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Thought H-1B workers had made it? Turns out Google, Microsoft, other tech firms pay them below par

Report says 500,000 migrant workers in firms like Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Walmart, Qualcomm and Uber are paid salaries in lowest wage slabs

06 May 2020 3:52 PM

22 per cent Indians made all visa-related searches to US in 2018

Overall, the top 10 countries accounted for nearly 56.5 per cent of all foreign visa-related searches in 2018.

29 Nov 2019 6:52 PM

Massive H-1B denial rates for Indian IT companies under Trump Admin: report

The denial rate of H-1B petitions for initial employment for Amazon, Microsoft, Intel and Google in 2015 was just 1 pc.

06 Nov 2019 8:45 AM

US firm asked to pay UD 58,000 to 2 employees for H-1B violations

The company provides services to private corporations, technology firms, and state and local government agencies.

19 Jul 2019 10:22 AM

Revised work permit rules for spouses of H-1B visa holders set to get delayed

H-4 visas are issued to the spouses of H-1B visa holders, a significantly large number of whom are high-skilled professionals from India.

18 Jun 2019 12:54 PM


United States reaches H-1B visa cap for 2020

The US Citizenship and Immigration Services said it has reached Congressionally-mandated 65,000 H-1B visa cap for the fiscal year 2020.

06 Apr 2019 10:33 AM

US president Trump may junk H-IB programme if re-elected

Increasing the threshold salary could adversely impact Indian students who are heavy users of the H-1B programme.

21 Feb 2019 6:39 AM

Meeting demand key for IT firms

According to it, the challenges on talent availability have been contained up to now and managed efficiently by Indian IT firms.

05 Nov 2018 12:14 AM

All unselected H-1B petitions returned: United States

On April 6, USCIS received 94,213 H-1B petitions in the general category and 95,885 in the advanced degree category.

31 Jul 2018 9:25 AM

Sushma Swaraj takes up H-1B issue with US again

India’s position is that “Indian software exports and personnel add to the competitiveness of US industry”.

18 Oct 2017 2:34 AM


'Junk lottery for H-1B to attract brightest talent'

Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner said the H-1B programme is in a “desperate” need of reform.

24 May 2017 4:51 AM

Indian firms gaming H-1B visa system: US lawmaker

The lawmaker from California called for fixing the system and removing the country-based caps.

28 Mar 2017 8:17 AM

H-1B premium processing suspended to handle huge rush: US

US will start accepting applications for H-1B work visas from April 3 for the fiscal 2018.

17 Mar 2017 11:12 AM

H-1B visa reform to be part of immigration package: US tells India

The assurance came amid reported moves by Trump admin to bring out an executive order to curtail use of H-1B visas.

04 Mar 2017 11:19 AM

H-1B visa curbs coming soon, promises Trump's pick for attorney general

In the past, both Mr Sessions and Mr Grassley have worked together to bring legislations on H-1B visas that badly hit Indian IT companies.

12 Jan 2017 12:52 PM