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
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
The White House received the proposed changes in the existing regulations to end the work authorisation for certain H-1B foreign workers.
22 Feb 2019 10:38 AM
Increasing the threshold salary could adversely impact Indian students who are heavy users of the H-1B programme.
21 Feb 2019 6:39 AM
The change in rule will lead to an estimated increase of up to 16 pc in the number of selected petitions for H-1B beneficiaries.
01 Feb 2019 11:01 AM
Coalition of American employers representing top IT companies alleged USCIS is acting outside of its own regulations.
09 Nov 2018 9:04 AM
Under the premium processing, the USCIS has to respond within 15 days to the H-1B visa petitions submitted to it.
29 Aug 2018 10:16 AM
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
Indian tech firms used to underpay their Indian employees in US, until a parity pay was made mandatory by Trump Administration.
25 Jul 2018 9:07 AM
The USCIS, however, did not provide any other details with regard to the nature of complaints
30 May 2018 10:12 AM
Firms with higher R&D spend likely to get more approval.
28 Apr 2018 3:03 AM
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
USCIS is simply clarifying existing regulations and policy for third-party worksite H-1B petitions.
24 Feb 2018 12:49 PM
USCIS received 3.4 million (34 lakh) H-1B visas applications, of which people from India accounted for 21 lakh.
01 Aug 2017 12:10 PM
Federal agency USCIS also plans to resume premium processing of other H-1B petitions as workloads permit.
25 Jul 2017 11:17 AM
USCIS started premium processing of all H1B visa requests for doctors under a waiver program and for government agency waivers.
29 Jun 2017 1:06 PM
Indian companies must restore the balance by moving greater amounts of work from the US to India or other geographies.
10 Apr 2017 2:38 AM
Indian firms like TCS, Infosys and Wipro -- on their part -- have been reducing their dependence on H-1B visas.
04 Apr 2017 5:50 PM
US District Court Judge Simon upheld the USCIS's view that an H-1B visa application is not considered filed unless a lottery determines it.
29 Mar 2017 3:28 PM