Study Finds Visa Alternative OPT Doesn’t Hurt U.S. Workers

A widely used work-permit program for foreign students and graduates of U.S. schools doesn’t hurt American workers, a new study concluded. But the research by the National Foundation for American Policy ignores a lack of oversight that lets U.S. employers exploit noncitizens as cheap labor, at the expense of Americans, a prominent critic charged. At

Dependents Of H1B Visa : Trouble Lurks For Indians Working In The US

The Trump administration’s move to end the Obama-era rule could have a huge impact on more than 70,000 H-1B visas holders, who have work permits. H-4 is issued to the spouse of H-1B visa holders, a significantly large number of whom are high-skilled professionals from India. They had obtained work permits under a special order issued by

The US immigration department reaches 65,000 H-1B visa cap for fiscal 2019

The agency, which looks after legal immigration to the US, also received a sufficient number of H-1B petitions to meet the 20,000 visa US advanced degree exemption, known as the master’s cap. The US Citizenship and Immigration Services has reached the Congressionally-mandated 65,000 H-1B visa cap for the fiscal year 2019, it said in a