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US tells India it is mulling caps on H-1B visas to deter data rules: Sources

There is no current country-specific limit on the 85,000 H-1B work visas granted each year, and an estimated 70 pc go to Indians.

20 Jun 2019 8:44 AM

US company to pay USD 1.1 mn dues to H-1B employees, including Indians

In all, 594 H-1B employees will receive their back wages, an official statement said.

05 Jun 2019 9:25 AM

Indian green card aspirants may benefit as Trump has a new immigration plan

The new policy calls for issuing more than half of the green cards to those based on employment or skills.

16 May 2019 10:53 AM

US' to take final call on H-1B visas, could affect thousands of Indians

US Citizenship and Immigration Services said the proposed regulation was not final until the review and comment process was complete.

22 Feb 2019 1:02 PM

Regulation received to end work authorisation for spouses of H1B visa holders: US

The White House received the proposed changes in the existing regulations to end the work authorisation for certain H-1B foreign workers.

22 Feb 2019 10:38 AM


H-1B rule change keeps qualification in, talent out

The change in rule will lead to an estimated increase of up to 16 pc in the number of selected petitions for H-1B beneficiaries.

01 Feb 2019 11:01 AM

Trump says he wants people to come to the US legally

President Donald Trump has said he wants immigrants to come to the US legally and through a system.

26 Jan 2019 2:11 PM

US proposes changes to H1B visas, to target most skilled, top paid workers

Under proposed rule, firms hiring foreign workers would have to electronically register with USCIS during designated period.

01 Dec 2018 8:55 AM

H-1B Visa woes: 26 small firms promoted by Indians disqualified

Wilful violator is subject to random investigations by DOL for a period of five years from the date it is determined to be one.

28 Nov 2018 10:35 AM

New US rule makes hiring tougher under H-1B, popular among Indians

Under new rule, US employers must disclose total number of foreigners already employed, making it tougher to sponsor fresh foreign workers.

02 Nov 2018 8:00 PM


US move to abolish H-4 visas to impact tens of thousands of Indians

H-4 visa is issued to the spouse of H-1B visa holders, a significantly large number of whom are high-skilled professionals from India.

18 Oct 2018 4:06 PM

Trump govt plans to 'revise definition of employment' under H-1B visas

The Trump administration has said it is planning to 'revise' the definition of employment and specialty occupations under the H-1B visas.

18 Oct 2018 11:41 AM

IT companies file suit against US immigration agency over duration of H1B

The H1B visa is a non-immigrant visa that allows US companies to employ foreign workers in speciality occupations.

16 Oct 2018 10:09 AM

Penalty imposed on US company for paying low wages to H-1B employees

The Wage and Hour Division has listed nearly 30 companies as willful violator employers under the H-1B program.

14 Sep 2018 8:36 AM

No change to the processing of H-1B visas: US

Inida will raise it humbly at the 2+2 dialogue on September 6 in New Delhi.

31 Aug 2018 9:10 AM


US extends suspension of premium processing for H-1B visas

Under the premium processing, the USCIS has to respond within 15 days to the H-1B visa petitions submitted to it.

29 Aug 2018 10:16 AM

As Trump toughens visa rules, US says ‘qualified Indians’ welcome

US President Donald Trump is 'very committed' to relations with India, US Consul General in Mumbai, Edgard Kagan, said.

05 Aug 2018 2:53 PM

US ban on spouses' work visa may hurt H1-B holders: Research

Rules for H-1B visas permitting foreign workers to work in US for many years are being stricken by Trump administration.

02 Jul 2018 5:18 PM

US receives over 5,000 tips on H-1B visa fraud: official

The USCIS, however, did not provide any other details with regard to the nature of complaints

30 May 2018 10:12 AM

IT firm owned by Indian-American fined for H-1B visa violations

Some H-1B employees brought from India by the firm were promised salaries up to USD 8,300 per month but received only USD 800 per month.

02 May 2018 1:48 PM