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Visas, social security pact to top India-US trade talks
The two issues are on the agenda for a meeting between commerce and industry minister Piyush Goyal and American commerce secretary Wilbur Ross, in addition to New Delhi’s demand to acknowledge that there is no use of child labour in the manufacture of leather, footwear and other goods so that these products can be purchased by the US Army and other government entities.
Indian women dominate H-4 work permits, get paid like H-1B spouses
US President Donald Trump has been attempting to stop work permits for spo...
USCIS issues temporary relaxation for H-1B spouses waiting for work authorisation cards
However, inordinate printing delays in issue of EAD c...
Biden promises to reform H-1B visa system, eliminate country quota for Green Cards
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. Companies depend on it to hire tens of thousands of employees each year from countries like India and China.
H1B visa curb: India to seek discussion on work visa suspension by US
Global technology leaders, including Apple’s Tim Cook and Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai, who moved to the US as a graduate student, flayed Trump’s move, pointing out that it would hurt innovation and delay the recovery of the US economy.
Don't let H-1B suspension let you down. Kunal Bahl's US visa rejection story will inspire every aspiring, Indian entrepreneur
About 13 years ago, Kunal Bahl's visa application was turned down in Seattle.
Trump's H-1B order leaves many US workers stuck in India
Trump's H-1B order has left thousands of US workers stranded and many families separated.
What is an H-1B Visa? Here's everything you need to know
When applying for an H-1B visa, the applicant is sponsored by the American company that has hired them. The employer pays the visa fees and submits the required paperwork on behalf of the applicant.
US Department of Homeland Security approves fee hike for H-1B visas
As per the new fee schedule, employers filing visa petitions will have to pay an average of 20% more from October. The final rule said the changes are meant to align visa fees with the time agency offices spend adjudicating petitions and applications.
Four out of five H-1B visa holders get higher wages than US average: Study
The average offered wage for all 61,420 H-1B requesting employers in FY 2019 was $100,461, while the average prevailing wage determination for that skill level was $83,619, according to the analysis done by American think-tank Cato Institute. It contradicts a recent study by another US think-tank that had said 60% of H-1B workers are paid below the local median wage for the job.
Assessing impact of US decision on blocking H1B visas: MEA
India said it was assessing the impact of the Trump administration's decision to block H1B visas on Indian nationals and industry but indicated its dismay over it saying people-to-people linkages and economic cooperation are an important dimension of ties between the two countries.
US President Donald Trump to suspend H1-B visa
Ahead of the US Presidential Elections, Donald Trump may suspend employment visas in an effort to arrest unemployment in the US. The move is...
In fight over H-1B visas Donald Trump points to Presidential authority
The president’s order freezes new H-1B and H-4 visas, used by technology workers and their families, as well as L visas for intra-company transfers and most J visas for work- and study-abroad programs, including au pairs, through the end of the year.
Donald Trump's H-1B visa suspension: An explainer
Trump, who won the first term on the back of anti-immigration rhetoric, has tightened policies that have favoured US technology companies for H-1B visas as against the traditional Indian IT companies. The new order suspends non-immigration visas like the H1B, L1, H2A and J1 till 31st December.
174 Indian nationals file lawsuit in US against presidential proclamation on H1B visa
The lawsuit seeks an order declaring the presidential proclamation restriction on issuing new H-1B or H4 visas or admitting new H-1B or H-4 visa holders as unlawful. It also urges the court to compel the Department of State to issue decisions on pending requests for H-1B and H-4 visas.