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'Dramatic increase' in number of H1B visas being held up, claims Compete America

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. The technology companies depend on it to hire tens of thousands of employees each year from countries like India and China.

US bans diplomatic visas for same-sex partners of those working in international organisations

The shift drew sharp criticism from gay rights advocates, including those who work for the United Nations and could be affected.


Modi visa: Heads of state and government are eligible for A1 visas, says US

The results of the 16th general elections of India are scheduled to be announced on May 16.

Infosys Q1 results: Fact box

Software outsourcing giant Infosys posts slightly higher quarterly profit than expected.

In battle for US visas,countries put best foot forward

The government of South Korea hired a former CIA analyst,two White House veterans and a team of ex-congressional staff members to help secure a few paragraphs in the giant immigration Bill.

India seeks more US visas for its high-skilled workers

Major US companies look to India as an essential outlet for growth -- and vice versa: Rao


Proposal to restrict business visas will impact Indo-US ties: USIBC

Imposing restrictions on US business and work visas are being considered by a group of Senators.

US eases visa rules for Indians

Indians who renew their US visas,valid or expired,within four years are likely to be exempted from personal interviews.

We want more Indians to visit America: US Envoy

US hopes to provide more visas to Indians this year to boost the ties between the two nations,a senior diplomat said.

Immigration: US visas fund scholarships

Far from trashing American jobs,outsourcing visas help the people there enormously,says a group.