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US Trump visa curbs on H1B and L1 visas prompt Indian IT Group Nasscom to spend record sum on lobbying

19:50 17/06/2017
Indian IT industry body, Nasscom, has increased spending on lobbying against US visa changes by over one-third amid massive layoffs and curbs on US visas, including H1B and L1 visas . According to...

India receives highest number of H-1B and L-1 visas despite USCIS Visa fee increases

15:28 16/10/2016
During the August 2016 visit to India, Michele Bond, the US Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs revealed that despite a hike in USCIS H-1B and L-1 visa fees on December 19, 2015, Indian...

US lawmakers consider alternative to H-1B visa lottery

19:25 03/06/2016
Two lawmakers from the US House of Representatives are currently involved in efforts to change the way in which the H-1B , US work visa lottery operates. However, legislation has not yet been...

US visit visa restrictions following California massacre

13:01 14/12/2015
Due to concerns over terrorism and rogue terrorist cells possibly operating in the USA, the US House of Representatives and US Government is attempting to add new restrictions to the US visit visa...

E-2 Treaty Investor Visa Holders might gain US Permanent Residence

12:40 16/05/2015
As previously reported on workpermit.com, a bill filed by Florida Congressman David Jolly on 9 April 2015 could in future allow E-2 Treaty visa holding business owners the opportunity to apply for US...

US World Cup squad drawn into immigration debate

11:33 20/06/2014
The US World Cup football team (or soccer team as the Americans call it) has been dragged into the seemingly endless debate on US immigration reform. On Tuesday June 17th, Nancy Pelosi, the leader of...

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