Amid headwinds across global markets, US issues fresh restrictions on H-1B visas. Ayan Pramanik and Raghu Krishnan list out the many ways in which this impacts the Indian IT industry. Freedom from H-1B: Can Indian IT firms do it? IMAGE: A vigil in honour of Srinivas Kuchibhotla, the H-1B visa holder from India who was killed in Kansas in February. Photograph: David Ryder/Reuters. The $115-billion software services sector in the country will possibly have to deal with fresh restrictions ... Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
In the past five years, the US has seen nearly two dozen Bills on employment visas introduced without success. But this time it is different, industry sources tell Ayan Pramanik. IMAGE: Irrespective of the outcome of the latest bill targeting H-1B visas, the industry is certain of a sharp increase of the minimum pay for H-1B visa-holders. Photograph: Reuters. There have been nearly three dozen bills introduced in the United States legislature, the Congress, over the past 20 years to impose ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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