New H1-B rules bring more rejections on work visa renewals

The jig is up, India.

The India Inc job robber remittance business is definitely on the way out

  • New H1-B visa rules have been an unwelcome change for Indian IT firms with new visas as well as renewals, according to data by Centre for Immigration Studies.
  • Homegrown IT majors TCS and Infosys faced maximum rejections for extension of the work work visas.
  • According to the US Department of Labour, Deloitte Consulting and Apple received the maximum work permits.
  • Six Indian IT outsourcing companies — TCS, Infosys, Wipro, Cognizant, HCL and US arm of Tech Mahindra — got only 2,145 work permits, which was 16% of total work visas bagged by companies.
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