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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

Trump administration to propose major changes in H-1B visas

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) said the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) plans to come out with its new proposal by January, 2019

IT companies file lawsuit against US immigration agency over shorter duration of H-1B visas

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.

Trump administration reconfirms its intent to rescind H4 rule

It was in February 2015 that it had published a final rule extending eligibility for employment authorisation to certain H-4 dependent spouses of H-1B nonimmigrants who are seeking employment-based lawful permanent resident (LPR) status.

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PM Modi Conveyed India's Concerns Over H1B Visa During Phone Conversation With US President Donald Trump

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 […]

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