H-4 shocker on cards
A shocker awaits hundreds of thousands of Indians working in America as the Donald Trump administration is going ahead with revoking work permits for spouses of H-1B workers. Over 1.27 lakh working spouses of immigrants, nearly 93% of them being Indi
Telugu businessman jailed for visa fraud in US
Venkat Guntipally had pleaded guilty on April 24, 2017, and admitted that he and his wife founded and owned DS Soft Tech and Equinett, two employment-staffing companies for technology firms.
US lawmakers ask Trump to stop abuse of H-1B visa system
"This bipartisan bill will restore the H-1B visa programme to its original intent, protect American workers, and preserve the limited H-1B visas for high-skilled foreign workers," the letter said.
Former employee accuses Infosys of ‘discrimination’, files lawsuit
The civil suit, filed on June 19 in the Eastern District of Texas (Sherman Division), seeks a trial by jury on the alleged discrimination against non-Asian employees at the company's offices in the US, resulting in Green's dismissal nearly a year ago
‘H1B visa reforms might benefit Indian IT professionals’
From next year, the visas could go to applicants with the highest wages and skills, and the number of H-1B visas issued may also be reduced since the focus is to "hire Americans" said Ignatius Chithelen.
H-1B competition set to come down
Working professionals who used to file multiple application forms have now become cautious about stringent norms of the White House.
H-1B visa programme faces onslaught of Congressional bills
There seems to be more trouble for Indian techies working in the USA, as bills from both the Republican and Democratic parties believe that H-1B work visas, which are highly popular among Indian techies, tend to replace American workers.
Suspension on expedited H-1B visa to affect IT cos: Nasscom
New Delhi: Industry body Nasscom on Sunday said that US' decision to temporarily suspend the expedited premium processing of H-1B visas will lead to process delays for Indian IT firms too. However, Nasscom feels that the move will not be a â€
US to temporarily suspend special payment programme for H-1B visas
This is not a suspension of the H-1B visas, but only of the "Premium Processing", which allows companies to pay $1,125 to go to the top of the line ahead of those waiting for applications to be processed, the USCIS said on Friday.
US House of Representatives introduces H-1B reform bill
This is more than double of the current H-1B minimum wage of USD 60,000 which was established in 1989 and since then has remained unchanged.