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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

Donald Trump administration imposes new curbs on H-1B visas to protect US workers, narrows ‘specialty occupation’ definition
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Donald Trump administration imposes new curbs on H-1B visas to protect US workers, narrows ‘specialty occupation’ definition

The new rules will allow enforcement of compliance through worksite inspections and monitor compliance before, during and after an H1-B visa is approved

Merit-based immigration system part of Donald Trump’s second term agenda: Mike Pence
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Merit-based immigration system part of Donald Trump’s second term agenda: Mike Pence

Trump has asserted throughout his presidential campaign that as the US president he will ensure job security and safety for American citizens first

Donald Trump administration relaxes rules for H-1B visa holders, allows them to return to pre-ban jobs
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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

US judge blocks Donald Trump’s rule mandating health insurance for granting visas to immigrants; petitioners claim ban will block two-thirds of all legal migration
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US judge blocks Donald Trump’s rule mandating health insurance for granting visas to immigrants; petitioners claim ban will block two-thirds of all legal migration

A federal judge in Portland, Oregon, on Saturday put on hold a Trump administration rule requiring immigrants prove they will have health insurance or can pay for medical care before they can get visas

Plan to revoke H-4 visas, granted to spouses of H-1B holders, yet to take final shape; rule-making process not complete yet
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Plan to revoke H-4 visas, granted to spouses of H-1B holders, yet to take final shape; rule-making process not complete yet

The decision of the US administration under Donald Trump to rescind work authorisation for H-4 visa holders is not final yet.

US State Department adopts policy requiring nearly all visa applicants to list social media identifiers
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US State Department adopts policy requiring nearly all visa applicants to list social media identifiers

The State Department adopted a new policy on Saturday under which most visa applicants, including temporary visitors, will be required to list their social media identifiers.

US ambassador urges China to hold talks with Dalai Lama, criticises Beijing's interference in Tibetan Buddhists’ religious freedom
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US ambassador urges China to hold talks with Dalai Lama, criticises Beijing's interference in Tibetan Buddhists’ religious freedom

China should hold talks with Tibet’s spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, US Ambassador to China Terry Branstad told Chinese officials during a trip to the Himalayan region where he criticised Beijing for interfering in religious freedom

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 says has received sufficient H-1B visas in just five days to meet 65,000 cap for FY 2020
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US says has received sufficient H-1B visas in just five days to meet 65,000 cap for FY 2020

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

Govt knowingly misled Indian students detained in US by setting up fake university, says Indian-American attorney
India

Govt knowingly misled Indian students detained in US by setting up fake university, says Indian-American attorney

Flooded with phone calls from panic-stricken students, an eminent Indian-American attorney on Tuesday alleged that the US Department of Homeland Security had knowingly allowed the "fake university" to be set up and misled students sitting hundreds of miles away in another country.

Despatches from an H1B wasteland amid India-US 2+2 talks: How a non-immigrant work permit has occupied frontlines of US politics
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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

Migrant wives: The harsh reality of Indian H4 visa holders, who must remain dependent on spouses or live illegally
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Migrant wives: The harsh reality of Indian H4 visa holders, who must remain dependent on spouses or live illegally

Many H4 visa holders are women who are forced to remain in unhappy or abusive marriages because their visa does not allow them to work and live in the US

Parliament Monsoon Session: Congress alleges Narendra Modi, Donald Trump did not discuss H1B visa
India

Parliament Monsoon Session: Congress alleges Narendra Modi, Donald Trump did not discuss H1B visa

Prime Minister Narendra Modi had not taken up with President Donald Trump the issue of H1B visa restrictions imposed by the US

H-1B being substituted with O visa, says US Senator; warns of potential visa fraud
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H-1B being substituted with O visa, says US Senator; warns of potential visa fraud

O visa is given to foreign workers having extraordinary ability in the sciences, arts, education, business, or athletics or motion picture and television productions.

Narendra Modi to meet Donald Trump: No plans to raise H-1B visa issue, says White House
India

Narendra Modi to meet Donald Trump: No plans to raise H-1B visa issue, says White House

The White House has said that there were no specific plans to raise the contentious H-1B visa issue during the Modi-Trump meet

4,000 Indian students seek US students visa brushing aside fears of hate crimes
India

4,000 Indian students seek US students visa brushing aside fears of hate crimes

Around 4,000 Indian students appeared for interviews to secure the American visa to pursue higher education in the US, brushing aside fears of hate crimes.

Donald Trump's travel ban: US visas issued to citizens of blacklisted nations continue to decline
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Donald Trump's travel ban: US visas issued to citizens of blacklisted nations continue to decline

The United States issued about 50 percent fewer visitor visas in April to citizens of seven countries covered by President Donald Trump's temporary travel bans than it did in an average month last year, according to a <em>Reuters </em>analysis of preliminary government data released on Thursday.

If immigrants can study in US, why can't they work, asks Oracle CEO
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If immigrants can study in US, why can't they work, asks Oracle CEO

India is home to Oracle's second largest workforce of developers and engineers and accounts for its largest research and development investment outside the US.

Indian IT firms may face layoffs due to US visa curbs: Assocham
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Indian IT firms may face layoffs due to US visa curbs: Assocham

Nearly 86 percent of the H-1B visas issued for workers in the computer space go to Indians and this figure is now sure to be scaled down to about 60 percent or even less, the paper said.