Hyderabad: Police said Monday’s bust of a call centre cheating people by offering personal loans was the first of its kind in the city. Such frauds are common in Delhi and the north, a police official said. The police investigation was sparked by a complainant who stated that he had received a call during which […]
Hyderabad: A call centre (bpo) cheated about 600 people of around Rs 25 crore by offering non-existent loans for a fee. The firms employed 62 persons and reportedly called up 10,000 citizens, according to the cyber crime police who unearthed the racket. All the staff and two kingpins have been arrested. Police seized Rs 80,000 […]
Bengaluru: Tech India’s visa woes are far from over. The situation remains critical with the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) implementing a new H-1B visa filing regulation applicable from the forthcoming quota opening on April 1, though the electronic registration requirement will be suspended for the fiscal year 2020 cap season, as requested by […]
Bengaluru: Tech India’s visa woes are far from over. Things are still bad now with the the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) implementing a new H-1B visa filing regulation applicable from the quota opening on April 1, though the electronic registration requirement will be suspended for the fiscal year 2020 cap season, as requested […]
New Delhi: IT firm Infosys on Thursday announced inauguration of its new technology and innovation hub in Hartford in the US.
Indian information technology (IT) services firms are increasingly looking at nearshoring options to service clients in the US as restrictive visa regulations in the country are making it increasingly difficult for them to depute engineers to this key client geography for meeting client requirements.
Bengaluru: The Trump administration continues its relentless crusade against immigrant workers and imported talent. The United States Department of Labor (DoL) has debarred 26 companies after they were found to be “wilful violators” of the H-1B visa programme.
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.