H1B VISA RULES
Indian-American arrested in Silicon Valley over H-1B visa fraud
As part of the scheme, Kavuru required some prospective workers to pay thousands of dollars in cash before he would prepare and submit the visa applications.
Trump floats 'path to citizenship', says H1B changes coming soon
US President Donald Trump said Friday that he will change the H1-B visa syst...
‘Processing time for H-1B applications has risen by 169% over past 4 years’
Processing time for workvisas, work permits (such as those requir...
US court to hear lawsuit against H-4 visa authorisation to spouses of H1B visa holders
The Barack Obama administration in 2015 allowed H4 visa-holders - mainly spouses of the H-1B visa-holders - to be gainfully employed in the US.
Trump bats for merit-based immigration, says he wants people to come into US, but legally
His statement raised hopes of hundreds of thousands of Indian IT professionals who are the worst sufferers of the current per country quota system.
India continues to engage with US on H-1B visa issue
USCIS plans to come out with its new proposal by January 2019.
H-1B visa tweak may hurt Indian IT firms
Indian IT companies are already facing margin challenges as a result of tighter visa rules in the US
Trump administration to propose major changes in H-1B visas
US seeks to change the very definition of employment under H-1B, which is popular among Indian companies.
Many more Indian students fear being trapped, detained
The feds had set up fake universities in the past as well to weed out visa frauds, arguing that “pay-to-stay” was a national security threat.
No change to the processing of H-1B visas: US
"We are already raising the issue formally at various fora.We are speaking on it with the White House, with state administration as well as with Congressmen..
Trapping Indian students? Really Mr. Trump?
At least 129 Indian students are in various US detention centres for allegedly participating in “immigration fraud” by enrolling in a fake university run by undercover agents.
Eight Indians arrested in "pay and stay" scheme plead not guilty in US court
One of them Phanideep Karnati, 35, who is on a H-1B visa and lives in Louisville, Kentucky was released on a bond of $10,000 on Monday.
H-1B should attract best talent: Homeland Security
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.
US proposes changes to H1B visas; to be given to most skilled, highest paid foreign workers
The proposed change is likely to increase workers with a master's or higher degree from a US institution.
The talent crunch that just brought home IT's perils in Trump's America
Trump's tweaks in the H-1B visa programme have made it harder to get a work visa or have it extended.
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