Thursday, Sep 21, 2023 | Last Update : 08:41 PM IST

H-1B visa Page-4

Proposed US Bill on H-1B visa has 'onerous conditions', cautions Nasscom

The bill has been passed by the House Judiciary Committee and is now headed for the US senate.

02 Jan 2018 10:45 AM

US: H1B spouses may be barred from employment

H1-B workers may work for more than one employer, says US immigration agency.

17 Dec 2017 6:29 AM

US Congressional committee votes to raise salary of H-1B visa holders

The bill prohibits H-1B dependent employers from replacing American workers with H-1B employees, there are no longer any exceptions.

16 Nov 2017 10:36 AM

Hiring sentiment remains muted: Study

Southern cities fare better than Delhi, Mumbai in hiring performance.

03 Nov 2017 2:26 AM

US economy will find it difficult to cope with reality: Prabhu on H-1B visa issue

Trump administration this week made it more difficult for renewal of H-1B and L1, popular among Indian IT professionals.

28 Oct 2017 5:46 PM


Trump admin makes renewal of H-1B visa, popular among Indians, more difficult

the US Citizenship and Immigration Services said that the burden of proof in establishing eligibility is, at all times, on the petitioner.

25 Oct 2017 9:07 PM

Indians coming to US on H-1B visa are professionals, not illegal migrants: Jaitley

Further talking about Indo-US relationship, Jaitley said that the two countries share a very mature relationship.

15 Oct 2017 10:32 AM

After being suspended, US resumes premium processing of all H-1B visa categories

In September, the country opened up some categories of the H-1B visas for the fast processing.

04 Oct 2017 1:05 PM

Sushma discusses H-1B visa, terrorism with US Secretary of State

Swaraj and Tillerson also discussed strengthening of the US-India political and economic partnership, officials said.

23 Sep 2017 1:28 PM

No restrictions in place for H-1B visa, says US official

The year-over-year increase in terms of issuance of H-1B visas and L1 visas (work permit) to Indians is six per cent each, an official said.

14 Sep 2017 8:40 PM


US lawmakers should make sure H-1B not abused: Indian-American Congressman

Khanna said obviously it would be illegal to single out any company based on nationality or based on race or religion.

14 Sep 2017 2:05 PM

US may lose its competitive edge due to H-1B clampdown: report

'Both US and Indian economies have really benefited from the H-1B programme,' Center for Global Development (CGD) in a report said.

08 Aug 2017 1:16 PM

Top US Senator says H1B visa applicants being diverted to O visa programme

The rise in numbers alongside these reports raise concerns about the future integrity of both visa programs, Senator Chuck Grassley said.

20 Jul 2017 10:54 AM

12-year waiting period for Indians applying for Green Card: report

Pew said from fiscal 2010 to 2014, about 36 per cent of employment-related Green cards more than 222,000 were granted to H-1B visa holders.

11 Jul 2017 4:55 PM

What stopped Narendra Modi from raising H-1B?

He said that the government has set up a committee to look into all the H1B visa issues.

28 Jun 2017 12:59 AM


No discussion on H-1B during Modi-Trump meeting

Last year, US govt issued nearly one million visas to Indian citizens, and facilitated 1.7 million visits by Indian citizens to the US.

27 Jun 2017 1:19 PM

Modi must raise H-1B visa issue with Trump: Indians in US

Trump will host Modi at the White House on Monday and the two leaders would spend about five hours together in various settings.

25 Jun 2017 11:54 AM

No plans to raise H-1B talks: White House on Modi-Trump meet

A senior Trump administration official said that if the Indian side raised the issue then the Americans would be ready for it.

24 Jun 2017 3:31 PM

Modi-Trump talks will yield 'win-win formula' for H-1B visa issue: USIBC

Trump had made the alleged abuse and fraud in H-1B visa system a major election issue during his campaign.

17 Jun 2017 4:09 PM

Top Indian IT companies sharply cut Reliance on H-1Bs

Companies experienced a drop of 5,436 approved petitions (37 per cent) in 2016 as compared to the previous year.

07 Jun 2017 12:37 PM