Thursday, June 20, 2013
Indians overstaying visa in Saudi to face action:
The Indian Embassy in Riyadh has warned its citizens not to overstay their visa in Saudi Arabia and ...
UK visa rules breaking families apart: MPs
UK`s new stringent immigration policies are forcing many professionals, including those from India, ...
New US visa laws to push costs for domestic IT firms: Gartner
The bill before the US Congress relates to immigration reform, including restriction on deploying re...
CII calls on UK for business-friendly visa regime
India's industry chamber CII on Tuesday expressed concerns over Britain's new immigration rules and ...
Russia approves visa-free travel with Paraguay
Russia is set to sign a visa-free travel agreement with Paraguay.
`India should take up visa-free corridor with Pak`
The Centre should discuss the issue of a visa-free corridor from the border town of Dera Baba Nanak ...
Indian visa centre to come up in Leicester
The Indian government currently runs visa centres in Birmingham and London, as well as Edinburgh and...
India and Thailand agree to provide fast track business visa service
In order to further create a supportive atmosphere for trade and investment promotion as well as to ...
Visa on Arrival facility to passengers travelling through RGIA
Visitors from 11 countries will be eligible to get a VoA from May 31 at RGIA, a GMR press release sa...
Visa on Arrival extended to Hyderabad airport
The central government has extended Visa-On-Arrival facility to international passengers travelling ...
Senators reach deal on H-1B visa expansion plan
As a result of this agreement, the Republicans are now expected to vote in favour of the Senate immi...
Infosys' visa-related costs jump over 50% at Rs 308cr in FY'13
Stricter norms and higher rejection rate of work permits have pushed up the visa-related cost of cou...
UK launches 'super-priority' same-day visas for Indians
The first-of-its-kind service to be launched anywhere in the world by the UK Home Office is open for...
US engineers ask Senate to reject expansion of H1B visas
A professional US body of engineers has asked the Senators to reject any move to increase the number...
Chinese national held for travelling on fake papers
A 23-year-old Chinese national was arrested here while trying to cross over to Nepal allegedly on fa...
Indians lobby hard for a slice of immigration pie
The US-India Business Council (USIBC) argues that the proposed ban and restrictions on client site p...
US working with India to streamline education visa process
The United States is working with the Indian Government to stream line the latter's education visa, ...
USIBC to launch campaign against US immigration reform bill
The US India Business Council (USIBC) is planning to launch a major campaign, on a scale witnessed d...
Man tries to board flight with invalid papers, held
One person was arrested at the Chennai airport for allegedly trying to board a flight to Qatar witho...
'Family reunion in immigration bill would reduce remittances'
A US lawmaker has pitched for making family reunification a priority in the proposed comprehensive i...
Undue delay in visas disrupting US assistance to Pak: Report
The undue delay by Pakistan in issuing visas to American officials disrupts the delivery and oversig...
US Immigration reform bill may harm Indian IT firms
The Senators, also known as the gang of eight, has put forward provisions in the bill, which when si...
US to have automated student visa checks
In the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings, the US expects to have an automated system in place thi...
Student visa gap to be fixed this month: Napolitano
"I think by the end of the month, certainly, we probably will have a technological solution to ...
Immigration reform will attract highly-skilled entrepreneurs
President Barack Obama said effort to fix "broken immigration system" will not only provid...
Legally working Indians in Saudi Arabia to be regularised
Indian workers who have travelled to Saudi Arabia legally will be allowed to regularise their visa s...
China mulls five-year visas to attract overseas talent
China plans to issue multiple-entry five year visas to attract high-skilled foreign professionals to...
US tightening visa rules for students
In the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings, the US will tighten oversight to help ensure that forei...
US lifts visa ban on Myanmar
Considering the decisions taken by its government as part of economic and political reforms, the US ...
Obama hopeful of passage of immigration bill
Barack Obama has expressed hope that the comprehensive immigration reform bill, currently being deba...
Visa ban on Narendra Modi should continue: US panel
A Congress-established independent panel on religious freedom has called on the US to maintain a vis...
Immigration reform to boost US economy: Senators
Key authors of the comprehensive US immigration reform bill today reached out to the American busine...
WikiLeaks claims victory in Iceland court case
WikiLeaks has said it has secured a victory in Iceland`s SC against financial blockade imposed by Vi...
TCS, Wipro and Infosys accused of abusing H-1B visas
Amidst Congressional debate on the comprehensive immigration reform, a top US Senator has accused bi...
Current H-1B visa system incredibly disruptive: Microsoft
The current H-1B visa system, the numerical limit of which was set by the Congress in 1990, is incre...
FM meets US Treasury Secy, flags concern over H1B visa issue
Chidambaram said that temporary relocation of knowledge workers on site to service a client should n...
`Visa regime between India, Panama should be liberalised`
India on Thursday said the visa regime between New Delhi and Panama, a central American nation, need...
Barack Obama backs immigration reform bill
President Barack Obama has endorsed a proposed legislation to overhaul the US immigration system whi...
US immigration bill to increase H1B visa, may hit Indian firms
The sweeping US immigration bill, likely to be unveiled Tuesday, may propose a substantial increase ...
'Proposed curbs on US visa rules to impact customer sentiment'
Stating that the proposal by 'Gang of Eight' is "very strategic" and it is of great import...
India seeks more US visas for its high-skilled workers
As the US moves forward to reform its immigration system, India has said that a generous American vi...
Proposal to restrict biz visas will impact Indo-US ties: USIBC
Industry body US India Business Council has expressed concerns over proposals such as imposing restr...
Chhetri gets visa, leaves for Singapore for AFC Cup
Indian football captain Sunil Chhetri left on Monday for Singapore, after getting his visa to travel...
Jet forays into visa services, ties-up with Dubai's Dnata
Jet Airways Monday forayed into visa services and forged a partnership with the Dubai-based Dnata to...
Jet forays into visa services, ties-up with Dubai's Dnata
"The new partnership will offer guests travelling from here to Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah the...
Chhetri denied visa to travel to Singapore for AFC Cup match
Indian football captain Sunil Chhetri and his Churchill Brothers team-mate Balal Arezou from Afghani...
Saudi gives illegal foreign workers three months` grace
Foreigner workers, including Indians, were given a 3-month grace period by Saudi authorities to regu...
H-1B cap reached; lottery will decide fate
The Congressional mandated cap for H-1B is 65,000.
India lifts freeze on visa on arrival for Pak seniors
Giving a new fillip to its relations with Pakistan, India has started visa on arrival facility for s...
Indians to wait longer than Pakistanis for US visa
Despite perceived improvement in relations between the two countries, immigration from India to the ...
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