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Schengen Visa Application Fee Hike from February 2 January 17, 2020 12:56

The Schengen visa fee is said to get increased from Euro 60 currently, to Euro 80 making it costlier for people to travel to Europe. The new fees is said to be coming into effect…

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Tatkal Passports to get Issued on the Same Day for Indian Expats in Dubai January 11, 2020 12:50

The Consulate in Dubai has announced that the issuing of the passport Indian expats in Dubai and the northern Emirates can now be done on the same day under certain condition which includes higher fee.The…

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World’s Most powerful Passports in 2020: India Stands at 84th position January 10, 2020 14:13

The Indian passport featured on the 84th position among the world’s most travel-friendly passport index 2020 that has been released by the Henley Passport Index on Wednesday. The Henley Passport Index periodically ranks the world’s…

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Indian IT’s H-1B Visa Faces Further Restrictions in 2020 January 03, 2020 12:14

Grant of work visas by the US may be delayed in the year 2020 which results in the suffering of the Indian IT industry. The delay might occur due to the lack of clarity in…

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Visa-On-Arrival Benefit For UAE Nationals Visiting India November 18, 2019 13:01

On Saturday, in New Delhi, there was an abolishment in the law permitting visa-on-arrival facility to the UAE nationals for a 60 day duration with double entry for tourism, business, conference and medical purposes. This…

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Work Permit of H1b Visa Holder’s Spouses Will Be Refused November 11, 2019 17:50

Trump has started to work on banning the work permit for spouses of H-1B visa holders. This was thought about in 2017 and this change will impact the job of Indians in the US.Earlier in…

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Think Tank(Washington)Requests Withdrawal Of Country Cap On Green Card November 08, 2019 12:53

The right talent can be acquired if there is no cap on issuing green cards. At present there are concerns in allowing the permanent residency to process, sources saidPending bill needs to be passed by…

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U.S. Firms Move Jobs to India Owing to Visa Curbs September 26, 2019 12:11

The stringent H-1B visa rules are affecting Indian immigrants in the United States extensively. A research paper by an academic revealed that the move to impose limits on H-1B visas by the successive American government…

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Ease Immigration Policies for Foreign Grads: Think Tank Urges U.S. September 21, 2019 15:57

Besides removing restrictions on H-1B visas, the United States-based think tank has urged the Trump administration to offer green cards to students with advanced U.S. degrees to boost the country’s effort to compete against China …

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Indian Americans Support Dual Citizenship: Survey September 19, 2019 12:18

A survey revealed that Indian Americans overwhelmingly are in the favor of dual citizenship from the Indian government whereas Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) prefer proxy voting instead of direct postal ballots. The survey, compiled by Foundation…

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Spouses of H-1B Visa Holders May Soon Be Forced out of Work September 18, 2019 14:15

The proposal by the Trump administration to terminate the rights of H-4 visa holders, spouses of H-1B visa holders, may not be implemented until next year. The United States Department of Justice (DoJ) on Monday…

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H-1B Visa Petition Denials at All-Time High in First Quarter 2019 August 10, 2019 11:45

The United States has turned down work visas to employees of India’s largest IT services exporters inordinately in the past year. According to data from the United States-based research foundation, the denial of work visas…

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