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IT Industry Feeling 'Pinch Of Global Slowdown', Visa, Re-Skilling Challenges

Misconstruing mobility of skilled people as immigration issue is a deterrent to the growth of this global business resulting in many barriers to free movement of skill and data in the major markets

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US Rolls Out Expedited Entry For Low-Risk Indian Travellers

With this India has becomes only the 11th country whose citizens are eligible to enroll in the Customs and Border Protection (CBP) initiative.

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US Immigration Fund Announces India-based Operations

The US Immigration Fund provides opportunities for Indian investors along with their families to obtain permanent US residency through the EB-5 Visa Program where applicants have to invest minimum $5, 00,000 to migrate to the US

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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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Australia Abolishes Visa Programme Used Largely By Indians

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has said his government will abolish a popular work visa used by over 95,000 foreign workers, majority of them Indians, to tackle the growing unemployment and replace it with a new programme requiring higher English-language proficiency and job skills

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US President Donald Trump To Sign Executive Order On Reform Of H-1B Visa System

US President Donald Trump is set to sign an executive order that would tighten the process of issuing the H-1B visas and seek a review of the system for creating an "entirely new structure" for awarding these visas, the most sought-after by Indian IT firms and professionals

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Bill Against Outsourcing Jobs Back In House Of Representatives

A bill seeking to prevent US companies from outsourcing jobs overseas by "abusing" H1-B programme has been re-introduced in the House of Representatives and may hit Indian IT firms and professionals

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Trump Administration Orders 'Increased Scrutiny' For Visas

The Trump administration has instructed all its diplomatic missions worldwide to identify certain groups that need extra scrutiny and adopt a rigorous vetting process for issuing visas

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Micro Power Nations

Super powers nations have lost their powers to fix all the world, but now micro power nations can

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2 US Judges Block Donald Trump's Revised Travel Ban

Two American judges have halted Donald Trump's revised travel ban on citizens of six Muslim- majority nations, stating that his own comments suggested religious bias, in a blow to the US President who has vowed to take the legal battle all the way up to the Supreme Court

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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 Judge Blocks Donald Trump's Revised Travel Ban

A US judge has halted Donald Trump's revised travel ban on citizens of six Muslim-majority nations, hours before it was due to take effect, dealing a blow to the US President who described it as an "unprecedented judicial overreach" and vowed to challenge the order

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Trump Administration Seeks 60 Days To Respond To Case On H1-B Visa Issue

The Trump administration has sought 60 days from a US appeals court to "consider" its response in a case challenging Obama government's decision to allow spouses of H-1B visa holders to work in the US, putting the jobs of thousands of Indians at stake

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