A US court has dismissed a lawsuit that challenged the lottery system adopted to determine successful applicants for H-1B visas+ , the most sought after by Indian IT firms and professionals.
United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) have confirmed plans for more scrutiny of foreign workers in the US on L1 visas in 2017.
Indian firms, which account for the bulk of H-1B visas, have "gamed" the system, an influential American lawmaker today alleged and insisted his legislation introduced in the Congress will help fix the existing flaws.
US universities have registered a sharp decline in the number of applications from Indian students after a spate of hate crimes and fear and anxiety about potential changes to visa policies by the Trump Administration.
A key Indo-American business body has favoured early visit by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the US to help iron out issues with President Donald Trump on tightening of visa rules that impacts over USD 100-billion Indian technology industry.
'Keeping American Jobs Act' introduced to prevent replacement of US tech workers by H-1Bs. Will it work?
While the passage of this Bill will come as welcome relief to American tech workers, some say that the effort may be an exercise in futility.
Multiple suspects are still at large after a shooting in a nightclub in Cincinnati city of Ohio left one person dead, police said. At least one person is in a critical state and 14 injured following the gunfire in Cameo nightclub on Sunday, Xinhua news agency quoted police as saying.
US universities have registered a sharp decline in the number of applications from Indian students after a spate of hate crimes+ and fear and anxiety about potential changes to visa policies+ by the Trump Administration.
Two Bay Area tech executives are accused of filing false visa documents through a staffing agency in a scheme to illegally bring a pool of foreign tech workers into the United States.