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Fate of EAD for H-4 visa holders will be known after 10 days

Fate of EAD for H-4 visa holders will be known after 10 days

NEW YORK: The fate of Employment Authorization Document (EAD) for some H-4 visa holders will be known after April 2nd, 2-17. It remains to be seen if the Trump administration…

Alexander Acosta explains need for H-1B visa program, denounces ‘knowledge transfer’ system

Alexander Acosta explains need for H-1B visa program, denounces ‘knowledge transfer’ system

NEW YORK: The Trump administration’s nominee for labor secretary Alexander Acosta made it clear during his confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill that while the purpose of H-1B visa is not…

Indian American community richest with median household income of $103,821

Indian American community richest with median household income of $103,821

The median household income of four million Indian American households was $103,821 in 2015, compared to other households overall in the US which was $53,889, according to a new US…

Indian American Jenifer Rajkumar appointed Director of Immigration Affairs of New York state

Indian American Jenifer Rajkumar appointed Director of Immigration Affairs of New York state

Governor Andrew Cuomo recently appointed civil rights attorney and Democratic political activist Jenifer Rajkumar as his Director of Immigration Affairs & Special Counsel for the New York Department of State.…

CBS’ hard-hitting ’60 Minutes’ on exploitation of H-1B visa has Grassley tweeting to Trump

CBS’ hard-hitting ’60 Minutes’ on exploitation of H-1B visa has Grassley tweeting to Trump

NEW YORK: The hard-hitting ’60 Minutes’ segment on H-1B visas, titled ‘You’re Fired’, which aired on CBS, on Sunday, and focused on how the work visa has been used to…

Infosys not to apply for H-1B visa for junior employees

Infosys not to apply for H-1B visa for junior employees

It’s not yet law in the United States, but the fear of impending legislation that may change basic hiring salary to as much as $130,000 annually for any recipient of…

No changes in H-1B visa laws, assures Nirmala Sitharaman

No changes in H-1B visa laws, assures Nirmala Sitharaman

NEW DELHI: The United States has conveyed to India that there is no significant change in the H-1B visa regime, Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said today. Sitharaman said in Lok…

Dramatic drop in F-1 visa student applications from India to the US, says survey

Dramatic drop in F-1 visa student applications from India to the US, says survey

NEW YORK: Student applications from India for a F-1 visa to study in the United States has recorded a sudden, dramatic decline with a survey of more than 250 American…

Chicago universities to sponsor entrepreneurs through H-1B visa

Chicago universities to sponsor entrepreneurs through H-1B visa

CHICAGO/NEW YORK:  Even as controversy rages over the H-1B visa program, which anti-immigration groups want to be shut down saying it takes away jobs from American workers, and as many…

H-1B visa 2017: USCIS to accept applications from April 3

H-1B visa 2017: USCIS to accept applications from April 3

NEW YORK: The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will begin accepting H-1B visa petitions this year from April 3. The window for applications is likely to be kept…