H1B VISA RULES
US’ fresh rules will make it harder to secure H-1B visas
Companies too expect this new rule to be a fresh hindrance to deployment of employees for projects in the US.
Canada holds doors wide open for Indians
Under Global Talent Stream programme, processing of applications filed by sponsoring employers takes...
EAD uncertainty has desi families looking for Plan B
The programme that enabled spouses of H-1B visa holders to work in US is expected to end...
First phase of premium processing of H-1B cap applications to aid international pupils get work visas
USCIS has announced the opening of premium processing for H-1B cap applications for the next fiscal.
Why Indian students in US find it hard to fit in
The US is one of the top graduate school destinations for international students because of its quality education.
FTA is key to resolving India-US trade disputes, says advocacy group
An India-US FTA would be able to address the Indian concerns over import of Chinese goods.
New H-1B visa lottery process may hit immigrants
It is feared that the new rule will give more leeway to the US Citizenship and Immigration Services in deciding who can work in America.
White House receives proposed regulation to end work authorisation for spouses of H1B visa holders
The move that would impact over 90,000 spouses of H-1B visa holders, an overwhelming number of whom are Indians.
H1-B visa rule favouring advance degree holders to impact IT companies: Report
This is likely to lead to 10 per cent reduction in H1-B visa approvals for regular applicants, where the applicant is without an advance degree masters or higher from US universities, ratings agency Icra said.
An American dream cut short for Indian techies
Indian nationals accounted for about 2.2 mn of the 3.4 mn H-1B visa petitions filed in the decade to 2017
300% jump in 2 years in Indians 'buying' green card
Over the past few years, hundreds of Indians, including those already working in the US have been lining up to apply for EB-5, an investment linked visa.
US receives proposed regulation to end work authorisation for H1-B spouses
The move would impact over 90,000 spouses of H-1B holders, an overwhelming number of whom are Indians.
Explained: Move that could kill the US dream for many Indians
The latest threat to foreign workers in the US is the Trump administration's plan to revoke H-4 visas.
It's back in the court room - work authorisation for H-1B spouses
Even if the court verdict is favourable, the US administration is likely to rescind the EAD programme.
H-1B visa holders vulnerable to abuse, says US think tank
In a report, the South Asia Center of the Atlantic Council also sought safeguards like providing fair working conditions, and greater employment rights for those working under the visa programme.
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