A recent policy change favouring advanced degree holders for visas in US will lead to a hit on IT companies’ profitability as the number of H1-B visas approved gets reduced, a report said.
AION Capital, an India-focussed private equity fund established through a strategic partnership between Apollo Global Management and ICICI Venture, on Monday announced it has acquired global travel technology and digital services company InterGlobe Technologies.
The police Friday arrested 126 people, busting a fake call centre here which was being used to dupe US citizens, officials said. A raid was conducted at the call centre, located in sector 63, late Thursday night on a tip-off that dubious operations were being carried out from there, Senior Superintendent of Police Ajay Pal […]
The US should select the “very best” among the applicants under the H-1B visas, the Trump administration has said, vowing to step up efforts to ensure that these work visas, the most sought by Indian IT professionals, do not harm domestic workers. The H-1B visa is a non-immigrant visa that allows US companies to employ […]
Nasscom has raised concerns over the US government’s latest proposal that will require H1-B visa seeking firms to electronically register their petitions in advance, saying this will lead to “uncertainties” and could put US jobs at risk.
It was on a trip to Bengaluru that IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, who at that time also held the telecom portfolio, met some youths from Bihar who requested him to do something which would enable them to work back home rather than come to far off places in search of livelihood. And thus was […]
Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) is the only Indian company among the top 10 firms to get foreign labour certification for the H-1B visas for the fiscal year 2018 by receiving over 20,000 such certifications, according to official data in which Ernest and Young was ranked No 1. The H-1B visas are the most sought-after among […]
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.
IT industry body Nasscom Friday warned that proposed changes by the US administration around definition of specialty occupations under the H-1B visas will add costs for global IT services companies that play a critical role in helping American companies stay competitive in the global market.
The Trump administration has said it is planning to “revise” the definition of employment and specialty occupations under the H-1B visas, a move which will have a detrimental impact on Indian IT companies and small and medium-sized contractual firms mostly owned by Indian-Americans. The H-1B visa, most sought-after among Indian IT professionals, is a non-immigrant […]
The Trump administration in the United States has told a federal court that its decision to revoke work permits to H-4 visa users, a significant majority of whom are Indian-Americans, is expected within the next three months, a move which will have a major impact on Indian women as they are the major beneficiary of […]
India Thursday urged the US to take a “balanced and sensitive” view on the issue of proposed changes in America’s H-1B visa policy, saying it could effect the people-to-people links that are crucial for energising bilateral ties. During the first 2+2 dialogue between the two countries, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj sought US Secretary of […]