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H-1B application process to begin from April 2; premium processing suspended

Petitions for H1-B visas, popular among Indian IT professionals, will be accepted from April 2, a federal agency announced today.

published on : 21st March 2018

Norway's justice minister Sylvi Listhaug resigns, averting government crisis

Sylvi Listhaug, who had been under fire for a week, announced her resignation on the social media network, sparing Conservative Prime Minister Erna Solberg from calling a vote of confidence.

published on : 20th March 2018

Crushed hopes greet Aung San Suu Kyi in Australia

Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi was in Sydney Sunday for a special Australia-ASEAN summit, with her presence seen as a crushing reminder of lost hope.

published on : 18th March 2018

US sanctuary churches protect migrants under Trump

Millions are facing expulsion under tough new immigration guidelines instituted by President Trump but some progressive Christian groups boost their efforts to protect vulnerable migrants.

published on : 10th March 2018

H-1B visa squeeze increases for deployment at third-party worksite

Getting that H-1B visa for work at one or more third-party worksites has become even more difficult with the Trump administration’s new policy.

published on : 24th February 2018

Immigrants policy: Donald Trump threatens to pull law enforcement from California

Complaining that California was not complying with his hardline position on migrants, Trump warned he could cut vital help from Washington and prompt a crime wave.

published on : 23rd February 2018

German and British nationals arrested for alleged Bali drug smuggling

Foreigners are regularly caught trying to bring drugs into Bali, a tropical island that attracts millions of visitors each year, and some have been sentenced to death.

published on : 22nd February 2018

Donald Trump administration's restrictions on immigration will prove futile: NASSCOM chief

Speaking on the last day of WCIT, NASSCOM chief says forces of de-globalisation are driven by politics which is, in turn, driven by fear of an uncertain future.

published on : 22nd February 2018

France unveils controversial migrant bill, rights groups furious 

French voters consistently cite immigration as a top concern, and the issue helped far-right nationalist leader Marine Le Pen to win 34 percent of the vote in the presidential election last year.

published on : 21st February 2018

Hungary PM Orban steps up anti-migrant rhetoric as election nears, calls immigrants invaders

However, his supporters say that he is reforming Hungary after decades of stagnation, particularly during the country's communist period that followed World War II. 

published on : 18th February 2018

US Senate rejects several immigration reform proposals, including President Donald Trump's bipartisan compromise

Trump had threatened to veto the bipartisan deal, which would shield the young immigrants from deportation in exchange for USD 25 billion in border security.

published on : 16th February 2018

White House threatens veto of bipartisan immigration plan

The White House said Thursday it would advise President Donald Trump to veto a bipartisan immigration plan.

published on : 16th February 2018

US senator moves amendments to immigration reform bill focussing on merit

The amendments, moved by Senator Orrin Hatch, aims to eliminate annual per-country limits for employment-based green cards.

published on : 15th February 2018

US President Donald Trump supports Grassley's bill on immigration; urges Senate to pass

Trump's statement came amidst a debate in Congress where several immigration bill have been tabled. But the President has thrown his weight behind the Grassley bill.

published on : 15th February 2018

US Congress takes up fate of 1.8 million young immigrants

Democrats and some Republicans have opposed Trump's hardline stance, especially the restriction of family-based immigration to spouses and children, and massive funding for the border wall.

published on : 12th February 2018
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