The charges against the four comes amid a crackdown on the H-1B programme by the administration of President Donald Trump, which has taken aim at outsourcers and IT staffing companies, and dramatically increased the rate of rejection for H-1B visas
Kishore Kumar Kavuru has been charged with 10 counts of visa fraud and as many counts of mail fraud in connection with a scheme to maintain a pool of foreign workers for the clients of his consulting companies.
The H-1B visa, popular among Indian IT professionals, is a non-immigrant visa that allows US companies to employ foreign workers in speciality occupations that require theoretical or technical expertise.
In the first conversation between the two since Donald Trump was sworn in as US President, Prime Minister Narendra Modi conveyed India’s concerns on proposed changes to the H1B visa programme, official sources told The Indian Express. Sources said the issue was raised by Modi during their phone conversation at about 11.30 pm on January […]