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Increase Salary Of H-1B Visa Holders: US Labour Secretary

US Labour Secretary Alexander Acosta has called for increasing the minimum salary of foreign workers on H-1B visas, the most sought-after by Indian IT firms, from the existing $60,000 to at least $80,000

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Bill Seeking H-1B Limits Exemption For Foreigners With US PhD

A bill has been re-introduced in the House of Representatives that seeks exemption for foreign- born persons with an American Ph.D. in science, technology, engineering or mathematics from the limits on the number of employment-based green cards and H-1B visas awarded annually

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White House Welcomes Infosys Decision To Hire 10,000 Americans

The Trump administration today welcomed the decision by IT giant Infosys to hire 10,000 Americans in the next two years, saying it was a result of the US government's "pro-growth economic agenda"

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H-1B Visa: Effects On Indians

Companies with more than 50 employees and more than 50% H-1B visa holders will be prohibited from hiring more foreign employees

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H-1B Visa: Reforms In The Bill

The bill says that IT companies would be required to pay a hefty amount of $8000 to $10000 for an H-1B visa

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Applications For H1-B To Be Accepted From April 3

The US will start accepting applications for H-1B work visas for the fiscal 2018 from April 3 amid the uncertainties surrounding the visa programme, the most sought after by Indian IT firms and professionals

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US Wants PhDs And Not Mid-level Workers Under H-1B: Senator

Republican Senator from Arkansas Tom Cotton, who met President Donald Trump this week, said the current system does not bring in the brightest and the best from across the world

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H-1B Visa, Job-Based Green Card To Be Reformed: US Senator

'We need to make sure that we're focused on Americans getting back to work and getting higher wages'

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Won't Allow H-1B Visa Holders To Replace US Workers, Says Donald Trump

President-elect Donald Trump has said he would not allow Americans to be replaced by foreign workers, in an apparent reference to cases like that of Disney World and other American companies wherein people hired on H-1B visas, including Indians, displaced US workers

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Donald Trump Effect | Fearing Tighter US Visa Regime, Indian IT Firms Rush To Hire, Acquire

Anticipating a more protectionist US technology visa programme under a Donald Trump administration, India's $150 billion IT services sector will speed up acquisitions in the United States and recruit more heavily from college campuses there

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Indian Companies To Pay $4,000 More For H-1B Visa Fee

Indian IT firms - which have to incur an additional burden of about $400 million annually - have called it "discriminatory", with Prime Minister Narendra Modi himself raising this at the highest level

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US Completes Lottery For H-1B Applications

The US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) yesterday announced it received over 2,36,000 H-1B petitions during the filing period, which began April 1 for the Financial Year 2017, in just five days of opening up the process.

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H-1B Cap Reached, Majority Of Applications By Indian Companies

It has reached the Congressional mandated cap for H-1B visas in the general category and also the 20,000 for those who completed higher education from inside the US in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) subjects: The US Citizenship and Immigration Services

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