Washington: There has been no change in the processing of H-1B visas, the Trump Administration has said ahead of next week’s two-plus-two dialogue between India and the US, during which External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj is expected to raise the issue.
New York: The US has extended the temporary suspension of premium processing for H1-B visas, popular among Indian IT professionals, as part of its efforts to clear the backlog.
Washington: The US Citizenship and Immigration Services today said that it has returned all the petitions of H1-B visas, popular among Indian IT professionals, that were not selected in the computer-generated lottery system in April.
New Delhi: United States’ move to tighten the H-1B visa norms is likely to have a negative bearing on H-1B-visas-dependent Indian IT services companies, according to a report.
Washington: Some US lawmakers and advocacy groups have criticised the Trump administration’s reported plan to curb H-1B visa extensions that could result in self- deportation of an estimated 5-7.5 lakh Indian Americans, saying the move would drain US of talent.
Hyderabad: To curb corruption in purchase and maintenance departments, the GHMC has decided to use a sophisticated software. The corporation will hire 56 IT employees as part of outsourcing and will develop the software by January-end and implement it in the next month.
The outsourcing industry in the Philippines, which has dethroned India as the country with the most call centres in the world, is worried that the rise of artificial intelligence (AI) will eat into the $23 billion sector.
Washington: India has “very strongly” raised the issue of H-1B and L1 visas with the US, Union Minister Suresh Prabhu said on Saturday, asserting that the American economy will find it difficult to cope with the reality as it has been immensely benefited by Indian IT professionals.
Chennai: The state government has established a 50-seater rural BPO (Business Process Outsourcing) centre at Navalur-Kuttapattu village in Tiruchy in the state through Elcot, in an effort aimed at training the rural youth on BPO and thereby prevent their migration to cities.
Bengaluru: The country’s third largest IT services firm, Wipro, on Wednesday said that Americans form over 50 per cent of its workforce in the United States.