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American IT firms group seeks more H1B visas

Last Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014, 17:46

A coalition of American information technology companies has sought more H-1B visas, arguing that this is essential to keep the country ahead in the highly competitive world.

US starts receiving applications for H1B visas

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 02, 2013, 13:45

The US has started accepting petition for the much sought H-1B work visas, amidst fear from industry experts and officials that the Congressional mandated quota of 65,000 might get filled up in the first week itself.

H1-B visas could double under Senate plan: Report

Last Updated: Thursday, March 21, 2013, 10:21

The number of H-1B visas issued by the US could double under a proposed Senate immigration plan which would also remove the cap on the green card, a move likely to benefit Indian-American technology professionals but not the Indian companies.

New York ranks best in H1B visas' demand

Last Updated: Thursday, July 19, 2012, 09:15

Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Jose and Washington made up the remaining top five metro areas, each with between 14,000 and 18,000 requests.

US Lawmakers question rise in denial of H1B visas

Last Updated: Friday, February 17, 2012, 19:42

H-1B and L1 work visas are popular among Indian professionals.

Visa fee hike aimed at curbing misuse of H1B visas: US Senator

Last Updated: Saturday, August 14, 2010, 00:13

Senior New York Senator Charles Schumer said the move was aimed at companies who hire foreign workers in a manner contrary to the original intent of the visa programme.