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Joe Biden plans to increase H-1B visa limit and remove country quota for green cards
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Joe Biden plans to increase H-1B visa limit and remove country quota for green cards

According to his campaign's policy document, Biden is expected to reverse the move of the outgoing Trump administration to revoke work permits to the spouses of H-1B visa holders

Donald Trump administration proposes to scrap computerised lottery system to select H-1B visas
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Donald Trump administration proposes to scrap computerised lottery system to select H-1B visas

US govt is planning to replace the lottery system with a wage-level-based selection process which is expected to counter the downward pressure on the wages of US workers

Donald Trump administration imposes new curbs on H-1B visas to protect US workers, narrows ‘specialty occupation’ definition
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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

In a big jolt to Indian IT workers, Donald Trump signs order against hiring H-1B visa holders for federal contracts
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In a big jolt to Indian IT workers, Donald Trump signs order against hiring H-1B visa holders for federal contracts

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 specialty occupations

Donald Trump government scraps 6 July policy to strip international students of US visas
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Donald Trump government scraps 6 July policy to strip international students of US visas

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

New US rules for international students: The failed promise of visas, mobility and university education
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New US rules for international students: The failed promise of visas, mobility and university education

Despite this being an election year, the 'core' liberal ideas of American constitutional democracy have lost the discursive and mobilisational power they once commanded

H-1B visa suspension: Remote working during COVID-19 lockdown insulates India's IT sector; Indian talent will be in demand, say experts
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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.

H-1B visas suspended: Donald Trump signs proclamation halting entry of workers on work visas, asks officials to move towards merit-based immigration
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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
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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

US to temporarily ban work-based visas like H-1B as unemployment levels peak: Report
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US to temporarily ban work-based visas like H-1B as unemployment levels peak: Report

The H-1B is a non-immigrant visa that allows US companies to employ foreign workers from countries like India and China in speciality occupations that require theoretical or technical expertise.

US eases immigration norms in view of COVID-19: H-1B holders, Green Card applicants get 60-day grace period to submit documents
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US eases immigration norms in view of COVID-19: H-1B holders, Green Card applicants get 60-day grace period to submit documents

The relaxations in the US immigration policy come in view of the coronavirus outbreak, which first surfaced in China''s Wuhan city in December, 2019. So far, the virus has claimed over 65,000 lives in the US and over 235,000 lives globally.

Trump temporarily suspends immigration into US for 60 days to protect American workers
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Trump temporarily suspends immigration into US for 60 days to protect American workers

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
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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.

Coronavirus Outbreak: US allows H-1B visa extension, relief for stranded Indian professionals
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Coronavirus Outbreak: US allows H-1B visa extension, relief for stranded Indian professionals

In a big relief for thousands of stranded Indian professionals in America due to the coronavirus pandemic, the US government has decided to accept their H-1B visa applications for an extended stay in the country

S Jaishankar refuses to meet congresswoman who moved J&K resolution in US House, calls it 'not fair understanding of situation'
India

S Jaishankar refuses to meet congresswoman who moved J&K resolution in US House, calls it 'not fair understanding of situation'

Addressing a group of Indian reporters on Thursday as he concluded his trip to Washington DC, which was primarily to attend the India-US 2+2 dialogue, S Jaishankar said the resolution introduced this month in the House of Representatives was not a fair characterisation of the situation in Jammu and Kashmir.

S Jaishankar pitches for H-1B visa holders at bilateral meet with US, says movement of people deepened ties between two countries
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S Jaishankar pitches for H-1B visa holders at bilateral meet with US, says movement of people deepened ties between two countries

Pitching strongly for H-1B visa holders, S Jaishankar reiterated the significant contribution made by the movement of persons in a fair and non-discriminatory manner to the deepening of bilateral ties between India and the United States

Massive H-1B visa denial rates for Indian IT companies under Trump administration, says report
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Massive H-1B visa denial rates for Indian IT companies under Trump administration, says report

As a result of the more restrictive Trump Administration policies, denial rates for H-1B petitions have increased significantly from just six percent in 2015 to 24 percent in the third quarter of the current fiscal, a study carried out by an American think-tank has showed

US Congress to vote today on bill to remove 7% country-cap on green card; move likely to benefit H1-B visa holders
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US Congress to vote today on bill to remove 7% country-cap on green card; move likely to benefit H1-B visa holders

The US Library of Congress Tuesday said the Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act, also known as HR 1044, is the most viewed bill in the week beginning 7 July.

Mike Pompeo meets Narendra Modi, S Jaishankar and Ajit Doval; terrorism, tarrifs and Russia deal on agenda at US-India talks
India

Mike Pompeo meets Narendra Modi, S Jaishankar and Ajit Doval; terrorism, tarrifs and Russia deal on agenda at US-India talks

Jaishankar and Pompeo's meet is expected to set the ground for Modi's meeting with US President Donald Trump on the sidelines of the G-20 summit in Osaka later in June

US has no plans to cap H-1B visas, Mike Pompeo will assure India during his visit, says State Department official
India

US has no plans to cap H-1B visas, Mike Pompeo will assure India during his visit, says State Department official

The H-1B visas is the main vehicle through which US employers can sponsor skilled foreign workers for admission. The Senior State Department Official appreciated the steps India has taken to reduce its crude oil imports from Iran.