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Multiple suspects at large after US shooting

Multiple suspects are still at large after a shooting in a nightclub in Cincinnati city of Ohio left one person dead, police said. At least one person is in a critical state and 14 injured following the gunfire in Cameo nightclub on Sunday, Xinhua news agency quoted police as saying.

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US universities register drop in Indian student applications

US universities have registered a sharp decline in the number of applications from Indian students after a spate of hate crimes+ and fear and anxiety about potential changes to visa policies+ by the Trump Administration.

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Bay Area tech executives indicted for H-1B visa fraud

Two Bay Area tech executives are accused of filing false visa documents through a staffing agency in a scheme to illegally bring a pool of foreign tech workers into the United States.

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H-1B Visa Bill To 'Protect' American Jobs Reintroduced In US

​The bill aims at stopping employers that are awarded temporary visas through the H-1B programme from using them to train workers in the US then move those jobs to another country.

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Donald Trump administration orders tougher screening of visa applicants

Diplomatic cables sent last week from Secretary of State Rex W Tillerson to all US embassies instructed consular officials to broadly increase scrutiny.

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INDIAN SOFTWARE PROFESSIONAL, 7 YEAR OLD SON FOUND DEAD IN NEW JERSEY HOME

​A 40-year-old woman techie and her 7-year-old son were found murdered in their flat in New Jersey on Thursday night.

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Future of H-4 Work Permits Uncertain

In 2015, the Obama Administration DHS issued the H-4 EAD Rule allowing certain spouses of H-1B holders to obtain EADs and work while waiting to become permanent residents. 

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Replacement of US workers not the intent of H1-B visas: Trump's labour department nominee

Asserting that replacement of American workers is not the intent of H-1B work visa+ , the Trump administration nominee for labour secretary has acknowledged the shortage of skilled workers in the US.

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If Trump restricts skilled immigrants, the U.S. could lose jobs to other countries

President Trump’s recent executive order on immigration, which restricts immigration from six Muslim-majority countries, has dominated headlines. But much less publicized is that he is reportedly considering an overhaul of the H-1B visa program, which provides visas to highly skilled foreign workers.

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Indian IT firms brace for tougher H-1B regulations

​US President Donald Trump hasn't signed the executive order on revised H-1B visa application laws yet, but Indian IT firms are already bracing for tougher regulations when the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) begins accepting applications on April 3.

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