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'Immigrants' - 19 News Result(s)

  • US Immigration Body To Issue Redesigned Green Cards From May

    US Immigration Body To Issue Redesigned Green Cards From May

    Existing and "new style" Green Cards will remain valid until the expiration dates shown on the cards

  • After Australia, Now New Zealand Toughens Requirements For Skilled Immigrants

    After Australia, Now New Zealand Toughens Requirements For Skilled Immigrants

    The announcement by Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse comes after Australia said it would scrap a temporary visa for skilled overseas workers.

  • H-1B System Needs 'Common Sense' Reforms: Congressman Ro Khanna

    H-1B System Needs 'Common Sense' Reforms: Congressman Ro Khanna

    Khanna, who represents the Silicon Valley where a large number of Indians and other immigrants work, said many Americans believe the H-1B visa programme needs to be reformed.

  • Trump Tightens Deportation Rules, 3 Lakh Indian-Americans Could Be Impacted

    Trump Tightens Deportation Rules, 3 Lakh Indian-Americans Could Be Impacted

    It is estimated that the US has around 11 million undocumented immigrants, who face the risk of deportation.

  • Can Trump's 'America First' Spur Growth Without Immigrants?

    Can Trump's 'America First' Spur Growth Without Immigrants?

    In dramatic scenes over the past week, outraged demonstrators flocked to airports to support refugees and migrants trapped there or unable to board flights to the United States.

  • Donald Trump Less Rich Than Several Immigrants In Forbes List

    Donald Trump Less Rich Than Several Immigrants In Forbes List

    At 42, more than 10 per cent of those on the 2016 list of The Forbes 400 of the wealthiest people in America are immigrants who have achieved great business success in the country, Forbes said.

  • US Lawmakers Propose Change In H-1B Visa Laws To Contest Layoffs: Report

    US Lawmakers Propose Change In H-1B Visa Laws To Contest Layoffs: Report

    Several US lawmakers have proposed revisions to visa laws to include measures allowing former employees to contest their layoffs after a number of American workers lost their jobs to immigrants from countries like India on H-1B and other work visas, a media report said on Sunday.

  • In Turnabout, Disney Cancels Tech Worker Layoffs

    In Turnabout, Disney Cancels Tech Worker Layoffs

    In late May, about 35 technology employees at Disney-ABC Television in New York and Burbank, California, received jarring news. Managers told them that they would all be laid off, and that during their final weeks they would have to train immigrants brought in by an outsourcing company to do their jobs.

  • Pink Slips at Disney. But First, Training Foreign Replacements.

    Pink Slips at Disney. But First, Training Foreign Replacements.

    About 250 Disney employees were told in late October that they would be laid off. Many of their jobs were transferred to immigrants on temporary visas for highly skilled technical workers, who were brought in by an outsourcing firm based in India.

  • Workers in Silicon Valley Weigh In on Obama's Immigration Order

    Workers in Silicon Valley Weigh In on Obama's Immigration Order

    Some immigrants working in technology were heartened by the president's actions and said they could potentially make life and work in the United States easier.

  • Plan Aims to Draw Immigrants With Technology Skills

    Plan Aims to Draw Immigrants With Technology Skills

    The proposed rule changes were announced with fanfare by Alejandro Mayorkas, the deputy secretary of homeland security, and Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker, who said they would help the country attract and retain immigrants with skills in technology and science, and "unleash more of the extraordinary contributions that immigrants have always made...

  • H-1B visa holder's spouse may be allowed to work in US

    H-1B visa holder's spouse may be allowed to work in US

    In a statement, the White House said that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will soon publish several proposed rules that will make the US more attractive to talented foreign entrepreneurs and other high-skill immigrants who will contribute substantially to the US economy, create jobs, and

  • IT industry gets some relief as Senate panel passes Immigration Bill

    IT industry gets some relief as Senate panel passes Immigration Bill

    A U.S. Senate panel on Tuesday approved legislation to give millions of illegal immigrants a path to citizenship, setting up a spirited debate next month in the full Senate over the biggest changes in immigration policy in a generation.

  • India-born dominate US tech start-ups founded by immigrants: Study

    India-born dominate US tech start-ups founded by immigrants: Study

    A new study showing that immigrants founded one quarter of U.S. technology start-up companies could fuel calls to relax immigration rules ahead of next month's U.S. presidential elections, where the economy and immigration are key issues.

  • About 2.4 lakh illegal Indian immigrants living in US: Report

    About 2.4 lakh illegal Indian immigrants living in US: Report

    The flow of Indians coming clandestinely to the US has doubled between 2000 and 2011, says the report.

  • Food adds spice to Indian investment in UK

    Food adds spice to Indian investment in UK

    Many 'Indian' restaurants are owned by immigrants from Bangladesh, with fare often customised to the British palate.

  • US approves faster green cards for Indian workers

    US approves faster green cards for Indian workers

    In a move that may allow more highly skilled immigrants from India and China to obtain the so called green cards faster, the US House of Representatives has passed a bill modifying the visa system.

  • Indian immigrants in Canada turning into millionaires

    Indian immigrants in Canada turning into millionaires

    The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE) in Canada is making its mark by turning struggling Indian immigrants into successful entrepreneurs. Under its mentorship programme, TiE Toronto has turned million-dollar dreams of many budding entrepreneurs into reality. "Many of the entrepreneurs, we have mentored for the past 10 years have created multi-millio...