H-1B work visas

PM Narendra Modi's re-election will further deepen US-India ties: State Department

During his visit, Pompeo will meet Prime Minister Modi and his new Indian counterpart External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar.

Jun 22, 2019, 08:23 AM IST

Ahead of Mike Pompeo's visit, US says no plans to cap H-1B work visas for Indians

The assurance came from a senior State Department official during a background briefing ahead of Mike Pompeo`s visit to India next week.

Jun 22, 2019, 07:57 AM IST

No plans to place caps on H-1B work visas over data storage rules, clarifies US

Any proposed cap on H-1B work visas will affect the Indian skilled workers the most.

Jun 21, 2019, 09:53 AM IST

US tells India it is mulling caps on H-1B visas to deter data rules: Report

India is the largest recipient of these temporary visas, most of them to workers at big Indian technology firms.

Jun 20, 2019, 07:31 AM IST

US resumes premium processing of H-1B visas

Premium processing of H-1B visa was suspended in April to handle huge rush of new petitions.

Sep 19, 2017, 11:19 AM IST

Over 21 Lakh Indians applied for H-1B visa in 11 years: Report

On an average, their salary over the last 11 years has been USD 92,317 and an overwhelming majority of them are masters or bachelor's degree holder.

Aug 01, 2017, 11:56 AM IST

Infosys CFO MD Ranganath to move to the US

The first hub is being set up in Indiana that will hire 2,000 American workers by 2021 and a similar number of jobs will be created at the North Carolina hub.

Jul 14, 2017, 16:46 PM IST

TCS' H-1B visa applications now a third of 2015 levels

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) applied for only a third of the H-1B work visas this year compared to 2015, helped by increased hiring from engineering campuses and B-schools in the US.

Jun 04, 2017, 11:57 AM IST

TCS, Infosys accounted for only 8.8% of total H-1B visas: Nasscom

IT industry body Nasscom on Monday came out in defence of its members TCS and Infosys, saying the two accounted for only 7,504 -- 8.8 per cent -- of the approved H-1B visas in 2014-15.

Apr 24, 2017, 21:04 PM IST

H-1B premium processing suspended to handle huge rush

The US on Friday said the premium processing of H-1B visas, which are popular among Indian IT firms and professionals, has been suspended temporarily to handle the huge rush of applications for the work visas in the first week of April.

Mar 17, 2017, 11:26 AM IST

Applications for fiscal 2018 H1-B to be accepted from April 3

The Congressional mandated limit on H-1B visas include 65,000 in the general category and another 20,000 for those foreign students who have masters or higher degree from a US academic institution.

Mar 16, 2017, 15:19 PM IST

Lawsuit filed seeking transparency in US' H-1B visa lottery

Two top American immigration- related advocacy groups have filed a lawsuit against the federal government seeking transparency into the lottery process of H-1B work visas, the most sought after for IT professionals, particularly those from India.

May 24, 2016, 12:39 PM IST

US starts receiving applications for H1B visas

The US has started accepting petition for the much sought H-1B work visas, amidst fear from industry experts and officials that the Congressional mandated quota of 65,000 might get filled up in the first week itself.

Apr 02, 2013, 13:45 PM IST