New bill in US Senate for more green cards
Democratic party senators Dick Durbin and Patrick Leahy introduced on Wednesday the Resolving Extended Limbo for Immigrant Employees and Families (RELIEF) Act, which essentially seeks to eliminate the backlog in family and employment green cards.
US House intelligence panel to take up Democratic memo on Monday: Sources
The committee will meet at 5 p.m. EST (2200 GMT) on Monday to vote on whether to make the second document public, one of the sources said.
Democratic Senator slams Trump for not acting on H-1B reform
Noting that the H-1B visa is commonly known as the "high-skilled immigration visa," he said the reality is often very different.
Comprehensive immigration reforms in US unlikely: Nasscom
IT industry body Nasscom today said it is unlikely that any comprehensive immigration reforms will take place in the US in immediate future.
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.
Bill pushing for cap on H-1B hiring introduced in US Senate
The bill would prohibit firms from hiring H-1B staff if they employ more than 50 people and over 50% of their employees are H-1B and L-1 holders.
Barack Obama removes Cuba from list of terror sponsors
Obama has decided to remove Cuba from the list of state sponsors of terrorism, the White House said, a move which was immediately welcomed by top American lawmakers.
US government goes tough on Indian IT outsourcing; deals with Disney, Fossil under lens
The latest contract to be scrutinised is one with Walt Disney, which recently signed a deal with US-based Cognizant Technology Solutions.
Shutdown debate moves to US Senate as debt deadline creeps up
A breakthrough on how to end the US government shutdown remained elusive as negotiations to raise the debt limit and avert a catastrophic default have now shifted to the Senate.
Fed nominee to keep Ben S Bernanke’s smart policies: Barack Obama
“Ben Bernanke’s done an outstanding job,” Obama said, according to a transcript released today by the radio network. “He’s maintained confidence.
Gujarati Vivek Bavda to run for US Congress
Bavda, an attorney in Chicago, is the third candidate seeking the Democratic nomination to oppose Republican Robert
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