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Congressional Committee Votes To Hike Minimum Salary Of H1-B

A similar version of the bill needs to be passed by the Senate before it can be sent to the White House for the US President Donald Trump to be signed into law

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Domestic Opportunity Can Help IT Firms Tide Over Job Losses: Assocham

Amid concerns over job losses in $155 billion IT sector, industry lobby Assocham on Wednesday said this is the time for outsourcing companies "to look inward" and focus on the domestic opportunity to curtail layoffs

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Multinational Companies Need To Create Local Opportunities, Says Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella

Microsoft's India-born chief Satya Nadella has said that multinational companies need to give back to local communities and generate businesses for them to ensure long-term growth at a time when politicians from major countries are harping on nationalism

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Cognizant Profit Narrowly Beats Estimates

IT services provider Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp reported a quarterly profit that edged past analysts' estimates on continued demand from its healthcare and financial clients

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Infosys Plays Down Cost Concerns From US Hiring Plan

Infosys played down concerns about cost pressures from a plan to hire 10,000 US workers and boost its on-the-ground US presence, saying it will enable faster deployment of staff in newer, more profitable projects in areas like big data and cloud

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Infosys Plans To Hire 10,000 American Workers, Open Four US Technology Centres

The move comes at a time when Infosys and some of its Indian peers such as Tata Consultancy Services and Wipro have become political targets in the United States for allegedly displacing jobs of American workers by flying in foreign workers on temporary visas to service their clients in the country

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H1-B Visa Controversy: Ban Google, Facebook In India, Says Bharti Airtel Chairman Sunil Mittal

As the US under President Donald Trump turns more protectionist, telecom czar Sunil Bharti Mittal has asked if India should say no to Facebook and Google just because it has similar homegrown apps

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Where Would Apple, IBM Be If Not For Talent From Across Globe, Says RBI Governor Urjit Patel

Cautioning against protectionism, RBI Governor Urjit Patel has said where would giant American corporations like Apple, Cisco and IBM be if they had not sourced the best products and talent from across the world.

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TCS, Infosys Got Only 8.8 Per Cent Of Total H-1B Visas, Says Nasscom Contradicting US Official

Indian technology firms use H-1B visas to send their employees to work at customer sites in the US, which is the largest market for the over $110 billion Indian IT export industry

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US Accuses TCS, Infosys Of Violating H-1B Visa Norms

The US has accused top Indian IT firms TCS and Infosys of unfairly cornering the lion's share of H-1B visas by putting extra tickets in the lottery system, which the Trump administration wants to replace with a more merit-based immigration policy

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FM Arun Jaitley Flags H-1B Concerns With US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has raised the issue of restrictions on H-1B visa with his US counterpart Steven Mnuchin as India fears the curb would impact the movement of Indian IT professionals to America

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Waiting For Green Cards, Indian Visa-holders See Hope In Donald Trump Review

Immigration Voice estimates there are some 1.5 million H-1B visa holders in the country waiting for green cards, many of whom are from India and have been waiting for more than a decade

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FM Arun Jaitley Takes Up H-1B Visa Issue With US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has "strongly raised" the H-1B visa issue with US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, highlighting the important role played by highly skilled Indian professionals in America

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