User: basavapatna Topic: Immigration
Category: Immigration Type :: High-Skilled Workers
Last updated: Mar 19 2019 18:29 IST RSS 2.0
 
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US To Begin Accepting New H-1B Visa Petitions From April 1 19.3.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
The US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) would start accepting new H-1B visa petitions for the fiscal year 2020 starting April 1, the media reported.
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US to begin accepting new H1-B visa petitions 19.3.2019 Sify Finance
The US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) would start accepting new H1-B visa petitions for the fiscal year 2020 starting April 1, the media reported.
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Indians To Benefit As UK Lifts Limit On PhD-Level Work Visas 14.3.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Indians are among the largest group of professionals set to benefit from a new UK government plan to remove any limit on the number of PhD-level work visas to be granted.
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Indian Professionals, Students Get Majority Of Visas In 2018: UK 28.2.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Skilled professionals and students from India received a majority of UK visas in 2018, according to the latest statistics revealed by the Home Office on Thursday.
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Indian Doctors In UK Protest Doubling Of Healthcare Surcharge On Migrants 10.2.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
UK-based Indian doctors and healthcare professionals are campaigning against what they describe as an "unfair" doubling of a health surcharge imposed on professionals from outside European Union (EU)...
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Proposed US Law To End Country Cap On Green Card To Benefit Indians 8.2.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Powerful lawmakers in the US House of Representatives and the Senate have introduced identical legislations, which if passed would end per-country green card limit and benefit hundreds and thousands...
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H-1B visas: US announces new rule favouring foreigners with advanced degrees from American colleges 31.1.2019 Scroll.in
The new system is estimated to increase the number of beneficiaries with advanced-degree holders by 16%.
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US Announces "Efficient" New Rule For Filing H-1B Visas 31.1.2019 NDTV News - Latest
As part of its effort to give greater chance to foreign workers who have received higher education from the US, the Trump administration on Wednesday formally announced a new rule related to the...
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H1-B visa rule favouring advance degree holders will adversely impact IT companies: ICRA 16.1.2019 Zee News : World
In December 2018, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) proposed reversing the process for H1-B selection favouring advance degree holders.
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H-1B visa: Trump has good news for IT professionals 11.1.2019 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
H1-B holders in the US can rest assured that changes are soon coming which will bring both simplicity and certainty to your stay, including a potential path to citizenship: Trump.
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Trump asks for $5.7Bln to build ‘Physical Barrier’ on border, invites Congress for talks 9.1.2019 Central Chronicle
Washington, US President Donald Trump during an oval office address said law enforcement officials are requesting $56.7 billion to erect a physical barrier on the southern border. “Finally, as an overall approach to border security, law enforcement professionals have requested $5.7 billion for a physical barrier,” Trump said Tuesday night, adding that the wall would very […]
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Ending Country Quota In Green Cards May Benefit India, China: Report 2.1.2019 NDTV News - India-news
Indian-Americans, most of whom are highly skilled and come to the US mainly on the H-1B work visas, suffer the most at the hand of the current immigration system.
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Ending Green Card Cap May Let India Lead Path To US Citizenship: Report 2.1.2019 NDTV News - India-news
Eliminating the country quota from the most sought-after Green Cards will end the current discrimination in the US labour market, but would allow countries like India and China to dominate the path to...
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Indian Students, Workers To Benefit From UK's Post-Brexit Visa Strategy 20.12.2018 NDTV News - Latest
The UK government has released a White Paper on its post-Brexit visas and immigration strategy, which is expected to benefit Indian students and professionals as it focuses on skills rather than...
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UK's post-Brexit visa strategy to benefit Indian students, professionals 20.12.2018 Zee News : World
The UK's future skills-based immigration system, tabled in the House of Commons on Wednesday by UK Home Secretary Sajid Javid, removes any cap on highly-skilled migrants.
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US court to hear case against spouse visa authorisation of H-1B holders 20.12.2018 Financial Chronicle
Washington A top US court has given the go ahead for hearing a lawsuit challenging the work authorisation to H-4 visa holders after the Trump administration delayed a formal notification over the issue that can impact spouses of H-1B visa holders, mostly Indians. The Barack Obama administration in 2015 allowed H4 visa-holders, mainly spouses of the H-1B visa-holders, to be gainfully employed in the US. The group ‘Save Jobs USA’ took the matter to appeals court after a district court upheld the Obama administration's decision. H-1B visa is a non-immigrant visa that allows US firms to employ foreign workers in speciality occupations. H-4 visas are issued to the spouses of H-1B visa holders, a large number of whom are high-skilled professionals from India. The US Court of Appeals, District of Columbia, ordered that the motion to schedule briefing and oral argument be granted and this case challenging work authorisation of H-4 visa holders “be removed from abeyance.” At least three times, the Trump ...
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US Court To Hear Case Against Spouse Visa Authorisation Of H-1B Holders 19.12.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
A top US court has given the go ahead for hearing a lawsuit challenging the work authorisation to H-4 visa holders after the Trump administration delayed a formal notification over the issue that can...
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United States proposes favouring more skilled and better-paid workers for H-1B visas 1.12.2018 Scroll.in
Companies employing workers on these visas would be required to electronically register their requests with immigration services in advance.
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Washington to give preference to US-educated workers for H1-B visas 1.12.2018 The Assam Tribune
Washington to give preference to US-educated workers for H1-B visas
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Uncle Sam to give preference to US-educated workers for H1-B visas 1.12.2018 Sify Finance
The US government has announced plans to change the H1-B visa programme to give preference to workers with advanced American degrees, a move which could potentially have the effect of reducing visas for those educated elsewhere.
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