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H1-B visa


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.

US agency completes implementation of H-1B electronic registration process for 2021 cap season

December 07, 2019 7:49 am

The US Citizenship and Immigration Services would start accepting the H-1B petitions from April 1, 2020 for the next fiscal year.

US court refuses to strike down work permits for spouses of H1-B visa workers

November 11, 2019 9:20 am

A 2015 rule issued by US President Donald Trump's predecessor Barack Obama allowed work permits for certain categories of H-4 visa holders, primarily spouses of those having H-1B work visas waiting for their Green Card, to work in the US.

Massive H-1B denial rates for Indian IT companies under Trump Admin: Report

November 06, 2019 11:03 am

For instance, the denial rate of H-1B petitions for initial employment for Amazon, Microsoft, Intel and Google in 2015 was just one per cent. In 2019, the same increased respectively to six, eight, seven and three per cent.

Conveyed expectation for non-discriminatory H-1B visa programme to US: MEA

July 10, 2019 6:21 pm

Most of the Indian IT professionals go to the US on the H-1B non-immigrant visa that allows US companies to employ foreign workers in speciality occupations requiring theoretical or technical expertise.

US tells India it's mulling caps on H-1B visas to deter data rules: report

June 20, 2019 1:30 pm

India is the largest recipient of these temporary visas, most of them to workers at big Indian technology firms.

Indian-American spouses of H1-B visa holders could benefit if this US law is approved

May 30, 2019 9:06 am

Many H-4 visa holders are highly skilled professionals, and the DHS previously extended eligibility for employment authorisation to them recognising the economic burdens of families of many H-1B workers

US to propose hike in H-1B application fee: Labour Secretary

May 07, 2019 10:38 am

Arguing that foreigners hurt American workers by competing for jobs and driving down wages, the Trump administration has tighten the noose around the H-1B visa programme.

US says it's received sufficient H1-B visas to meet cap for FY'20

April 06, 2019 11:36 am

Earlier this year, the US said it would bring in new rules for professionals seeking to apply for the H1-B, and would give preference to those who have completed a post-graduate degree from an educational institution in the US.