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Relief to Indian professionals as US announces exemptions in H-1B visa ban

Washington/IBNS: The Trump administration has allowed some exceptions in H-1B and L1 travel ban for those continuing employment with the same employer, after imposing a ban on the entry of workers in several key non-immigrant visa categories in its June 22 Presidential Proclamation 10052, said media reports.

Google CEO Sundar Pichai expresses 'disappointment' over Trump administration's move to suspend H-1B visa 

New York/IBNS: India origin Google CEO Sundar Pichai on Tuesday expressed his disappointment over President Donald Trump administration's decision to suspend work visas till the end of 2020.

Covid-19 lockdown: Over 2,00,000 H-1B visa holders fear losing legal right to stay in US

New York/IBNS: Over 2,00,000 H-1B visa holders, many of whom are Indians, are having sleepless nights over fears of losing legal status to stay in the US.

After increase in H1-B visa rejections, Priyanka Gandhi questions PM Modi's Howdy Modi event

New Delhi/IBNS: Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi has questioned the purpose of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "Howdy Modi" event in Oct, saying that the programme hasn't helped the Indian's seeking permission to work in the US.

H1B relief to Indians, Trump administration makes no change in visa policy

Washington/New Delhi, Jan 9 (IBNS): Giving a sigh of relief to the Indian techies, the US on Tuesday said President Donald Trump administration is seeking no change in the H1B visa policy that will force the visa holders to leave the country, media reports said.

Bill seeking exemption of H1B visa limits for foreigners with US PhD reintroduced

New Delhi, May 27 (IBNS): A Bill seeking exemption in H-1B limits for foreigners with US PhD was reintroduced in the United States House of Representatives, according to media reports on Saturday.

H-1B Visa row: Mamata urges government to protect Indian techies

Kolkata, Jan 2 (IBNS): Sounding alert over the prevailing H-1B Visa (non-immigrant) in US, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has urged the government to protect the interest of Indian I-T techies, who face a trouble of being replaced by their American counterparts after a legislation has been introduced by the Trump administration.