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A cautious call for all the H-1B visa holders November 16, 2015
A cautious call for all the H-1B visa holders

Previous week, two Indo –US firms in the Silicon Valley were ordered to pay fines of around $1,03,000 to the federal government of the US.The two staffing firms were engaged in bringing in workers from India and other nations on the H-1B visa to provide them job of software engineers at the Silicon Valley companies l...

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US is adding large number of overseas students but fewer Americans study abroad November 16, 2015
US is adding large number of overseas students but fewer Americans study abroad

According to the latest federal information, the total number of foreign students studying in the colleges and universities of the US has raised by 10% previous year, which also marks the biggest year gain in 35 years. Meanwhile, the number of US students who are studying overseas raised by just 5%, dropping short of...

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French Embassy announces no cancellation of the Schengen visas November 16, 2015
French Embassy announces no cancellation of the Schengen visas

France has announced that it will not cancel its Schengen visas. Despite the country going through a tough phase, it has maintained its equanimity and allowed the entry of Indian citizens who were holding a valid Schengen visa.According to Camille Conde of the French Embassy in Manila, there is no such announcement m...

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Whopping 29.4% rise in Indian students in the US contributing $3.6 billion to US economy November 16, 2015
Whopping 29.4% rise in Indian students in the US contributing $3.6 billion to US economy

According to the latest report, in the year 2014-15 record number of around 1,32,888 students from India were pursuing education in the US, witnessing a whopping 29.4% rise and also contributed around $3.6 billion to the economy of the US.According to the report which was revealed, India stood at second position with r...

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India to deploy more immigration officials at all International airports November 16, 2015
India to deploy more immigration officials at all International airports

Tourists arriving in India might not require standing in the long queues as the government of India has taken a decision of deploying more immigration officials at all the international airports including the one in Ahmedabad.The Central Home Ministry had started the recruitment process for additional immigration offic...

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The new bill with H-1B visa limits to hurt Indian IT firms November 16, 2015
The new bill with H-1B visa limits to hurt Indian IT firms

US is all set to pass the immigration bill with the foremost implications for $146 billion IT sector of India and Indian IT employees. The bill look to prevent the firms from employing H-1B workers if they hire over 50 individuals in the US and over 50% of those workers are L-1B and H-1B visa holders.If the bill ...

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US Senators introduced new bill for limiting H-1B abuse November 14, 2015
US Senators introduced new bill for limiting H-1B abuse

US Senators Chuck Grassley and Dick Durbin introduced S.2226 on Tuesday will curb abuse of H-1B visa by the superior technology firms.The bill came as the response to the firms that lay off US workers and replaced them with the cheaper overseas workers. According to the Senators joint statement, thenew bill will prev...

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US DOS has issued an update related to personal or domestic employees November 14, 2015
US DOS has issued an update related to personal or domestic employees

The US Department of State (DOS) has issued a cable which updates the rule of Overseas Affairs Manual that deal with the personal or domestic employees of the US citizens on the temporary assignment in the US. The cable has given advice that the duration of stay for the qualified employee is raised from four to six yea...

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