The changes under the Comprehensive Immigration Reform (CIR) put a curb on use of H-1B visa for those companies which have a higher ratio of work force under this category. - See more at: http://www.hindustantimes.com/world-news/us-can-t-do-much-about-india-s-h-1b-visa-concerns/article1-1135138.aspx#sthash.E716TmlC.dpuf
This “lifelong” visa just lulls the cardholder into a false sense of complacency.
Indian immigration officials have responded by refusing to let Indian holders of stapled visas board their flights to China.
Government is closely watching the situation in Saudi Arabia which is targeting illegal foreigners under its new labour policy,.
Skyscanner’s survey reveals that three quarters of Indians choose holiday destinations based on visa requirements
A federal investigation into visa use by Infosys has brought to light widespread abuses in the industry and prompted investigations into other foreign outsourcing firms.
The US government will hit Indian outsourcing giant Infosys with the largest immigration fine ever levied.
The US Justice Department is likely to penalise Infosys with record immigration fine over misuse of business visas.
Planning Commission calls a high-level meeting of different ministries and national security advisor on Monday
Finland, Sweden and Great Britain, whose citizens have visa-free access to a maximum of 173 out of 218 countries, occupy the top three positions in the index
Thousands of people poured into streets across the United States on Saturday in a push to overhaul immigration and end the legal limbo of more than 11 million undocumented immigrants.
NRIs disillusioned; many flee after impulsive return
Britain has indicated to India that there is no move to finalise the controversial 3,000 pounds visa bond scheme for Indians soon
An influential group of Indian American doctors has sought a say in the immigration reform bill, arguing that the pending legislation does not take into account the huge shortage of physicians in the US.
The fact remains that all immigrants remain 'second-hand' citizens.
Indian and Indian-American (collectively “Indian” below) IT businesses are being scapegoated for abuse of the visa programme – using it for cheap, immobile labour – that actually pervades the entire industry.
Indian IT sector is being scapegoated for abuse of the visa programme that actually pervades the entire industry
But what the industry cannot afford to miss is the real message from all this: thou shalt not depend on visas for your business model to work.
Millions of people who are in the country legally, and stand on the threshold of citizenship, never take that next step.
India’s concept of Atithi Devo Bhava is perhaps misunderstood by some visitors. That explains why every second day, a foreigner in Pune is deported or asked to leave India.
India gets the lion’s share of H-1Bs designed for skilled workers, the latest figure represents 64% of the total, up from 58% the year before
Rich Indians planning to invest in a business or buy property in some foreign countries to gain permanent residency find their dreams shattered
India in 2005 introduced a special visa for medical tourists, to bolster the industry. However, restrictions imposed by the visa have made it harder for them to enter the country for medical treatment.
Lobbying spends in the US by Indian IT companies have increased substantially this year, most of that made in an effort to soften the proposals in the impending immigration bill.
People living as illegal immigrants in Britain are willing to return to their home country, a Sikh leader said.
Indian IT companies are likely to step up sponsorship of green cards once the US tightens H-1B visa rules, enabling more Indians to settle abroad.
The largest group of overseas citizens of India is in the US, which boasts of 5.2 lakh card holder
A US-based IT worker alleges that Infosys favours workers from South Asia over US job applicants
Actor Salman Khan has been denied a visa to shoot for his new film Kick, directed by Sajid Nadiadwala, in the UK.
Indian software companies could step up sponsorship of coveted US green cards for staff as part of tactics to mitigate the effects of a planned US law to make work visas harder and costlier to obtain.
Britain’s controversial £3,000 visa bond scheme proposed for visitors from certain “high risk” countries, including India, could take weeks to finalise after a high-level meeting here last week
Another dodgy US university that attracted hundreds of Indian students who wanted a fasttrack route to America has been shut down.
An Indian restaurant in Ely faces fines of up to £20,000 after immigration offenders were found working there.
The White House has acknowledged the contributions of the Sikh community to the US as it celebrates 100 years of their achievements and the immigrant success story in America.
The comprehensive immigration reform bill passed by the US Senate has come to a grinding halt in the House of Representatives.
Infosys said it is in discussion with clients for a contingency plan to ensure business continuity in the event of the US immigration reforms bill becoming a law.
The Indian Embassy in Washington has contracted a new service provider to provide Visa/OCI/PIO and Renunciation Services with effect from July 1, 2013 on its behalf and has promised better services.
Young Indian scientists and engineers staying in the US on a temporary visa will be able to get their green cards quicker once the immigration bill passed by the US Senate becomes a law.
A fresh circular allowing the “re-import” of pets was issued.
France on Thursday announced a slew of India-specific measures, including easing visa norms for those wanting to pursue higher education, a move that is expected to increase the inflow of Indian students to that country.