For applications that will be filed in April 2020, the earliest successful applicants will be able to work in the US will be from October 1 that year.
Five-year e-visa to cost $80; lower charge for off-season likely
Indian companies are concerned that the process would be non-transparent and would favour US firms over them.
US president Trump has unveiled a new rule that could deny visas and permanent residency to people for being too poor.
The contention of this government agency was that the sponsoring employer had not shown that the position is a ‘specialty occupation’.
About half of top IT companies' work visa applications rejected in the past year by the United States.
US tech cos have filed more green card applications for India techies as compared to their Indian counterparts.
International students who have completed their studies are eligible for a 12-month OPT under which they can work in the US.
Despite suffering a set back due to the Easter Sunday terror attacks, Sri Lanka is aiming to attract at least 1.9 million to 2 million tourists by the end of the year.
Under the current programme that allowed backpackers to work while they stay was witnessing a decline thus creating workers shortage issue in regional parts of the country.
Iran has also extended the visa on arrival facility for Indian nationals to 90 days from 30.
The Ministry has plans to issue chip-enabled e-passports to citizens with advanced security features.
The EB-5 visa will cost $900,000 after the new rules kick in from November.
The US government has adopted certain administrative measures with respect to the H-1B visa programme.
Wilbur Ross said the additional public funding could help establish new apprenticeship programmes in the travel and tourism industry.
The employer also "benched" that worker, a term used to describe when an employer fails to pay an H-1B employee in conditions such as when work is slow.
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