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US demands social media details from visa applicants

The State Department regulations say people will have to submit social media names and five years' worth of email addresses and phone numbers.

published on : 2nd June 2019

US says no significant change in H1-B visa regime: Nirmala Sitharaman

 "The fear, at least for 2017, is not proved to be correct. They (US authorities) are saying their current priority is to deal with the illegal immigrants," the Commerce Minister said.

published on : 20th March 2017

H-1B visas could be a source of tension in Indo-US ties: Biswal

The former US Assistant Secretary of State is calling for a rational discourse on the topic that could affect the lives of thousands of Indians.     

published on : 12th March 2017

MEA officials satisfied with US response to India's concerns

While President Donald Trump condemned the shooting in his first congressional speech, his administration refused to relent on the issue of H1B visa.

published on : 7th March 2017

Concerns conveyed to senior level in US: Ravi Shankar Prasad on Visa row

The IT minister said that Indian IT companies are giving good value addition to US companies.

published on : 7th March 2017

H1-B visa delay to affect Indian IT firms: Nasscom

NASSCOM however said that the temporary move will not be an impediment for the $110 billion exporting software industry

published on : 6th March 2017

Kansas killing an individual act, says Indian foreign secretary Jaishankar

Jaishankar said. the H1B visa issue came up at a number of meetings the Indian delegation had with US secretaries.

published on : 4th March 2017

H-1B visa row: Upset Indian students say US no more a ‘land of opportunities’

External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Vikas Swarup said India's concerns about the US' H-1B visa policy under the new administration have been conveyed to the US.

published on : 24th February 2017

Republican Senator does not expect Trump to weaken H1B visas

India is one of the top sources for international workers in the American tech industry, accounting for a major chunk of all H-1B visas.

published on : 15th February 2017

Engaged with the US on H1B visa issue: India

There was indication that President Trump is set to sign an order overhauling work visa programmes like H1B.

published on : 10th February 2017

Conveyed concerns over H1B visa to US: Ministry of External Affairs

Indian software techies will be the worst hit if the H1B visa reform bill introduced in the US House of Representatives is passed.

published on : 31st January 2017

Bad times for Indians abroad: US changes H1B visa rules, Saudi introduces tax

While in the US, the tweaked H-1B rules will hit the prospects of Indian techies, in Saudi Arabia the newly introduced value-added tax will increase the cost of living of Indians staying there. 

published on : 31st January 2017

US senators announce new legislation to tighten H1B visas to foreign techies

This would give preference to foreigners studying in American universities, a move that will tighten the noose around the H-1B visa programme.

published on : 20th January 2017
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