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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.

`Trump not planning any executive order on H-1B visas`

`Trump not planning any executive order on H-1B visas`

The Trump administration has no plans to come out with an executive order on H-1B visas, a prominent Indian-American donor and supporter of the US President claimed today, contradicting media reports that have generated anxiety in India.

H-1B reform bill introduced in US House of Representatives; seeks doubling of minimum salary to $ 130,000

H-1B reform bill introduced in US House of Representatives; seeks doubling of minimum salary to $ 130,000

A legislation has been introduced in the US House of Representatives which among other things calls for more than doubling the minimum salary of H-1B visa holders to USD 130,000, making it difficult for firms to use the programme to replace American employees with foreign workers, including from India.

This is why H1-B visa may become allusive soon, IT workers to be hit hardest

This is why H1-B visa may become allusive soon, IT workers to be hit hardest

Many of you aspiring to go to the US in search of greener pastures may have to rejig career plans as US may soon be bringing in changes in the H1B visa programme aimed at curbing immigrant workforce.

How Brexit will affect India

How Brexit will affect India

Brexit may actually strengthen India's position as a truncated EU may have to rework its negotiation strategy in order to gain market access.

Companies with UK exposure trade mixed ahead of Brexit vote outcome

Companies with UK exposure trade mixed ahead of Brexit vote outcome

Shares of companies with exposure to the UK saw mixed trading ahead of the crucial 'Brexit' referendum outcome.

Britain's exit will have an impact on IT sector

Britain's exit will have an impact on IT sector and also to impact on Visa fees. Watch complete news story of Share Bazaar Live and stay updated with the latest trends and statistics in the stock market, commodity market and share market!

Indian companies to pay $4,000 more for H-1B visa fee

Indian companies to pay $4,000 more for H-1B visa fee

 Flagship Indian IT companies would have to pay at least an additional USD 4,000 for every H-1B visa application under the new regulations that came into effect last December, according to details published today by a federal US agency.

US visa fee hike discriminatory, targeted at Indian IT companies: Arun Jaitley

US visa fee hike discriminatory, targeted at Indian IT companies: Arun Jaitley

India has expressed concern over the hike in visa fee by the US, saying it is "discriminatory" and largely affects Indian IT professionals

US hikes H1B, L1 visa fee; to hit Indian IT companies

US hikes H1B, L1 visa fee; to hit Indian IT companies

In a blow to Indian IT firms, the US has notified an additional fee up to USD 4,000 for certain categories of the popular H-1B and L-1 visas.

US formally notifies increase in H1B and L1 visa fee

US formally notifies increase in H1B and L1 visa fee

The US Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) said applicants for certain categories of H-1B visas post December 18, 2015 must submit an additional fee of USD 4,000.

Indian IT companies shocked as US raises H1B visa fee by double

Indian IT companies shocked as US raises H1B visa fee by double

The next visa application session kicks off on April 1, 2016.

Bad news for Indian IT companies! US double H1B, L1 visa fee

Bad news for Indian IT companies! US double H1B, L1 visa fee

US decided to impose a special fee of USD 4,000 on certain categories of H-1B visas and USD 4,500 on L-1 visas.

Indian IT firms to step up acquisitions to boost growth: S&P

Indian IT companies are likely to step up acquisitions to strengthen their competitive position and boost slowing growth, a report by Standard & Poor's Ratings Services said Tuesday.

H-1B visa: US scraps discriminatory outsourcing fee on Indian firms

H-1B visa: US scraps discriminatory outsourcing fee on Indian firms

In a relief to Indian IT companies, the US has scrapped an additional fee of USD 2,000 for H-1B visa and USD 2,500 for L1 visa seen as discriminatory.

Indian IT companies among world's worst paymasters

Indian IT companies among world's worst paymasters

Indian IT companies are among the 10 worst paymasters in the world, says a survey -- a mid-level IT manager draws an average salary of USD 41,213 while his Swiss counterpart gets over four times more.

India, EU likely to restart FTA talks on Aug 28

After a gap of about two years, India and the European Union are expected to resume negotiations on August 28 on the proposed free trade agreement (FTA) to boost two-way commerce and investment.

India IT behemoths revamp culture to attract young talent, battle start-ups

Those young set-ups say they go beyond cookie-cutter solutions and argue that they do the job more quickly and for less.

Disney ABC TV reverses plans to outsource IT jobs

Amid reports of a US government probe of two top Indian IT companies for possible violations of H-1B visa rules, Disney ABC TV has cancelled plans to outsource IT jobs, according to a media report

US to start accepting H-1B petitions from April 1

The US has invited applications from aspirants for the coveted H-1B visas, hugely popular among Indian IT companies, from April 1.