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US Lawmakers Seek Permanent Residence For H1B Visa Holders, Can Be Game Changer For Indians

Sep 01, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Under the current system, individuals from countries with large populations -- such as India and China -- face decades-long wait times to achieve lawful permanent resident status.

Indian Talent Moving To Other Countries Due To Outdated H-1B Visa Policy: US Experts Tell Lawmakers To Act

Jul 15, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The experts have urged the Congress to act fast to prevent the Indian talent from moving to Canada from the United States.


Senators Urge President Joe Biden To Revoke Ban On H-1B And Other Visas

In June 2020, Donald Trump instituted Proclamation 10052, ceasing the processing of non-immigrant H-1B, L-1, H-2B, and J-1 visas, based on the alleged potential risk to the labour market.

Biden Admin To Reconsider Objections To H-1B Visas During Trump Regime

Mar 13, 2021 PTI

The move is expected to ease Indian IT professionals who were having a tough time during the previous Trump admin due to various policieson non-immigrant work visas, like H-1B


Trump 'Gutted' US Immigration System: Homeland Security Secretary

A day earlier, Trump at an event in Florida had alleged that the Biden administration has put the national security at risk by opening up the borders to illegal immigrants.

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25 February, 2021

Joe Biden Overturns Donald Trump Ban On Many Green Card Applicants

Associated Press (AP)

Former President Donald Trump last spring halted the issuance of green cards until the end of 2020 in the name of protecting the coronavirus-wracked job market


09 February, 2021

US Court Seeks Joint Status Report On H4 visas By March

Outlook Web Bureau

An H-4 visa is issued by the US Citizenship and Immigration Services to immediate family members of the H-1B visa holders


06 February, 2021

Registration For H-1B Visa To Begin On March 9

Outlook Web Bureau

Biden administration announced that it will continue with the traditional lottery system to issue the much sought-after work visa to foreign professionals.


22 January, 2021

Apple, Google Cheer For Joe Biden's Immigration Reforms

Outlook Web Bureau

Apple CEO Tim Cook welcomed President Biden's 'commitment to pursuing comprehensive immigration reform that reflects the American values of justice, fairness and dignity'.


12 January, 2021

Explained: What Are H-1B Work Visas, Requirements, Old Lottery System, And New Wage-Based Rules?

Outlook Web Bureau

Once again, the US administration amended the H-1B visa norms by changing the rules to give priority to higher wages and skills for the selection of deserving candidates.


03 December, 2020

US Court Blocks Two H-1B Regulations Proposed By Trump Administration

PTI

H-1B visas is a non-immigrant visa that allows American companies to employ foreign workers in speciality occupations that require theoretical or technical expertise


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02 December, 2020

Judge Throws Out Donald Trump Rules Limiting Skilled-Worker Visas

Associated Press (AP)

The changes applying to the H-1B visa program announced in October include imposing salary requirements on companies employing skilled overseas workers and limits on specialty occupations.


29 October, 2020

Proposal To Scrap Lottery System For H-1B Visas By Trump Admin

PTI

The H-1B visa, most sought-after among Indian IT professionals, is a non-immigrant visa that allows US companies to employ foreign workers in speciality occupations.


23 October, 2020

Donald Trump's Order On H1-B And L-1 Visas Cost USD 100B, Claims Think Tank

PTI

The executive order signed by Donald Trump on June 22 temporarily bans issuing of fresh H1-B and L-1 visas.


22 October, 2020

US Proposes Not To Issue Business Visa For H1-B Speciality Occupations

PTI

The move is likely to impact several Indian companies which send their technology professionals on B-1 visas for a short stay to complete jobs on-site in the US.


20 October, 2020

'Harmful And Haphazard', Lawsuit Filed Against H1-B Regulations

PTI

The H1-B is a non-immigrant visa that allows US companies to employ foreign workers in speciality occupations that require theoretical or technical expertise.


07 October, 2020

Trump Administration's New Curbs On H1-B Visas To Narrow Definition Of 'Specialty Occupation'

PTI

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.


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07 October, 2020

H-1B Visas Should Be Reserved Only For 'Specialised Talent': White House

PTI

The statement came hours after the Donald Trump administration announced new restrictions on H-1B nonimmigrant visa programme which it said is aimed at protecting American workers.


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Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) workers clear a water logged road after heavy rainfall due to Cyclone Jawad, in Kolkata.

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A health worker checks details for COVID-19 tests of the passengers arriving from Rishikesh at the Bikaner railway station.

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Shops at a Muslim-dominated area of Dalmandi remain closed on the anniversary of the Babri Masjid demolition, in Varanasi.

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Resident doctors of Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital raise slogans during a protest in New Delhi.

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