Donald Trump administration imposes new curbs on H-1B visas to protect US workers, narrows ‘specialty occupation’ definition
The new rules will allow enforcement of compliance through worksite inspections and monitor compliance before, during and after an H1-B visa is approved
The proposal has been brought in view of the abuse of the loopholes in the existing system by China, the Department of Homeland Security said
The policy about foreign students was one of a number of measures Trump has taken to advance his agenda on immigration, using the coronavirus pandemic and the need to protect the country from health threats as justification
H-1B visa suspension: Remote working during COVID-19 lockdown insulates India's IT sector; Indian talent will be in demand, say experts
Analysts and sector specialists said that the latest move by the Trump government is not expected to have much impact on the Indian tech sector which has a significant presence in the US.
President Donald Trump said on Monday evening that he intended to close the United States to people trying to immigrate into the country to live and work, a drastic move that he said would protect American workers from foreign competition once the nation’s economy began to recover from the shutdown caused by the coronavirus outbreak
US law enforcement agencies arrest over 250 students, including 90 Indians, from fake university set up by authorities to check immigration fraud
US federal law enforcement agencies have arrested 90 more foreign students, mostly from India, taking the total number of students held so far to over 250 from a fake university set up by the authorities to check immigration fraud
“Law enforcement authorities are required to use their real names on Facebook and we make this policy clear,” Facebook spokeswoman
Homeland Security report says migrant arrests at US-Mexico border fell 28% in a month due to ‘tightened controls’
The number of migrants detained after entering the US across the southern border fell 28 percent in June from May as both the United States and Mexico tightened controls, the Department of Homeland Security announced on Tuesday.
US Department of Homeland Security requests 1,000 additional soldiers to help manage migrant crisis in Texas
US Department of Homeland Security requested 1,000 additional soldiers to help manage the migrant crisis in Texas, the Pentagon said on Monday. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has been criticized after a report from its inspector general, a watchdog, last week warned about 'dangerous overcrowding' in migrant detention facilities in Texas.
Donald Trump says immigrants 'unhappy' with conditions at detention centres should be told 'not to come'
President Donald Trump, facing renewed criticism from Democrats and activists over his handling of a migrant crisis on the US- Mexico border
H-4 visas are issued to the spouses of H-1B visa holders, a significantly large number of whom are high-skilled professionals from India.
Donald Trump orders massive overhaul of Homeland Security dept, fires Secret Service chief, reveals CNN report
President Donald Trump has ordered a shake-up of the leadership of the Department of Homeland Security, the head of the US Secret Service said on Monday, after the White House said the official would be soon be leaving his post.
The H-1B visa is a non-immigrant visa that allows the US companies to employ foreign workers in speciality occupations that require theoretical or technical expertise
US Senate Republicans, in open revolt, vote against Donald Trump 'emergency declaration' forcing veto showdown
US Senate Republicans launched their first major rebuke of US President Donald Trump voting against his ambitious 'emergency declaration' to build a border wall along the US-Mexico border. In voting against the move, Trump's own party is showing the first signs of breaking away as the 2020 campaigning shifts into higher gear and the wounds of the 2018 midterm loss remain fresh.
Proposal to bar H-1B spouses from working in US reaches White House for final decision; move to impact 90,000
US lawmakers, including Senator Kamala Harris, and Silicon Valley companies argue that this is not only anti-women, but also prevents talented spouses of H-1B visa holders from working in the United States.
Donald Trump Govt unveils new H-1B visa lottery rules effective 1 April; advanced degree holders top priority for US
It's official. The Donald Trump administration, via the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has announced new rules favoring advanced US advanced degree holders filing H1B visas that go into effect 1 April and will be published in the US federal register Thursday. The revised scenario beginning this Spring recalibrates the educational qualification requirements of who (all) can be counted towards the regular, yearly stream of 65,000 visas in a move that will filter out more bachelor’s degree holders from the H1B program, raise the probability of more US Master's degree holders filling the first wave of total available slots which analysts sat will eventually squeeze incoming batches of H1B workers.
Donald Trump planning to introduce pathway for US citizenship to H-1B visa holders working in technology and medicine
President Donald Trump on Friday said he is planning changes including a possible pathway to US citizenship to foreigners holding H-1B visas, issued temporarily to highly educated immigrants who work in speciality occupations such as technology or medicine.
As US shutdown reaches breaking point, Donald Trump Govt sued by America’s largest labour union over unpaid wages
The Donald Trump government has been sued by America’s largest labour union representing about 400,000 federal employees seeking damages for being forced to work without pay during the partial government shutdown brought on by Donald Trump’s 11th hour tantrum over his $5 billion demand for a border wall, just days before the Christmas holidays in the US.
5 days to go before Democrats call Donald Trump's bluff on US Govt shutdown: Here's how they'll do it
Donald Trump has six more days to spin his border wall story into a spaghetti bowl of falsehoods. Democrat Nancy Pelosi will be House speaker in six days, she has already scolded and shamed Trump - "his wall demand is a manhood thing" - and she has three ways to beat back the US president led government shutdown
‘Whatever it takes, we need a wall’: Why the final Donald Trump crisis of 2018 isn't going away in 2019
What’s Donald Trump playing at with his $5 billion demand for a wall and shutting down the government - the third in the last 12 months - in Christmas season? For one, this has echoes of what his chief strategist and inscrutable mastermind of the 2016 campaign Steve Bannon told a reporter after Trump pulled off the greatest political upset in American history: "Brother, Hollywood doesn't make movies where the bad guys win" - a riff on Gregory Peck's lines from Twelve O'Clock High.