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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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H-1B Visa Reform Bill Introduced In US House Of Representatives

A legislation has been introduced in the US House of Representatives which among other things calls for more than doubling the minimum salary of H-1B visa holders to $130,000, making it difficult for firms to use the programme to replace American employees with foreign workers, including from India

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Donald Trump's New Executive Order To Clamp Down On H1B Visas

US President Donald Trump is expected to sign a new executive order aimed at strangulating work-visa programmes, including the H1B and L1 visas used by Indian IT professionals, as part of a larger immigration reform effort, a top White House official has said

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US Tech Leaders Sound Alarm Over President Donald Trump Immigration Order

The US technology industry, a major employer of foreign workers, hit back on Saturday at President Donald Trump's sudden executive order on immigration, with some leaders calling it immoral and un-American

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Mark Zuckerberg Takes On Donald Trump On Immigration, Calls US A Nation Of Immigrants

America is a nation of immigrants and should be proud of it, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said on Saturday as he criticised President Donald Trump's decision to severely limit immigrants and refugees from certain Muslim-majority countries

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H1-B Visa Benefits The US More Than India, Says CII

This is in context of the rising concern in the Indian IT industry over potential reforms in the H1-B visa in the new US presidential regime under Donald J. Trump

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New Legislation To Tighten H1-B Visas To Foreign Techies

Two powerful US Senators have announced they will introduce a legislation which, if passed by the Congress, would give preference to foreigners studying in American universities, a move that will tighten the noose around the H-1B visa programme and could hurt Indian IT firms

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Bill Targeting H1B Visas Reintroduced In US Congress

A bill backing key changes in the H1-B programme that allows skilled workers from countries like India to fill high-tech jobs in the US has been re-introduced in the US Congress by two lawmakers who claim that it will help crack down on the work visa abuse

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H1B Visas No Longer A Showstopper: Nasscom

The companies and the US Senate can be at odds with each other. The US corporations realise that 70% of their work were being outsourced from outside

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US Visa Fee Hike Discriminatory, Targeted At Indian IT Companies, Says Jaitley

India has expressed concern over the hike in visa fee by the US, saying it is "discriminatory" and largely affects Indian IT professionals

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US Hikes H1B, L1 Visa Fee; To Hit Indian IT Companies

Applicants for certain categories of H-1B visas post December 18, 2015 must submit an additional fee of $4,000, says The US Citizenship and Immigration Service

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