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Senate immigration bill to benefit immigrants from India: WH

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 03, 2013, 16:25

The White House made its position clear on the contentious H-1B provisions of Senate version of the immigration bill.

Democrats' immigration bill rings alarm bell for Indian firms

Last Updated: Thursday, October 31, 2013, 10:56

The killer provisions are in particular related to the much-sought after H-1B and L-1 visas.

Obama renews push for immigration reforms

Last Updated: Friday, October 25, 2013, 10:33

President Barack Obama has made a renewed push for comprehensive immigration reform, voicing support for a bill that the Indian IT industry fears would stem the flow of Indian professionals to the US.

Barack Obama plans immigration push after fiscal crisis ends

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 16, 2013, 18:28

President Barack Obama said on Tuesday that stalled immigration reform would be a top priority once the fiscal crisis has been resolved.

USIBC steps ups campaign on immigration reform

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 09, 2013, 12:23

The US-India Business Council (USIBC) has stepped up its campaign to address the concerns of the IT industry over certain provisions of the comprehensive immigration reform, which has now entered a crucial phase.

USIBC steps ups its campaign on immigration reform

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 09, 2013, 11:04

The USIBC chairman, Ajay Banga, who is CEO of MasterCard, has been personally involved in an effort to make lawmakers aware of the provisions of the immigration visas.

US Immigration Reform Bill a step in right direction: Nayyar

Last Updated: Friday, September 20, 2013, 22:49

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

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

Last Updated: Friday, September 06, 2013, 17:31

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.

Obama to link immigration reform and housing prices

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 06, 2013, 14:11

The Democratic leader is set to spend the day in Arizona, in the US southwest, for a day of housing-related activities, five years after the "subprime" mortgage crisis sparked the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression.

Visa restrictions amount to 'non-tariff barriers': Chidambaram

Last Updated: Friday, July 12, 2013, 15:26

Flagging India's concern over the immigration reform bill with US authorities, Finance Minister P Chidambaram has said the visa restrictions proposed on knowledge workers amount to non-tariff barriers.

Bobby Jindal spells out 3-point formula to immigraion reform

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 10, 2013, 16:04

Jindal said if and when the folks in Washington want to successfully reform the immigration system, they will have to accept the simple fact that it needs to be done in stages.

Bobby Jindal spells out three point formula to immigration reform

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 10, 2013, 08:57

Bobby Jindal spoke against the Senate version of the bill which has the backing of the US President Barack Obama.