INDIAN IT PROFESSIONALS
Trump cracks down on visas. Indian firms may benefit.
The fate of the H-1B program still remains in doubt. The Department of Homeland Security has submitted a new regulation for federal review that would toughen H-1B eligibility and impose new obligations on the companies trying to bring in foreign workers.
Donald Trump signs executive order against hiring H-1B visa holders for federal contracts
The move came over a month after the Trump administ...
Can sweeping changes in H-1B and green card programme guarantee a win for Trump?
As per existing regulations, US employers are required to ...
US court blocks Trump ban on H-1B, L-1 visas
In June, US President Donald Trump had signed a Presidential Proclamation banning the entry of certain groups of nonimmigrant visa holders, primarily, H, L and J visa holders.
Logistics, IT, media professionals wary about returning to work: Survey
Findings state that 46 per cent of professionals from Recreation & Travel, and 39 per cent of professionals from the Consumer Goods industry will return to work as soon as they are allowed to.
Assessing impact of US decision on blocking H1B visas: MEA
India said it was assessing the impact of the Trump administration's decision to block H1B visas on Indian nationals and industry but indicated its dismay over it saying people-to-people linkages and economic cooperation are an important dimension of ties between the two countries.
Facebook India chief appears before parliamentary panel; Opposition, BJP MPs allege bias
Some MPs from opposition parties cited IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad to Facebook head Mark Zuckerberg and demanded that the government should bring a Bill to regulate social media sites.
US technology firms to be impacted by possible Trump move to ban H-1B visas
US firms have been the key beneficiaries of the H-1B visa in recent years - seven of the top 10 in fiscal 19 were US headquartered tech firms. Indian companies meanwhile have worked at localising their talent mix in the US, reducing the number of H-1B visas they apply for each year.
India Inc goes slow on increments; super-specialized profiles can expect over 15% growth
According to TeamLease Jobs & Salaries Primer Report 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic has not only impacted the employment landscape, it has disrupted the way India Inc rewards its talent.
Two years on, how Trump's BAHA law is making life tough for Indian H-1B seekers
The going has been tough for techies working on IT projects onsite, especially since April 2017.
Denied H-1B visa to Indian professional, US IT firm sues Trump government
Xterra Solutions alleged in its lawsuit that the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) improperly denied H-1B visa to Praharsh Chandra Sai Venkata Anisetty, 28, whom it had hired as a Business System Analyst.
Information Technology may trim 40K middle-level jobs
Mid-level resources, with experience of 10-20 years, account for a 5th of the workforce across IT companies.
Indian IT employees stare at a mid-life crisis
The axe will fall mainly on midlevel employees and those who haven’t picked up relevant skills.
WFH offers significant opportunity for Indian security product cos: Report
Indian security product companies have a significant opportunity to help address security challenges that have emerged as a number of enterprises continue to 'work from home' (WFH) amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
CRPF inks MoU with IIT-Delhi, DRDO to prepare tech experts from among force
The CRPF is designated as the lead internal security force of the country and is the mainstay for anti-Naxal operations in Left Wing Extremism-affected states and counter-terrorist combat in the Kashmir Valley.