to apply for H-1B visas for junior-level employees; stock down nearly 2% in early trade
Mon, Mar 20, 2017
Infosys is not applying for visas for employees with under four years of experience on account of tougher US work visa rules, the report said quoting Infosys executive as saying.
Actual workings of visa programs are not well understood by US policymakers, says Nasscom
Mon, Mar 06, 2017
Nasscom heads met with key policymakers in the US Congress and the Trump administration today.
India steps up lobbying efforts against curbs on H-1B visas
Fri, Feb 24, 2017
India's trade minister Nirmala Sitharaman said New Delhi had reached out to the administration of President Donald Trump to stress the importance of India`s $150-billion IT services industry to US citizens.
Accenture to create 15,000 jobs in US
Fri, Feb 17, 2017
Accenture to create 15,000 jobs in US after US president Donald Trump proposed an executive order to change immigration laws.
Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to meet industry on impact of US visa regime change
Mon, Feb 06, 2017
The Indian Commerce Ministry will soon hold a meeting with industry on dealing with the possible fallout of the changes in American H-1B visas regime for skilled workers, Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Monday.
Trump's new executive order to clamp down on H1B visas
Tue, Jan 31, 2017
Trump signed an executive order banning foreign nationals from seven predominantly Muslim countries to enter the US on Friday.