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New H1-B visa rule change to impact IT companies, hiring of Indians

Under the proposed amendments, USCIS would first select the 65,000 visas from the cumulative pool of regular as well as advance degree holder applicants and 20,000 highly skilled H1-B visas would then be allotted among the remaining pool of unselected advance degree holder applicants.
In December 2018, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) proposed reversing the process for H1-B selection favouring advance degree holders.(AFP Photo)
In December 2018, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) proposed reversing the process for H1-B selection favouring advance degree holders.(AFP Photo)
Updated on Jan 16, 2019 04:13 PM IST
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Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India

H-1B visa: Indians continue to be biggest beneficiaries, shows USCIS data

China with a little over 9%, comes a distant second after India in terms of number of H-1B visas
United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) said petitions for initial employment are filed for first-time H-1B employment with an employer, only some of which are applied to the annual cap.
United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) said petitions for initial employment are filed for first-time H-1B employment with an employer, only some of which are applied to the annual cap.
Updated on May 09, 2018 07:16 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Washington | By Yashwant Raj

US begins H-1B visa application process

United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, the federal agency responsible to process the visas, started accepting applications for H-1B visas for the fiscal year 2019, beginning October 1.
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.(File photo)
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.(File photo)
Updated on Apr 03, 2018 12:01 AM IST
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Press Trust of India, Washington | By Press Trust of India

America’s immigration impasse isn’t going away, only the talent is

There will be fewer Indians with fresh H1Bs on their passports heading to the US this year. And this is a phenomenon that may outlive the Donald Trump Administration
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella. The next generation’s Satya Nadellas or Sundar Pichais could well be working out of the Toronto-Waterloo corridor or somewhere in Europe, or even remain back in India(Reauters file photo)
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella. The next generation’s Satya Nadellas or Sundar Pichais could well be working out of the Toronto-Waterloo corridor or somewhere in Europe, or even remain back in India(Reauters file photo)
Updated on Mar 31, 2018 03:30 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Anirudh Bhattacharyya
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