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Indian H-1B Visa Holders' Kids Will Soon Get Affordable Education In New Jersey

A majority of H-1B visa holders are Indians and this legislation comes as a significant relief to them, amidst an environment of stringent immigration laws and scrutiny under the Trump administration.

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India Pitches For H-1B Visa Holders, Says Movement Of People Deepened Ties

People to people ties have been one of the defining elements of our friendship, Jaishankar said.

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US Proposes Changes To H1B Visas; To Be Given To Most Skilled, Highest Paid Foreign Workers

Under the new proposed merit-based rule, a notice for which was issued on Friday, companies employing foreign workers on the H-1B visa - under the Congressional mandated annual caps - would first have to electronically register with the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) during a designated registration period

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Trump Administration Plans Major Changes In H-1B Visas

The H-1B visa, most sought-after among Indian IT professionals, is a non-immigrant visa that allows US companies to employ foreign workers in speciality occupations that require theoretical or technical expertise

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2 US Senators Seek Preservation Of Employment Authorisation For Immigrant Women On H-4 Visas

H-4 visas are issued by US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to immediate family members — spouse and children under 21 years of age — of the holder of H-1B visa, the most sought-after among Indian IT professionals

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No Change In H-1B Visa Policy: US Official

The Trump administration is pushing for a reform of the H-1B system, saying some IT companies were abusing the US work visas to deny jobs to American workers

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US Extends Suspension Of Premium Processing For H-1B Visas

The suspension, announced by the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) yesterday, is expected to last until February 19 next year

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H1B Approvals For Indian IT Companies Drop By 43 Pc Between 2015-17: Report

The top seven Indian-based companies received only 8,468 approved H-1B petitions for initial employment in FY 2017, a decline of 43 per cent for these companies since FY 2015, when it received 14,792 H-1B visas

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Indian-Americans Welcome Continuing H-1B Visa Extension

The announcement came days after reports emerged that the Trump administration was considering tightening H-1B visa rules that could lead to deportation of 7,50,000 Indians

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Trump Not Anti-Immigrant: Raj Shah

Shah said Trump was only trying to make immigration "more merit-based" and "reform" the legal system regarding it

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Protect India's Interests On H-1B Visa Issue: Swaraj To Tillerson

India has been seeking a totalisation agreement aimed at protecting benefit rights of its workers and short-term IT and other services providers in the US

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Trump Admin Makes It More Difficult For H-1B Visa Extension

From now on during every extension, people need to prove to the federal authorities that they are still eligible for the visa they apply for

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Increase Salary Of H-1B Visa Holders: US Labour Secretary

US Labour Secretary Alexander Acosta has called for increasing the minimum salary of foreign workers on H-1B visas, the most sought-after by Indian IT firms, from the existing $60,000 to at least $80,000

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Bill Seeking H-1B Limits Exemption For Foreigners With US PhD

A bill has been re-introduced in the House of Representatives that seeks exemption for foreign- born persons with an American Ph.D. in science, technology, engineering or mathematics from the limits on the number of employment-based green cards and H-1B visas awarded annually

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White House Welcomes Infosys Decision To Hire 10,000 Americans

The Trump administration today welcomed the decision by IT giant Infosys to hire 10,000 Americans in the next two years, saying it was a result of the US government's "pro-growth economic agenda"

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