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Donald Trump softens stand on immigration, favours merit-based system
Trump, during his first address to Congress, noted that "nations around the world, like Canada, Australia and many others have a merit-based immigration system".
Indians on H-1B delay home visits for fear of not getting re-entry
Many Indians on working visa in the United States are cancelling or postpo...
Boost for Indian IT workers as US L-1B visas now easier to get
Obama announced an easing of process to obtain L-1B work visas, a move that co...
Donald Trump may shun illegal immigrants but prefer permanent residents
About 85% of those visas go to people seeking a green card in the US, while about 15% go to people seeking to immigrate from abroad.
TCS: Visa fee hike not a big concern
Tata Consultancy Services CEO and Managing Director N Chandrasekaran said the visa fee hike is more of a cost issue than a revenue issue.
External service providers will have a strong play in digital: PwC expert
Investment in these technologies will spin off new businesses and innovation and further propel our start-up ecosystem.
Indians denied US L-1 visa more than others: Report
L-1B is a non-immigrant visa that allows companies to send employees who have worked abroad for at least a year and possess 'specialised knowledge' to work in the US for up to five years.
India constantly taking up visa fee issue with the US: Government
Sitharaman said that the ministry has raised the issue on several occasions "highlighting the negative impact of the hike in visa fee."
How India can turn pending American legislation against immigration, which targets Indian IT, into an opportunity
Indian IT majors have to reinvent their models if they find overnight that their engineers are being packed on flights home, thanks to Trump's policies and domestic hiring laws.
Tech companies fear major disruption to business
The executive order asks the department of homeland security to review, within 90 days, all regulations that allow foreign nationals to work there.
H1B issue not a sticking point in India-US ties: Shalabh Kumar
During his campaign, Trump promised to increase oversight of our H-1B and L-1 visa programmes.
New US law could force IT to tweak business program
Policy experts reckon that untangling this knotty issue will be a challenge for the Modi govt, which is very conscious of protecting the interests, welfare of the Indian diaspora.
India seeks consultations with US at WTO over visa issue
WTO had said India filed a complaint against the US decision to impose high fees on temporary working visas.
Future tense! Indian techies, students in US could face tough times
Leaked drafts of executive orders also seek to reverse the Obama's decision to allow spouses of H1B Visa holders to work in that country.
US Congress passes $1.1trillion package, increases H1B fee
The bill comes as a shock for the Indian IT companies as they would have to pay millions of dollars while applying for H-1B visas.
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