H 1b Visa
Business  /  Published 15.10.20

Infy counters H-1B challenge

With as many as 37 per cent of its employees in the US holding the contentious H-1B visas, Infosys has drawn up a plan to reduce its dependence on these work permits that envisages expanding operation...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 22.09.20

Trump plays H1B worker wage card

The US government is planning to raise the minimum wage for foreign workers under the H-1B visa programme ahead of the presidential elections in November. The move could act as an impediment to on-sho...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 13.08.20

H-1B: exemptions to ease travel restrictions

The US state department on Wednesday released a set of exemptions that will ease travel restrictions that were clamped on H-1B visa holders in June though there were some lingering concerns over certa...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 05.08.20

Nasscom slams Trump order

Industry body Nasscom on Tuesday said US President Donald Trump’s executive order against hiring H-1B visa holders for federal contracts “appears to have been made based on misperceptions,...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

World  /  Published 04.08.20

Donald Trump signs new order on H-1B visa hiring

In a huge blow to Indian IT professionals eyeing the US job market, President Donald Trump on Monday signed an executive order preventing federal agencies from contracting or subcontracting foreign wo...
By PTI in Washington

World  /  Published 23.07.20

Green Card waitlist for Indians is more than 195 years: US senator

The backlog for an Indian national to get permanent residency or Green Card is more than 195 years, a top Republican senator has said, urging his Senate colleagues to come out with a legislative resol...
By PTI in Washington

Opinion  /  Published 16.07.20

Bleak future: what awaits children who may never go back to school

Sir — A new report by Save the Children has concluded that nearly 10 million children might never go back to school because of budget cuts in education and rising poverty caused by the pandemic....
By The Telegraph in

World  /  Published 11.07.19

US House removes Green Card country cap

The US House of Representatives has passed by an overwheming majority a legislation to remove the seven per cent country cap on Green Card applicants, a development which could end the agonising wait ...
By PTI in Washington

India  /  Published 06.11.19

Spike in H-1B visa denial for Indian IT companies: Study

The Trump administration's restrictive immigration policies have led to massive increase in the rejection of petitions for H-1B visas with the highest denial rate among major Indian IT companies, acco...
By PTI in Washington

India  /  Published 23.02.20

Why PM silent on 'India First': Cong ahead of Trump visit

Ahead of US President Donald Trump's visit, the Congress on Sunday asked whether Prime Minister Narendra Modi would raise with him the issue of easing H-1B visas, restoration of GSP status and securit...
By PTI in New Delhi


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