Report says 500,000 migrant workers in firms like Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Walmart, Qualcomm and Uber are paid salaries in lowest wage slabs
06 May 2020 3:52 PM
Overall, the top 10 countries accounted for nearly 56.5 per cent of all foreign visa-related searches in 2018.
29 Nov 2019 6:52 PM
The denial rate of H-1B petitions for initial employment for Amazon, Microsoft, Intel and Google in 2015 was just 1 pc.
06 Nov 2019 8:45 AM
The company provides services to private corporations, technology firms, and state and local government agencies.
19 Jul 2019 10:22 AM
H-4 visas are issued to the spouses of H-1B visa holders, a significantly large number of whom are high-skilled professionals from India.
18 Jun 2019 12:54 PM
The US Citizenship and Immigration Services said it has reached Congressionally-mandated 65,000 H-1B visa cap for the fiscal year 2020.
06 Apr 2019 10:33 AM
Increasing the threshold salary could adversely impact Indian students who are heavy users of the H-1B programme.
21 Feb 2019 6:39 AM
According to it, the challenges on talent availability have been contained up to now and managed efficiently by Indian IT firms.
05 Nov 2018 12:14 AM
On April 6, USCIS received 94,213 H-1B petitions in the general category and 95,885 in the advanced degree category.
31 Jul 2018 9:25 AM
India’s position is that “Indian software exports and personnel add to the competitiveness of US industry”.
18 Oct 2017 2:34 AM
Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner said the H-1B programme is in a “desperate” need of reform.
24 May 2017 4:51 AM
The lawmaker from California called for fixing the system and removing the country-based caps.
28 Mar 2017 8:17 AM
US will start accepting applications for H-1B work visas from April 3 for the fiscal 2018.
17 Mar 2017 11:12 AM
The assurance came amid reported moves by Trump admin to bring out an executive order to curtail use of H-1B visas.
04 Mar 2017 11:19 AM
In the past, both Mr Sessions and Mr Grassley have worked together to bring legislations on H-1B visas that badly hit Indian IT companies.
12 Jan 2017 12:52 PM