Flagship Indian IT companies would have to pay at least an additional $4,000 for every H-1B visa application under the new regulations that came into effect last December, according to details published today by a federal US agency.
Thousands of people from India are awaiting for their permanent residence based on employment categories 2 (EB 2) and (EB3). Unlike many other countries, India has the highest backlog in the entire waiting time.
Microsoft Corp and Facebook Inc have agreed to jointly build a subsea cable across the Atlantic Ocean to meet growing demand for high-speed cloud and online services .
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump assured gun owners on Friday he would protect their constitutional right to bear arms and eliminate gun-free zones if elected, accusing Democrat Hillary Clinton of wanting to weaken gun rights.
Consultations between India and the US at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) on the dispute over the increase in non-immigrant visa fees, which has adversely affected Indian IT companies, have failed to produce an amicable solution.
The federal government this month officially extended the length of time someone with a STEM degree can work on a student F-1 visa from 29 months to three years.
Stanford has joined 61 other U.S. research institutions to condemn a new law proposed by the U.S. State Department that would restrict international students’ ability to participate in research on technologies related to national security.
Organizations that represent research universities have been negotiating with federal agencies over proposed regulations that they fear would effectively prevent many international students from participating in studies financed by business.
The two advocacy group alleged that USCIS has never been forthcoming in describing the selection process, a statement said.