June 26, 2020 7:24 am
Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said on Thursday that high-skilled Indian professionals bring important skill sets, bridge technological gaps and impart a “competitive edge to the US economy” and are a “critical component of the workforce”.
June 24, 2020 3:10 pm
As the proclamation directly affects a large number of Indian IT professionals, many took to Twitter to express concern over it
June 12, 2020 12:09 pm
The proposed suspension could extend into the government's new fiscal year beginning October 1, when many new visas are issued, The Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, quoting unnamed administration officials.
May 23, 2020 1:12 pm
The H-1B and L-1 Visa Reform Act, as introduced in House of Representatives and Senate, will require US Citizenship and Immigration Services to prioritize for the first time the annual allocation of H-1B visas.
May 05, 2020 1:50 pm
As per the fresh notification from the agency, the grace period will become applicable to the documents if the issuance date listed on the request, notice or decision is between March 1 and July 1, 2020.
April 16, 2020 8:20 pm
The lawmakers asserted that health care workers on H-1B and J-1 visas, including physicians in the Conrad State 30 program, which helps retain US-trained physicians who work in undeserved areas, area key resource in this process.
April 14, 2020 11:13 pm
Coronavirus outbreak: "We recognise that non-immigrants may unexpectedly remain in the United States beyond their authorised period of stay due to COVID-19," the DHS said.
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.
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.
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