Carlson: “No Big Changes’ in H-1B Visa Program”

Carlson: “No Big Changes’ in H-1B Visa Program”

June 8th, 2018 Despite warnings by Trump administration that the US immigration system will be revamped, sticker rules for others to be forced and few programs scrapped. The US Deputy Chief of Mission (DCM) Mary Kay L Carlson, told reporters … Continued
New Rule Makes it Easier for US Officials to Deny H-1B Visas

New Rule Makes it Easier for US Officials to Deny H-1B Visas

The Trump administration has granted the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services adjudicators more power to deny applications, by giving these immigration officials full discretion to reject any of the applications that do not provide the necessary required information when … Continued
H-1B Visa Premium Processing Temporarily Suspended by Federal Agency

H-1B Visa Premium Processing Temporarily Suspended by Federal Agency

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced that starting from April 2, 2018, it will begin to accept H-1B visa applications. However, the Trump administration has temporarily suspended premium processing for the Fiscal Year 2019 cap-subject petitions. … Continued
US IT Organization Sues USICS for Violating H-1B Visa Policies

US IT Organization Sues USICS for Violating H-1B Visa Policies

ITServe Alliance, a non-profit trade association of over a thousand companies in the IT service sector has sued the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) for granting H-1B applicants with visas valid for less than three years. The lawsuit … Continued
US Tech Company Found Guilty of H-1B Visa Abuse

US Tech Company Found Guilty of H-1B Visa Abuse

A US tech company based in Redmond, Washington, has been found guilty of H-1B workers abuse. The US Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division (WHD) investigation has found that the company, named People Tech Group Inc., paid to foreign … Continued
Indian CEO Arrested in US on H-1B Visa Fraud Charges

Indian CEO Arrested in US on H-1B Visa Fraud Charges

An Indian CEO has been arrested in the United States on visa fraud charges, and risks being sentenced to 10 years in prison and a fine of €250,000. Pradyumna Kumar Samal, the 49-year-old CEO of two Bellevue Information Technology Companies … Continued