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7 Indian companies in US receive fewer H-1B visas in 2016

The 9,356 new H-1B petitions for the India-based companies approved in '16 represent only 0.006 % of US labour force, a report said.

06 Jun 2017 11:25 AM

US issues clarification on higher education H-1B exemption criteria

As mandated by the Congress, the US Citizenship and immigration Services (USCIS) can issue up to 65,000 H-1B visas.

02 Jun 2017 9:09 AM

H-1B effect: Infosys to hire 10,000 American workers

Infosys has already hired over 2,000 people in the US in the last few years under Sikka.

02 May 2017 10:50 AM

Wipro sees 7 per cent rise in consolidated net

Wipro expects revenues to be in the range of $1,915 million to $1,955 million for the quarter ending June 30, 2017.

26 Apr 2017 1:01 AM

Value investments by Indian firms: US on H-1B visa issue

State Department acting spokesman Mark Toner said that US wanted US-India business-to-business ties remain strong.

25 Apr 2017 8:14 AM


TCS, Infy account for 8.8 per cent H-1B visas

A Nasscom survey also found that the average wage for visa holders is over $82,000.

25 Apr 2017 12:25 AM

Arun Jaitley takes up H-1B issue with US govt official

Arun Jaitley is in the US to attend the annual spring meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank.

22 Apr 2017 12:59 AM

H-1B visa: FM meets US Commerce Secy, highlights role of Indian techies

Ross is understood to have said the Trump administration's objective is to have a merit-based immigration policy.

21 Apr 2017 8:21 AM

Non-Indian IT firms use 50 per cent H-1B visas allotted

Nasscom worried about use of ‘visa-dependent Indian firms’ in US.

21 Apr 2017 3:45 AM

H-1B change will need approval of Congress: Expert

Mr Trump’s call for additional measures to combat fraud in this new executive order could be implemented more quickly.

21 Apr 2017 2:02 AM


IT cos’ reputation is taking a hit: Nasscom

Hiring in India is likely to be affected.

20 Apr 2017 1:15 AM

H-1B visa memo to have little impact on Indian IT cos: Nasscom

Indian firms like TCS, Infosys and Wipro -- on their part -- have been reducing their dependence on H-1B visas.

04 Apr 2017 5:50 PM

2 Indian-Americans indicted on H-1B visa fraud

If convicted, Jayavel Murugan, 46, and Syed Nawaz, 40, will face up to 20 years in prison or up to USD 250,000 of fine or both.

29 Mar 2017 10:32 AM

Indian firms gaming H-1B visa system: US lawmaker

The lawmaker from California called for fixing the system and removing the country-based caps.

28 Mar 2017 8:17 AM

US: Bill claims outsourced jobs abuse H1-B programme, may hit Indian techies

During his presidential campaign, Trump had promised to increase oversight of H-1B and L-1 visa programmes used by Indian tech firms.

24 Mar 2017 5:50 PM


H-1B premium processing suspended to handle huge rush: US

US will start accepting applications for H-1B work visas from April 3 for the fiscal 2018.

17 Mar 2017 11:12 AM

H-1B visa applications for 2018 open to Indian techies from April 3

The official announcement did not say till when it would continue accepting the H-1B petitions.

16 Mar 2017 12:46 PM

'Suspension of H-1B work visa to hit US scientific research'

This suspension will eliminate the option for expedited review of H-1B visa applications.

11 Mar 2017 11:36 AM

Current H-1B visas do not bring the best employees: US lawmaker

The bill refocuses on legal immigration system of high skilled immigrants who come to this country.

10 Mar 2017 9:45 AM

Ohio man stalks Indians in park; accuses them of stealing jobs from Americans

In one instance, Pushor also sarcastically described the park as 'mini Mumbai'.

06 Mar 2017 6:04 PM