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.
USCIS said a petitioner may request that it reopen and/or reconsider adverse decisions based on the three rescinded policy memos by properly filing Form I-290B, Notice of Appeal or Motion.
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.
Given that the Democrats have a majority in the House of Representatives, the bill has little chance to be passed.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Asked about the US Capitol Hill violence, Srivastava said the Indian position has been made clear in a tweet of PM Narendra Modi.
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.
Elaborating further, the official said a lookout notice would be issued against the family members of the accused in West Godavari as well.
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.
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.
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
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.