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US issues clarification on higher education H-1B exemption criteria

The US has said that in order to qualify for an H-1B numerical cap exemption based upon a master's or higher degree, the conferring institution must have qualified as a "United States institution of higher education" at the time the beneficiary's degree was earned.

Life beyond H-1B: Try L1, EB5 visas, experts suggest

The cap for US H-1B visas for 2018 may have been reached but immigration experts say that Indian applicants, who form the majority of the recipients of such visas, have other options as well -- such as the L1 and EB5 visas.

Infosys to ramp up local hiring in US amid visa concerns

Infosys to ramp up local hiring in US amid visa concerns

Infosys has been in favour of a healthy mix of local and global personnel even though hiring locals in overseas markets often pushes up operational costs for IT outsourcing companies.

US suspends fast-track processing for highly skilled H-1B visa; Indian outsourcers likely to feel the heat

US suspends fast-track processing for highly skilled H-1B visa; Indian outsourcers likely to feel the heat

US authorities are temporarily suspending the speedy, premium processing of a visa which is often used by tech firms to recruit foreign skilled workers.

US to temporarily suspend premium processing of H-1B visas

US to temporarily suspend premium processing of H-1B visas

The US on Friday said it is temporarily suspending the 'premium processing' of H-1B visas from April 3, eliminating the option of shorter wait times for the programme that helps highly skilled foreigners work at American firms.

H-1B Visa: 32-year-old Indian-origin, manager in IT company pleads guilty for committing visa fraud in US

H-1B Visa: 32-year-old Indian-origin, manager in IT company pleads guilty for committing visa fraud in US

Hari Karne, who hails from Hyderabad, faces a maximum potential penalty of five years in prison and a USD 250,000 fine if convicted.

US to start accepting H1B application from April 1

US to start accepting H1B application from April 1

The US would start accepting petitions for popular H-1B work visas for the fiscal year 2017 from the beginning of next month, officials announced on Wednesday.

Spouses of H-1B visa holders to get work permit in US

Spouses of H-1B visa holders to get work permit in US

Once USCIS approves the 'Form I-765' and the H-4 dependent spouse receives an Employment Authorisation Card,, he or she may begin working in the United States.