L 1 VISA
A $2,000 H-1B, L-1 fee on Indian IT companies could return in US
Because of its 50 per cent threshold, it mostly hits the large Indian IT services companies, the leading users of the sought-after H-1B visa.
USIBC steps ups its campaign on immigration reform
USIBC that recently established a 'Coalition for Jobs and Growth' has stepped up its campa...
US businesses seek clarity, predictability in Indian policies
"We need to know what our tax equations are. One region of the country has diff...
Bill introduced in US to eliminate abuse of H1B visa programme
A top American Senator has introduced a legislation that he claims is aimed at eliminating fraud and abuse of the H-1B visa programme.
Business visa compliance: Auditing matters
Several Indian companies send their staff to the US on B1-B2 business visas, and most of them are generally admitted to stay in the US for three months.
US firm Eversource Energy accused of replacing American employees with H-1B visa workers
Democratic Senator Richard Blumenthal asked the Justice Department to investigate allegations that 'Eversource Energy' abused foreign worker visa programmes.
London top hub for Indian tech investment
The finding comes as the UK government announced plans to launch a new start-up visa route, which is expected to attract more such investors to Britain.
India continues to get more H-1B visas despite fee hike: Richard Verma
The US, under the 9/11 Health and Compensation Act, has imposed a special fee of $4,000 on certain categories of H-1B visas and $4,500 on L1 visas.
H1B visa fee hike to have impact running into multi-million dollars: Wipro
The US, under under the 9/11 Health and Compensation Act, has imposed a special fee of $4,000 on certain categories of H-1B visas and $4,500 on L1 visas.
Visa fee hike to have less than 0.3% impact on margins: Infosys
IT major Infosys today said the recent H1B visa fee hike by the US is likely to have less than 0.3 per cent impact on its margins.
Senators raise concern about potential changes in L1 visa programme
US lawmakers have expressed concern arguing that changes made to L1 visa will encourage cos to import foreign workers & evade restrictions of H-1B.
India shows concerns to US over rejection of H1B, L1 visas
Rate of rejection of visa application of Indian professional in L1 category rose to 28% in 2011 as compared to 2.8%.
India to take up visa fee hike issue with US
Top Indian IT companies in the US including Infosys, Wipro and Mahindra Satyam were hit by the higher charges.
US promises to look into visa concerns of Indian IT industry
Sushma Swaraj asked US to find a "just and non-discriminatory" solution to the issue to avoid any adverse effect on the bilateral trade ties.
Why Donald Trump is spooking Indian outsourcers with his flip-flops on immigration
India's outsourcing industry is in the midst of a painful transition and growth has slowed — industry lobby Nasscom has forecast 12% growth for 2016-17.
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