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Trump administration reconfirms intent to rescind H4 rule on H1B visa spouses
The US Department of Homeland Security is proposing to remove from its regulations certain H-4 spouses as a class of aliens eligible for employment authorisation.
US doubles H-1B visa fee on highly qualified Indian IT professionals to $4,000 from $2,000
The move is likely to not go down well with the IT...
US receives over 5,000 tips on H-1B visa fraud on dedicated e-mail helpline: Official
The USCIS, however, did not provide any other details w...
Decision on H4 visas not final till rulemaking completed: US official
The Trump administration is planning to revoke a rule that makes spouses of thousands of immigrant workers eligible to work while in the US, a move that could impact tens of thousands of Indians.
Over 100 Congressmen urge Trump administration to keep granting work permit to H-1B spouses
According to a recent Congressional report, a staggering 93 per cent of the total H-4 visa holders in the US having work authorisation are from India.
Lawmakers ask Trump administration to reconsider H4 visas
"The H-4 rule lessened the burden on thousands of H1-B recipients and their families while they transition from non-immigrants to lawful permanent residents."
Hidden benefit of GST: Indian tax professionals in high demand in Gulf
Businesses in the Gulf countries are seeking Indian chartered accountants as the governments there plan to levy a value-added tax (VAT) from January 1.
Cap for H-1B visa reached: USCIS
The H-1B visa is a non-immigrant visa that allows US companies to employ foreign workers in speciality occupations that require theoretical or technical expertise.
H-1B application process to begin from April 2; premium processing suspended
The suspension of premium processing of all H-1B petitions which are subject to the annual caps is expected to last until September 10.
Donald Trump proposes to end visa lottery system, favours skilled workers
If passed by the Congress and signed into law, such a move is expected to reduce the green card backlogs for highly skilled immigrants from India.
Tech industry urges Trump administration to keep work permits for H-1B spouses
Trump administration is reportedly moving ahead with its decision not to give work permits to spouses of H-1B visa holders, arguing that this displaces US workers.
H-1B visa puts American workers at risk: Republican Senator
The H-1B program offers temporary US visas that allow companies to hire highly skilled foreign professionals working in areas with shortages of qualified American workers.
Donald Trump drops H-1B visa plan that could get 750,000 Indians deported
The Trump administration had faced intense pressure from the technology sector in the US which hires a large number of Indian techies on H1B visas.
Lay-offs, H-1B visa rules spook techies
The H-1B visa is a non-immigrant visa that allows US- based companies to employ foreign workers, typically for three to six years, in various sectors that require theoretical or technical expertise.
Ending extension of H-1B visas 'bad policy': US industry body
"The policy would harm US business & economy. Further, it is inconsistent with the goals of a more merit-based immigration system," the body said.