"Petitioners who had already filed Form I-129 or Form I-140 using the premium processing service before the March 20 suspension, but received no action and a refund, may refile their Form I-907 consistent with the timeline above, barring any changes USCIS may announce in the future,” the statement further added. … [Read more...] about USCIS to begin premium processing of H-1B visas, green cards in phases from June 1, 2020
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In Wipro, after CEO Vivek Paul's exit in 2005, Azim Premji assumed the role for three years till 2008. Between 2008 and 2011, the company was led by Girish Paranjpe and Suresh Vaswani, both of them old-timers, who quit in 2011 on grounds of personal reasons. By then, Wipro's growth began to slump. … [Read more...] about Wipro’s new CEO: Can foreign executives succeed in Indian IT firms?
Exploring cultural differences and challenging stereotypes are the core of Ramy‘s second season. As the title character’s moral compass, Sheikh Ali has hurdles to get over when he meets Ramy’s family because he’s a black American Muslim—a difference that the angry mob protesting outside his mosque doesn’t grasp, since they lump all Muslims into one group. Ramy’s brash uncle Naseem (Laith Nakli) tries to provoke Sheikh Ali, taking him to task for converting to the faith as if it were fashionable. But he’s hardly infallible: Later, we learn that Naseem is living a double life behind closed doors. Confronting these thorny issues cracks the surface of prejudice that pervades the Muslim community in the States. … [Read more...] about Hulu’s ‘Ramy’ is back—with even more provocative questions for the Muslim-American diaspora
"In a lot of ways what people were trying to look for was behaviour change which is the hardest change to make happen. Imagine ten years ago there was no Ola, Uber or Flipkart...many of these brands did not exist...you cannot imagine your daily life without them now... somebody had to subsidise their market creation," Khanna said justifying the move of VC firms who poured in millions of dollars in India. … [Read more...] about India’s startup ecosystem in a correction mode: Trifecta Capital
Look at Hawaii. The state recently proposed a “feminist economic recovery plan” that incorporates “the unique needs of indigenous and immigrant women, caregivers, elderly women, femme-identifying and non-binary people, incarcerated women, unsheltered women, domestic abuse and sex trafficking survivors, and women with disabilities.” Men and women are having varied experiences right now so implementing a “one size fits all” type approach simply won’t work for everyone. Women make up a larger portion of essential workers in the U.S. and are putting their lives at risk, often without proper protections and compensation in place, to keep society functioning. The fallout for women is going to be worse than it is for men, so business leaders need to address that when creating plans for the future. … [Read more...] about The pandemic could fix the workplace gender gap (or make it wider)