Aug 05, 2020 11:31 AM IST
President Donald Trump, in his June proclamation, banned the entry into the US of workers in several key non-immigrant visa categories, including the H-1B, arguing that they eat into American jobs during the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Jul 06, 2020 03:31 PM IST
CRISIL, however, said that the marginal impact will be over and above the up to 2.50 percent decline in IT firms' profits because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Apr 01, 2020 10:17 PM IST
After India, China is the second largest beneficiary at 13.2 percent.
- Aug 12, 2019 03:10 PM IST
The Trump administration’s crackdown on immigration has adversely affected Tata Consultancy Services, Infosys, HCL Technologies and Wipro.
- Jun 20, 2019 07:01 PM IST
India is one of the largest beneficiaries of H-1B. The move if implemented will have an impact not only in Indian businesses but also global companies that employ them
- Mar 15, 2019 08:15 PM IST
The lawsuit was filed in 2016 by a whistleblower alleging that the iPhone maker Apple and Indian IT company Infosys conspired to bring two Indian nationals for training on B-1 visa instead of more expensive H1-B visa.
- Jan 15, 2019 08:28 PM IST
In December 2018, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) proposed reversing the process for H1-B selection favouring advance degree holders.
- Nov 17, 2018 01:27 PM IST
The H-1B visa is a non-immigrant visa through which many Indians workers are employed in US companies
- Apr 24, 2018 02:20 PM IST
The proposed regulation also aims to intensify efforts to crackdown on H-1B visa fraud, said Francis Cissna, US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Director in a letter to Senator Chuck Grassley.
- Jan 01, 2018 06:30 PM IST
According to Nasscom, the proposed US Bill 'Protect and Grow American Jobs' is riddled with "onerous conditions" and places "unprecedented obligations" on both Indian IT companies and clients using H-1B visas.
- Oct 31, 2017 04:02 PM IST
Little has changed in the attitude of the US towards H-1B visa workers despite President Donald Trump’s assurance to overhaul the system
- Oct 26, 2017 03:55 PM IST
While the NASSCOM chief sees low growth for Indian IT companies in the current year, he expects some improvement in 2018.
- May 25, 2017 09:50 AM IST
Infosys is the largest employer of workers under the U.S. H1-B visa program for skilled workers, which has been under fire as the Trump Administration moves to tighten a range of immigration laws. Many large companies hire so-called outsourcing firms such as Infosys to manage their computer operations.
- May 03, 2017 02:05 PM IST
Infosys yesterday announced it will hire 10,000 Americans in the next two years and open four new centres in the US as part of efforts to mitigate the impact of H1-B visa curbs.
- Apr 24, 2017 06:57 PM IST
The industry body said that the high number of H-1B allotments to Indians was 'a testimony to the high skill levels of Indian-origin professionals', especially in the very coveted STEM skills category
- Apr 19, 2017 02:04 PM IST
- Apr 18, 2017 01:15 PM IST
Gopinathan favoured a policy of engagement with various stake holders on the issue of H-1B visas in the US. He noted that the discourse is currently driven by emotions rather than economy.
- Apr 05, 2017 01:45 PM IST
The Labour Department said its effort to protect American workers will involve greater coordination with other government departments for investigation and, if necessary, prosecution.
- Apr 04, 2017 02:32 PM IST
Reacting to the latest H-1B memorandum issued by Trump administration, Nasscom has said that Indian IT companies will be 'applying for visas for higher level professionals this year’
- Apr 03, 2017 07:16 PM IST
The company which has so far tied up with manufacturing units based in India now plans to import products from China
- Mar 23, 2017 10:55 PM IST
"In the last four or five years, we have been recruiting heavily in the US," Girish Ramachandran, head of Asia Pacific region of TCS, told Reuters in an interview on the sidelines of the Boao Forum for Asia in China's Hainan province.
- Mar 07, 2017 02:01 PM IST
Information technology industry body, Nasscom is in the process of appointing a special committee to oversee discussions with the US government on tightening immigration norms.
- Mar 06, 2017 09:28 AM IST
Strong client base, niche focus could help the company post better earnings, feels CLSA. It expects L&T Tech to clock revenues of USD 1 billion in five years and is upbeat on the company‘s long-term prospects.
- Feb 21, 2017 10:27 AM IST
Analysts feel price and quantum of buyback better, but challenges in business environment on the back of H1-B visa issue, clarity on client budgets to impact the stock.
- Feb 18, 2017 01:49 PM IST
The sector, led by Tata Consultancy Services, Infosys Ltd and Wipro Ltd, is lobbying hard as the new US administration under President Donald Trump considers putting in place visa restrictions.