The US President, Donald Trump, has signed an executive order in order to restrict federal agencies from contracting and sub-contracting foreign workers, hurting the cause of Indian IT Professionals, who mainly go to the US on the H-1B Visa. Background The move comes on the backdrop of the order of the government to suspend the ..
H-1B visa: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs
President Trump has unveiled a new merit-based immigration policy. The new policy: Proposes a point-based system under which people with skills would be preferred for permanent residency as against the current country-based quotas that favour family ties for green cards. Would provide about 57% of the of green cards, or lawful permanent residence status to ..
The US Citizenship and Immigration Services has reached mandated 65,000 H-1B visa cap for the year 2020 in just 5 days since 1st April. This happened aftermath of getting sufficient number of petitions for the work visa among foreign, including Indian, professionals. The H-1B visa is a non-immigrant visa that facilitates the US companies to ..