NEC targets $1B revenue in India, set for 5G trials
“Right now, we are at $400 million and look forward to increasing that to $1 billion in five years… India is one of the focus areas and a key strategic market,” Takashi Niino, president and CEO, NEC Corporation, told ET. Niino said the company plans to hire 14,000 employees over the five years to support growth in India and elsewhere.
USCIS completes final testing of electronic H-1B registration process
Under the new system, only applications selected through the random sel...
US completes implementation of H-1B electronic registration process for 2021 season
Under this new process, employers seeking H-1B workers su...
US Homeland may tweak H-1B & L-1
The changes may see the introduction of additional requirements to ensure employers pay appropriate wages to H-1B visa holders.
Indians account for 93% H4 visas issued by US: S Jaishankar in Rajya Sabha
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar in Rajya Sabha stated that Indians today account for 93 per cent of total number of visas issued unde...
Two years on, how Trump's BAHA law is making life tough for Indian H-1B seekers
The going has been tough for techies working on IT projects onsite, especially since April 2017.
98% of H-1B visa rejections unchallenged
In 98.4% of the cases where the H-1B visa was denied, the employer chose not to file an appeal, said David North, a fellow at the Center for Immigration Studies (CIS), which is based in Washington, DC.
23 per cent petitions seeking H1-B visas were denied in 2019: MEA
According to H-1B petition statistics of the USCIS, 84.8 per cent of the total H-1B petitions processed and completed in Fiscal Year 2019 (October 2018-September 2019) were approved, as against 95.7 per cent of the total in Fiscal Year 2015 (October 2014-September 2015).
USCIS announces H-1B registration fee
The H-1B programme allows companies in the US to temporarily employ foreign workers in occupations that require the application of a body of highly specialised knowledge and a bachelor’s degree or higher in the specific specialty, or its equivalent. Over two-thirds of the recipients of this visa are Indian citizens.
U.S. needs more skilled immigrants from India and China
Indians are rocketing to the top - 2 of the US’s 5 biggest cos, Alphabet & Microsoft, have Indian-born CEOs.
More Indians, including diaspora, heading to Ireland
Ireland enables free access to the EU. Further, on acquiring Irish citizenship under the ‘Common Travel Area Agreement’ between Ireland and UK, individuals can live and work in the UK without requiring any further visa or work permit. This makes Ireland the only country in the world, whose citizens have free access to all EU countries and the UK.
US tech companies play green card to hold on to talent
Eight out of the top 10 companies that applied for green cards for their employees in fiscal 2019 were US firms.
US firms with H-1B staff have more chances of landing funds
US firms with H-1B staff file more patents, generating significant economic value, according to a working paper by researchers for the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER). A US based think tank said US tech startups that employ immigrant workers on H-1B visas have a higher chance of raising funds from venture capital firms.
US court refuses to strike down work permits for spouses of H1B visa workers
The judges found that the rule will cause more H–1B visa holders to remain in the US than otherwise would.
Microsoft India earnings at $1b on cloud push
The firm posted 13% growth in revenue in the previous FY at Rs 7,301 crore.
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