Canada to allow US H-1B visa holders and their families to find jobs in their country

Canada is set to open its borders to H-1B visa holders from the United States. Sean Fraser, Immigration Minister, yesterday publicly stated that the Canadian government planned to launch an open work-permit stream to allow up to 10,000 American H-1B visa holders to come and work in the country.

Need to modernise H-1B Visa lottery system to counter fraud, abuse: US Immigration Agency

The US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) stated that the computerised drawing of lots devised to select successful H-1B applicants every year has resulted in abuse of the system and a sharp increase in fraudulent efforts.

New US Court ruling on H-1B visa may benefit bulk of Indian techies

A judge in the US has ruled that partners of H-1B visa holders, a significantly large number of whom are Indians, can work in the country, in a big relief to foreign workers in the American tech sector which has seen massive retrenchments.

‘H-1B visa cap for 2024 reached; successful applicants informed’

The H-1B visa cap for the financial year 2024, beginning October 1, has been reached and all successful applicants have been informed about it, the US Citizenship and Immigration Services has said.

Immigration reform within first 100 days in office, says Vice President-elect Kamala Harris

Indian-American Vice-President-elect Kamala Harris vowed that the new Biden administration would send a comprehensive immigration reform bill to Congress within the first 100 days, reinstate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals programme, and repeal the Muslim ban.

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