Nasscom President On Trump's H-1B Order
Apr 19, 2017
Nirmal Bang On H-1B Executive Order
Apr 19, 2017
On April 27, 2017 08:14 (IST)
A copy of Trump's tax return from 2005 suggests that a tax cut similar to the one Trump is proposing could have lowered his tax obligation by potentially tens of millions of dollars in a single year.
On April 27, 2017 00:21 (IST)
Donald Trump on Wednesday proposed slashing the U.S. tax rate on corporate and pass-through business profits to 15 percent from 35 percent or more.
On April 27, 2017 00:35 (IST)
Donald Trump on Wednesday proposed slashing the U.S. tax rate on corporate and pass-through business profits to 15 percent from 35 percent or more
On April 26, 2017 20:19 (IST)
Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, in a this morning speech, said the proposed overhaul would amount to "the biggest tax cut" and the "largest tax reform" in US history.
On April 26, 2017 14:05 (IST)
With financial markets eagerly anticipating a White House tax plan, Trump will also call for a sharp cut in the top rate on pass-through businesses, including many small business partnerships and sole proprietorships.
On April 25, 2017 10:59 (IST)
The H-1B visa allows US firms to employ foreign workers in speciality occupations that require theoretical or technical expertise in specialised fields.
On April 22, 2017 12:44 (IST)
The United States has already suspended the "expedited processing option" for applicants, under which she may have received a visa in weeks.
On April 21, 2017 13:30 (IST)
The executive order signed by Mr Trump earlier this week calls for a review of H-1B visas by the departments of State, Labour, Homeland Security and Justice.
On April 21, 2017 09:40 (IST)
On Tuesday, hammering his "America First" campaign theme, Trump signed an order tasking the department heads of State, Justice, Homeland Security and Labor to propose reforms in order to ensure H-1B visas are given to the "most-skilled or highest paid" petitioners.
On April 21, 2017 08:30 (IST)
Taking up the case of Indian IT companies and professionals, Mr Jaitley told Ross about the contribution of highly skilled Indians in the economic development of the United States and India.
On April 20, 2017 12:46 (IST)
More than 160 companies, all but a couple of which are in the technology sector, signed a "friend of the court" brief siding with opponents of Trump's executive order in a US appeals court for the District of Maryland.
On April 20, 2017 10:05 (IST)
In a series of tweets, Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren said H-1B reform is needed, but after lots of roll out fanfare it was disappointing to read President Trump's "Hire American" executive order.
On April 20, 2017 15:15 (IST)
Assocham has warned that Indian IT companies may be forced to displace workforce with a tightening H-1B visa regime in the United States as cost pressure would increase, aggravated by rising rupee leading to lower onsite placements for Indians.
On April 19, 2017 15:01 (IST)
"Indian IT companies are bound to face disruptions by way of higher costs and even some laying off work force back home, as the rising rupee is aggravating the situation further for the technology export firms," Assocham said in a report.
On April 19, 2017 14:08 (IST)
L1 visas facilitate the temporary transfer of a foreign worker in the managerial, executive or specialised knowledge category to the US to continue employment with an office of the same employer.
On April 19, 2017 14:53 (IST)
US President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed an executive order for tightening the H-1B visa programme.
On April 19, 2017 09:45 (IST)
Trump's long-awaited executive order drew sharp reactions from the opposition Democrat lawmakers and the sponsors of these legislations, but drew applause from the treasury benches.
On April 19, 2017 10:27 (IST)
Infosys, India's No. 2 IT services firm, has said previously that it is ramping up work on on-site development centres in the United States to train local talent in an effort to address the visa regulation changes under consideration.