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Rich Indians Buying Green Card in Rise in over Past Two Years March 21, 2019 12:54

An increase in the investment required to obtain a conditional green card under the EB-5 visa programme seems inevitable as the number of Indians getting investment linked EB-5 visas, also known as “cash for green…

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U.S. to Begin Accepting New H-1B Visa Petitions from April 1 March 19, 2019 17:55

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) would start accepting new H-1B visa petitions for the fiscal year 2020 starting April 1, while the employment start date for these visas would be October 1,…

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Know Why Indians Succeed More in the United States Than in India February 13, 2019 14:58

The United States has the sizable Indian population in the world outside Asia. At first, immigrants from India arrived in the U.S. in small figures during the in the time of 19th century, primarily as…

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Eliminate Lottery System for H-1B Visas, Say Techies in India February 04, 2019 18:24

Amid arrests of Indian students in the United States and the possible threat of facing deportation for committing visa fraud, the techies in India said its high time the U.S. eliminate lottery system to grant…

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New H-1B System to Prioritize Qualification, Talent Out February 01, 2019 11:07

The new visa system announced Wednesday, that will kick off from April 1, will turn things bad as it will give priority to foreign workers who hold advanced degrees from various American universities taking no…

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H-1B Visa Changes to Bring Relief to Indian IT Professionals January 12, 2019 11:06

In a much relief to Indian IT professionals in the United States, president Donald Trump on Friday assured H-1B visa holders that his administration will soon bring changes that will give them certainty to stay…

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UK Visas to Be Expensive for Indian, Non-EU Migrants from Today January 08, 2019 10:58

As part of plans to raise the Immigration Health Surcharge (IHS), the overall cost of the United Kingdom visa and non-European Union citizens will rise from Tuesday, which is payable when professionals, students, and family…

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H-1B Visas Should Attract Best Talent: U.S. Homeland Secretary December 21, 2018 12:47

The Trump administration has said the United States should select the "very best" among the applicants under the H-1B visas, vowing to intensify efforts to ensure that these work visas, the most sought by Indian…

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Trump Administration Proposes Changes to H-1B Program December 01, 2018 10:40

A major change to the H-1B application process has been proposed by the Trump administration on Friday with an aim of awarding a visa to the most skilled and highest paid foreign workers. Under a…

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Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Protect Work Authorization of H-1B Spouses November 17, 2018 14:34

The H-4 Employment Protection Act, a legislation seeking to stop Trump administration from revoking the work authorization of spouses of H1-B visa holders, which include Indians, has been introduced in the United States Congress by…

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U.S. Says Will Take Public Opinion On H-4 Visa Revocation Proposal November 09, 2018 18:05

The Trump administration has made it certain to lawmakers and the American corporate sector that the people would get a chance to respond to its proposal of revoking work authorization to H-4 spouse visas after…

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India Should Have Long-Term Visas Like U.S.: KJ Alphons November 08, 2018 13:06

The tourism ministry is in negotiations with the home ministry to have the time period of electronic (e) visas for India extended and bring it closer to paper visas that let visitors stay for longer…

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