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Donald Trump administration makes H1-B visa approval tough, Indian firms may face a major hit

The new move announced on Thursday through a seven-page policy empowers the US Citizenship and Immigration Services to issue H-1B visas to an employee only for the period for which he/she has to work at a third-party worksite.

Feb 23, 2018, 11:51 AM IST

Indians rally outside White House in support of Donald Trump's merit-based immigration plan

 Several hundred highly-skilled Indian workers today held a rally outside the White House in support of Donald Trump's plan for a merit-based immigration system.

Feb 04, 2018, 22:59 PM IST

Developed nations raising protectionist walls: Nirmala

The trade facilitation agreement in services proposal is aimed at liberalising rules for movement of professionals and other steps to reduce transaction costs to boost growth of the services sector.

Apr 20, 2017, 16:36 PM IST

Donald Trump signs H1 B visa executive order to tighten IT hiring rules

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday ordered federal agencies to look at tightening the H-1B visa programme used to bring high-skilled foreign workers to the US, as he tries to carry out his campaign pledges to put “America First”.

Apr 19, 2017, 10:40 AM IST