H1B VISA RULES
Green card or US citizenship applicants may have to provide social media identity
Applicants will have to give their user name against social media platforms used in the last five years.
Department of Homeland Security proposes $10 filing fee for new H-1B visa petitions
On 31st January, 2019, the DHS had published a final rule...
Pre-registration of H-1B applications likely from next April
For applications that will be filed in April 2020, the earliest successful appli...
How the American dream is souring for many Indian IT workers
Rejection rates for H-1B visa applicants are soaring and wait period for Green Cards are touching historic levels.
Case closed! US court buys TCS' version, refuses to reopen racial bias suit
An American court said it won't hold fresh trial in the case that the Indian IT major had won last November.
H-1B Visa denials at all-time high
About half of top IT companies' work visa applications rejected in the past year by the United States.
72% of H-1B visas for Indians
The US government has adopted certain administrative measures with respect to the H-1B visa programme.
Indian's H-1B for data analyst’s job wrongfully denied: Court
The contention of this government agency was that the sponsoring employer had not shown that the position is a ‘specialty occupation’.
'Economic independence of H-1B spouses will be dented if their right to work is revoked'
If the primary H-1 holder is on track for a green card, the spouse can apply for employment authorisation.
US company asked to pay $58k in back wages for H1B violations
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.
US tech firms dominate top 10 green card application list
US tech cos have filed more green card applications for India techies as compared to their Indian counterparts.
Indian IT fears impact as US moves on new H-1B process
Indian companies are concerned that the process would be non-transparent and would favour US firms over them.
US lawmakers concerned over spike in request for evidences for H1B visas
The H-1B visa is a non-immigrant visa that allows US companies to employ foreign workers in speciality occupations.
Mid-tier IT caught between shrinking deals and rising costs
The slowdown in spending on banking, financial services and insurance (BFSI) has emerged as a key concern.
Persistent Systems June quarter net profit down 5.6%
The company's headcount crossed the 10,000 mark this quarter with attrition at over 17%.
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