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Donald Trump spouse-visa shift may hurt workers, push 100,000 from job
Trump admin is tightening H-1B rules, which allow foreign workers to take jobs in the US, and plans to revoke the ability of spouses to work in the US.
HCL Tech to hire nearly 30,000 people, applies for 640 H-1B visas
HCL said it plans to hire more full stack engineers, which will include mar...
Reform or eliminate EB-5 investors visas: Trump admin tells Congress
The move comes from the Trump administration amidst increasing reports o...
New job seekers: Spouses of Indian techies in US
Recruitment firms have seen a 100% jump in the CVs they were getting from Indian IT professionals working in the US and their spouses.
US lobby group echoes Indian IT’s H-1B worries
Lobby group's letter pointed to legal issues with H-1B adjudications under the Donald Trump administration.
US tightens visa rules to curb overstay by students
The policy is scheduled to come into effect from August 9; unlawful presence to be computed from the day a student fails to maintain ‘immigration status’.
Arun Jaitley makes strong case for reforms in H1-B/L1 visa processes
The Finance Minister is on a one-week official tour to Washington DC to attend the annual meetings of the IMF and the World Bank and other associated meetings.
Trump administration misses deadline for second time on H4 notification
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) had informed a US court in March that it was working to issue a Notice of Proposed Rule Making in June this year.
Prevent jobs from going to H-1B visa holders: USCIS director
"I would love it if Congress would pass a law prohibiting Americans being replaced by H-1B workers," Cissna said
Indians may see jam on EB-5 visa route to the United States
Under the programme, entrepreneurs and their spouses as well as children under 21 are eligible to apply for a green card, which allows permanent residence if they make an investment of $500,000 and plan to create or preserve 10 permanent full-time jobs for US workers.
'No big changes' in H-1B visa: US Deputy Chief of Mission Carlson
US Deputy Chief of Mission (DCM) in Delhi, MaryKay L Carlson said granting employment visa and work permits is the sovereign decision of a country.
No change in H-1B visa system: US
"Trump asked for review of the system, but no steps have been taken. So far no legislation has been passed on H-1B," the US government clarified.
India asks US to review its position on totalisation pact
India has asked the US to revisit its position on totalisation agreement and raised concern at the 11th Trade Policy Forum at Washington, DC.
Avoid making H-1B/L1 visa an agenda in talks with US: Think tank
Take lessons from China and Japan on adjusting with Trump, who is now toning down its pre-poll rhetoric, says Center for Asia Africa Policy Research.
Bipartisan H-1B, L1 visa reform bill introduced in US Congress
The H-1B and L-1 Visa Reform Act of 2017 is in addition to similar legislations pending in the Congress, all of whom seek to close loopholes in the visa programmes.
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