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Financial crisis effects IT projects for TCS and Infosys

Indian IT firms are heavily dependent on services provided to US financial services. The financial crisis of billions and billions of dollars write down by US investment banks and customary deposit banks like Washington Mutual will create a big hole in TCS and Infosys in quarter 3 and 4 of 2008 is what Forrester CEO […]


Posted By: Kalyan | Date: September 26, 2008 | Categories: Uncategorized
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H1-B visas is the worse thing ever happened to US businesses

Channel insider collected all job seekers comments and posted the details of the current job market crisis. Employers are paying low salaries for IT jobs is the central point of all the comments it received. Outsourcing is a hit or miss – One comment about H1-B is quite interesting and It is true to some […]


Posted By: Kalyan | Date: September 16, 2008 | Categories: H1B, Immigration

20000 EB Nurse Visas Per Year – HR 5924 Bill Status

To reduce nursing shortage in US, HR 5924 bill would provide 20,000 EB(employment-based) visas per year for three years for nurses. HR 5924 is introduced on April 29, 2008 and the key points that are part of the legislation — Lifting retrogression for Schedule A workers, 20,000 visa quota, Review Schedule A I-140 cases within […]


Posted By: Kalyan | Date: September 11, 2008 | Categories: GreenCard, Immigration

GMAC completed Scoretop.com GMAT test takers investigation

The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) on its website announced that it completed initial investigation of GMAT test takers using Scoretop.com. Good news for many GMAT test takers who are the members of Scoretop is that only 84 test takers scores are canceled. Out of which 12 test takers will not be able to retake […]


Posted By: Kalyan | Date: September 10, 2008 | Categories: GMAT, MBA

Bill to reduce Greencard wait times due this week

Current Green card approvals are taking anywhere between 6 to 10 years causing trouble to immigrants and employers to retain the immigrant talent in US. Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) and Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-WI) authored bill to reduce wait times for green cards which is due this week. The proposal is to re-use previously allotted […]


Posted By: Kalyan | Date: | Categories: GreenCard, Immigration

Barack Obama favors H2-B visas and reflects on H1-B gaming by employers

Image by Getty Images via Daylife As elections approach, Illinois Senator Barack Obama who is US, Democratic presidential nominee in a campaign event in Pennsylvania talked about streamlining specialized skills related jobs and their visas — H2-B. H2-B visas are required for highly specialized skills where local US business is not able to recruit the […]


Posted By: Kalyan | Date: September 7, 2008 | Categories: H1B, Immigration

Free credit reports from class-action lawsuit against Trans union

You are eligible to participate in the class-cation suit and get benefits If you had a credit card, a loan account, or a line of credit in the US any time from January 1, 1987 to May 28, 2008. The lawsuit is filed on Trans Union with charges that it sold lists containing consumer information […]


Posted By: Kalyan | Date: September 3, 2008 | Categories: Deals

Judge favors US graduate student visa extension

A U.S. district court judge, Faith Hochberg in New Jersey rules in favor of new US grads extension of student visas. With limited 85,000 H1-B visas out of which only 20,000 H1-B’s are allocated for students which forces other new grads go out of status and eventually forces them to leave the US. H1-B’s have […]


Posted By: Kalyan | Date: September 1, 2008 | Categories: H1B, Immigration

Free BankOfAmerica weekend Museum Admissions

Bank Of America is giving away free admissions for its card holders to many museums all over US. This year there are many states included in the promotion like Illinois (Chicago museums) and Michigan. The difference in this promotion is that only on first weekend and just card holders are admitted free. Earlier promotions allowed […]


Posted By: Kalyan | Date: August 19, 2008 | Categories: Deals

Olympics 2008 live streaming sites – US, UK, India, Canada

Live streaming sites: Here are few options for those who want to watch summer Olympics 2008 on their PCs. NBAOlympics has a video section on their site for all US visitors to watch the games live or on demand. YouTube “Olympics” channel is available to more than 60 countries including India. Watch the Olympics Online […]


Posted By: Kalyan | Date: August 8, 2008 | Categories: OtherNews