US Now Prefers Masters Degree Holders for H-1B Visa

US Now Prefers Masters Degree Holders for H-1B Visa

The government of the United States has made some changes to the guidelines of their H-1B visa scheme. This new guideline has placed a priority on technology professionals who are high-skilled and who have a master’s degree from a university in the US over entry-level professionals from third world countries. These new changes are likely […]

Philippines to Appeal Trump’s 1-Year Ban on Work Visas

Philippines to Appeal Trump’s 1-Year Ban on Work Visas

The Philippines has requested for more info on the decision of the Trump administration to enforce a 1-year ban on new Filipino workers coming into the country. If the reason for the ban turns out to be baseless, the Philippine government might have to appeal the ban. If the US continues with its plan to […]

New Visa Rules Reduce Dominance of Indian Techies in H-1B Scheme

New Visa Rules Reduce Dominance of Indian Techies in H-1B Scheme

With America’s president, Donald Trump’s anti-immigration agenda, outsourcing companies in the US owned by Indians have been constrained to focus on talents already in the US for recruitment. But then, this route is cost-intensive. CARE, a company that deals with credit ratings recently released a report where they revealed that they foresee more locals being […]

Australians Set on Retaining Access to the E3 Visa

Australians Set on Retaining Access to the E3 Visa

The US is eager to kill a plan that would have compelled professional Australians who have are equally highly skilled, to compete with their contemporaries from Ireland for the much underused US E3 Visa. Australians retain 100% access which entails having all 10,500 visas to themselves. The E3 visa is not available to other countries, […]

H1B Visas: ‘Dramatic Increase’ In Number Of H-1B Visas Being Held Up

H1B Visas: ‘Dramatic Increase’ In Number Of H-1B Visas Being Held Up

The H-1B Visa is designed to give companies in the US the opportunity to hire foreigners who are experts in speciality occupations that need technical or even theoretical competence. It is a non-immigrant visa and most tech companies in the US leverage it and its provisions to employ tens of thousands of employees every year […]