US Immigration Reform Bill

US Immigration Reform Bill a step in right direction: Nayyar

The proposed US Immigration Reform Bill will be a step in the right direction, Tech Mahindra's Executive Vice-chairman Vineet Nayyar said Friday.

Sep 20, 2013, 22:49 PM IST

I'm not a great fan of running company based on visas: Murthy

Admist concerns over the visa curbs set out in the US Immigration Reform Bill, Infosys Chairman N R Narayana Murthy said Indian IT firms need to hire more locals for their onsite operations and that he is not a great fan of running a company based on visas.

Sep 06, 2013, 17:31 PM IST

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 during the Indo-US civilian nuclear deal, against certain killer provisions in the US immigration reform bill, in particular those related to much sought after H-1B visas.

May 09, 2013, 14:48 PM IST

'Family reunion in immigration bill would reduce remittances'

A US lawmaker has pitched for making family reunification a priority in the proposed comprehensive immigration reform bill arguing that this would prevent immigrants from remitting money back home and thus inject billions of dollars into the American economy.

May 08, 2013, 18:15 PM IST

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 signed into law by the President, can harm the interests of Indian IT companies and professionals.

May 08, 2013, 16:13 PM IST

Comprehensive US immigration bill introduced in Senate

A comprehensive immigration bill aimed at allowing American citizenship to over 11 million illegal immigrants, including nearly 300,000 from India, was Wednesday introduced in the US Senate, a day after receiving backing from President Barack Obama.

Apr 17, 2013, 21:49 PM IST

Barack Obama backs immigration reform bill

President Barack Obama has endorsed a proposed legislation to overhaul the US immigration system which will allow 11 million undocumented immigrants, including 240,000 Indians, to become American citizens.

Apr 17, 2013, 08:24 AM IST