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H1B Visa

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

Oct 20, 2020 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.

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

Oct 07, 2020 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.


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

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.

H1B Visa: Democrats Urge Trump Admin To Exempt Healthcare Workers From Restrictions

Aug 05, 2020 PTI

President Donald Trump, in his June proclamation, banned the entry into the US of workers in several key non-immigrant visa categories, including the H-1B, arguing that they eat into American jobs during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Donald Trump Signs Executive Order Against Hiring H1B Visa Holders In A Blow To Indian IT Professionals

The move comes over a month after the Trump administration on June 23 suspended the H-1B visas along with other types of foreign work visas until the end of 2020 to protect American workers in a crucial election year.

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23 July, 2020

US Trade Bodies File Lawsuit Against Suspension Of New H1B Visas Till End Of 2020

PTI

In his proclamation last month, President Donald Trump banned the entry into the US of workers in several key non-immigrant visa categories, including the H-1B, arguing that they eat into American jobs during the COVID-19 pandemic.


17 July, 2020

Revocation Of Immigration Rules May Not End Victimisation Of Foreign Students In US

Saikat Majumdar

Notwithstanding the withdrawal of the most recent immigration restriction on foreign students, there is widespread fear that this student body will continue to be victimised in the long run – unless the Presidential election in November brings about real change.


07 July, 2020

Setback For Indian Students As US Says Foreign Pupils Must Leave If Classes Go Fully Online

IANS

Officials in the International Students Office at the University of Southern California said they are still 'analysing the new information' and swamped by a flood of enquiries from worried students.


02 July, 2020

Joe Biden Promises To Revoke H1B Visa Suspension, If Elected US President

PTI

On June 23, in a huge blow to Indian IT professionals eyeing the US job market, the Trump administration suspended the H-1B visas along with other types of foreign work visas until the end of 2020.


24 June, 2020

H-1B Visa Suspension Will Harm American Businesses That Rely On Immigrants: US lawmakers

PTI

The H-1B visa is a non-immigrant visa that allows US companies to employ foreign workers in specialty occupations that require theoretical or technical expertise.


12 June, 2020

Trump Considering Suspending H1B, Other Visas Amid Massive Unemployment: Report

PTI

Such a decision by the Trump administration is likely to have an adverse impact on thousands of Indian IT professionals. Already a large number of Indians on the H-1B visas have lost their jobs and are headed back home during the coronavirus pandemic.


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08 May, 2020

Top US Senators Urge Trump To Temporarily Suspend All New H-1B Visas

PTI

The unemployment figures in the US have reached an all-time high due to the coronavirus pandemic.


02 May, 2020

Coronavirus: US Announces Relaxations For H-1B Visa Holders, Green Card Applicants

PTI

The government has granted a grace period of 60 days of submission of various documents in view of the coronavirus pandemic


21 November, 2019

Over 23% Of H1-B Visa Petitions Denied In FY2019: External Affairs Ministry

Outlook Web Bureau

Indian nationals account for nearly 70 per cent of all H-1B visa issued.


18 July, 2019

US Firm Asked To Pay USD 58K In Back Wages Over Violation Of H-1B Guidelines

Outlook Web Bureau

The H-1B visa programme allows employers to temporarily employ foreign workers in the US on a non-immigrant basis in specialty occupations or as fashion models of distinguished merit and ability.


11 July, 2019

Immigration To US Likely To Become Easy As US Passes Bill Removing Cap On Issuing Green Cards

Outlook Web Bureau

The present move, if it turns into law, will benefit thousands of highly-skilled Indian IT professionals who aspire to live and work permanently in the US.


09 July, 2019

US Congress To Vote On Bill To Lift Country-Cap On Green Card

Outlook Web Bureau

Lifting the per-country cap on Green Card would mainly benefit high-tech professionals on H-1B work visas from countries like India, for whom the wait for Green Card is more than a decade.


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03 July, 2019

Four Indian-Americans Arrested In US For H1B Visa Fraud

Outlook Web Bureau

Vijay Mane, 39, Venkataramana Mannam, 47, and Fernando Silva, 53, from New Jersey while Sateesh Vemuri, 52, from California were each charged by complaint with one count of conspiracy to commit visa fraud.


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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