India monitoring US visa issues, including H1B: MEA tells Parliament

India is engaged with the US administration and its Congress on issues related to the movement of Indian professionals including those pertaining to the H1B visa programme, said Minister of State for External Affairs, V Muraleedharan here on Thursday.

Sep 17, 2020, 14:24 PM IST

Donald Trump considering suspending H1B, other visas: Report

The H1B visa is a non-immigrant visa that allows US companies to employ foreign workers in speciality occupations that require theoretical or technical expertise.

Jun 12, 2020, 12:27 PM IST

US proposes changes to H1B visas, to be given to most skilled, highest paid foreign workers

The H1-B visa has an annual numerical limit cap of 65,000 visas each fiscal year as mandated by the Congress.

Dec 01, 2018, 08:48 AM IST

‘Dramatic increase in H1B visas being held up by US immigration department’

A coalition of American employers representing top IT companies like Google, Facebook and Microsoft has alleged that the US Citizenship and Immigration Services is acting outside of its own regulations.

Nov 09, 2018, 07:21 AM IST

Donald Trump orders overhaul of H-1B visas, Indian techies to be hit hard

In a blow to Indian IT industry and professionals, US President Donald Trump has signed an executive order for tightening the rules of the H-1B visa programme to stop its "abuse" and ensure that the visas are given to the "most-skilled or highest paid" petitioners.

Apr 19, 2017, 19:49 PM IST

US tells India no significant change in H1B visa regime

The United States has conveyed to India that there is no significant change in the H1B visa regime, Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said today.

Mar 20, 2017, 13:38 PM IST