H-1B visas suspended: Donald Trump signs proclamation halting entry of workers on work visas, asks officials to move towards merit-based immigration
Moving to a merit-based immigration system, the White House said in a statement soon after Donald Trump issued a proclamation to temporarily suspend H-1B and other work visas till the end of the year. The Trump Administration will reform the immigration system to prioritise the highest-skilled workers and protect American jobs, it said.
H-1B visa holders do not adversely affect US workers; presence of foreign workforce boost employment: Report
The H-1B visa-holders, a majority of them Indian IT professionals, do not adversely affect Americans, according to new research, which also suggests that the presence of foreign workforce having such visas boost employment among other workers in an occupation
President Donald Trump has signed an executive order to suspend certain types of immigration into the US for 60 days to protect the jobs of Americans laid off due to the COVID-19 pandemic that has ravaged the country's economy
Donald Trump signs Executive Order 'temporarily suspending immigration into US'; says move was necessary to help protect American jobs
President Donald Trump claimed Wednesday that he had signed an executive order 'temporarily suspending immigration into the United States.' But experts say the order will merely delay the issuance of green cards for a minority of immigrants.
Multiple H-1B applications will lead to rejection; to intensify scrutiny of non-immigrant visas, warns USCIS
The H-1B programme offers temporary US visas that allow companies to hire highly skilled foreign professionals working in areas with shortages of qualified American workers.
Advocates of stricter limits on immigration criticized the additional visas, saying American workers should get job openings.
Infosys plans to put large batches of prospective employees through training courses of eight to 10 weeks that will prepare them for positions in fields like data analytics, enterprise cloud applications and cybersecurity
In a blow to Indian IT industry and professionals, US President Donald Trump has signed an executive order for tightening the rules of the H-1B visa programme to stop its "abuse" and ensure that the visas are given to the "most-skilled or highest paid" petitioners.
Right now, the IT margins are a good 20 percent or above; these may come down to 10 percent if the new Bill becomes a law, analysts say
The Office of Special Counsel for Immigration related unfair employment practices is an office within the Justice Department which would be headed by Senator Jeff Sessions if he is confirmed by the US Senate.
Reshaping immigration is a central tenet of US President-elect Donald Trump's push for companies to invest and hire more in the US.
US President-elect Donald Trump has picked fast-food executive Andy Puzder as his labour secretary, a move that drew sharp criticism from labour rights groups that dubbed the choice as "appalling".