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US Visa

US may deny visas to Pak citizens

The US has imposed sanctions on Pakistan after Islamabad refused to take back its citizen deportees and visa over-stayers from America, warning that it may withhold visas of Pakistanis beginning from its senior officials.

Apr 27, 2019, 11:42 AM IST

United States cuts visa duration for Pakistani nationals to 3 months

Additionally, the visas fees and duration has been revised. 

Mar 06, 2019, 11:54 AM IST

H-1B visa holders frequently placed in poor working conditions, vulnerable to abuse: US think tank

The report by US think tank comes days after US President Donald Trump said he is soon coming out with reforms that will give H-1B visa holders certainty to stay in America.

Jan 17, 2019, 08:40 AM IST

H1-B visa rule favouring advance degree holders will adversely impact IT companies: ICRA

In December 2018, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) proposed reversing the process for H1-B selection favouring advance degree holders.

Jan 16, 2019, 07:13 AM 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

US makes H-1B visa rules tougher; Indian IT professionals to be hit

The Trump administration has introduced a new set of stringent provisions to the H-1B labour application process.

Nov 02, 2018, 22:46 PM IST

India's TCS among top 10 firms to get foreign labour certification for H-1B visas

The H-1B visas are the most sought-after among Indian IT professionals.

Oct 23, 2018, 12:01 PM IST

65,000 cap for H-1B visa reached, lottery ​soon to decide who will work in US

The H-1B visa is a non-immigrant visa that allows US companies to employ foreign workers in speciality occupations that require theoretical or technical expertise. 

Apr 07, 2018, 09:50 AM IST

Indian companies dramatically reduced H1B visa filing: US media

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.

Apr 03, 2018, 12:12 PM IST

Toughest ever H-1B visa application process begins amidst unprecedented scrutiny

H-1B is considered as the most sought-after work visa among highly-skilled Indian professionals.

Apr 02, 2018, 12:06 PM IST

Over 14 million US visa seekers to get social media profiles scanned

The administration of US President Donald Trump had announced in September 2017 that such a move would be initiated.

Apr 01, 2018, 06:49 AM IST

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

Relief for Indian techies, US says no change in H-1B extension policy

The H-1B programme offers temporary US visas that allow companies to hire highly skilled foreign professionals working in areas with shortages of qualified American workers.

Jan 09, 2018, 13:33 PM IST

Indians to be hit hard as US seeks no extension of H-1B visas

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.

Jan 04, 2018, 08:09 AM IST

Over 7 lakh techie face deportation due to H-1B visa tweak – This is Anand Mahindra's message

The proposed US Bill -- Protect and Grow American Jobs – suggests tweaks in H-1B visa.

Jan 03, 2018, 15:19 PM IST

750,000 H-1B visa holders may face deportation if proposed tweak in rules gets approved

The proposed US Bill places new restrictions to prevent abuse and misuse of H-1B visas.

Jan 02, 2018, 14:07 PM IST

Visa policy review not focused on one country, says US Ambassador

The US is undertaking a comprehensive review of its visa policy, said new US Ambassador to India Kenneth Juster on Monday.

Nov 27, 2017, 17:46 PM IST

Investment-based EB-5 Visa the 'Trump' card for US citizenship

There are different visa categories for traveling to USA. Tourists and business travelers form almost 90 percent (69 million) of all travelers to the United States. 

Nov 06, 2017, 14:45 PM IST