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H1-B is a trade issue, not immigration matter: Foreign Secretary Jaishankar

H1-B is a trade issue, not immigration matter: Foreign Secretary Jaishankar

Jaishankar said the Trump administration has a very positive view of India and is interested in taking the relationship between the two countries forward.

Stop sending Indians on H1-B visas, hire US locals: Narayana Murthy to Indian IT companies

Stop sending Indians on H1-B visas, hire US locals: Narayana Murthy to Indian IT companies

Indian software companies need to stop sending people on H1-B visas and focus on local hiring in the US, Infosys co-founder N R Narayana Murthy said Thursday amid rising concerns over Donald Trump administration's proposals to restrict inflow of foreign workers.

'Laying off of US workers for H1B holders needs to be probed'

Amid reports that entertainment giant Walt Disney has laid off American employees and replaced them with Indians holding H1-B visas, US Homeland Security Secretary Jeb Johnson has told lawmakers that any such allegations are very troubling and should be investigated.

India flags its concerns over H1-B visas with US

India has flagged its concerns with the US over much-sought after H1-B visas besides outlining the recent steps it has taken to ease economic concerns raised by American businesses, ahead of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's meeting with President Barack Obama.