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U.S. Firms Move Jobs to India Owing to Visa Curbs September 26, 2019 12:11

The stringent H-1B visa rules are affecting Indian immigrants in the United States extensively. A research paper by an academic revealed that the move to impose limits on H-1B visas by the successive American government…

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Ease Immigration Policies for Foreign Grads: Think Tank Urges U.S. September 21, 2019 15:57

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 12:18

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 14:15

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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H-1B Visa Petition Denials at All-Time High in First Quarter 2019 August 10, 2019 11:45

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 18:01

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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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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