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H-1B visa row: Lawsuit challenging Donald Trump's new wage hike rule filed in US court
World

H-1B visa row: Lawsuit challenging Donald Trump's new wage hike rule filed in US court

The lawsuit alleges that 'harmful and haphazard rules on H-1B visas' would affect hundreds of thousands of US-based workers

US tells India it is mulling caps on H-1B visas to deter data rules; another tit-for-tat tariff action?
Business

US tells India it is mulling caps on H-1B visas to deter data rules; another tit-for-tat tariff action?

India has upset companies such as Mastercard and irked the US government with stringent new rules on data storage

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

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
World

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.

Donald Trump promises favourable changes in H1-B visa policy, including potential citizenship; Indian immigrants hail move
India

Donald Trump promises favourable changes in H1-B visa policy, including potential citizenship; Indian immigrants hail move

US President Donald Trump on Friday assured H-1B visa holders, an overwhelming majority of whom are Indian IT professionals, that his administration will soon bring changes that will give them certainty to stay in America and a "potential path to citizenship".

India should increase trade with neighbouring countries amid rising protectionism, says HSBC report
Business

India should increase trade with neighbouring countries amid rising protectionism, says HSBC report

In an environment of rising protectionism in the US, Indian firms should increase the share of trade with neighbouring economies, says an HSBC report

Narendra Modi-Donald Trump meet: Congress asks PM to push for reversal of H1-B visa rules
Politics

Narendra Modi-Donald Trump meet: Congress asks PM to push for reversal of H1-B visa rules

Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the US, the Congress asked him to demand assurances from President Donald Trump on reversing his decision on H-1B visas.

Narendra Modi in the US: No gala events planned, PM's fifth visit likely to be all business
India

Narendra Modi in the US: No gala events planned, PM's fifth visit likely to be all business

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the US is likely to be a business-like visit. It will not include a gala diaspora event of the sort that has been a regular feature of Modi’s visits to foreign countries

We support open, unhindered business both in India and the US, says Nasscom
News & Analysis

We support open, unhindered business both in India and the US, says Nasscom

We spoke to Shivendra Singh, vice president, Global Trade development at Nasscom to clear some doubts that many people may have.

US amends laws on H1B and L1 visas: Indian IT firms may end up paying special $2000 fee
World

US amends laws on H1B and L1 visas: Indian IT firms may end up paying special $2000 fee

Prime Minister Narendra Modi shared with US President Barack Obama the concerns of Indian IT industry and professionals on the proposed legislation in the US Congress relating to popular H1B and L1 visas.

US to accept H-1B visas from today
World

US to accept H-1B visas from today

The US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has made elaborate arrangement for receiving applications for the much coveted H-1B visas, beginning on Tuesday, to meet the expected rush.

If voted to power, will create atmosphere of goodwill, trust: Rajnath Singh
Politics

If voted to power, will create atmosphere of goodwill, trust: Rajnath Singh

The BJP would welcome FDI in various sectors, said the BJP president, except in multi-brand retail.

How a US Senator is trying to torpedo the deal to double H1B visas
World

How a US Senator is trying to torpedo the deal to double H1B visas

US visas for high-skilled foreign workers could double under a new Senate immigration plan, but US Senator Charles Grassley has proposed new legislation to undercut some of the gains for foreign companies trying to acquire visas for sending workers to America.

Last ditch mediation in Palmer lawsuit against Infosys in visa fraud case
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Last ditch mediation in Palmer lawsuit against Infosys in visa fraud case

The judge has ordered petitioner Jay Palmer and Infosys to participate in a mediation conference to see if the matter can be resolved without trial.