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  • Good news for US Green Card aspirants: COVID-19 shortens the queue for  H-1B/L-1 visa holders Sep 25, 2020 04:13 PM IST

    Good news for US Green Card aspirants: COVID-19 shortens the queue for H-1B/L-1 visa holders

    There is a cap of 140,000 for employment-based Green Card with a per year with per country cap 7 percent. Indians are the largest beneficiaries of H-1B and L-1 visas and also one of the largest employment-based Green Card applicants in the US in the EB-2 (advanced degree holders) and EB-3 category.

  • US workers unhappy with 60-day ban; say temporary worker ban is the need of the hour Apr 22, 2020 09:59 PM IST

    US workers unhappy with 60-day ban; say temporary worker ban is the need of the hour

    US workers argue temporary visas are not ‘temporary’ as most of them end up staying for a longer period

  • Coronavirus pandemic: Uncertainty looms as Trump administration decides to suspend immigration Apr 21, 2020 12:35 PM IST

    Coronavirus pandemic: Uncertainty looms as Trump administration decides to suspend immigration

    According to a report by American immigration policy research firm CATO.org, there are about 5,48,641 Indians waiting for their Green Card under skilled worker programme.

  • Has Japan replaced US as onsite favourite for Indian techies? Jul 11, 2019 04:45 PM IST

    Has Japan replaced US as onsite favourite for Indian techies?

    Infosys and TCS have been strengthening their ties with their existing Japanese clients.

  • H-1B: US warns firms from discriminating against qualified Apr 04, 2017 07:41 PM IST

    H-1B: US warns firms from discriminating against qualified

    "The Justice Department will not tolerate employers misusing the H-1B visa process to discriminate against US workers," said Acting Assistant Attorney General Tom Wheeler of the Civil Rights Division.

  • After US, Singapore tightens work visas, advises Indian IT cos to hire more locals Apr 03, 2017 11:12 AM IST

    After US, Singapore tightens work visas, advises Indian IT cos to hire more locals

  • IT stocks down as US scraps premium process of H1-B visa for now Mar 06, 2017 10:31 AM IST

    IT stocks down as US scraps premium process of H1-B visa for now

    The US announced that from April 3 it would temporarily suspend the 'premium processing' of H-1B visas that allowed some companies to jump the queue, as part of overall efforts to clear the backlog.

  • Indian IT cos need to stop using H1-B visas: Narayana Murthy Feb 02, 2017 10:26 PM IST

    Indian IT cos need to stop using H1-B visas: Narayana Murthy

    Indian software companies need to stop sending people on H1-B visas and focus on local hiring in the US, Infosys co-founder N R Narayana Murthy said today amid rising concerns over Donald Trump administration's proposals to restrict inflow of foreign workers.

  • H1-B visa norm a minor blip; India still exciting: USIBC Jan 09, 2017 03:56 PM IST

    H1-B visa norm a minor blip; India still exciting: USIBC

    The 8th edition of Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit will be inaugurated tomorrow by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, which will be held on a mega scale with many head of states, top global and Indian CEOs and several business houses expected to participate.

  • IT companies to see uptick in spending in 2017: Expert Jan 09, 2017 11:39 AM IST

    IT companies to see uptick in spending in 2017: Expert

    IT companies dependent on offshoring will face difficulties, said Moshe Katri, MD of Wedbush Securities adding that cap on wages is not likely to change.

  • Infosys tries to settle H1-B visa case out of court Jun 10, 2011 01:37 PM IST

    Infosys tries to settle H1-B visa case out of court

    Sources close to the Infosys H1-B story tell CNBC-TV18's Sunanda Jayaseelan that the company is trying for out-of-court settlement. The lawsuit has hampered the IT major’s order flow with Axis Group cancelling a USD 2 million project with Infosys. The company is thus seeking arbitration in lawsuit.

  • Employee files lawsuit against Infosys alleging visa misuse May 18, 2011 02:00 PM IST

    Employee files lawsuit against Infosys alleging visa misuse

    It looks like the entire noise over visas hasn't yet died down. In a lawsuit filed earlier this year, Jack 'Jay' Palmer - a principal consultant at Infosys, has alleged that he was asked to sign off on documents which said that workers were heading to the US to have meetings rather than work.

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