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Seven American businesses drop H1-B lawsuit against US Citizenship and Immigration Services
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Seven American businesses drop H1-B lawsuit against US Citizenship and Immigration Services

On behalf of the businesses, the American Immigration Council in March had filed a suit against the USCIS' arbitrary rejection of H-1B petitions filed after 1 October

As H1B crackdown by Donald Trump Govt widens, skilled immigrants are pursuing their American dream 'elsewhere'
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As H1B crackdown by Donald Trump Govt widens, skilled immigrants are pursuing their American dream 'elsewhere'

Immigrants with specialized skills, especially those applying for the popular H1B program, are being denied work visas or seeing applications get caught up in lengthy bureaucratic tangles under federal changes that some consider a contradiction to President Donald Trump's promise of a continued pathway to the U.S. for the most talented foreigners.

H1B spouses' H4 work permits are being walked off the cliff in the Donald Trump era and anxiety is peaking: All you need to know
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H1B spouses' H4 work permits are being walked off the cliff in the Donald Trump era and anxiety is peaking: All you need to know

The Donald Trump government’s process of slow-walking the H4 visa work permit off the cliff is on its last mile and anxiety is peaking across the community of H1B spouses in the United States.

White House receives proposed regulation to end work authorisation for spouses of H-1B visa holders
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White House receives proposed regulation to end work authorisation for spouses of H-1B visa holders

US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) which manages the programme said the proposed regulation was not final until the review and comment process was complete.

Donald Trump Govt unveils new H-1B visa lottery rules effective 1 April; advanced degree holders top priority for US
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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.

Proposed H1B visa rule will favour US Master's degree applicants: All you need to know from a 139-page DHS document
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Proposed H1B visa rule will favour US Master's degree applicants: All you need to know from a 139-page DHS document

The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has released a 139 page document which sets out its plan to change the H1B visa intake process and recalibrate 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 Master's degree holders filling the first available slots and eventually squeezing the total pool of H1Bs.

Spouses of H-1B visa holders may no longer be eligible to work in US as Trump administration considers rule change
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Spouses of H-1B visa holders may no longer be eligible to work in US as Trump administration considers rule change

While changing the rule would not prevent spouses of H-1B holders from pursuing other avenues for work authorisation, it could deter a number of high-skilled immigrants from staying in the US if their spouses cannot easily find work

Donald Trump administration: India sees 28% rise while Pakistan has 40% drop in US visas
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Donald Trump administration: India sees 28% rise while Pakistan has 40% drop in US visas

Pakistan has a 40 percent drop, India sees 28 percent rise in the number of American visas granted to its nationals under the new Trump administration.

Nasscom will send a delegation to Washington to reach out to Trump administration over H1-B
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Nasscom will send a delegation to Washington to reach out to Trump administration over H1-B

Industry body Nasscom will take a delegation of senior executives to Washington DC later this month to reach out to the new US administration as well as senators on concerns around clampdown on visas and flow of skilled manpower between the two nations.

No need to prejudge the H1-B visa bill outcome on executive orders, says External Affairs Ministry
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No need to prejudge the H1-B visa bill outcome on executive orders, says External Affairs Ministry

Asserting that no executive order has been passed by the Trump Administration for overhauling of H-1B visas so far, India today said it will not "prejudge" the outcome of the three private bills raised in this regard when they go through the full Congressional process.

Visa fee hike not to impact Indian IT industry growth: Murthy
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Visa fee hike not to impact Indian IT industry growth: Murthy

The hike in visa fees by up to USD 4,500 will not have an impact on the growth of the Indian IT industry, Infosys founder N R Narayana Murthy said today

$2000 fee on H1-B visas may return for Indian IT cos
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$2000 fee on H1-B visas may return for Indian IT cos

Indian IT companies in the US may end up paying a special USD 2,000 fee again on the popular H-1B and L-1 visas to fund a 9/11 healthcare act

Allegations of H1-B visa violations: Will intervene if needed, says Indian govt
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Allegations of H1-B visa violations: Will intervene if needed, says Indian govt

With the US probing TCS and Infosys for alleged visa rule violations, Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad today said the government will intervene if the need arises.

H-1B cap reached; computerised lottery will decide fate
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H-1B cap reached; computerised lottery will decide fate

For the first time after 2008, a computerised draw of lots is going to decide on successful H-1B applicants, as a federal US agency has announced that it has received more petitions than the Congressional mandated quota.