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More than 500,000 illegal immigrants from India will be affected by Trump’s Deportation Drive

More than 500,000 illegal immigrants from India will be affected by Trump’s Deportation Drive

  NEW YORK: And so it begins – deportation of the estimated 11.1 million illegal immigrants in the United States, ordered by the Trump administration, on Tuesday.  Here’s the magnitude…

H-1B visa workers, Indian IT companies welcome to relocate to Mexico: Ambassador Melba Pria

H-1B visa workers, Indian IT companies welcome to relocate to Mexico: Ambassador Melba Pria

Mexico’s Ambassador to India Melba Pria has reached out to Indian workers on an H-1B visa and Indian IT service companies to relocate to Mexico, if the Trump administration or…

Some spouses on visa who are victims of domestic abuse can apply for EAD: AILA

Some spouses on visa who are victims of domestic abuse can apply for EAD: AILA

CHICAGO: The Chicago Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) has welcomed the introduction of Form I-765V, Application for Employment Authorization for Abused Nonimmigrant Spouse. Form I-765V allows spouses…

Delhi graduate Sidharth gets $186,000 job offer from Uber. Will he get through the H-1B visa lottery too?

Delhi graduate Sidharth gets $186,000 job offer from Uber. Will he get through the H-1B visa lottery too?

NEW YORK: Sidharth, 21, a computer science engineering graduate from Delhi Technological University – formerly the Delhi College of Engineering – has received an approximately $186,000 job offer from Uber,…

Kamala Harris allies with other Senators to rescind Trump’s executive order on mass deportations

Kamala Harris allies with other Senators to rescind Trump’s executive order on mass deportations

NEW YORK: Indian American Senator Kamala Harris (D-Cal.) has lent support to Senators Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) and 19 other Senators in introducing…

Sen. Orrin Hatch lays out plan to increase H-1B visa cap, help foreign workers get Green Card

Sen. Orrin Hatch lays out plan to increase H-1B visa cap, help foreign workers get Green Card

NEW YORK: Senator Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), the Chairman of the Senate Republican High-Tech Task Force, came out strongly in favor of reforming and enhancing the H-1B visa program to help…

Trump H-1B visa crackdown threatens medical miracle search in US

Trump H-1B visa crackdown threatens medical miracle search in US

From tiny startups to global giants, the companies that sustain the $324 billion U.S. biotech industry are increasingly alarmed as President Donald Trump considers following his controversial travel ban with…

H-1B visa: Indian IT companies to be blamed for anger against foreign workers in US

H-1B visa: Indian IT companies to be blamed for anger against foreign workers in US

NEW YORK: The Indian Ambassador to the United States Navtej Sarna’s pitch on behalf of the much beleaguered H-1B visa, its positive effect on the US economy, in an appearance…

Pacific Gas & Electric Co. use H-1B workers from TCS to ship 72 IT jobs to India

Pacific Gas & Electric Co. use H-1B workers from TCS to ship 72 IT jobs to India

NEW YORK: In yet another instance of ‘knowledge transfer’ – the dubious practice of having current employees train their replacement workers from an IT outsourcing firm before being fired –…

Indian American NASA scientist detained at US border, phone confiscated

Indian American NASA scientist detained at US border, phone confiscated

A US-born NASA scientist of Indian-origin was detained by US Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) officials and was not permitted to enter the country unless he unlocked his PIN-protected work…

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