January 09, 2021 5:25 am
Until now, the selection of H-1B work visas was done by a randomised lottery system, which did not take into account factors such as wage, experience or any other requirements and demands.
January 22, 2020 11:05 pm
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy on Tuesday signed the legislation 'S2555', allowing New Jersey students, who are the children of H-1B visa holders, to qualify for in-state tuition at public institutions of higher education.
November 13, 2019 6:53 am
The Trump administration has visibly ramped up H-1B denials, under the executive order “Buy American and Hire American”. H-4 visas have also been issued at a much lower rate.
July 13, 2019 6:51 pm
According to the US Justice Department, the four face a maximum potential penalty of five years in prison and a $250,000 fine.
June 21, 2019 9:17 am
Two senior Indian officials told Reuters on Wednesday they had been briefed last week on a US plan to cap the number of H-1B visas given annually to Indians at between 10% and 15% of the total number issued.
June 05, 2019 9:43 am
In addition to paying the back wages, Populus Group -– based in Troy, Michigan -- will review past and current payroll records to ensure compliance with programme requirements.
June 05, 2019 8:08 am
The US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) approved 335,000 H-1B visas, which included both new and renewable, in the fiscal year 2018. This was 10 per cent less from 373,400 in the previous fiscal year of 2017
November 09, 2018 1:24 pm
During the Washington Post's live discussion on new technology, when asked about the president's thoughts on H1B immigration, Liddell said, "He (Trump) has talked about merit immigration, clearly that (H-1B) fits in merit immigration."
October 18, 2018 9:14 pm
The comment by the Spokesperson in the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) came after Washington said it is planning to "revise" the definition of employment and specialty occupations under the H-1B visas by January, a move which will have an adverse impact on Indian IT companies in the US.
October 18, 2018 4:03 pm
The H-1B visa is a non-immigrant visa that allows US companies to employ foreign workers in speciality occupations that require theoretical or technical expertise.