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 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 04, 2017 18:22 (IST)
Being a simple computer programmer would no longer qualify as a specialist profession, which is a must for the issue of a H-1B work visa, in a move that could have far reaching implications for thousands of Indians applying for such a visa.
On February 22, 2017 21:45 (IST)
Changes in the visa regime may result in higher operational costs and shortage of skilled workers for the $110 billion Indian outsourcing industry.
On February 15, 2017 09:19 (IST)
H-1B visa is a non-immigrant visa - popular among Indian IT professionals - that allows American firms to employ foreign workers in speciality occupations that require theoretical or technical expertise.
On February 02, 2017 13:16 (IST)
The H-1B visa is a non-immigrant visa that allows US firms to employ foreign workers in speciality occupations that require theoretical or technical expertise in specialised fields.
On January 19, 2017 10:45 (IST)
The administrative lawsuit also challenges Oracle's practice of "favoring Asian workers in its recruiting and hiring practices" for key technical jobs, saying it discriminates against non-Asian applicants.
On January 13, 2017 22:53 (IST)
A bill backing key changes in the H-1B programme, which allows skilled workers from countries like India to fill high tech jobs in the US, was last week reintroduced in the US Congress.
On December 11, 2016 12:59 (IST)
President-elect Donald Trump has said he would not allow Americans to be replaced by foreign workers, in an apparent reference to cases like that of Disney World.
On November 08, 2016 09:14 (IST)
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has accused American tech giant IBM of laying off 500 workers in Minneapolis and shifting their jobs to India and other countries.
On July 19, 2016 23:06 (IST)
The number of school students with coding skills in India is much higher than in the US, says a report.
On June 13, 2016 10:15 (IST)
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.
On February 26, 2016 15:03 (IST)
The Senators refuted the need to bring in qualified foreign workers from India.
On December 12, 2015 12:04 (IST)
Republican Ted Cruz has introduced a bill in the US Senate to make minimum salary of H-1B workers $110,000 per annum, saying it will prevent employers from replacing hard-working Americans with cheaper foreign labour.
On June 15, 2015 17:56 (IST)
Often used by the IT firms, H-1B visa is a non-immigrant visa that allows the US employers to temporarily employ foreign workers in specialty occupations.
On November 08, 2013 18:07 (IST)
Tech services giant Infosys Ltd agreed on Wednesday to pay $34 million to end a US investigation related to the widespread practice by Indian firms of flying workers to client sites in the United States on temporary visas.