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Biden administration proposes massive hike in immigration fees including H-1B visas

The application for the H-1B visa increases from USD 460 to USD 780, and L-1 from USD 460 to USD 1,385

05 Jan 2023 1:00 PM

US announces 1.5-year extension for some expiring immigrant work permits

The move announced by the Department of Homeland Security on Tuesday will go into effect from May 4, 2022

04 May 2022 10:27 AM

United States reaches 65,000 H-1B visa cap for 2022: USCIS

The H-1B visa programme is the most sought-after work visa among foreign professionals, including Indians

01 Mar 2022 11:22 AM

Registration for H1-B visas to start from March 1

As mandated by the Congress, USCIS can issue a maximum of 65,000 H-1B visas in a year

31 Jan 2022 2:39 AM

PM Modi raises issue of H-1B visas with President Biden: Foreign Secretary Shringla

The technology companies depend on it to hire tens of thousands of employees each year from countries like India and China

25 Sep 2021 12:04 PM

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US to hold rare second lottery for H-1B visa applicants

The move by the USCIS to conduct the second lottery will provide another chance to several applicants, including Indian IT professionals

30 Jul 2021 12:31 PM

US allows some H-1B visa seekers to re-submit their applications

Such petitions must be re-submitted before October 1, 2021

24 Jun 2021 1:32 PM

Legislation on H-1B visas introduced in US Congress

Given that the Democrats have a majority in the House of Representatives, the bill has little chance to be passed

04 Mar 2021 12:15 PM

Biden seeks restoration of peoples' rights in Kashmir; disappointed with NRC, CAA

A group of Hindu Americans have reached out to Biden's campaign expressing resentment to the language used against India

26 Jun 2020 9:32 AM

US H1B visa: India says it is assessing impact of Donald Trump's order

US President Donald Trump had on Tuesday suspended the H1B visas till the end of the year.

26 Jun 2020 1:26 AM

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Google CEO Sundar Pichai disappointed with US President Trump's H1B visa move

Some other types of foreign work visas were also suspended till the end of 2020 to protect US workers in a crucial election year.

24 Jun 2020 12:07 AM

Trump blocks H1B visa, business groups say decision will hurt US recovery

The visa suspension, will open up 525,000 jobs for US workers, a senior administration official said

23 Jun 2020 10:54 AM

Extension of non-immigrant visa holders in US on case-by-case basis: USCIS

According to the USCIS, Indians are the biggest beneficiaries of the H-1B visa programme.

15 Apr 2020 1:15 PM

Indian IT companies may bear the brunt with US proposing H-1B visa fee hike

US is proposing H-1B visa fee hike to increase funding for expansion of an apprentice programme to train American youths.

07 May 2019 10:58 AM

H1-B visa restrictions compel Indian tech firms to hire more locals: Report

Infosys led with 2,122 visa denials in fiscal year 2017-18, followed by its larger rival TCS with 1,896 rejections.

06 Apr 2019 10:47 AM

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Indian American arrested on charges of H-1B fraud

Neeraj Sharma of New Jersey, is charged by complaint with one count of visa fraud and one count of naturalization fraud.

06 Feb 2019 8:52 AM

Donald Trump not anti-immigrant, says White House

A WH official said Trump was only trying to make immigration ‘more merit-based’ and ‘reform’ the legal system regarding it.

20 Nov 2017 11:11 AM

India-born Microsoft CEO, Satya Nadella once gave up his green card for love

In his book 'Hit Refresh', Nadella writes that his wife, Anu was his priority, which made his decision a simple one.

26 Sep 2017 11:54 AM

Sushma Swaraj brings up H1-B visa issue with Rex Tillerson

A few months ago, India had said, “Indian software exports and personnel add to the competitiveness of US industry”.

23 Sep 2017 2:12 AM

US to resume fast processing of H-1B work visas popular with Indians

Federal agency USCIS also plans to resume premium processing of other H-1B petitions as workloads permit.

25 Jul 2017 11:17 AM

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