Washington: A bipartisan group of 130 US lawmakers led by influential Indian-American Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal has urged the Trump administration to continue granting work authorisation to certain dependent spouses of non-immigrant workers holding H-1B visas, the most sought-after among Indian IT professionals.
Washington: A staggering 93% of the total H-4 visa holders in the US having work authorization are from India, a latest Congressional report on the spouse visa has said.
Washington: In 2016 technology professionals from India accounted for 74.2% of the total number of H-1B visas issued by the US and the next year the figure increased to 75.6%, a government report said in Washington on Tuesday. However there has been a drop in the number of new H-1B beneficiaries from India, the official…
Last week, a top US federal official informed lawmakers that the Trump administration plans to scrap a critical provision that allows spouses of H-1B visa holders to work legally in the US. The move is expected to impact over 70,000 spouses who currently hold H-4 visas.
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New Delhi: Commerce minister Suresh Prabhu on Thursday urged the US to take into account India’s views as Washington looks to tighten procedures such as the granting of H-1B visas to restrict immigration.
Washington: The US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) said it has reached the Congressionally-mandated 65,000 H-1B visa cap for fiscal year 2019 and would conduct a lottery to decide successful applicants for the work visa popular among Indian IT professionals. The fiscal year begins 1 October 2018.
Washington: The US has started accepting applications for H-1B visas, considered as the most sought-after work visa among highly skilled Indian professionals, amid unprecedented scrutiny by the Trump administration.
Bengaluru/Washington: India’s largest information technology (IT) outsourcing companies, including Tata Consultancy Services Ltd (TCS), Infosys Ltd and Wipro Ltd, have reduced their dependence on H-1B visas over the last three years, a US daily reported, reflecting these companies’ preparations to tackle the protectionist approach followed by the current US administration of President Donald Trump.
The new H-1B visa season has begun. It is well-known that India is one of the main beneficiaries of these temporary work visas which allow skilled workers to work on projects in the US.