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Amid H-1B row, Indian-origin man jailed for wire, visa fraud in US

The man collected over USD 450,000 in illegal filing fees and related expenses from more than 100 fraudulent visas.

28 Apr 2018 1:28 PM

US tech firms mop up more number of H-1B visas

Firms with higher R&D spend likely to get more approval.

28 Apr 2018 3:03 AM

H-1B visa cap reached for fiscal year 2019: US Immigration Services

The USCIS would conduct a lottery to decide successful applicants for the work visa popular among Indian IT professionals.

07 Apr 2018 7:50 AM

Indian companies have dramatically reduced H-1B visa filing: US daily

Owing to Trump administration's hardline anti-immigration stance, foreign nationals are reluctant to work for US-based companies.

03 Apr 2018 2:40 PM

H-1B application process to begin tomorrow; Indian firms likely to face greater scrutiny

On an average, Indian firms are required to pay USD 6,000 to the federal government per H-1B application.

01 Apr 2018 12:37 PM


H-1B application process from April 2, premium processing suspended

The H-1B petition filing is for the fiscal year 2019 beginning October 1, 2018.

21 Mar 2018 10:56 AM

US: Anti-H1-B posters adorn metro stations as Indians, others gear for applications

‘Congress, fix H-1B law so companies must seek & hire US workers!’

20 Mar 2018 1:44 PM

Strict H-1B visa rule not to impact Indian IT companies: Pai

US, which has taken a number of steps to tighten visa processes, accounts for over 60 per cent of India's IT export revenues.

05 Mar 2018 11:45 AM

No fundamental change in H-1B visa programme: US diplomat

The Trump administration last week announced a new policy that makes very tough the procedure of issuing H-1B visas.

27 Feb 2018 11:41 AM

New H-1B policy memorandum issued to protect workers: USCIS

USCIS is simply clarifying existing regulations and policy for third-party worksite H-1B petitions.

24 Feb 2018 12:49 PM


US initiative to end green card backlog

The White House said Trump favoured a merit-based immigration system, which attracts the best and the brightest from across the world.

10 Feb 2018 3:19 AM

Ending merit-based immigration will end green card backlog: US

Indian-Americans are highly skilled and come to the US mainly on H-1B work visas are the worst sufferers of the current immigration system.

09 Feb 2018 5:28 PM

Relief for Indian techies, US says no change in H-1B visa policy

Since taking office last January, the Trump administration has been talking about cracking down on the H-1B visa scheme.

09 Jan 2018 1:19 PM

Congressmen oppose H-1B tweaks

Changes would allow firms to move jobs offshore further; will hurt kneecap economy.

06 Jan 2018 2:53 AM

H-1B crisis: It’s also opportunity for India

The tensions among sections of the Indian diaspora are so high that many are cancelling home visits fearing that they may be denied re-entry.

06 Jan 2018 12:12 AM


Will ruin ties with India: US lawmakers oppose visa changes

'The proposal could lead to the deportation of an estimated 500,000 to 750,000 Indian H-1B visa holders.'

05 Jan 2018 3:22 PM

‘He never wanted to be US Prez’: New book sheds light on unknown about Trump

Wolff claims that from the moment of victory, the Trump administration became a looking-glass presidency.

04 Jan 2018 2:52 PM

Disruptive moves on H-1B visa to hurt both India, US: Nasscom

Foreigners won’t be able to hold visa when applying for a green card.

04 Jan 2018 2:05 AM

Planned H-1B rules tweak may deport many Indians

According to some estimates, the US issues 85,000 H1-B visas every year out of which Indians reportedly get about 60,000 visas.

03 Jan 2018 12:15 AM

Proposed US Bill on H-1B visa has 'onerous conditions', cautions Nasscom

The bill has been passed by the House Judiciary Committee and is now headed for the US senate.

02 Jan 2018 10:45 AM