Latest H-1B Visa Rules: Fresh Restrictions May Affect Indian IT Professionals

The Trump administration has announced new restrictions on H-1B non immigrant visa programme which it said is aimed at protecting American workers, restoring integrity and to better guarantee that H-1B petitions are approved only for qualified beneficiaries and petitioners, a move which is likely to affect thousands of Indian IT professionals. The interim final rule announced by […]

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What is an H-1B Visa? Here’s Everything You need to Know

The H-1B visa is a work permit that allows a foreign worker to go to the United States and work for an American company. The foreign worker must specifically work in a field which requires specialised knowledge for which the employer cannot find a US-based worker. When applying for an H-1B visa, the applicant is sponsored by the American […]

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H-1B Visa Suspended: Here is How to Invest to Opt for Alternative Options

US President Trump recently suspended the H-1B, L, and other temporary work permit visas. This move, the White House said, would help the coronavirus-battered economy, and protect the local workers who are facing unemployment due to the spread of COVID-19. However, the decision was strongly opposed by business groups, especially the technology industry, that said […]

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US Announces Relaxations for H-1B Visa Holders and Green Card Applicants

The US government has given a grace period of 60 days to H-1B visa holders and Green Card applicants, who have been served notices for submission of various documents, in view of the novel coronavirus outbreak. The US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) on Friday said the 60-day grace period for responding to its requests will include requests for […]

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Covid-19: US Allows H-1B Visa Extension, Relief for Stranded Indians

In a big relief for thousands of stranded Indian professionals in America due to the coronavirus pandemic, the US government has decided to accept their H-1B visa applications for an extended stay in the country. The H-1B visa is a non-immigrant visa that allows US companies to employ foreign workers in specialty occupations that require […]

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Temporary Relief to Indians in US! Work Ban on H-1B Visa Holders Spouses Pushed Back till 2020

In a temporary relief to Indians living in the United States, the proposed work ban on spouses and relatives of H-1B visa holders will not be implemented this year. The US Department of Justice confirmed that work permits for H4 EAD (Employment Authorisation Document) visa holders could be revoked next year in spring. A 2015 […]

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