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India to Expand Its E-Tourist Visas: Available to 31 Additional Countries at 7 Additional Airports by June 15, 2015

The Indian government has planned to extend the e-tourist visa scheme to an additional 31 countries allowing foreign tourists to avail the facility at seven more airports starting June 15, 2015. At present, the “Tourist Visa on Arrival-Electronic Travel Authorization (TVoA-ETA)” scheme provides tourist visa on arrival to citizens of 45 countries at 9 international airports.. Read More

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Indian Government changes name of visa-on-arrival scheme to e-tourist visa

The Indian government has changed the name of the visa-on-arrival scheme to e-tourist visa. It has decided to rename its “Tourist Visa on Arrival-Electronic Travel Authorization (TVoA-ETA)” scheme, to “e-Tourist Visa” to clarify that it is not an on-arrival scheme. The government made this step in order to avoid inconvenience and confusion among foreign tourists.. Read More

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Grace Period Extended for Using Prior Versions of Form G-28

The grace period for using older versions of Form G-28, Notice of Entry of Appearance as Attorney or Accredited Representative, has been extended from April 13, 2015 to May 15, 2015. The new version of Form G-28 was issued by USCIS on March 6, 2015, but applicants can continue using the prior version until the.. Read More

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USCIS Completes Random (Lottery) Selection Process for FY 2016, Reaching H-1B Cap

U.S. Citizenship and Immigrations Services announced the completion of its H-1B selection process using its computer-generated random selection, or lottery selection, to reach the FY 2016 cap. USCIS received almost 233,000 H1-B petitions during the first week of filing, which began April 1. The first 20,000 petitions for advanced degree exemption were chosen using a.. Read More

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USCIS Reaches H-1B Visa Cap of 65,000 for Fiscal Year 2016

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced today that it has reached the statutory H-1B cap of 65,000 for fiscal year (FY) 2016 within the first week of the filing period for the third consecutive year. USCIS also received more than 20,000 H-1B petitions filed under the advanced degree exemption. H-1B Visa Cap.. Read More

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Steps to Take: If Your H1B Petition Package Delivery is Delayed, not Delivered or Damaged

Many professional are waiting for news updates on their recent H1B Petition for 2016.  They wait in anticipation for their petitions to reach USCIS in time.  If the employer, received notification from the delivery service that the H1B Petitions package may be delayed or damage, the stakeholders are advised take proper actions. Here is quick alert on.. Read More