Business  /  Published 04.08.20

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 20.07.20

Class act: The suing of Trump

Resistance matters. It is a simple enough lesson, but not as simple to implement or emulate. Seventeen American states and the District of Columbia sued the Donald Trump administration for the Immigra...
By The Editorial Board in

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 15.07.20

Trump: student visa plan abandoned

The Trump administration has walked back on a policy that would have stripped international college students of their US visas if their coursework was entirely online, ending a proposed plan that had ...
By New York Times News Service , PTI in New York

World  /  Published 14.07.20

Visa: 17 states sue Donald Trump

Seventeen states and the District of Columbia sued the Trump administration on Monday, seeking to block a new rule that would revoke the visas of foreign students who take classes entirely online in a...
By New York Times News Service in New York

World  /  Published 09.07.20

US, China spar over Tibet visa curbs

China said on Wednesday it will impose visa restrictions on US citizens who have engaged in what it called “egregious” behaviour over Tibet, in apparent retaliation against US restrictions...
By Reuters in Beijing/Washington

World  /  Published 09.07.20

US: Visa rules to arm-twist colleges

A directive by the Trump administration that would strip international college students of their US visas if their coursework was entirely online prompted widespread confusion on Tuesday as students s...
By Miriam Jordan, Zolan Kanno-Youngs and Dan Levin in Los Angeles

World  /  Published 07.07.20

Foreign students may be deported if varsities switch to online classes

In a decision that will adversely impact hundreds of thousands of Indian students in the US, the federal immigration authority has announced that foreign students pursuing degrees in America will have...
By PTI in Washington


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