Two US Republican Senators on Friday introduced legislation in the Senate that seeks to increase the annual H-1B visa limit with an aim to bring in the world’s “best and brightest” to the US.
US President Donald Trump has proposed to end the visa lottery system in favour of reducing the backlogs of highly-skilled workers, a plan which may benefit thousands of Indian IT professionals who are currently having several decades of waiting period to get their green cards.
NYSE-listed WNS (Holdings) has posted a net profit of $34.2 million in the third-quarter ended December 31, a 35.71 per cent rise from $25.2 million in the same period a year ago.
Asserting that H-1B visa holders drive innovation and help build and strengthen the American economy, top US lawmakers on Wednesday hailed the Trump administration’s decision that it was not considering any proposal which would force such people to leave the country.
In a relief for Indian techies, US authorities today said that the Trump administration is not considering any proposal that would force H-1B visa holders to leave the country. The announcement by the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) came days after reports emerged that the Trump administration was considering tightening H-1B visa rules that…
The proposed US Bill — Protect and Grow American Jobs — is riddled with “onerous conditions” and places “unprecedented obligations” on both Indian IT companies and clients using H-1B visas, software body Nasscom has cautioned.
The country’s leading IT exporter, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), has bagged a $2.25-billion outsourcing contract from Nielsen, a television rating measurement firm.
Infosys BPO, the Business Process Outsourcing subsidiary of IT major Infosys,today said the company has received the approval of the Ministry of Corporate Affairs to change its name to Infosys BPM Limited.
The Indian IT and BPO industry faces a regulatory “tsunami” in the European Union, and could face harsh fines if it fails to meet a May 2018 deadline to comply with data security stipulations.
Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) movement in smaller towns are set to get a fillip with the Electronics and Information Technology Ministry (MeitY) deciding to list the BPO service offerings in the Government eMarketplace (GEM) portal.