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H1B visa

PM Modi raises issue of H-1B visas with President Biden: Foreign Secretary Shringla

The technology companies depend on it to hire tens of thousands of employees each year from countries like India and China

25 Sep 2021 12:04 PM

US to hold rare second lottery for H-1B visa applicants

The move by the USCIS to conduct the second lottery will provide another chance to several applicants, including Indian IT professionals

30 Jul 2021 12:31 PM

US allows some H-1B visa seekers to re-submit their applications

Such petitions must be re-submitted before October 1, 2021

24 Jun 2021 1:32 PM

Legislation on H-1B visas introduced in US Congress

Given that the Democrats have a majority in the House of Representatives, the bill has little chance to be passed

04 Mar 2021 12:15 PM

Biden seeks restoration of peoples' rights in Kashmir; disappointed with NRC, CAA

A group of Hindu Americans have reached out to Biden's campaign expressing resentment to the language used against India

26 Jun 2020 9:32 AM


US H1B visa: India says it is assessing impact of Donald Trump's order

US President Donald Trump had on Tuesday suspended the H1B visas till the end of the year.

26 Jun 2020 1:26 AM

Google CEO Sundar Pichai disappointed with US President Trump's H1B visa move

Some other types of foreign work visas were also suspended till the end of 2020 to protect US workers in a crucial election year.

24 Jun 2020 12:07 AM

Trump blocks H1B visa, business groups say decision will hurt US recovery

The visa suspension, will open up 525,000 jobs for US workers, a senior administration official said

23 Jun 2020 10:54 AM

Extension of non-immigrant visa holders in US on case-by-case basis: USCIS

According to the USCIS, Indians are the biggest beneficiaries of the H-1B visa programme.

15 Apr 2020 1:15 PM

Indian IT companies may bear the brunt with US proposing H-1B visa fee hike

US is proposing H-1B visa fee hike to increase funding for expansion of an apprentice programme to train American youths.

07 May 2019 10:58 AM


H1-B visa restrictions compel Indian tech firms to hire more locals: Report

Infosys led with 2,122 visa denials in fiscal year 2017-18, followed by its larger rival TCS with 1,896 rejections.

06 Apr 2019 10:47 AM

Indian American arrested on charges of H-1B fraud

Neeraj Sharma of New Jersey, is charged by complaint with one count of visa fraud and one count of naturalization fraud.

06 Feb 2019 8:52 AM

Donald Trump not anti-immigrant, says White House

A WH official said Trump was only trying to make immigration ‘more merit-based’ and ‘reform’ the legal system regarding it.

20 Nov 2017 11:11 AM

India-born Microsoft CEO, Satya Nadella once gave up his green card for love

In his book 'Hit Refresh', Nadella writes that his wife, Anu was his priority, which made his decision a simple one.

26 Sep 2017 11:54 AM

Sushma Swaraj brings up H1-B visa issue with Rex Tillerson

A few months ago, India had said, “Indian software exports and personnel add to the competitiveness of US industry”.

23 Sep 2017 2:12 AM


US to resume fast processing of H-1B work visas popular with Indians

Federal agency USCIS also plans to resume premium processing of other H-1B petitions as workloads permit.

25 Jul 2017 11:17 AM

RS witnesses rebuttal between Centre, Congress over Modi, H1B Visa

The Centre also put forth its stand on the ongoing tussle with China, including Beijing increasing its maritime presence.

20 Jul 2017 2:35 PM

H1B visas to return as workload permit, says US immigration agency

USCIS started premium processing of all H1B visa requests for doctors under a waiver program and for government agency waivers.

29 Jun 2017 1:06 PM

IT exports likely to expand by 8 per cent, hire 1.5 lakh people

Nasscom expects export revenues to grow by 7 to 8 per cent, not hugely different from last year.

23 Jun 2017 10:05 AM

Wrong to say Indian IT dependent on H-1B visa: Infosys CEO Sikka

Sikka's comment comes as IT firms like Infosys, Wipro and TCS are expected to be hit by Trump's crackdown on H1B visas.

22 Jun 2017 1:49 PM