Applicants eligible for the waiver are students, workers (H-1, H-2, H-3, and individual L visas), Culture and extraordinary ability
27 Feb 2022 1:39 PM
An estimated 3 mn visa holders from India will be able to travel to US under the new international air travel policy, the embassy said
31 Oct 2021 5:49 PM
This is mainly because of the per-country quota on issuing the employment-based Green Card or permanent residency
15 Jul 2021 11:36 AM
The US plans to scrap the computerised lottery system to grant H-1B visas to foreign professionals and replace it with a new system
30 Oct 2020 12:51 PM
The lawmakers said that the restrictions will hit US healthcare system at large and particularly for rural and underserved communities
05 Aug 2020 2:58 PM
Facing lawsuits from reputed universities like Harvard and MIT, Trump did a rare and swift walkback on an extremely unpopular measure
16 Jul 2020 6:29 PM
The new system, which was put on hold earlier this year, is expected to come into force for next application cycle beginning April 1, 2020.
05 Sep 2019 2:42 PM
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said no comprehensive changes have been made to the H-1B visa programme so far.
17 Jul 2019 7:44 PM
Three Indian-origin consultants have been charged in the US with visa fraud for allegedly submitting sham applications for H-1B visas.
02 Apr 2019 10:55 AM
USCIS data released on Friday shows an increase in the number of completed H-1B applications receiving an RFE.
27 Feb 2019 12:17 PM
Top companies from the Silicon Valley like Google and corporate bodies such as US Chambers of Commerce are backing the legislations.
08 Feb 2019 6:13 PM
“We are trying our best to save H1-B visas, H4 visas. But America is a sovereign country. Ultimately they have to decide,” she said.
29 May 2018 1:06 AM
The decision to rescind H-4 visa work authorisation could have devastating impact on more than 70,000 Indians.
25 May 2018 2:09 PM
Bilateral trade between the countries has increased to USD 64.52 billion in 2016-17 from USD 62.11 billion.
26 Apr 2018 2:33 PM
Indian IT firms, which are among the major beneficiaries of H-1B visas, has a significant number of its staff deployed at third-party worksites.
24 Feb 2018 6:27 AM
Under new policy, company would have to go an extra length to prove that its H-1B employee at a third-party worksite.
23 Feb 2018 11:14 AM
This was one of the rare pro-Trump immigration rallies at the White House.
04 Feb 2018 11:39 AM
'This policy would harm American business, our economy, and the country,' a US Chambers of Commerce spokesperson said.
06 Jan 2018 8:35 PM
Government is expected to focus a lot of efforts on employment front going forward.
22 Jun 2017 4:09 PM
Fears of layoffs in IT sector have led to employees forming India's first tech union.
22 Jun 2017 1:40 PM