H1B VISA RULES
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 bringing in changes in how the H-1B visa application process is conducted.
Green card or US citizenship applicants may have to provide social media identity
Applicants will have to give their user name against social...
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.
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.
72% of H-1B visas for Indians
The US government has adopted certain administrative measures with respect to the H-1B visa programme.
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.
'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.
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’.
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.
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.
Four Indian-Americans arrested in US for H1B visa fraud
The H-1B visa is a non-immigrant visa that allows US companies to employ foreign workers in speciality occupations that require theoretical or technical expertise.
H-1B visa fee used to fund apprentice programme: US commerce secretary
Wilbur Ross said the additional public funding could help establish new apprenticeship programmes in the travel and tourism industry.
US begins process for revised H-1B visa norms
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has sought public comments to the online H-1B petition registration process that would replace the earlier process of filing initial application.
Indians received 67-72% of total US H1-B visas in last five years: External Affairs Ministry
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said no comprehensive changes have been made to the H-1B visa programme so far.
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