Does the US have a STEM — science, technology, engineering and mathematics — worker shortage? The question is critical for US immigration policy and has become the focus of discussion with the Donald Trump government’s proposals to tighten visas that will affect IT workers and their families.
VFS Global, an international visa outsourcing and administration company, will spend about 3 million euros on migrating data of Indians from the UK and Germany if the Indian government mandates data localisation in the country
InfosysNSE -3.21 % will soon open a technology hub at Richardson in the US state of Texas where it will hire 500 American techies by 2020, said the global software major on Wednesday
India’s backoffice firms such as EXL Services and Hinduja Global Solutions are looking at increasing their US staff strength on the back of growing business from clients in healthcare and retail sectors.
Faced with attempts by the Trump administration to tighten H-1B visa norms, the National Association of Software and Services Companies (Nasscom) and Indian IT firms are spending hundreds of thousands of dollars to lobby US officials. Among the major IT companies, TCSNSE 1.06 % and InfosysNSE 2.04 % have
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 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 the what it has now evolved into an “outsourcing” role, the White House said Thursday.
When Amit Mehra (name changed) joined Capgemini after earning his degree from IIT Bombay earlier this year, he had already finished one part of his initial learning programme. There were two training programmes — one that started after he joined the IT services firm, and another, even before his first day on the job. “We…
India’s IT outsourcing giant Tata Consultancy ServicesNSE -0.34 % Ltd. needs to offer a good explanation for why engineers hired at its American outposts are 13 times as likely to be fired if they’re
The Trump administration has elevated efforts to undermine H-1B programme, creating “unexpected level of uncertainties” among small and medium size IT companies, a large number of which are owned by Indian Americans, an advocacy group for these firms have said.