IT firms offering higher wages to retain talent
Mar 25, 2010
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 11:30 (IST)
Comments from Mr Pai come at a time when the IT industry is undergoing uncertain times due to tightening of H-1B visa norms in the new Trump administration in the US.
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 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 17, 2017 13:57 (IST)
The tightening of the H-1B regime has grabbed a lot of spotlight but the visa issue should not be looked at as 'be all and end all' of the entire IT industry's growth, Nasscom President, R Chandrashekhar said.
On April 04, 2017 18:23 (IST)
US policy makers issued a notice which said that being a simple computer programmer would no longer qualify as a 'specialist profession', - a must to get an H-1B visa.
On April 04, 2017 10:11 (IST)
The Department of Justice said applicants or employees who believe they were subjected to discrimination based on their citizenship, immigration status, or national origin in hiring, firing or recruitment or referral, should contact Civil Right Division's Immigrant and Employee Rights Section.
On April 04, 2017 09:38 (IST)
The US on Monday announced multiple measures to "deter and detect" what it described as "fraud and abuse" of H-1B work visas, the most sought after by Indian IT firms and professionals.
On February 24, 2017 18:48 (IST)
Comments from Mr Pai come at a time when the IT industry is staring at job losses due to increasing use of artificial intelligence by clients, rendering many engineers jobless.
On February 06, 2017 13:08 (IST)
Infosys has said it is looking into reducing its dependency on visas to stay competitive, while worried software executives are due to travel to the US later this month to press their case with lawmakers.
On January 10, 2017 08:12 (IST)
For the new political order taking shape in Washington, H-1Bs aren't quite welcome.
On August 12, 2015 11:22 (IST)
Two Indian-origin technology czars Romesh Wadhwani and Bharat Desai are also in the list.