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How New Immigration Policies Could Affect Your Workforce

With immigrants to the United States making up an important part of Tennessee’s manufacturing workforce, changes in immigration laws (and their enforcement) are naturally of keen interest to the employers who must comply with them.

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US has not made major change to H-1B regime: Sushma Swaraj

Allaying apprehensions over changes in H-1B visa rules, foreign minister Sushma Swaraj said there had, so far, been no major change in the H-1B programme, adding India had been in touch with the US administration and US Congress over the issue . 

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H-1B Debarred/Disqualified List of Employers

H-1B Debarred/Disqualified List of Employers

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Donald Trump's Decision to Stop Visa Lottery Will End Green Card Backlog: White House

Indian-Americans, most of whom are highly skilled and come to the US mainly on H-1B work visas are the worst sufferers of the current immigration system which imposes a seven percent per country quota on allotment of green cards or permanent legal residency.

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Donald Trump Favours Merit-based Immigration Reform: White House

The current wait period for Indian skilled immigrants as per some unofficial estimates can be as long as 70 years.

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Brock University to fully pay tuition for international students pursuing PhD

Brock University is increasing its financial support of international students who are pursuing a doctoral degree, part of what is likely to be a wave of such announcements as Ontario universities benefit from increased provincial funding to help recruit and support the world's most talented students.

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H-1B Cap: Critical Filing Dates for FY 2019

Employers seeking to sponsor H-1B workers for Fiscal Year 2019 can begin filing petitions on April 2, 2018 (April 1 is a Sunday), for a start date of October 1, 2018.  The H-1B visa is used by businesses that want to employ foreign nationals to work in a specialty occupation requiring theoretical or technical expertise. 

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H-1B Petitions for Foreign Employees: Changes to Policy, Not Process

With widespread media attention on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) policy expiration and immigration policy negotiations, it is important not to overlook the start of the H-1B “cap” case season.

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Michigan universities facing a decline in international enrollment

Universities across the United States, and especially those in the Midwest, are struggling to attract international students to their campuses.

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15 companies debarred from applying for H-1B visas

The renewal of non-immigrant visas such as H-1B and L1 (the most popular visas among Indian IT professionals) has become more difficult, courtesy Donald Trump administration's recent directive.

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