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Three-fourths of H-1B visa holders in 2018 are Indians

According to the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), there were as many as 419,637 foreign nationals working in the US on H-1B visas as on October 5.

published on : 20th October 2018

Only 10 per cent of 600,000 Indian applicants got Green Cards in 2017

H-1B work visas are the worst sufferers of the current immigration system which imposes a 7 per cent per country quota

published on : 18th October 2018

IT companies file lawsuit against USCIS over shorter duration of H-1B visas

The H1B visa is a non-immigrant visa that allows US companies to employ foreign workers in speciality occupations that require theoretical or technical expertise.

published on : 16th October 2018

There will be consequences for coming into US illegally: Donald Trump

Trump on Saturday said that he wants people with merit to enter the US, a move that can help technology professionals from countries such as India.

published on : 15th October 2018

Donald Trump wants people to come to US on basis of merit 

Responding to a series of question on illegal immigration, the president reiterated that he wants people based on merit, a move that can help technology professionals from countries such as India.

published on : 14th October 2018

Now, Indians have to pay more for UK visa as Britain raises health surcharge

The surcharge allows anyone in the UK from non-European Union countries on a work, study or family visa for longer than six months to access NHS services in the same way as UK citizens.

published on : 13th October 2018

Australia seeks to settle migrants outside major cities

While much of the vast continent is sparsely populated, Australia is growing at an annual rate of 1.6 percent -- one of the highest among OECD countries. 

published on : 9th October 2018

Parents deported from US can lose custody of kids: AP investigation 

The "zero-tolerance" crackdown ended in June, but hundreds of children remain in detention, shelters or foster care .

published on : 9th October 2018

Supreme Court to hear plea on deportation of Rohingyas to Myanmar today

A petition has been filed in the Supreme Court to restrain the government from deporting seven Rohingya Muslims to Myanmar.

published on : 4th October 2018

New H-1 B visa rules kick in: Employment-based petitions kept out for now

The US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will be issuing 'notices to appear' or NTA to people whose applications for visa extension or status change has been declined.  

published on : 1st October 2018

Asian Americans and rights group oppose new policy restricting green card to those on aid

Department of Homeland Security proposes to require all immigrants seeking an extension of stay or change of status to demonstrate that they have not received any government benefits.

published on : 25th September 2018

Illegal immigrants termites, BJP will seek to identify them if it wins 2019 polls: Amit Shah

Shah said Gandhi and Kejriwal complain when action is taken against them and asserted the Bharatiya Janata Party will repeat its 2014 feat and win all seven Lok Sabha seats in the city.

published on : 23rd September 2018

Trump administration may deny green cards to recipients of government aid

Department of Homeland Security proposes to require all immigrants seeking an extension of stay or change of status to demonstrate that they have not received any government benefits.

published on : 23rd September 2018

US President Donald Trump's Mexico border wall going up in Texas 

In April, the Border Patrol announced the start of construction of a 20-mile stretch of wall to replace an existing barrier in Santa Teresa, New Mexico.

published on : 22nd September 2018

EU, non-EU nationals to face similar post-Brexit immigration rules: Theresa May

The UK is at present bound by the EU's freedom of movement rules, which offers nationals from the 27 EU member-countries an automatic right to work and settle in Britain.

published on : 17th September 2018
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