MERIT BASE IMMIGRATION
Optional practical training by international students in US will now be subject to more scrutiny
Designated School Officials will be required to confirm that graduate students are employed during their training in positions related to their area of study. Misleading classification of the job title, by the DSO, may lead to rejection in work visas.
Indians deported by Mexican authorities recall nights spent in forests, food served at refugee camps
More than 300 Indians, including one wom...
US mulls increasing merit-based immigration to 57%
Trump described it as a common-sense proposal and acknowledged that there was a requiremen...
Donald Trump to propose merit-based immigration system
The new plan involves overhauling the green card norms, giving preference to foreigners based on merit.
Mu Sigma to settle US visa case out of court for $2.5 mn
The company was accused of circumventing US visa regulations by bringing in employees on a B1 visitor visa and misrepresenting the nature of their intended business.
ET Edit: Merit in move, but how the bifurcation decision went about is questionable
Even if technically correct, a decision of such magnitude should have been preceded by debate and discussion.
Indians likely to benefit as Trump unveils new immigration policy for merit-based professionals
Trump has said he will replace the existing green cards with 'Build America' visa.
National Register of Citizens: Assam has its own context, misrepresenting it won’t help
To begin with, credit should not be given where it is not due. NRC is not, and has never been, a project of the BJP government, either at the Centre or at the state level.
Mastercard CEO talks about embracing immigrant talent, says diversity makes people stronger
Ajay Banga says people get opportunities in America on the basis of merit.
Dismiss appeals on basis of merit, not absentia: Madras HC to ITAT
The HC judgment could impact future litigation, say experts.
Valley ahoy: A slew of Indian B-to-B founders are shifting base to Silicon Valley
A slew of Indian B-to-B founders are shifting base to Silicon Valley, chasing customers and global dreams.
Centre to identify illegal immigrants, deport them: Amit Shah
Currently, the NRC is being updated under the strict monitoring of the Supreme Court in Assam and July 31 has been set as a deadline for final publication of the registered data.
Trump bats for merit-based immigration, says he wants people to come into US, but legally
His statement raised hopes of hundreds of thousands of Indian IT professionals who are the worst sufferers of the current per country quota system.
Icra’s re-rating of commercial papers not merit-based, unwarranted: DHFL
"DHFL's progress towards fundraising transactions was not taken into cognisance," it said.
HDFC Bank mulls doubling credit card user base to 25 million this fiscal
The private-sector lender currently has a credit card base of 12.5 million and 9,00,000 unique merchants with 1.5 million acceptance points.
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