In a breather for foreign tech workers, particularly Indians, the Trump administration on Monday announced it was not considering any proposal that could force deportation of hundreds of thousands of H-1B visa holders by denying them extensions beyond the maximum permissible period of six years, as they waited for permanent residency. “…USCIS is not considering…

The Trump administration is considering a proposal that could potentially lead to large-scale deportation of foreigners on H-1B visas for high-speciality workers waiting for their Green Card — mostly Indians — and drastically alter the way high-tech companies operate in the United States. The proposal circulated in the form of an internal memo in the Department…

The US House Judiciary Committee just took a step towards tightening the rules for H1-B visas. Republican California Rep. Darrell Issa, introduced a bill in January 2017 under the Protect and Grow American Jobs Act which makes it more difficult for “H-1B dependent” companies to obtain work permits. On Wednesday morning, US Congressional committee has passed a…

In a new directive, the Trump administration has made H1B Visa Extension more difficult and will be strict for the renewal of non-immigrant visas such as H1B and L1, popular among Indian IT professionals, saying that the burden of proof lies on the applicant even when an extension is sought. Revoking its more than 13-year-old…

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced on 23rd June that the agency will resume H1B premium processing for all H-1B petitions filed for medical doctors under the Conrad 30 Waiver program, as well as interested government agency waivers. U.S.C.I.S Resumes H1B Premium Processing : Starting June 26, eligible petitioners for medical doctors seeking H-1B can file Form I-907, Request…

On Tuesday April 18, Trump signed an executive order that governed federal agencies to implement a “Buy American, Hire American” strategy. The order aimed that Trump would favor American companies for federal contracts and reform the H-1B visa program for foreign workers and stop “misuse” of H1B visas. President Trump signs executive order ,demonstrating that he is…