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The proposed H-1B visa cut is bad for the US if implemented says Nasscom December 11, 2015
The proposed H-1B visa cut is bad for the US if implemented says Nasscom

According to Nasscom, the legislation which was introduced by the two US Senators proposing 15,000 H-1B visa cut would be counterproductive for the growth of the US tech industry.The two US Senators who had proposed the bill targets the outsourcing firms that depends on the low-wage overseas employees who replaces even...

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India tops the list of nations of immigrants to the UK December 10, 2015
India tops the list of nations of immigrants to the UK

According to the information which was revealed in the quarterly report of UK Migration Statistics, India is leading the list of nations of departure for UK immigrants.Listing the nation of the final residence among the immigrants who had migrated to the UK in the year 2014, India is leading in this list representing...

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Shares of Indian IT firms drop on US plans to limit H-1B visas December 10, 2015
Shares of Indian IT firms drop on US plans to limit H-1B visas

Shares of two major Indian IT firms dropped on Wednesday after the US Senators had set in law to slash down the number of H-1B visas which are granted to the skilled employees like IT professionals.The law proposes that such grants be offered initially to the overseas employees who earn the maximum wages. The report ...

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Nasscom says comprehensive immigration changes in the US unlikely December 09, 2015
Nasscom says comprehensive immigration changes in the US unlikely

According to Nasscom, India’s IT industry body, it is not likely that any wide-ranging immigration changes would take place in the US in the immediate future, but it does not mean that threats of such random actions are missing.According to Nasscom President, R Chandrashekhar, presently, based on our data, we under...

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H-1B visa problems has hit the US job offers to IIT graduates December 08, 2015
H-1B visa problems has hit the US job offers to IIT graduates

The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are witnessing the drop in offers for the onsite position from the US companies, even though there has been an increase in the overall number of job offers. And this is because of the issues related to the availability of sufficient number of H-1B visas.The placement officia...

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A glimpse of hope for the students who want to study in the UK December 07, 2015
A glimpse of hope for the students who want to study in the UK

The latest announcement which was made by the exchequer UK chancellor George Osborne in his statement that overseas non EU students can be removed from the official migration numbers, have been welcomed by many education experts. And if the proposal of Osborne is implemented, the foreign students that also include the ...

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19% increase in arrivals of tourists from India to Australia December 04, 2015
19% increase in arrivals of tourists from India to Australia

Declining Australian dollar, better connectivity by the Indian air carrier and the targeted promotions has facilitated Australia carry on its development trajectory in travelers’ arrivals from India.According to the Nishant Kashikar, who is the Country Manager for the Indian and Gulf regions from Tourism Australia, A...

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E-Tourist visa had pulled over 550 foreign tourists arrival in two months December 04, 2015
E-Tourist visa had pulled over 550 foreign tourists arrival in two months

India has witnessed an increase of whopping 145% in the overseas tourists arrival numbers on e-tourist visa in two months. This was seen at the airport of Gujarat’s capital city Ahmedabad. Around 228 tourist had came through the e-tourist visa in the month of September and the number has increased to 560 in the month...

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