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US introduces bill to bar Indian companies from hiring on H-1B visas

US introduces bill to bar Indian companies from hiring on H-1B visas

A legislation has been introduced in the House of Representatives by a bipartisan group of US lawmakers which if passed by the Congress would prevent Indian companies from hiring IT professionals on H-1B and L1 visas.

US lawmakers praise PM Modi's Congress address

US lawmakers praise PM Modi's Congress address

Led by Speaker of House of Representatives Paul Ryan, top US lawmakers on Wednesday lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi's address to the joint sitting of the Congress, describing it as "insightful".

F-16 fighter jets sold to Pakistan could be used against India: US lawmakers

F-16 fighter jets sold to Pakistan could be used against India: US lawmakers

Top US lawmakers have expressed concerns over the Obama Administration's decision to sell eight F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan.

Big boost! Now, United States lawmakers want PM Narendra Modi to address US Congress

Big boost! Now, United States lawmakers want PM Narendra Modi to address US Congress

If this turns into a reality, it will be a major shot in the arm for PM Narendra Modi.

US lawmakers concerned over violence against minorities in India, write to PM Narendra Modi

US lawmakers concerned over violence against minorities in India, write to PM Narendra Modi

They also raised additional concerns about the lack of recognition of Sikhism as a distinct religion.

US health officials tell lawmakers Zika funding is urgent

US health officials laid out details of their battle plan against the Zika virus for lawmakers on Tuesday, saying that more than $1.8 billion in new emergency funds is needed to protect pregnant American women by the summer mosquito season.

US House advances tighter sanctions on North Korea

US lawmakers have voted overwhelmingly to impose stricter economic sanctions on North Korea, seeking to punish the rebellious Asian nation for its latest test of a nuclear bomb last week.

US to increase quota of unskilled foreign workers by 400%

These foreign workers are brought in exclusively to fill blue collar non-farm jobs.

US lawmakers to act on terrorism financing after California shootings: Hensarling

Federal lawmakers will take up legislation on terrorism financing in the first months of 2016, as last week`s shootings in California move them to act quickly, the chairman of a major US House of Representatives committee told reporters on Thursday.

Republicans clash with Barack Obama over Syria refugee program

US lawmakers have moved to freeze White House plans to resettle Syrian refugees, intensifying a standoff with President Barack Obama.

Ten US lawmakers wish Happy Diwali and Saal Mubarak!

Ten US lawmakers including the lone Indian-American Congressman Ami Bera and Tulsi Gabbard joined "Hindus, Jains, Sikhs, and Buddhists across the world" in celebrating Diwali.

EU expects new data transfer deal with US in three months

The EU said Friday it hoped to reach a new deal with Washington within three months on data transfers which major firms like Facebook rely on, but demanded "bullet-proof" privacy protections.

 

US Congressmen, Indian-Americans celebrate Diwali

Over 30 top US lawmakers along with leading Indian-Americans from across the country celebrated festival of lights here, in what is the largest ever Diwali celebrations at the US Capitol.

'Designate Pakistan country of concern on religious freedom'

Influential US lawmakers Tuesday joined the call to designate Pakistan as a "country of particular concern" on international religious freedom.

Hillary aide testifies as Democrats slam Benghazi panel

Hillary Clinton's long-time confidante testified today before US lawmakers investigating the deadly 2012 attacks in Libya.

Hindu community lives in constant fear in Pakistan: US lawmakers

Hindu community lives in constant fear in Pakistan: US lawmakers

Influential American lawmakers have expressed concern over deterioration of human rights situation in particular those of the minority Hindus in Pakistan's Sindh province.

US lawmakers line up to meet Modi at Silicon Valley

US lawmakers line up to meet Modi at Silicon Valley

A number of influential American lawmakers from both the Republican and Democratic parties are lining up to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi who is scheduled to arrive at Silicon Valley on Saturday, organisers of the community reception have said.

US lawmakers hail Modi's trip to Silicon Valley

 Welcoming Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s second visit to the US, several US lawmakers have hoped it would deepen Indian investment in the US and drive more development in India with use of US technological knowledge.

Obama warns rejecting Iran deal would spell war

President Barack Obama made an aggressive case for his signature nuclear deal with Iran Wednesday, telling wavering lawmakers that rejecting diplomacy would lead to war and destroy US credibility.

 

US lawmakers will vote on Iran deal disapproval resolution

Republican U.S. Representative Ed Royce, the chairman of the House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee, on Tuesday introduced legislation to disapprove of the nuclear agreement between world powers and Iran.