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US: Legislation Introduced To Provide Relief To Children Of Visa Holders Who Face Deportation

Sep 16, 2021 PTI

If successful, this law will benefit over 200,000 people, mostly Indians.

US Lawmakers Seek Permanent Residence For H1B Visa Holders, Can Be Game Changer For Indians

Sep 01, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Under the current system, individuals from countries with large populations -- such as India and China -- face decades-long wait times to achieve lawful permanent resident status.


Joe Biden Overturns Donald Trump Ban On Many Green Card Applicants

Former President Donald Trump last spring halted the issuance of green cards until the end of 2020 in the name of protecting the coronavirus-wracked job market

Donald Trump's Immigration Rule Takes Effect Again During Appeal

Nov 05, 2020 Associated Press (AP)

Officials can deny immigrants green cards on the basis of public benefits used, under the rule.


US Proposes Not To Issue Business Visa For H1-B Speciality Occupations

The move is likely to impact several Indian companies which send their technology professionals on B-1 visas for a short stay to complete jobs on-site in the US.

07 October, 2020

Trump Administration's New Curbs On H1-B Visas To Narrow Definition Of 'Specialty Occupation'

PTI

The H-1B visa is a non-immigrant visa that allows US companies to employ foreign workers in speciality occupations that require theoretical or technical expertise.


07 October, 2020

H-1B Visas Should Be Reserved Only For 'Specialised Talent': White House

PTI

The statement came hours after the Donald Trump administration announced new restrictions on H-1B nonimmigrant visa programme which it said is aimed at protecting American workers.


28 November, 2019

Over 2 Lakh Indians On Waitlist For Green Card And Permanent Residency In US

PTI

A majority of Indians waiting in line for family-based Green Cards are siblings of US citizens.


11 July, 2019

Immigration To US Likely To Become Easy As US Passes Bill Removing Cap On Issuing Green Cards

Outlook Web Bureau

The present move, if it turns into law, will benefit thousands of highly-skilled Indian IT professionals who aspire to live and work permanently in the US.


09 July, 2019

US Congress To Vote On Bill To Lift Country-Cap On Green Card

Outlook Web Bureau

Lifting the per-country cap on Green Card would mainly benefit high-tech professionals on H-1B work visas from countries like India, for whom the wait for Green Card is more than a decade.


17 May, 2019

Donald Trump To Replace Green Card With ‘Build America Visa’

Outlook Web Bureau

Currently, most of the cards are issued based on family links and diversity visa, and a small section is given to people who are professionals, and highly skilled.


08 February, 2019

US Congressional Panel Introduces Bill To Remove Per-Country Green Card Limits

Outlook Web Bureau

The H-1B visa, most sought-after among Indian IT professionals, is a non-immigrant visa that allows US companies to employ foreign workers in speciality occupations that require theoretical or technical expertise.


02 November, 2018

Those Waiting For Green Cards Will Enter US, Says Donald Trump

Outlook Web Bureau

The President's comments came amid tension over a caravan of an estimated 5,000 to 7,000 people, mostly from three Latin American countries, currently marching towards the southern US border of Mexico with the intention to enter the US.


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President Joe Biden meets with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington.

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President Joe Biden meets with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington.

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President Joe Biden meets with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with President Joe Biden meets in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with President Joe Biden meets in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington.

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