L 1 VISA
'US Immigration Bill can lead to $30 billion per year loss to India'
The 'US Immigration Bill S744' calls for significantly cutting down on outsourcing of work for certain visa holders that is mostly used by Indian firms.
India's $150 billion outsourcing industry stares at an uncertain future
Rapid disruptions like Brexit, change in visa norms due to Trump's po...
Why Indian job-seekers need to worry about changes to H-1B
The US has already sharply hiked H-1B and L-1 visa costs in January 2016 — from $2...
US visa tightening signals aggressive monitoring: Nasscom
Trump is scheduled to travel to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the home state of House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan, to sign the 'Buy American, Hire American' Executive Order.
After H-1B, US to take closer look at L-1 visa applications
During the recent extended period of economic uncertainty, Indian cos have had to deal with more rejections as well as delays on their visa applications.
70% of clients are unclear what will happen with Donald Trump as President: Immigration firm
"Immigration is getting increasingly complicated. Every day, there are court cases to clarify the law, new regulations and even new laws coming out."
93% of H-4 approved work authorisation from India: US
This number includes 90,946 initial approvals, 35,219 renewals, and 688 replacements for lost cards.
Shrinking L-1 visa: Why applying under the right category is important
Applicants who are refused for an L-1 visa are later approved for an H-1B visa when they apply under the correct category.
Sensex up 200 points; Nifty tests 7,850; IDBI Bank gains 12%
Sensex rallied over 150 points after slipping over 200 points earlier in the day tracking gains in the European markets.
USCIS formally notifies H-1B visa fee increase
The US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USIBC), the agency that oversees Us immigration, formally notified a law that increases H1-B and L1 visa fees to $4,000 and up to $4,500 respectively.
TCS, Infy hike lobbying spends in US
Infosys spent $60,000 in the whole of 2016, but it went up more than three times, to $200,000, in 2017, and was $60,000 in just the first quarter of 2018.
US visa fee hike: Commerce Ministry calls stakeholders meeting tomorrow
Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has already written to the US Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker on the issue raising India's concerns, official sources said.
Nasscom to intensify lobbying efforts in the US; experts slam 'H1B visa abuse'
As the debate on visa abuse gathers momentum, representatives of India’s $146-bn IT industry will increase efforts to counter a new immigration bill.
New US bill with H1B visa curbs to hurt IT firms
Though companies do not disclose the data, it is believed that the large Indian IT companies have more than 50 per cent of their employees on H-1Bs and L-1s.
200 suspected ecommerce companies under DIPP radar
Sitharaman had asked the consumer affairs ministry to assign two officials to run a grievance redressal mechanism along with the commerce ministry for ecommerce-related queries.
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