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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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India’s IT/BPM Industry Needs To Shift From Scale To Skill: NASSCOM Chairman Raman Roy

The National Association of Software and Services Companies, or NASSCOM, a trade association, recently appointed Raman Roy as its chairman for 2017-2018. Roy seems to be the right person at this time, given he has played a pivotal role in building the Indian BPM/BPO industry

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US Tells India No Significant Change In H1-B Visa Regime

The United States has conveyed to India that there is no significant change in the H1-B visa regime, Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Monday

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Trump Administration Seeks 60 Days To Respond To Case On H1-B Visa Issue

The Trump administration has sought 60 days from a US appeals court to "consider" its response in a case challenging Obama government's decision to allow spouses of H-1B visa holders to work in the US, putting the jobs of thousands of Indians at stake

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President Trump's Policies, Kansas Shooting Of Software Engineer Compound Woes Of Indians

Indians on H1-B visas are now uncertain about their fate given the slew of legislations being introduced in the US Congress and proposed executive orders, calling for overhaul of the visa programme that allows companies to hire foreign workers, majority in the technological field

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President Donald Trump Softens Stand On Immigration, Favours Merit-based System

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday called for adopting a merit-based immigration system that could benefit high-tech professionals from countries like India, modifying his hard-line campaign rhetoric with a promise to revive the 'American spirit'

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PM Modi Asks US To Have 'Farsighted' View On Movement Of Skilled Professionals

Amid the Trump Administration's move to curb H1B visas that will impact India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday pressed the US to have a "balanced and farsighted perspective" on the movement of skilled professionals

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Donald Trump Can Be A Blessing In Disguise For IT Players, Says Mukesh Ambani

As US president Donald Trump keeps the world on tenterhooks with his protectionist ways that can have a debilitating impact on the Indian IT sector, RIL Chairman Mukesh Ambani on Wednesday advised the industry to look at it as a blessing in disguise to focus on home market

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H1-B Visas Help American Firms Remain Competitive, Says Navtej Sarna

H1B visas, sought-after by Indian IT professionals, help make US firms competitive globally and contribute to generating jobs locally, India's envoy in Wadshington has said amid reports the Trump administration plans to cut down the scheme

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Ireland Extends Stay Back Option From 12 to 24 Months For Post Graduate, PhD Students

The era that marks cut down in visa staybacks, whether H1B type US visa or European visas, Ireland plays a masterstroke by increasing the duration of visa, especially for masters and PhD students

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Indian IT Firms To Meet President Donald Trump Officials On Visa Reform Concerns

Indian IT sector leaders will meet both US lawmakers and officials from US President Donald Trump's administration later this month to lobby against any major changes to visa regulations that could hurt the country's $150 billion industry

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