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Revoking of H-4 visa work permit in final stages: Trump admin tells court

May 25, 2018 1:21 pm

The previous Obama administration under an executive order in 2015 had started giving work authorisation permits to certain categories of H-4 visa holders, who were mostly spouses of H-1B visa holders.

US may stop spouses of H-1B visa holders from working, Indians likely to be affected

December 17, 2017 12:40 pm

According to the notice, the changes are being made in light of President Donald Trump's 'Buy American and Hire American' order issued earlier this year.

Bound by legislation on visa fee hike: US

April 16, 2016 3:18 pm

Last year, the US Congress imposed a special fee of up to $4,500 on H-1B and L-1 visas - popular among Indian IT companies - to fund a 9/11 healthcare Act and biometric tracking system.

US to start accepting H-1B applications from April 1

March 17, 2016 1:34 pm

There is no change in the congressionally-mandated cap of 65,000 on H-1B visas for the Financial Year 2017, beginning October 1.

India voices concern over Donald Trump's remark on H1B visa

March 12, 2016 2:43 pm

Trump during presidential campaign said the H1B Visa programme that allows US employers to hire foreign workers in specialty occupations for a period of time, should be ended.

H-1B visa used to hire foreign workers unfair for Americans, should end: Donald Trump

March 11, 2016 12:52 pm

IT professionals from India and major Indian IT companies are major beneficiary of H-1B.

Silicon Valley wants 'dramatic expansion' of H-1B visa: US CEO

February 19, 2016 11:42 am

Amidst revival of the US economy wherein the unemployment rate has hit below 5 per cent, Bill Coleman, CEO of Veritas referred to the huge shortage of quality IT professionals the Silicon Valley faces.

Ex-Disney workers replaced by H1-B visa holders file complaint

November 24, 2015 10:41 am

Disney spokeswoman Jacquee Wahler said, "We comply with all applicable employment laws. We are expanding our IT department and adding more jobs for US IT workers."

250 given pink slip at Disney, replaced with Indian H1-B workers: media reports

June 04, 2015 10:01 pm

The H1-B visa programme has also been criticised for being used to bring in immigrants to do the work of Americans for less money.

India highlights concerns over H1-B visas with US

March 14, 2014 2:54 pm

John Kerry and Salman Khurshid covered various economic concerns during the bilateral meet.