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
The decision, made on the heels of 3-Nov presidential polls, 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
Donald Trump administration relaxes rules for H-1B visa holders, allows them to return to pre-ban jobs
This is the first relaxation of rules since Trump signed a proclamation on 22 June suspending the entry of non-immigrant visa categories like the H-1B and L1 visas till the end of the year
Will revoke H-1B visa suspension if elected, says Joe Biden, terms Trump's immigration policies 'inhumane'
The H-1B visa is a non-immigrant visa that allows US companies to employ foreign workers in specialty occupations
Infosys to pay California $800,000 to settle allegations of misclassification of foreign workers, tax fraud
Indian IT major Infosys has agreed to pay $800,000 (nearly Rs 5.6 crore) to settle allegations of misclassification of foreign workers and tax fraud, officials said on Tuesday
Four Indian-American executives arrested in US on charge of H-1B visa fraud; accused released on $250,000 bonds
Four Indian-American executives from two IT staffing companies have been arrested on charges of fraudulently using the H-1B visa programme to gain an unfair advantage over their competitors, the US Justice Department has said.
S Jaishankar meets Mike Pompeo, discusses India's energy interests, global terrorism with US Secretary of State
Arriving late on Tuesday for a two-day visit, Pompeo's visit marked the third visit of a US Secretary of State to India during the Trump administration. After his India visit from 25-27 June, Pompeo will travel to Japan to attend the G-20 Summit with Trump.
India, US natural allies, will extend cooperation in Indo-Pacific region, says Washington as Mike Pompeo visits New Delhi
The United States and India are moving quickly to achieve their shared vision for a free, open, and rules-based Indo-Pacific region by expanding cooperation in areas such as energy, aviation, and space, it added.
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.
Donald Trump plans major changes in H-1B visa, likely to 'revise' definition of employment, speciality occupation
The DHS will propose additional requirements designed to ensure employers pay appropriate wages to H-1B visa holders
Decision to revoke work permits to H-4 visa holders likely within 3 months, Trump administration tells court
The Donald Trump administration Saturday told a federal court that its decision to revoke work permits to H-4 visa holders, who are primarily spouses of H-1B workers, a significant majority of whom are Indian-Americans and women, is expected within the next three months
Despatches from an H1B wasteland amid India-US 2+2 talks: How a non-immigrant work permit has occupied frontlines of US politics
Behind the present day backlash on H-1B visas are cold, hard numbers that say the H-1B cost advantage has vanished, especially if you add the cost of nuisance value which comes bundled with the H-1B process
Technology professionals from India accounted for 74.2 percent of the total number of H-1B visas issued by the US in 2016 and the next year the figure rose to 75.6 percent, a government report said
H-1B visa rules tightened: America First policy will boost chances of green card holding Indian professionals
This will impact Indian software companies that have a large number of Indian professionals working in the US
USCIS to identify data and assessments obtained through site visit programs post adjudication and implement measures to systematically share this information with external stakeholders as appropriate.
Premium processing has also been resumed for the annual 20,000 additional petitions that are set aside to hire workers with a US higher educational degree
Amid hugs and handshakes, 'true friends' Narendra Modi and Donald Trump fail to discuss H-1B visa issue
The H-1B visa issue that was looming on the Indo-US relationship in the run up to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's maiden meeting with President Donald Trump did not figure in the talks between the two leaders.
A bill has been re-introduced in the House of Representatives that seeks exemption for foreign-born persons with an American PhD from the limits on the number of employment-based green cards and H-1B visas awarded
An analysis of the lobbying disclosure reports filed for Nasscom shows that the Indian software industry body paid $440,000 to the two registered lobbying firms in 2016.
As per the data, of the 30 firms that received H1-B visas, 19 firms were headquartered in the US, with nine in India and two in France