H-1B visa

H-1B Visa Denials, Requests for Evidence Increase

​New data confirms what many employers have been reporting anecdotally: Requests for evidence (RFEs) and denials issued for H-1B visa petitions rose …

Immigration

H-1B: U.S. officials cracking down on Indian citizens, report says

A crackdown on the controversial H-1B visa intended for skilled workers has struck Indian citizens harder than other foreign nationals, with federal …

Immigration

A Clampdown Slowing Legal, Not Just Illegal, Immigration

Trump administration is taking myriad quieter steps to reduce legal immigration through new policies or a stricter interpretation of existing regulations<p>A Canadian financial firm recently opened an office in the U.S. and, as part of its staffing-up process, hired an analyst—a numbers whiz with a …

Immigration

H-1B use skyrocketed among Bay Area tech giants

Even as the White House began cracking down on U.S. work visas, major Silicon Valley technology firms last year dramatically ramped up hiring of …

Silicon Valley

Melania Trump’s parents sworn in as U.S. citizens

First lady Melania Trump's parents have been sworn in as U.S. citizens. A lawyer for Viktor and Amalija Knavs says the Slovenian couple took the …

Donald Trump

DNA Edit: Protectionist policy - Trump government is wary of highly qualified Indians

The Donald Trump administration is caught in a cleft stick. America lacks necessary talent for highly skilled jobs and yet the President has made it …

India News

Why the NRC is cruel

'I do not think that we are showing Hindu humanity and humaneness in the process of the National Register of Citizens.'

India News

'Qualified Indians' Welcome, Encouraged in US, Says Envoy Amid Tightening H-1B Visa Policies

US President Donald Trump is "very committed" to relations with India, said Consul General Edgard Kagan in Mumbai.<p><b>Mumbai:</b> As the Trump administration …

India News

Thousands of highly skilled workers, including Filipinos, denied U.S. work visas

NEW YORK---More than 200,000 work visa petitions for highly skilled workers, including Filipinos, with job offers from U.S. employers were denied or …

Immigration

Trump’s America is growing increasingly hostile to foreign talent

Companies in Donald Trump’s America have become more and more wary of bringing in foreign talent.<p>The share of US firms that plan to, or are willing to, hire foreign business management graduates in 2018 has dropped to 47% from 55% last year, according to the Corporate Recruiter’s Survey by the …

Tata Consultancy Services

Over 300K Indians applications for Green Card are pending approval with US

India will bring up proposed changes in the US immigration policy, including eligibility for Green Cards and various American visas, at the …

Immigration

H-1B visa: U.S. firms’ demand for foreign MBAs drops amid uncertainty

Uncertainty about how hard the White House may crack down on the controversial H-1B visa appears to be behind a drop in demand for foreign MBAs …

Immigration

Trump’s Quiet Crackdown on H-1B Visa Abuses is Working, Report Shows

12:19 AM 08/04/2018<p>President Trump’s crackdown on illegal immigration south of the border is only the most visible part of his strategy to protect …

Immigration

The Impact of Trump's H-1B Visa Crackdown in 5 Charts | Investopedia

Trump signed the "Buy American, Hire American" executive order in April 2017, and we've seen companies, employees and students adjust to a new …

Immigration

Substantial Increase in Denial of H-1B Visa Petitions of Indians, Says Report

Data analysed over the years show US Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) adjudicators deny more applications and issue a higher rate of …

Immigration

US Adds India to Importers’ List of NATO-level Allies

The United States has eased export controls for high technology product sales to India, granting it the same access as NATO allies, Australia, Japan …

United States

H-1B visa petitions' denial increases after Donald Trump tightens immigration rules

Immigration

H-1Bs In Tech: The Good, The Bad And The Best Alternative

To H-1B or not to H-1B? If only it were that simple for the tech sector.<p>It’s impossible to discuss the current lottery-based H-1B system in the U.S. without referencing the ongoing talent gap in tech since a majority of the 85,000 H-1B visas available annually are granted to tech-based sponsors. A …

Visas

Trump plans to rescind work permits for spouses of immigrants on H-1B visas

Kavya Joseph was working at one of the top four accounting firms in her home country of India prior to her marriage, which prompted a shift to the United States due to her husband’s work.<p>Joseph’s husband immigrated to the US on an H-1B visa, typically awarded to high-skilled foreign workers. Joseph …

News (U.S.)

India to raise H1B issue with U.S.

India will raise the issue of H1B visas for IT workers during the upcoming ‘two plus two dialogue’ with the United States, External Affairs Minister …

India

Indian H-1B applicants face particular scrutiny in Trump’s work visa crackdown

Coming to the U.S. on a work visa is getting harder across the board, but workers from India in particular are feeling the effects of recent policy shifts from the Trump administration. A new report from the National Foundation for American Policy sheds light on how the “Buy American and Hire …

Immigration

Record high number of foreign college graduates taking US jobs

A record 276,500 foreign graduates of American colleges have remained in the United States to take jobs, according to newly obtained federal data.<p>The …

U.S. Politics

Indian H-1B visa applicants facing increased scrutiny: Report

According to a report, there was a sharp increase in the proportion of H-1B petitions denied for Indian-born professionals from the third to the …

Immigration

H-1B visa denials rise after Trump ‘hire American’ order: report

President Donald Trump’s “Buy American and Hire American” executive order last year appears to have led federal immigration officials to deny more …

Immigration

India to raise H-1B visa issue at 2 plus 2 dialogue with US: Sushma Swaraj

Swaraj told the Rajya Sabha that there has not been any reduction in the number of H-1B visas to Indians so far, as "no significant changes" in the …

India

Will raise H-1B visa issue at 2+2 dialogue with US: Sushma Swaraj

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday said that India will raise the issue of changing H-1B visa norms with the US at the 2+2 dialogue …

India

Will raise H1B visa issue at 2+2 dialogue: Sushma Swaraj

New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday said that India will raise the issue of changing H1B visa norms with …

India

H-1B visa alternative ‘OPT’ sees big drop in growth

A U.S. work permit widely used as an alternative to the controversial H-1B visa grew massively in recent years but that growth has slowed …

Immigration

Stop Obsessively Rereading That Email From Your Job Interviewer

It doesn’t mean anything.<p><i>Few people are as knee-deep in our work-related anxieties and sticky office politics as Alison Green, who has been fielding</i> …

Employment

Infosys warns of increase in number of visa application rejections

Infosys said restrictions on immigration in key jurisdictions like the US, UK and EU could impact profitability. Photo: Mint<p>India’s second biggest …

Business (India)