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.
Vishakhapatnam: Xerox’s business process services (BPO) offshoot Conduent will be investing up to Rs300 crore to put up a development centre at Fintech Valley in Visakhapatnam over the next three years.
Washington: The US has resumed fast processing of H1B work visas in all categories subject to Congress-mandated limit, five months after it was suspended temporarily to handle the huge rush of applications for the work visas popular among Indian IT professionals.
New Delhi: A senior US official on Thursday sought to allay India’s concerns on the H-1B visa programme, which is being “reviewed” by the Trump administration, saying there are no “restrictions” in place.
New Delhi: Cisco Systems Inc. chairman John Chambers on Wednesday said firms taking Indians to the US for cost arbitrage displacing American workers was a “mistake” and it is important that jobs are created in both countries to ensure sustainable growth.
New York: Despite President Donald Trump’s frequent and public criticism of the H1B visa programme, new data released shows applicants are undeterred.
New York: Mahindra, the Indian cars-to-technology conglomerate, plans to boost US investment as it prepares for the prospect that President Donald Trump will cut quotas for the H1B visas needed to service clients at its outsourcing business.
Washington: Top seven India-based outsourcing companies in the US received fewer H1B visas in 2016 as compared to 2015, and as a group their numbers dropped 37%, according to a new report.
Washington: A top Republican lawmaker has demanded abolition of the lottery system in allocating H1B visas, the most sought-after by Indian IT professionals, to restore the original purpose of the programme to bring the “best and brightest” to the country.