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US immigration agency allows some H-1B visa seekers to submit applications again
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US immigration agency allows some H-1B visa seekers to submit applications again

The H-1B visa allows US companies to employ foreign workers in speciality occupations that require theoretical or technical expertise

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

Jolt for Trump administration as federal judge strikes down rules to curtail visas granted to skilled foreign workers
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Jolt for Trump administration as federal judge strikes down rules to curtail visas granted to skilled foreign workers

The US issues up to 85,000 H-1B visas each year. The new rules included imposing salary requirements on companies employing skilled overseas workers and limits on specialty occupations

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

US immigration department says it may not grant visas to new students if colleges conduct courses online
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US immigration department says it may not grant visas to new students if colleges conduct courses online

The policy to deport already enrolled foreign students if they took classes online was rescinded after being challenged by eight federal lawsuits

High skilled immigrants body urges US President Donald Trump to address long sufferings of H-1B visa holders
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High skilled immigrants body urges US President Donald Trump to address long sufferings of H-1B visa holders

A nonprofit body, representing high skilled immigrants from India, has urged President Donald Trump to address their long sufferings of H-1B visa holders by accelerating the pace of Green Card or legal permanent residency and remove bureaucratic, legal hurdles from the most-sought after work visa

Indian IT industry important stakeholder in strengthening India-US ties: Indian envoy Harsh Vardhan Shringla
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Indian IT industry important stakeholder in strengthening India-US ties: Indian envoy Harsh Vardhan Shringla

The Indian IT industry is an important stakeholder in promoting business relations between India and the US as it contributes to the competitiveness of global operations of American companies and creates thousands of jobs in the US, Indian envoy Harsh Vardhan Shringla has said

G20 Osaka Summit: Indian tariffs unacceptable, tweets Donald Trump ahead of bilateral meet with Narendra Modi
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G20 Osaka Summit: Indian tariffs unacceptable, tweets Donald Trump ahead of bilateral meet with Narendra Modi

Trump known for his whimsical outbursts on Twitter, just now took to the microblogging site to stress that India was wrong in mounting retaliatory tariffs on US imports after the latter dropped India from a list of 'preferred trade partners'

Donald Trump to propose merit-based immigration system, may make it 2020 election issue in case of opposition from Democrats
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Donald Trump to propose merit-based immigration system, may make it 2020 election issue in case of opposition from Democrats

Trump is all set to announce a new proposal to overhaul the country's immigration policy that would give preference to foreigners based on merit rather than the existing system that gives preference to family ties

US district court in California dismisses visa fraud lawsuit against Infosys, Apple
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US district court in California dismisses visa fraud lawsuit against Infosys, Apple

A US district court in California has reportedly dismissed lawsuit filed against Apple and Infosys alleging visa fraud by both the companies

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.

Canada, Britain gain popularity among international job-seekers; US sees decline due to immigration policies
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Canada, Britain gain popularity among international job-seekers; US sees decline due to immigration policies

The open immigration policy in Canada has become the alternative for Indians, as well as job-seekers from Latin countries too

Nasscom raises concerns over Donald Trump govt's latest proposal on H1-B visas, says it could put US jobs at risk
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Nasscom raises concerns over Donald Trump govt's latest proposal on H1-B visas, says it could put US jobs at risk

Nasscom said it will carefully review the 139-page proposal and evaluate its implications for US companies and the economy, and then submit comments

US makes it tougher for companies to sponsor foreign workers under H-1B; employers must disclose foreigners already employed
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US makes it tougher for companies to sponsor foreign workers under H-1B; employers must disclose foreigners already employed

The H-1B visa, popular among Indian IT professionals, is a non-immigrant visa that allows US companies to employ foreign workers in speciality occupations that require theoretical or technical expertise.

Donald Trump's policy on H1-B Visa, immigrant workers could harm US competitiveness, say top CEOs
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Donald Trump's policy on H1-B Visa, immigrant workers could harm US competitiveness, say top CEOs

Due to a shortage of green cards and working visas for workers, many employees find themselves stuck in an immigration process lasting more than a decade, they said.

US lawmakers ask Donald Trump administration to reconsider decision to revoke H4 visa permits
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US lawmakers ask Donald Trump administration to reconsider decision to revoke H4 visa permits

A group of 15 influential lawmakers from California has urged the Trump administration to reconsider its move to revoke an Obama-era rule that gives work permits to spouses of certain categories of H-1B visas, the most sought-after among Indian IT professionals.

Trump administration plans to end work permits for H-1B visa spouses, would overturn Obama's order
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Trump administration plans to end work permits for H-1B visa spouses, would overturn Obama's order

The Trump administration is planning to end allowing spouses of H1-B visa holders to work legally in the United States (US), a top federal agency official has told lawmakers, a move that could have a devastating impact on tens of thousands of Indians.

Multiple H-1B applications will lead to rejection; to intensify scrutiny of non-immigrant visas, warns USCIS
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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.

Infosys to setup a design and innovation hub in Rhode Island; hire 500 Americans in next 5 years
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Infosys to setup a design and innovation hub in Rhode Island; hire 500 Americans in next 5 years

The hiring of 500 Americans in Rhode Island is part of Infosys' announcement in May to recruit 10,000 Americans by setting up four such hubs across the US.

India reiterates concern to the US over issuance of H1-B visas
India

India reiterates concern to the US over issuance of H1-B visas

India on Tuesday reiterated its concern to the US over the latest bid to introduce stricter norms for issuance of H1-B visas.