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H1-B visa


H1-B visa restrictions: Democratic lawmakers urge Trump admin to exempt healthcare workers

August 05, 2020 1:05 pm

In a letter to SoS Mike Pompeo, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Chad Wolf and Labour Secretary Eugene Scalia, the lawmakers on Tuesday said that the restrictions hit the healthcare at large and particularly for the rural and underserved communities that rely on immigrant physicians.

Explained: What US job curbs mean for Indian H1-B holders

August 06, 2020 10:01 am

Indian H1-B Visa Holders: Trump has signed an executive order barring federal agencies from hiring H-1B visa holders and other foreign workers in place of US citizens or green card holders. How will the new order impact Indian workers in the US?

Trump suspend H1-B visas till 2020 end; Google, Apple “disappointed” with proclamation

June 23, 2020 7:05 pm

The proclamation will come into effect on June 24. The move is expected to impact the majority of Indian IT professionals and several American and Indian companies who were issued H-1B visas by the United States for the fiscal year 2021 that begins on October 1.

Explained: How US pause on H1-B work visas will hit Indian companies

June 25, 2020 10:02 am

The US has blocked H1-B and certain other non-immigrant worker visas until the end of the year. A look at who uses these visas, and how the move will impact Indian firms who send workers to the US

Indian IT companies to be hit as US bans work visas till end of year

June 23, 2020 10:11 am

The suspension of H-1B and other work visas by US President Donald Trump is likely to have a severe impact on majority of Indian information technology (IT) companies.

Trump to order new restrictions on H-1B visa in next two days

June 21, 2020 8:38 am

One possibility under consideration would restrict people from entering the US on visa categories including the H1-B program for as long as 180 days, Bloomberg News reported

Trump admin urges US court not to block work permits to spouses of H1B visa-holders

May 07, 2020 8:40 am

The DHS, in its submission on May 5, said the argument by Save Jobs USA on behalf of American technology workers "only speculates about potential economic harm to its members, based on five-year-old affidavits".

Over 200,000 H-1B workers could lose legal status by June

April 29, 2020 8:37 pm

H-1B visas are tied to a specific location and employer who commits to paying the recipient a minimum salary. Furloughing recipients, reducing their wages, and in some cases allowing them to work from home violates visa requirements.

Employment-based backlog to double by 2030, Indians will have to wait for decades for Green Card: CRS

March 31, 2020 9:33 am

For nationals from large migrant-sending countries India and China the numerical limit and per-country ceiling have created inordinately long waits for employment-based green cards.

US reaches 65,000 H-1B visa cap for 2021

March 30, 2020 8:19 am

USCIS will notify the successful applicants and their companies before March 31, that they are eligible to file an H-1B cap-subject petition.