The IT Industry is Rooting for Changes in the US Immigration Bill

The US immigration has been under intense scrutiny not only in the US but also in India and other countries across the world. This scrutiny is attributed to certain clauses in the bill which will affect the bottom line of the outsourcing industry. Most of the clauses pertain to the US H-1B visa which is […]

IBM Supports the US Visa Reform Bill

The Indian IT sector is finally seeing light at the end of the long tunnel that the US Visa reform created. The house version of the immigration bill, US has received support from IBM. The House version of the bill seems to be gaining more support mostly because of the lack of the outplacement clause. […]

Australia and Canada Follow the US Immigration Bill in Introducing New Foreign Visa Restrictions

The first blow to the Indian IT companies came from the US immigration bill which placed restrictions on the number of work visas that a company can sponsor. Canada soon followed suit. The latest development in the visa arena was announced in Australia when the country followed the global trend by tightening its work visa […]

NASSCOM Prepares to Effect A Rethink in the US Immigration Bill

A few days ago news of the immigration reform bill being passed by the US Senate made headlines across the world. The Indian outsourcing industry was not keen on the bill because of the restrictions that it placed on the 87 billion dollar software export model. The restrictions were to be placed on the H-1 […]

New American Bill Threatens Indian Outsourcing Companies

Outsourcing companies are largely dependent on the legislation of the land from which work is exported. Indian companies are currently being threatened by the new American immigration bill. The threat mainly arises from the limitation on the number of foreign workers that companies in America can employ. The immigration bill The immigration bill is currently […]