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  • Nirmala Sitharaman to hold meeting with industry to discuss

    Nirmala Sitharaman to hold meeting with industry to discuss H-1B visa concerns

    February 06, 2017 20:32 IST

    Amid concerns being raised by India Inc on the US visa regime, the commerce and industry ministry today confirmed a meeting with industry including Nasscom to discuss the issue. Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

  • Infosys, TCS, Wipro shares tumble 9 pc amid H-1B visa

    Infosys, TCS, Wipro shares tumble 9 pc amid H-1B visa concerns

    January 31, 2017 14:24 IST

    Amid concerns over President Donald Trump possibly signing a new executive order aimed at overhauling work visa programmes like the H-1B and L1, shares of Indian tech giants like Infosys, TCS and Wipro plunged as much as 9 per cent

  • Highest recipient of H-1B visas is India

    Highest recipient of H-1B visas is India, says US official

    India | August 24, 2016 0:00 IST

    There has been no drop in number of applications from India and the country continues to be the highest recipient of H-1B visas, despite a hefty hike in fees of US H-1B and L-1 visas,

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    4 Indian-Americans charged with H-1B visa fraud in US

    India | May 09, 2016 11:48 IST

    Washington: Four Indian-Americans, including a couple from the Silicon Valley, have been charged in the US with conspiracy to commit H-1B visa fraud among other offences, federal prosecutors have said. The couple -- Sunitha Guntipally,

  • h 1b visa reform bill introduced in us senate

    H-1B visa reform bill introduced in US Senate

    World | November 11, 2015 14:55 IST

    Washington: Two US Senators have introduced a bipartisan legislation in the Senate seeking reform of H-1B visa programme and modify wage requirements while also calling for a sense of urgency against the "abuse of the

  • us opens probe against tcs infosys for h1 b visa violations

    US opens probe against TCS, Infosys for H1-B visa violations

    June 12, 2015 14:42 IST

    New York: The US government has opened an investigation against two of the biggest Indian outsourcing companies for possible violations of H1-B visa rules, according to a media report.The Department of Labour has opened the

  • backlash stirs in us against foreign worker visas

    Backlash stirs in US against foreign worker visas

    World | July 07, 2014 12:22 IST

    New York: Kelly Parker was thrilled when she landed her dream job in 2012 providing tech support for Harley-Davidson's Tomahawk, Wisconsin, plants. The divorced mother of three hoped it was the beginning of a new

  • us reaches h 1b visa cap for fy 2015

    US reaches H-1B visa cap for FY' 2015

    April 12, 2014 16:26 IST

    Houston: The US yesterday said it has received a sufficient number of H-1B petitions to reach the statutory cap of 65,000 visas for the fiscal year 2015. The US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has also

  • know how to get h 1b visa for us

    Know how to get H-1B visa for US

    World | August 02, 2014 8:12 IST

    New Delhi: The H-1B visa is perhaps the visa of most interest to employers and potential foreign employees. It is also, perhaps, the most controversial of American visas. There are only 65,000 H-1B visas available

  • india may drag us to wto for hiking h 1b visa fee

    India May Drag US To WTO For Hiking H-1B Visa Fee

    India | August 18, 2010 11:05 IST

    NEW DELHI: India may drag US to the World Trade Organisation for its new "protectionist" move in hiking professional visa fees, a step that will make Indian IT companies less competitive in the American market.The