H1B VISA RULES
Ask the travel expert: Is it challenging to return from the US close to visa expiry date?
The travel expert recommends reconfirming from US local authorities to avoid inconvenience.
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H-1B premium processing starts from June 10
USCIS announced that the immigration agency will offer premium processing in a two-phased approach to better manage these requests.
H-1B premium processing has few takers among Indian IT
Indian IT firms may not be too keen on using a window for faster processing of H-1B visas.
Spouses of H-1B visa holders sue US over H-4 extension delay
The delay has strained the finances of the applicants and their families, and adversely impacted their employers.
Companies need to keep a strong compliance profile for H-1B visas: Austin T Fragomen
Fragomen spoke about the challenges faced by Indian companies and professionals due to the Donald Trump Administration’s “Buy American and Hire American” policy.
Job hopping in US gets tougher for H-1B visa holders
The most common reason for denial is that the new position does not constitute a ‘specialty occupation’.
Visa curbs hit business of US IT staffing cos run by Indians
Staffing companies hire nearly 17 million temporary and contract employees annually in the US.
10 per cent drop in H1B visa approvals in 2018: US authorities
The approval rate of H-1B declined from 93 per cent in 2017 to 85 per cent in 2018.
US visa rules to hit IT cos' profits, margins in FY20: Report
The industry's operating margins will narrow by 0.30- 0.80 per cent largely on an increase in local hires.
Pompeo meets PM Modi, discusses key strategic issues
Pompeo's talks here will be the first high-level interaction between the two countries after return of the Modi government to power last month.
India can't wish away defence ties with Russia, say sources ahead of Jaishankar-Pompeo talks
Pompeo's visit comes ahead of a meeting between US President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Osaka, Japan later this week.
US reiterates reservations about India’s S-400 deal
Secretary of state Michael Pompeo is visiting India next week against a backdrop of trade tensions between the two countries.
H-1B visa denials behind attrition, says Infosys
Company, which faced most US visa rejections in 2018, saw attrition cross 18% in Q4.
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