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Bill against outsourcing jobs back in US Parliament, may hit Indian IT firms

Bill against outsourcing jobs back in US Parliament, may hit Indian IT firms

A bill seeking to prevent US companies from outsourcing jobs overseas by "abusing" H1-B programme has been re-introduced in the House of Representatives and may hit Indian IT firms and professionals.

Rise in south Indian women going abroad for jobs

957 women got clearance in 2009 and another 1,363 women in 2010, adding that the numbers further went up in 2011 with 1,981 women leaving the country abroad for jobs.

Top 10 H1B visa companies outsource jobs overseas: Report

The Top 10 companies benefitting from H-1B visas are offshore outsourcers, a US publication reported Tuesday, prompting an eminent American engineering organisation to seek a review of the ongoing immigration reforms.