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Ending Country Cap on Green Cards Would Help in Attracting Best Talent: Congressman July 12, 2019 15:53

Days after the United States House of Representatives passed legislation to remove seven percent country-cap on Green Card applicants, the top American lawmakers said the move would help in attracting and retaining the best talents…

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Trump Administration Begins Process for Revised H-1B Visa Norms June 29, 2019 11:58

The United States has begun the process for its new rules that would mandate companies who seek H-1B visas for its workers to register first online before applying for the work permit, a move that…

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The Desire to Work in the United States Is Still an Unbroken Quirk for Indian Techies June 06, 2019 14:08

The harsh rules on work visas proposed by the Trump administration are apparently is not refraining Indian techies from showing interest to enter the United States. A recent data by Indeed.com revealed that between April…

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Rich Indians to Face Hitches in Getting EB-5 Visa over Annual Cap Issue June 01, 2019 17:24

With each passing day, the United States is making it tough for Indians to enter the country by announcing stringent rules on immigrant visas. After H-1B, EB-5 visa, which is an employment-based fifth preference category…

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Good News for Indian Green Card Aspirants: Trump to Propose New Immigration Plan Favoring Merit-Based Foreigners May 16, 2019 09:42

In a major relief to Indians residing in the United States, President Donald Trump is all set to announce a new proposal to overhaul the country’s immigration policy that would give preference to foreigners based…

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Planning to Study in U.S.? Here Are Seven Steps to Get a Student Visa April 14, 2019 03:30

As the United States Consulate General Chennai begins its student visa season officially, Kent May, U.S. Consul for Consular Affairs and his colleagues at the Consulate and the Education USA programme held an interactive session…

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Number of H-1B Visa Applications Rise After Two Years of Decline April 13, 2019 11:41

The number of applications for the H-1B visa that allows the United States companies to employ foreign workers in specialty occupations has risen slightly in last year after two years of decline. The United States…

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Indian Government Extends Deadline to Accept PIO Cards April 10, 2019 10:44

The Bureau of Immigration (BoI), Government of India will continue to accept Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) cards as valid travel documents till September 30, 2019, along with valid foreign passport, according to a press…

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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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