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US Proposes Not To Issue Business Visa For H-1B Speciality Occupations

The move, made public on Wednesday, less than two weeks ahead of the November 3 presidential election, is likely to impact several Indian companies which send their technology professionals on B-1 visas for a short stay to complete jobs on site in the US.

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Donald Trump Administration Allows Certain Exemptions In H-1B Visa Ban

US President Donald Trump, in his June proclamation, banned the entry into the US of workers in several key non-immigrant visa categories.

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H1-B Visa Suspension To Have Rs 1,200 Cr Impact On Indian IT Firms: Crisil

An increase in local hiring over the last few years since the US – the largest market for Indian IT firms - started curbing the visa issuances will help limit the impact on the Indian IT companies now

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Trump Temporarily Suspends H-1B Visas, Asks Officlas To Move Towards Merit-based System

Under these reforms, the H-1B programme will prioritise those workers who are offered the highest wage, ensuring that the highest-skilled applicants are admitted, the White House said.

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Trump Considering Suspending H1B, Other Visas Amid Massive Unemployment: Report

Such a decision by the Trump administration is likely to have an adverse impact on thousands of Indian IT professionals. Already a large number of Indians on the H-1B visas have lost their jobs and are headed back home during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Top US Senators Urge Trump To Temporarily Suspend All New H-1B Visas

The unemployment figures in the US have reached an all-time high due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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US Has No Plans To Cap H-1B Work Visa Programme: State Department

The H-1B visa 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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India Says In Talks With US On H-1B Visas, No Official Word On Limits

"We have not heard anything officially from the U.S. government. We continue to reiterate and engage with the U.S. government on this matter"

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US Tells India It Is Mulling Caps On H-1B Visas To Deter Data Rules

The warning comes as trade tensions between the United States and India have resulted in tit-for-tat tariff actions in recent weeks

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10% Drop In H1B Visa Approvals In 2018: US Authorities

This was 10 per cent less from 373,400 in the previous fiscal year of 2017

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TCS Among Top 10 Firms To Get Foreign Labour Certification For H-1B visas

The visa programme allows employers to temporarily employ foreign workers in the US on a non-immigrant basis in specialty occupations or as fashion models of distinguished merit and ability

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US Plans Major Changes In H-1B Visas By January, Move To Impact Indian IT Firms

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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93% of H-4 Approved Work Authorisation From India: US Report

Over one-fifth of the H-4 visa holders with work authorisation live in California

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Trump Admin Toughens H1-B Visa Procedure

The H-1B visa 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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Drop Of 37% In H1B Visas For 7 Indian Firms In 2016: Report

Top seven India-based IT companies in the US collectively experienced a whopping 37 per cent drop in approved H-1B visa petitions in 2016 as compared to the previous year, according to a new report that comes amid the Trump administration's crackdown on the "visa abuse"

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