Substantial increase in outflow of Bangladeshi migrants post CAA enactment: BSF
A top official of the paramilitary force said fear among the illegal settlers, post the enactment of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), seems to have triggered this outflow.
View: Talented immigrants make the U.S. richer, not poorer
In early 2018, President Donald Trump reportedly expressed a desire for more immig...
Worse Off Half: Spouses of H-1B workers tensely await their fate to work in US
Trump wants to strike down a rule brought in by Obama that all...
Delhi Polls: Amit Shah, Manoj Tiwari dine at BJP worker’s residence after campaigning
Union Home Minister Amit Shah visited residence of a BJP worker for dinner in Delhi. BJP worker from Other Backward Class (OBC) Manoj Kumar ...
US judge rules against outsourcing firm
The companies, led by outsourcing provider Kollasoft, were seeking to “stay the legal effects” of the US Citizenship and Immigration Services’ denial of 27 unique H1B visa applications as it claimed those denials were based on illegal or ultra vires rules promulgated in a February 2018 policy memo issued by USCIS.
Govt to repeal Plantation Labour Act; tea industry concerned
The plantation sector included tea, rubber and coffee industries and the Act stipulates them to comply with providing drinking water, housing, medical, education and toilet facilities to the workers besides wages. The Centre has already tabled a Bill in Parliament on occupational safety, health and working conditions code which is now under discussion.
Priya Serrao: Miss Immigrant
Growing up in Melbourne, Hyderabad-born Priya Serrao felt like an outsider. Then one day, the lawyer was chosen Miss Universe Australia.
Lower PF contribution may be allowed for select class of workers
A senior government official told ET that lower contribution rule under PF will not apply to all.
Worker becoming president is speciality of BJP: JP Nadda
BJP's newly-elected president JP Nadda on Monday said it is only possible in BJP that a worker like him, coming from a village in Himachal P...
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella warns leaders: Support immigration or risk missing global tech boom
“People will only come when people know you’re an immigrant friendly country," the Microsoft CEO said.
National database of workers in informal sector in the works
The Bill seeks to empower the central government to formulate and notify, from time to time, suitable welfare schemes for unorganised workers on matters related to life and disability cover; health and maternity benefits; old-age protection; education; housing or any other benefit.
Gig economy workers may soon have to register under GSTN
The govt is looking to get professionals listed on online platforms like UrbanClap into the formal workforce.
US needs to keep its ethos of being the land of opportunity, innovation: Sanjay Mehrotra, Micron
Immigration is important, H-1B visas are important and providing an environment that can continue to attract top talent from around the world to the United States, not just for studies but also to stay and contribute to the country for innovation and creating jobs is important, Kanpur born CEO of Micron Technology, Sanjay Mehrotra said.
Indian immigration to US down 7.5%
Since Trump became President in 2017, the US govt has tightened immigration norms through policy changes.
Google introduces online coding course to train workers
Google has introduced a new "Google IT Automation with Python Professional Certificate" a program which is designed to provide job-ready skills in Python, Git and IT automation within six months. The program includes a final project where learners will use their new skills to solve a problem they might encounter on the job.
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