Washington: A legislation seeking to prohibit the Donald Trump administration from revoking the work authorisation of spouses of H1-B visa holders, including Indians, was introduced in the US Congress by two lawmakers, who said that eliminating the benefit would force many foreign workers to use their talents to compete against American businesses.
Washington: The Trump administration has assured lawmakers and the American corporate sector that the public would get an opportunity to respond to its proposal of revoking work authorisation to H-4 spouse visas after they raised their concerns over the move, which will impact thousands of Indians. H-4 visas are issued to the spouses of H-1B…
After facing a huge backlash from the top US lawmakers and leaders of the corporate sector, Trump administration has assured that the Americans would get an opportunity to respond to its proposal of revoking work authorization to H-4 spouse visas. The Donald Trump administration has been tightening the H-1B visas rules, which allow foreign workers…
Washington: The Donald Trump administration wants to make changes in the existing H-1B provisions for it to play a better role in attracting highly skilled foreign workers as opposed to what it has now evolved into an “outsourcing” role, the White House said.
Washington: Claiming that there has been a “dramatic increase” in the number of H-1B visas being held up, a coalition of American employers representing top IT companies like Google, Facebook and Microsoft has alleged that the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is acting outside of its own regulations. The H-1B visa is a non-immigrant…
The Trump administration has introduced a new set of stringent provisions to the H-1B labour application process under which the US employers must disclose the total number of foreigners already employed by them, making it tougher to sponsor fresh foreign workers.
Washington: The Trump administration is working on reforming the H-1B foreign workers visa programme which will be part of a skills- and merit-based legal immigration system, the White House said on Thursday.
Washington: Tata Consultancy Services or TCS is the only Indian company among top 10 firms to get foreign labour certification for the H-1B visas for the fiscal year 2018, according to data from the US Department of Labour.
Washington: Abandoning the Obama-era rule of granting work permits to H-4 visa holders — who are spouses of professionals holding H-1B visas, mostly Indians — will benefit some US workers, the Department of Homeland Security believes.
Washington: An IT advocacy group representing more than 1,000 small IT companies mostly run by Indian-Americans has filed a lawsuit against the US immigration agency for issuing H-1B visas for shorter than three years durations.