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Donald Trump’s Truth Social applied for H-1B visa he once called ‘very bad’ for the US — a case of politics vs business?

Not just the former US President, but Donald Trump’s son-in-law and White House advisor Jared Kushner’s investment company was also found to have used H-1B visas to hire workers.

5 min read23 Apr 2024
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H-1B visa registration for FY 2025 open till March 22 with revamped online process. All FAQs answered

The H-1B programme allows US employers to temporarily hire foreign workers in highly specialised technical occupations, including architecture, engineering, social sciences, medicine, education, mathematics, accounting, arts, and more. The annual cap for new H-1B visas is 65,000 for each fiscal year

2 min read19 Mar 2024
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H-1B visa renewal: You can now renew US work visa without travelling to India. Here’s how

The US will introduce ’in-country’ renewable H-1B visas, allowing Indian professionals to renew their work visas without traveling abroad. The move is part of a people-to-people initiative and comes ahead of a bilateral meeting between Prime Minister Modi and President Biden.

2 min read23 Jun 2023
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H-1B lottery system has resulted in abuse, fraud, says US immigartion service

The US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) said it has already undertaken extensive fraud investigations, and denied and revoked petitions

2 min read29 Apr 2023
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Amid layoffs, online petition launched to extend H-1B visa grace period

This came amid massive layoffs in the American tech sector that have resulted in a large number of Indian professionals being jobless.

1 min read9 Feb 2023
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Low H-1B visa annual limit makes it difficult for US firms to secure foreign talent: Study

Amid tech layoffs and freezed hiring, US firms are facing issues in recruiting foreign talent due to low annual limit for H-1B visa in the USA, finds a study

3 min read3 Feb 2023
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Trump administration proposes eliminating H-1B visa lottery

Proposal is one of remaining pieces of visa-program overhaul before US presidential election

3 min read30 Oct 2020
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H-1B visa: Trump govt proposes scrapping of computerised lottery system

The US department of homeland security has replaced the random method H-1B cap selection with a wage-level-based one This process will incentivise companies to offer higher salaries and recruit for higher positions, the department said

1 min read30 Oct 2020

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