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US provides visas to up to 15,000 temporary workers

"As a demonstration of the administration`s commitment to supporting American businesses, DHS is providing this one-time increase to the congressionally set annual cap," Kelly said in a statement.

PM Modi to discuss H-1B visa issue with Trump next month

PM Modi to discuss H-1B visa issue with Trump next month

PM Modi is expected to meet President Trump during the G20 Summit in Hamburg in Germany early next month.

40% decline in US visas for Pakistanis; 28% increase for India

40% decline in US visas for Pakistanis; 28% increase for India

Interestingly, the number of non-immigrant US visas to Indians has increased by 28 percent in March and April this year as compared to the monthly average of the previous year, according to the newly-released monthly official data.

H-1B premium processing suspended to handle huge rush

H-1B premium processing suspended to handle huge rush

The US on Friday said the premium processing of H-1B visas, which are popular among Indian IT firms and professionals, has been suspended temporarily to handle the huge rush of applications for the work visas in the first week of April.

Applications for fiscal 2018 H1-B to be accepted from April 3

Applications for fiscal 2018 H1-B to be accepted from April 3

The Congressional mandated limit on H-1B visas include 65,000 in the general category and another 20,000 for those foreign students who have masters or higher degree from a US academic institution.

Trump bars people of seven Muslim-majority nations from entering US, orders new vetting rules

Trump bars people of seven Muslim-majority nations from entering US, orders new vetting rules

"I am establishing new vetting measures to keep radical Islamic terrorists out of the United States of America. We don't want them here," Trump said.

US lawmakers question sharp rise in denial of H1B, L1 visas

Voicing concern over increasing rates of denial of H-1B and L1 work visas, that are popular among Indian professionals, top US lawmakers and corporate bigwigs have questioned the Obama administration over the issue, warning this would hurt American business interests.