A 58-year-old Indian teacher in the US has been fined over USD 50,000 and ordered to serve three years of supervised release by a court.
US President Donald Trump's proposed changes to the H-1B visa program may end up benefiting Indian IT professionals in terms of higher wages, a US expert today said.
Equality and the American dream seem to be increasingly out of reach for many Indians in the U.S., since President Donald Trump took office.
The US has said that it greatly values investments by Indian companies and wants to see bilateral business ties remain strong
By at least one estimate, more than 1 million illegal immigrants currently live in the UK.
If there are serious actions taken it's something that's going to kind of worry us a lot.
The US has accused top Indian IT firms TCS and Infosys of unfairly cornering the lion's share of H-1B visas.
Applicants will have to wait four years before applying for citizenship instead of one currently.
Arun Jaitley “strongly raised” the key H-1B visa issue in his meeting with US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in Washington DC.
With the rise of nationalist sentiment around the world, countries from the west to the east have been making moves to weed out the foreign worker population for years now.
The government is in touch with the governments of the United States and Australia on these matters and is also making full assessment of impact of these recent changes.
The number of Indians in the US searching for jobs in India has gone up more than ten-fold between December and March.
S President Donald Trump is set to sign an executive order that would tighten the process of issuing the H-1B visas and seek a review of the system for creating an "entirely new structure" for awarding these visas.
In an unexpected announcement, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull today said the government will replace its popular 457 visa that brings temporary foreign workers to the country.
Employers seeking H1B visas for 2018 submitted 199,000 applications this year, compared with 236,000 last year, US Citizenship and Immigration Services said
Nearly 10,000 miles away from the anti-immigrant climate in Trump’s America, an island nation has been clamping down on Indian tech workers
US universities are dismissing all fears, saying Indians studying in the US need not be nervous due to recent row over HI-B visa.
Efforts are on in full swing to ensure that no Indian is an overstayer, violator of visa laws or infiltrator in Saudi Arabia once the Amnesty scheme offered by King Salman expires.
Presidents of the top US universities have recently assured international students, particularly those from India in high-tech courses, that they are still in demand by top American industrial and business enterprises notwithstanding the recent noises to change H-1B visa norms.
Perhaps the next thing that needs to be privatized is migration.
A new memorandum issued by the USCIS makes it mandatory to ensure a closer scrutiny of computer programmers using H-1B work visas.
Singapore has slowed down on issuing new visas to Indian professionals. The move is apparently an attempt by the Singapore government to foster the hiring of local talent.
Programmers certified as eligible for H-1B in 2014 and 2015 were only about 12% of the total number of certified applicants.
Indian firms, which account for the bulk of H1B 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.
USCIS have confirmed plans for more scrutiny of foreign workers in the US on L1 visas in 2017. The plans mean that Indian IT companies, with a base in the US, will face more frequent visits from USCIS officials.
A large number of US colleges are reporting a decline in applications for admission from international students, including from India and China
"Demonising" the H-1B work visa issue could be a "source of tension" in Indo-US ties.
India said the contribution of the Indian technical professionals helps the US economy become competitive, and added that currently, illegal immigration is the priority of the US administration and not the H1B visa.
It’s hard to understand US policy. It feels like losing liberty in the land of liberty. Who will be responsible for the security of Indians if hate crimes continue to rise?
What brought Indians to the United States, and what made Indian immigrants, as a whole, so successful once here?
With Trump administration seriously mulling H1B visa reforms , at least half a dozen bills have been tabled in US Congress contending that the programme eats into American jobs
President Donald Trump has suggested he wants to reduce the number of short-term US visas for professional workers.
The Trump Administration has sought 60 days to respond to a court case that challenges the decision of the previous Obama Administration to authorise spouses of H-1B holders to work in the US.
H-1B priority suspension: Indian companies would have to better plan its onsite staffing in US.
An anti-immigration website has caused alarm among the community after featuring a video showing a man secretly filming Indian families at an Ohio park and commenting that the "Indian crowd" has "ravished the Mid-west".
The Trump administration on Friday temporarily suspended the expedited premium processing of H1B visas as part of its squeeze on what it said is an overloaded guest worker program.
India has raised concerns over the changes made by Canada in its Temporary Foreign Workers Programme, making it difficult for domestic companies to send employees to their Canadian units on short-term visas, impacting services trade.
The US has assured India that the H-1B visas issue was not a priority for it and would be part of the larger immigration reforms package that the new Trump administration is working on.
US President Donald Trump on Wednesday called for adopting a merit-based immigration system that could benefit high-tech professionals from countries like India.
Many Indians on working visa in the United States are cancelling or postponing their trips to India in the fear that they may not be allowed back in the country.