Washington: Two Republican Senators on Friday introduced legislation in the Senate that seeks to increase the annual H1B visa limit with an aim to bring in the world’s “best and brightest” to the US.
New York: Business and tech industry groups — representing Amazon.com Inc., Google, Visa Inc. and other companies — are urging the Trump administration not to halt work authorizations for spouses of immigrants who have specialty worker H-1B visas and are seeking permanent residency.
According to a report by the India Brand Equity Foundation, the information technology (IT)-business process management (BPM) sector in India expanded at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 11.14% to reach $154 billion in fiscal year 2017 (FY17) from $74 billion in FY10.
Washington: In a relief for Indian tech workers, US authorities on Tuesday said that the Trump administration is not considering any proposal that would force H-1B visa holders to leave the country.
Free trade and liberal immigration policies are, broadly, economic positives on a macro scale.
Washington: The move to end extension of H-1B visas would be “bad policy” and is contrary to the goals of a merit-based immigration system, the US Chambers of Commerce said on Saturday over Donald Trump administration’s reported plan that could result in self-deportation of around 700,000 Indians.
Washington: The US is considering new regulations aimed at preventing the extension of H1B visas, predominantly used by Indian IT professionals, as part of president Donald Trump’s “Buy American, Hire American” initiative, a media report has said.
Washington: Foreign workers in the US on a H1B work visa, the most sought after among Indian IT professionals, may work for more than one company, the country’s immigration agency has said.
Washington: A key Congressional committee has passed a legislation that proposes to increase the minimum salary of H1B visa holders from $60,0000 to $90,000 and imposes a number of restrictions on the work visa that is popular among Indian IT professionals.
New Delhi: At the first high-level trade engagement between India and the US after President Donald Trump took charge, the differences between the two countries on market access and intellectual property rights (IPRs) came to the fore at the minister-level dialogue under the auspices of the 11th trade policy forum platform in Washington on Thursday.