Saturday, 22 January, 2022
TopicH1-B visa

Topic: H1-B visa

Trump’s H-1B visa suspension became political as it’s election time in US, says envoy Sandhu

At a FICCI event, Indian Ambassador to US Taranjit Singh Sandhu says a ‘mini’ trade deal is needed to achieve full potential of trade and business ties between both the countries.

174 Indians file lawsuit against Trump’s order on H1B visa

The lawsuit seeks an order declaring the presidential proclamation restriction on issuing new H-1B or H-4 visas or admitting new visa holders of these categories as unlawful.

TCS CEO warns Trump’s H1B visa restrictions will only end up hurting US companies

CEO Rajesh Gopinath's remarks were among the strongest public rebukes from India’s $181 billion IT industry since Donald Trump’s decree to halt approvals for visas.

Infosys charters flight to bring 76 employees & their families, stranded in US, back to India

Infosys brought back employees whose work visas had expired or were awaiting renewal amid concerns that the US might not renew them after the H-1B visa freeze.

Thousands of Indian couples, parents, kids separated, stranded after Trump’s H1B visa freeze

About 375,000 temporary visa-holders & Green Card applicants are banned from entering US until next year. A significant number of those are now stuck in India.

How Trump’s H1B visa freeze endangers Indian IT industry’s talent deployment model

Outsourcing companies are dealing with the unpredictability of the visa situation and the prospect that a H-1B revamp could severely limit sending talent overseas.

Assessing impact of US order suspending H1B visa on Indian nationals, industry: MEA

The Trump administration Tuesday said it was extending a 60-day ban on immigration and non-immigrant worker visas till the end of 2020.

Why Trump’s suspension of H1B and other work visas will kill innovation

If the US doesn’t attract founders for the next Google or Databricks as the preeminent land of opportunity, it will only embolden its biggest rivals like China and Europe.

Trump expected to order new restrictions on H1B visas today

One change Donald Trump maybe considering is to restrict people from entering the US on visa categories including the H-1B program for as long as 180 days.

US curbs could see 200,000 H-1B workers, many of them Indians, lose legal status by June

Tens of millions of Americans have lost their jobs in the last two months, but workers on H-1B visas are vulnerable in ways native-born workers aren’t.

On Camera

YourTurn

File photo of students protesting against the reservation in Bandra | Representational image | ANI Photo

Indian drawing room talk on ‘merit’ stands demolished by Supreme Court NEET ruling

Supreme Court's explanation on the constitutional validity of OBC quota in NEET rejects commonly held views of dominant castes who are blind to India's social realities.
A visual representation of the digital Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin alongside US dollars | Photo: Dan Kitwood | Getty Images via Bloomberg

Joe Biden administration set to put itself at centre of US cryptocurrency policy

An executive order is being drafted which will soon set in place a govt strategy empowering US federal agencies to assess risks and opportunities posed by the digital assets.

Defence

German Navy chief Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schonbach | Twitter: @chiefdeunavy

China ‘not that nice country’, giving money to dictators & killers: German Navy chief in India

Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schonbach later issued a clarification, saying comments were his 'personal view' and not German defence ministry's, and expressing them was a 'mistake'.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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