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PTI
January 1, 2021
The decision will impact a large number of Indian IT professionals and several American and Indian companies who were issued H-1B visas by the US government for the FY 2021 beginning October 1


BusinessToday.In
December 20, 2020
The US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) had revoked the previous recognition for computer programmers as a 'speciality occupation' in 2017, which made the programmers eligible for H-1B visas


PTI
December 3, 2020
The passage of the Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act by the Senate on Wednesday comes as a big relief to Indian IT professionals who come to the US on H-1B work visas


BusinessToday.In
December 2, 2020
These changes applied to the H-1B visa program and were announced back in October. They included imposing certain salary requirements on companies hiring foreign skilled workers and also imposing limits on speciality occupation


BusinessToday.In
October 31, 2020
Calling the entire premise for the new visa rules \"false\", the companies argued that the economic growth created by H-1B visa holders creates numerous jobs for US workers


PTI
October 29, 2020
US President Donald Trump, keen to regulate the country's immigration policies, on June 22, signed the executive order temporarily banning issuing fresh H-1B and L-1 visas till December 31


BusinessToday.In
October 21, 2020
In an attempt to protect American jobs by reducing the number of immigrants, the US on October 8 mandated that minimum wages for H-1B visa-holders should be 40 per higher on an average


BusinessToday.In
October 19, 2020
The lawsuit challenges the October 6th order of the Department of Labor (DOL) that hiked the 'prevailing wages' to hire H-1B employees by up to 50 per cent making


Manoj Sharma
October 7, 2020
New H-1B restrictions: The US government's new order narrows definition of 'specialty occupation' while closing overboard definition that worked well for years for overseas companies doing business in the US


PTI
October 7, 2020
The H1B visa is a non-immigrant visa that allows US companies to employ foreign workers in speciality occupations that require theoretical or technical expertise


Rukmini Rao
August 13, 2020
The new set of exceptions for H-1B and L-1 visas comes as a breather for IT firms, but interpretation of eligibility criteria by US officials holds the key


Rukmini Rao
August 7, 2020
With top tier IT firms having nearly 60 per cent local hires and high rate of work visa rejections, the visa ban impact could be limited. However Nomura cautions that if the ban continues beyond the pandemic then Indian firms may have to brace for higher costs towards further localisation.


Rukmini Rao
August 5, 2020
Indian IT services may not have an  additional impact, however experts say clarity on execution of  going contracts if any and long-term cost impact is yet to be ascertained


BusinessToday.In
August 4, 2020
Shares of Tech Mahindra (3.18%) , HCL Tech (2.15%) and Infosys (1.29%) were the top losers on Sensex in afternoon trade


BusinessToday.In
August 4, 2020
The decision will impact a large number of Indian IT professionals who are seeking jobs in the US


BusinessToday.In
August 2, 2020
As per the new fee plan employers filing visa processing requests will have to shell out an $555 (21 per cent increase) for H-B visas, and $850 (75 per cent increase) for L visas


PTI
July 17, 2020
Last month, US President Donald Trump had signed a proclamation to suspend issuing of H-1B visas -- popular among Indian IT professionals -- along with other foreign work visas for the rest of the year, aimed at helping millions of Americans who have lost their jobs due to the current economic crisis


PTI
July 14, 2020
The July 6 directive will make it impossible for a large number of international students to participate in the CPT and OPT programmes


PTI
July 11, 2020
As the president announced today, he is working on an executive order to establish a merit-based immigration system to further protect US workers, the White House said in a statement


BusinessToday.In
July 7, 2020
The US market has contributed 61.6 per cent to the Infosys' revenue as of the quarter ended March. Last year, it opened a technology centre at Phoenix, Arizona, to accelerate innovation for its American enterprises.


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