The US Tuesday assured that it will look into concerns related to visa fee hike after India sought "just and non-discriminatory" solution to the issue as well as on the social security pact.Aug 30, 2016, 23:03 PM IST
Raising concerns over hike in visa fee for professionals, India Tuesday asked the US to find a "just and non-discriminatory" solution to the issue to avoid any adverse effect on the bilateral trade ties.Aug 30, 2016, 17:45 PM IST
India on Wednesday raised its concerns with the US authorities over high visa fees and discriminatory social security benefits to Indian professionals working in America.Sep 17, 2014, 22:08 PM IST
The UK plans to significantly increase visa fees to plug a 50 million pound gap in its budget, a move that can hit Prime Minister David Cameron's efforts to boost student and business visits from countries like India.Feb 24, 2014, 22:47 PM IST
Noting that Britain's new controversial 3,000 pounds VISA bond scheme is proposed for visitors from certain "high risk" countries, including India, a senior British diplomat on Wednesday said legitimate travellers need not worry.Aug 07, 2013, 23:00 PM IST
Government Thursday said it has conveyed to US its concerns over hike in fees of 'H1B' and 'L' visas and the adverse impact it is likely to cause on travel plans of Indian companies.Dec 01, 2011, 18:16 PM IST
Sri Lanka has slashed the visa fee
it planned to charge from tourists from India and other SAARC
countries to USD 10.
The Indian concerns assume significance as it has now
replaced Britain as Sri Lanka`s top inbound travel market.
The US Saturday sought to assuage the IT industry here, saying India had not been singled out on the issue of rise in visa fee, a move that raised the heckles of technology firms.Nov 06, 2010, 18:48 PM IST
The United States is in
discussion with India trying to understand the potential
impact of the increase in fee of categories of H-1B and L1
visas on Indian companies.
Ignoring the concerns raised
by Indian government and IT firms, the US Congress on Thursday sent
a controversial border protection bill to President Barack
Obama, which would steeply hike the H-1B and L-1 visa fees.