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H-1B visa rules

Don't panic, no fundamental change in H-1B visa programme, assures US diplomat

The H1-B visa is a non-immigrant visa that allows the US firms to hire highly skilled foreign professionals working in areas with shortages of qualified American workers.

Feb 26, 2018, 23:52 PM IST

'Legislative change needed in wage structure to prevent H-1B abuse'

The US Labour Department has said a legislative change is required in the four-tiered wage structure to take stronger action against firms using H-1B visas to replace their American employees with workers from countries like India.

May 06, 2017, 13:33 PM IST

H-1B visa a trade and services issue, will keep a close watch: India

India on Thursday said it was keeping a "close watch" on the US tightening the H-1B visa rules which will impact Indian IT industry and professionals, and asserted that the issue will be taken up with the Trump administration.

Apr 20, 2017, 23:27 PM IST

Disney ABC TV reverses plans to outsource IT jobs

Amid reports of a US government probe of two top Indian IT companies for possible violations of H-1B visa rules, Disney ABC TV has cancelled plans to outsource IT jobs, according to a media report

Jun 13, 2015, 15:03 PM IST