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Aug 03, 2020 22:10
President Donald Trump on Monday barred federal agencies from dismissing U.S. citizens or green card holders and replacing them with foreign workers, and blasted a major state enterprise for having done so. read more
Jul 16, 2020 21:19
There are fears that the temporary suspension could lead to more lasting changes and restrictions, based on reported plans of the administration. The president is said to be working on an executive order overhauling legal immigration system, to move it towards merit-based from family-based. read more
Jul 02, 2020 22:25
Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic nominee for president, has said the United States and India were “natural partners” and if elected the relationship will be a “high priority” for his administration. read more
Jun 30, 2020 14:39
Key for the tech industry are H-1B visas used by workers from India and other countries to fill key roles. India accounts for about 70% of the 85,000 H-1B visas issued annually, according to immigration data. read more
Jun 26, 2020 00:16
India on Thursday said the US administration’s decision to temporarily suspending entry of some categories of non-immigrant visa-holders till December is expected to affect the movement of skilled Indian professionals. read more
Jun 25, 2020 21:54
US President Donald Trump signed an executive order on June 22 temporarily suspending various categories of visas for immigrants, including the issuance of fresh H-1B visas and L-1 visas (for inter-company transfers), till December 31. read more
Jun 24, 2020 04:44
The US decision to freeze work visas, including the H-1B visa for highly skilled workers, till the year end will add to the troubles of Indian software services companies that are already struggling to cope with travel curbs amid the pandemic. read more
Jun 24, 2020 00:11
Many Indians on H-1B or in line for Green Cards are stranded in India already because of the suspension of commercial flights. They have begun to make their way back, slowly. read more
Jun 24, 2020 00:10
Immigration rules then, as now, made it very difficult for foreigners to join Green Card spouses, without going through a long and uncertain process. read more
Jun 23, 2020 23:08
Many Indians on H-1B or in line for Green Cards are stranded in India already because of no commercial flights. They have begun to make their way back, slowly. read more
Jun 23, 2020 02:00
Senior Trump administration officials said the suspended work visas were H-1B, H-4 for some H-1B spouses, H-2B for low skill workers, some categories of J visas for cultural and education workers and L-1 for intra-company transfers. read more
Jun 21, 2020 21:13
President Trump had suspended most categories of immigration, in April, exempting relatives of US citizens and healthcare professional, to “ensure that unemployed Americans of all backgrounds will be first in line for jobs as our economy reopens”. read more
Jun 06, 2020 19:36
Some sort of restrictions could be imposed even within weeks. In the proclamation, Trump directed the secretaries of labour and homeland security to review various visa programmes and recommend appropriate measures read more
May 23, 2020 07:53
The legislation proposes increased crackdown on outsourcing companies that import large numbers of H-1B and L-1 workers for temporary training purposes only to send the workers back to their home countries to do the same job. read more
Apr 29, 2020 12:50
The companies facing the hardest decisions, though, are those reducing staff in response to the pandemic. Some are choosing to furlough U.S.-born workers and fire foreign employees whose visas require them to be paid. read more