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H-1B VISA NEWS

Explained: The H1B visa cap, and why B-school academics want reforms

October 17, 2019 7:04 am

In July this year, a new law was proposed in the US Congress seeking to end per-country caps on green card applications, possibly giving immigrants from countries like India and China hope for a fairer system with smaller processing times.

H-1B visa fee used to fund apprentice program: US commerce secretary

July 18, 2019 10:25 am

Ross said the Trump administration had launched a new "Industry-Recognized Apprenticeship System" in a major effort to spur employer-led training and was now planning to expand it.

Four Indian-Americans arrested in US for H1B visa fraud

July 03, 2019 10:56 am

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

Silicon Valley-based IT firm sues US govt for denying H-1B visa to Indian professional

May 17, 2019 9:28 am

The H1B visa is a non-immigrant visa that allows US companies to employ foreign workers in speciality occupations that require theoretical or technical expertise.

Three Indian-origin consultants charged in US with H-1B visa fraud

April 03, 2019 8:18 am

The H-1B visa programme, popular among Indian technology professionals, allows foreign workers to obtain temporary authorisation to live and work for employers in the US.

H-1B visas only for most skilled, highest paid foreign workers

December 02, 2018 10:03 am

The H1-B visa has an annual numerical limit cap of 65,000 visas each fiscal year as mandated by the Congress.

Indian-American arrested in Silicon Valley over H1B visa fraud

November 03, 2018 8:46 am

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.

US makes it tougher for companies to employ fresh foreign workers under H-1B

November 02, 2018 8:18 pm

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.

US makes it tougher for companies to employ fresh foreign workers under H-1B

November 02, 2018 2:20 pm

The new information required by the Department of Labour is significant because before sponsoring a foreign worker for the H-1B visa, the company needs to get its labour application approved by it.

Three-fourths of H-1B visa holders in 2018 are Indians: US report

October 20, 2018 12:46 pm

According to the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), there were as many as 419,637 foreign nationals working in the US on H-1B visas as on October 5. Of these, 309,986 are Indians