“Lot of (US) visa discussion is political rhetoric. They are not translating into legislative actions. We are watching it closely. We are not taking anything for granted,” said Nasscom President Debjani Ghosh.
With restrictions on H-1B visas growing by the year, there seems to be an uptick in the applications for the EB-5 visa programme to get a Green Card to the US.
NYSE-listed WNS (Holdings) has posted a net profit of $30.9 million for the first quarter ended June 30 a 30.9 per cent rise from $23.6 million posted during the comparable year-ago period. The company had posted a net profit of $33 million in the fourth quarter of last financial year.
The Trump administration has failed to meet its deadline for the second time this year to issue a notification on its decision to terminate the work authorisation of H-4 visa holders, mostly Indians who are spouses of professionals having H-1B visas.
The tightening of H-1B visas by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is likely to have a negative bearing on Indian IT services companies with significant dependence on such visas, according to credit ratings agency ICRA.
Teleperformance has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Intelenet fromBlackstone for $1 billion.
There have been “no big changes” in the H-1B programme and “nothing new” on the H-4 visa policy, the US said today, amid the Trump administration’s plan to overhaul the immigration system. US Deputy Chief of Mission (DCM) in Delhi, MaryKay L Carlson said granting employment visas and work permits is the sovereign decision of…
More than 5,000 complaints of H-1B visa fraud and abuse have been received by a federal agency on a dedicated email helpline that was launched by the Trump administration last year, an official said.
As the H-1B visa process becomes stringent, more Indian H-1B visa holders in the US are looking at EB-5 investor visa as their ticket to the US.
An Indian-American owned IT company in California was on Wednesday asked to pay $173,044 in wages to 12 of its foreign employees, most of them from India, in violations of the H-1B visa program salary requirements.