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Ease Immigration Policies for Foreign Grads: Think Tank Urges U.S. September 21, 2019 10:27

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 06:48

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 08:45

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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Green Card Applicants Soon Have to Provide Social Media Handles September 06, 2019 13:29

The United States Department of Homeland Security has taken a process of social media identification a step forward, wherein those applying for green cards or the U.S. citizenship will soon have to provide user name…

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H-1B Visa Petition Denials at All-Time High in First Quarter 2019 August 10, 2019 06:15

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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UK to Extend Post-Study Work Rights for Foreign Students August 01, 2019 12:31

In the last three years, the number of Indians studying in the United Kingdom has almost doubled with more than 21,000 student visas being issued to Indians till March 2019. According to officials, a white…

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Indians Received 67-72% of Total H1-B Visas in Last Five Years July 18, 2019 11:48

The United States has issued between 67 and 72 percent of the total H-1B visas to Indian nationals in last five years, the Ministry of External Affairs said Wednesday. The H-1B visa is a non-immigrant…

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Trump Administration to Propose Major Immigration Reform to Attract Meritorious People Globally July 17, 2019 05:24

The Trump administration, in a much solace announcement to Indian IT professionals, said it is proposing a nearly five-fold increase in merit-based legal immigration and half those based on family and humanitarian system, to overhaul…

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Ending Country Cap on Green Cards Would Help in Attracting Best Talent: Congressman July 12, 2019 10:23

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 06:28

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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Here's Why NRIs Need to Have a Pan Card June 22, 2019 09:39

Permanent Account Number or PAN is compulsory for many transactions now and the process to obtain a PAN is fairly simple and similar across all categories of individuals. As an NRI, you need to possess…

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Frequently Asked Questions About the Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) Card Scheme June 13, 2019 09:43

1. What Is the Eligibility for Getting the PIO Card Each and every person of Indian origin who is a citizen of another country, not being a citizen of any country that may be specified…

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