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h1-b visas

US to modify H1B visa selection process, to give priority to wages, skill level

The final rule to be published in the federal register on Jan 8. It will be effective 60 days after its publication in the Federal Register

08 Jan 2021 2:05 AM

US Senate passes bill eliminating per-country cap for H-1B work visas

The provision will facilitate removal of the massive backlog of Indian IT professionals in the US

03 Dec 2020 12:27 PM

H1-B visa suspension by US to have Rs 1,200 crore impact on Indian IT firms: Crisil

Visas used by Indian tech professionals were suspended by the Donald Trump administration as it looked to arrest the rising unemployment

06 Jul 2020 4:52 PM

H-1B dip: Trade dispute to blame

The US administration was threatening from June that H-1B visas may be severely restricted.

08 Nov 2019 2:26 AM

Will raise visa issue with US, says Sushma Swaraj

Sushma Swaraj said there has not been any reduction in the number of H-1B visas to Indians so far.

27 Jul 2018 2:45 AM


Indian-American IT professionals ask US government to end green card backlog

Participants argued that per country quota on issuing of Green Cards per annum was the main reason for the backlog.

01 May 2018 3:41 PM

US says programmers not fit for H1-B, blow to India

In 2016, the Obama administration issued employment-based visas to 1.5 lakh Indian nationals, including 1.26 lakh H1-B job permits.

05 Apr 2017 1:38 AM

Indian programmers can no longer apply for H-1B visas in US

According to USCIS, 'Guidance memo on H-1B computer related positions' is not an accurate articulation of current agency policy.

04 Apr 2017 12:12 PM

H-1B visas: US temporarily bans premium processing

This temporary suspension will help us to reduce overall H-1B processing time, the USCIS said.

04 Mar 2017 2:16 PM

Indians head to US in search of better days

Of course, Jaishankar can tell Shannon that 65,000 H1-B visas are issued annually only because the Americans need Indian skills.

28 Feb 2017 2:33 AM


'Whimsical Trump' presents exciting opportunity: Mahindra

Mahindra group chairman says 'Make America great' policy is going to make America a wonderful place to invest in.

18 Feb 2017 11:38 AM