US completes H-1B initial electronic registration selection process

The H-1B visa is a non-immigrant visa that allows the US companies to employ foreign workers in speciality occupations that require theoretical or technical expertise.

published on : 31st March 2021

Biden administration to reconsider objections to H1-B visas during Trump regime

USCIS said a petitioner may request that it reopen and/or reconsider adverse decisions based on the three rescinded policy memos by properly filing Form I-290B, Notice of Appeal or Motion.

published on : 13th March 2021

Inordinate delay in processing of H-4 work authorisation: Spouses of H-1B visa holders

An H-4 visa is issued by the USCIS to immediate family members of the H-1B visa holders, most of whom are Indian IT professionals.

published on : 9th March 2021

H-1B: Three Republicans bring legislation in Congress to end 'allure of cheap foreign labour'

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

published on : 4th March 2021

Biden administration 'undecided' on ending Trump-era H-1B visa ban

Trump had extended the ban on issuing of new H-1B visas till March 31 arguing that the country is having a very high unemployment rate and the US cannot afford to have more foreign workers.

published on : 2nd March 2021

Biden administration withdraws move to rescind work authorisation for H-1B visa holders' spouses

The H4 visa is normally issued to those who have already started the process of seeking employment-based lawful permanent resident status in the US.

published on : 28th January 2021

Biden administration’s visa policy shift offers relief for IT 

The change of guard in the United States—one of the key markets for India’s IT industry—has already signaled a positive change as far as the H-1B issue is concerned.

published on : 23rd January 2021

US modifies H-1B visa selection process; gives priority to wages, skill level

The H-1B visa is a non-immigrant visa that allows US companies to employ foreign workers in specialty occupations that require theoretical or technical expertise.

published on : 9th January 2021

India engaged with US for increased predictability in visa regime: MEA

Asked about the US Capitol Hill violence, Srivastava said the Indian position has been made clear in a tweet of PM Narendra Modi.

published on : 9th January 2021

Donald Trump extends ban on H-1B, other work visas until March 31; Indian IT professionals to be hit

The twin developments on the final day of 2020 encapsulated how Trump has made US immigration policy more restrictive without support from Congress.

published on : 1st January 2021

Andhra couple in US booked for cheating students

Elaborating further, the official said a lookout notice would be issued against the family members of the accused in West Godavari as well. 

published on : 11th December 2020

US court blocks two H-1B regulations proposed by Trump administration

US District Judge Jeffrey White of Northern District of California blocked Trump administration's recent policy that required employers to pay foreign workers on H-1B visas significantly higher wages.

published on : 2nd December 2020

H-1B visa approvals for Indian IT companies drop by 43 per cent between 2015-17: Report

The top seven Indian-based companies received only 8,468 approved H-1B petitions for initial employment in FY 2017, a decline of 43 per cent for these companies since FY 2015.

published on : 25th April 2018

Over nine-tenths of work permits given to spouses of H1B visa holders are from India: Report

The US has issued employment authorisation documents to more than 71,000 spouses of H-1B visa holders, over 90 percent of whom are Indians, a report said today.The US has issued employment authorisati

published on : 29th March 2018

New H-1B policy memorandum issued to protect workers: US Citizenship and Immigration Services

The new H-1B policy memorandum is part of the effort by the Trump Administration to protect the wages and working conditions of both American and non-immigrant workers and prevent any fraud.

published on : 24th February 2018
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