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House of Representatives may have more balanced bill: Nasscom

Last Updated: Friday, June 28, 2013, 20:24

IT industry body Nasscom Friday expressed the hope that a "more balanced bill" on US immigration reforms will come in the House of Representatives.

US Senate passes landmark immigration bill

Last Updated: Friday, June 28, 2013, 10:21

The bill provides a pathway to citizenship to more than 11 million undocumented people, including over 240,000 Indians.

US Immigration bill headed for Senate passage

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 25, 2013, 08:55

At least 15 Republicans joined a unanimous Democratic side to end debate on the all-important amendment.

Immigration bill to reduce deficit by $175 bn in 10 years

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 19, 2013, 08:46

The US immigration bill, which is awaiting passage by the Senate, will reduce the American budgetary deficit by USD 175 billion in 10 years.

NASSCOM concerned over curbs proposed in US immigration bill

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 18, 2013, 18:11

Out of the USD 108-billion software exports from the country, as much as USD 46 billion comes from the US alone and most of the domestic IT companies.

US Immigration bill passes hurdles in Senate

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 12, 2013, 09:46

Bolstered by support from President Barack Obama, a landmark immigration bill passed a pair of crucial test votes Tuesday in the US Senate, kicking off weeks of debate on the comprehensive reform.

Immigration is a driving force in American economy: Obama

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 11, 2013, 22:40

"Immigration isn't just part of our national character; it is a driving force in our economy that creates jobs and prosperity for all of our citizens," Obama said at a White House event on immigration ahead of the Senate consideration of the comprehensive immigration reform bill.

Obama urges Senate to pass immigration overhaul bill

Last Updated: Saturday, June 08, 2013, 16:02

US President Barack Obama on Saturday urged lawmakers to pass an immigration overhaul bill that the Senate is due to debate this week, saying that it was "commonsense" though not perfect.

Obama urges Senate to pass immigration overhaul bill

Last Updated: Saturday, June 08, 2013, 16:00

US President Barack Obama on Saturday urged lawmakers to pass an immigration overhaul bill that the Senate is due to debate this week, saying that it was "commonsense" though not perfect.

Indian MPs meet US lawmakers over immigration bill

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 05, 2013, 09:09

Indian Parliamentarians met top American lawmakers to raise India`s concerns over the immigration bill, in particular those related to the H-1B visa issues.

South Asian rights group concerned over US immigration bill

Last Updated: Friday, May 24, 2013, 09:45

A South Asian rights group has expressed serious concerns over certain provisions of the comprehensive immigration reform bill that will pave a pathway to citizenship to some 11 million undocumented immigrants, including more than 260,000 Indians.

Killer H-1B provisions still in immigration bill despite deal

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 22, 2013, 16:10

The "killer provision" of ban on client site placement for H1B workers, which may prove to be detrimental to the interests of major Indian IT companies, remains in place despite a last minute deal reached between key Senators on certain provisions of the immigration bill.