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H1B Visa News
H1B latest news alert! Good news for Indian professionals - US President-elect Joe Biden plans to take this big step | All you need to know
Sun, Nov 08, 2020
It's a piece of good news for Indian professionals!
'Trump's new visa rules credit negative for Indian IT industry, may impact margins by up to 5.80 pc'
Thu, Oct 15, 2020
Amendments to the H1-B visa rules introduced in its largest market US will shave-off Indian information technology companies' profit margins by up to 5.80 per cent and impact the mid-tier players the most, a report said on Wednesday
US H-1B visas: Trump admin imposes new curbs to protect US workers ahead of presidential election
Thu, Oct 08, 2020
The Trump administration has announced new restrictions on H-1B nonimmigrant visa programme which it said is aimed at protecting American workers, restoring integrity and to better guarantee that H-1B petitions are approved only for qualified beneficiaries and petitioners, a move which will affect thousands of Indian IT professionals
US H-1B visa ban: Judge blocks Donald Trump's enforcement move
Fri, Oct 02, 2020
A federal judge has blocked the enforcement of the H-1B visa ban issued by President Donald Trump in June this year, saying the president exceeded his constitutional authority
Ban on H-1B visas to hit innovation, foreign investment: US corporate sector
Tue, Jun 23, 2020
Today's proclamation is a severe and sweeping attempt to restrict legal immigration. Putting up a not welcome' sign for engineers, executives, IT experts, doctors, nurses and other workers won't help our country, it will hold us back, he said.
US H-1B visa suspended by Donald Trump, set to hit Indian techies
Tue, Jun 23, 2020
The entry of additional workers through the H-1B, H-2B, J, and L non-immigrant visa programmes, therefore, presents a significant threat to employment opportunities for Americans affected by the extraordinary economic disruptions caused by the COVID-19 outbreak, Trump said.
Trump admin urges US court not to block work permits to spouses of H1B visa-holders
Thu, May 07, 2020
H1B Visa USA: Trump administration has urged a federal district court not to block an Obama-era rule allowing certain categories of spouses of H-1B visa-holders to work in the United States.
US to remove country cap on Green Cards: How H-1B visa holding Indians might benefit
Thu, Jul 11, 2019
The United States lawmakers on Wednesday passed a bill which lifts the existing seven per cent country-cap on issuing Green Cards. Passed by the US House of Representatives, if the bill is signed into a law, it would benefit the talented professionals from other countries who have applied for permanent residency in the United States by reducing their waiting period.
Hold H1B Visa? Want US Green Card? Your dream may become true soon if THIS happens!
Fri, Feb 08, 2019
Getting an American Green Card may soon become easy for Indians staying on H1b Visa in the US if two identical legislation pushed by powerful lawmakers in the US House of Representatives and the Senate come into effect.
Challenge to IIT, IIM: New US H1B Visa rules - 5 things to know
Sun, Feb 03, 2019
The new regulation is likely to help Indian students as it will make it possible for them to work in the US. However, it will be a challenge for students of IITs and IIMs as the new H1B visa policy will differentiate a graduate between the US university and those from an IIT or an IIM. Here are five things you need to know about the new rules:
Want to live in the US? Forget H-1B, EB-5 Visas! Go to America this way
Sat, Dec 22, 2018
Yes, you read that right! Forget H-1B, EB-5 visas! No need to run after these hard to get visas to go to the US. Now, you can eye another route and if all goes well, then you will reach your destination and fulfill your dreams!
H1B Visa New Rules: Want to work in the US? Here's what you need to know - 10 points
Sun, Dec 02, 2018
H1B Visa New Rules: If you are meritorious or already studied in the US, you will have more chanced of getting a H1B visa to work in the country.
US H-1B visas: Good news for India's TCS; IT major among top 10 firms to get this certification
Tue, Oct 23, 2018
Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) is the only Indian company among the top 10 firms to get foreign labor certification for the H-1B visas for the fiscal year 2018 by receiving over 20,000 such certifications, according to official data in which Ernest and Young was ranked No 1.
IT stocks face selling pressure, tank up to 6% over tightening H-1B visa norms
Fri, Oct 19, 2018
IT stocks declined up to 6 per cent Friday due to concerns over tightening of H1-B visa norms. Shares of Infosys dropped 3.11 per cent, TCS fell by 0.55 per cent and Wipro softened by 0.29 per cent on the BSE.
Another US H1B visa shock for Indian workers coming! Trump admin to effect major changes
Thu, Oct 18, 2018
On Wednesday, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) said the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) plans to come out with its new proposal by January, 2019.
H-1B, L-1 visas row: How India's tech majors are looking to beat Trump caused crisis
Fri, Sep 07, 2018
In April, Indian companies such as Wipro, Infosys, and TCS reduced visa filings, revealed San Francisco Chronicle quoting a study. This is in contrast to the number of Indians who went to the US on H1B visas in the last three years, which stood at a shade above two lakh.
Why Indian CEO Pradyumna Kumar Samal was arrested in the US
Sat, Sep 01, 2018
The criminal complaint describing the visa-fraud scheme was filed under seal in April 2018, soon after Samal fled the United States while the investigation was ongoing. He remained out of the country until this week when he was arrested by law enforcement.
Substantial jump in denial of H1B petitions, says report
Tue, Jul 31, 2018
An L-1 visa is a visa document used to enter the US for the purpose of work. It is a non-immigrant visa, and is valid for a relatively short period of time, from three months to five years, based on a reciprocity schedule.
India to raise H1B visa issue at '2 plus 2' dialogue
Thu, Jul 26, 2018
The government today expressed concern over the tightening of the visa regime in the United States following President Donald Trump's "Buy American, Hire American' policy and said it would effectively raise the issue at the "2 plus 2 dialogue" to be held here in September.
Important to separate sentiment from facts on H1B: Nasscom chairman
Sun, May 27, 2018
The H1B visa is a non-immigrant visa that allows US companies to employ foreign workers in speciality occupations that require theoretical or technical expertise