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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
World

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.

Merchandise exports to surpass $314 bn peak this year; pharma, engineering, petroleum products contribute to growth
Business

Merchandise exports to surpass $314 bn peak this year; pharma, engineering, petroleum products contribute to growth

Pharma, engineering products, petroleum products, gems and jewellery, leather products and even textiles would be among sectors that contribute to the growth in the exports, Wadhawan said.

H-1B visa rules: Proposed US Bill to protect American jobs has 'onerous' conditions, says Nasscom
Business

H-1B visa rules: Proposed US Bill to protect American jobs has 'onerous' conditions, says Nasscom

The Bill tightens the definition of visa-dependent companies, and imposes fresh restrictions in terms of minimum salary and movement of talent.

Government dismisses talk of job loss in IT sector; plans to make India global hub of low cost digital tech by 2022
News & Analysis

Government dismisses talk of job loss in IT sector; plans to make India global hub of low cost digital tech by 2022

The government on Friday outlined its vision for building the IT sector into a $1 trillion economy by 2022.

Infosys, Cognizant, Wipro lay-offs: Churn in Indian IT is inevitable; there is no need to panic
Business

Infosys, Cognizant, Wipro lay-offs: Churn in Indian IT is inevitable; there is no need to panic

Employers may find younger workers doing more for less if mid-level folks do not match elementary skills with more value. These are clear signs of a slowdown in growth and a reality check.

Infosys to hire 10,000 in US: Vishal Sikka's smart move can contain Trump aggression with high tech
Business

Infosys to hire 10,000 in US: Vishal Sikka's smart move can contain Trump aggression with high tech

It is advantage Indian IT as Vishal Sikka's move will provide ammunition for Indian lobbyists to convince the Trump administration that it should not be overdoing visa restrictions

Nasscom calls out US lies: Infy, TCS got only 8.8% H-1B visas; India accounts for less than 20%
Business

Nasscom calls out US lies: Infy, TCS got only 8.8% H-1B visas; India accounts for less than 20%

The apex body's clarification was in response to a US official last week accusing top Indian IT firms TCS and Infosys of unfairly cornering majority of the H-IB visas, by applying more in the lottery system.

H-1b visa issue: Nasscom team heads to US to talk to Donald Trump administration
Business

H-1b visa issue: Nasscom team heads to US to talk to Donald Trump administration

Global tech titans like Google CEO Sundar Pichai, Microsoft chief Satya Nadella, Apple's Tim Cook and others have already voiced their concerns on the issue.

UK's new visa crackdown likely to impact Indian IT professionals
Business

UK's new visa crackdown likely to impact Indian IT professionals

The new requirement will apply to partners and parents whose current leave to remain in the UK under the family immigration rules is due to expire on or after May 1, 2017

Donald Trump's proposed US H-1B visa policy may hurt Indian IT
Business

Donald Trump's proposed US H-1B visa policy may hurt Indian IT

More than half of H-1B visas are issued for the program's lowest allowable wage level, and more than 80 per cent for its bottom two, the Trump campaign said.

Peeved Indian IT reminds FM services needs govt thrust too
Economy

Peeved Indian IT reminds FM services needs govt thrust too

"We hope the final budget will acknowledge the contribution of the technology driven IT sector and make adequate provisions for support of the sector given the large innovation driven SME constituents, and its ability to create jobs across demographics," a Nasscom statement said.

US visa fraud: Infosys on tight leash, others too under scanner
Business

US visa fraud: Infosys on tight leash, others too under scanner

The US Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency is gearing up to investigate other Indian IT companies after Infosys agreed to pay $34 million to end a US investigation related to the widespread practice by Indian firms of flying workers to client sites in the United States on temporary visas.<br /><br />

Indian IT outsourcers want a bigger byte out of Europe
News & Analysis

Indian IT outsourcers want a bigger byte out of Europe

India&#039;s IT outsourcers, long bit players in continental Europe, are looking to win over more people like Hans-Petter Aanby...

H1B Visa norms: What's good for IBM is not good for American engineers
Business

H1B Visa norms: What's good for IBM is not good for American engineers

As US senate debates the H1B visa regulations, there's a big question its members will have to face: some of the proposals are good for its big tech firms, but are they good for American engineers?

4 reasons why US immigration bill could damage India
Business

4 reasons why US immigration bill could damage India

The bill will limit the overall percentage of foreign workers that outsourcing companies like Wipro, Tata Consultancy Services or Infosys can have in the United States

IT exports to grow 12-14% to $87 bn in FY14: Nasscom
Business

IT exports to grow 12-14% to $87 bn in FY14: Nasscom

Exports from the industry, which counts the United States and Europe as its biggest markets, were estimated to have grown 10.2 percent to $75.8 billion in the current fiscal year, Nasscom said on Tuesday.

Why India will retain numero uno spot in outsourcing
Business

Why India will retain numero uno spot in outsourcing

Despite a volatile global economic environment, technology and related services sector spent over $1.7 trillion in 2011, 5.4 percent more than the 1.6 trillion it spent in 2010

US politics vs Indian IT: Visa norms to get much tighter
Business

US politics vs Indian IT: Visa norms to get much tighter

The going is getting tougher for the Indian IT sector, with the US authorities trying to rein in outsourcing as they fear a local backlash.

Indian IT cos in US pay taxes worth $15bn: Mathai
Politics

Indian IT cos in US pay taxes worth $15bn: Mathai

NASSCOM estimates that Indian industry employs over 100,000 in the US.