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H-1B Visas: US Shutdown Threatens the Status of Contractor Employees January 28, 2019
H-1B Visas: US Shutdown Threatens the Status of Contractor Employees

Employees of Federal contractors, on H-1B visas, have a risk of deportation if they receive the termination orders for lack of work.• Contractors still need to pay the employees, even when they do not work, or terminate them. The other scenario is to pay a stiff penalty.• An exodus of H-1B workers on a big scal...

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IT Industry in the USA has a mid-level talent crisis January 21, 2019
IT Industry in the USA has a mid-level talent crisis

Owing to the strict interpretations of rules which govern the H-1B work visa program Indian IT companies, as well as their customers, face a shortage of mid-level talent in the US.A major problemThere was a problem of talent at the entry-level in the US market always, had but Indians filled the middle layer with H-1B...

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US Ending Country Cap in Green Cards Will Help India and China January 03, 2019
US Ending Country Cap in Green Cards Will Help India and China

After the elimination of the country quotas from Green Cards, the present discrimination in the labour market will be over. As per a Congressional report, this will allow for the domination of India and China to gain American citizenship.Green Card is popularA Green Card permits a person to live /work permanently in ...

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H1B Visa has an impact and Indians seek Canadian Citizenship December 27, 2018
H1B Visa has an impact and Indians seek Canadian Citizenship

Presently, the United States is imposing severe rules regarding visas and immigration so that Indians remain away from arriving in the country.Canada is welcomingMoreover, Canada has continued to favour immigrants. 50 percent of Indians who migrated are now applying for Canadian Citizenship, after living for a specific...

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Top Universities in USA oppose Presidential visa policy changes for overseas students December 25, 2018
Top Universities in USA oppose Presidential visa policy changes for overseas students

The study of National Association of Foreign Student Advisers has the opinion that global students made a contribution of $39 billion to the US economy in the academic year of 2017-2018.The studyMoreover, it found that the economic activity of overseas students supported 455,000 American jobs. Additionally, 65 top un...

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USCIS intends to introduce changes to H-1B Visa Lottery December 06, 2018
USCIS intends to introduce changes to H-1B Visa Lottery

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has a proposal regarding changing the selection of a number of H-1B visa petitions each year.AimsThis requires employers to register online for getting selected randomly before submitting the visa petitions. It also aims to give visas to more people having an advanced degre...

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Changes to H-1B visas, helping the top skilled, and highly paid overseas workers December 01, 2018
Changes to H-1B visas, helping the top skilled, and highly paid overseas workers

The Congress has mandated that the H1-B visa has an annual limit cap of 65,000 visas during each fiscal year. Moreover, the first 20,000 petitions filed by beneficiaries having a US master's degree get an exemption from the cap.A few major changesPresently, the Trump Administration proposes a few major changes in the H...

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H-1B Visa Lottery Process May Affects Immigrants and Indian IT firms November 26, 2018
H-1B Visa Lottery Process May Affects Immigrants and Indian IT firms

From April 2019, there will be several changes in the H-1B visa application. Now, the organizations required to register electronically before the visa lottery procedure to obtain H-1B visas for their workers. As per the latest rules, the candidates can apply for H-1B Visas that are fully electronically registered. ...

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