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IT Glitch Prevents NRIs From Filing Tax Returns

Posted on July 27, 2017

An IT glitch in the Indian tax e-filing system that prevents non-resident Indians (NRIs) abroad and expatriates living in India from filing their tax returns is going to make them miss the July 31st ... Read More

Certain H1B Visas to Get Premium Processing

Posted on July 24, 2017

Premium processing is said to resume for educational and research-oriented organizations exempt from the yearly cap of allotted H1B visas, according to United States Citizenship & Immigration ... Read More

H2B Cap Raised to Meet US Business Requirements

Posted on July 19, 2017

The Departments of Homeland Security and Labor raised the quota of H2B workers to 15,000 for the remainder of financial year 2017 in order to meet the growing demands of businesses in America. The ... Read More

Green Card for Skilled Workers May Take Upto 12 Years to Come Through

Posted on July 13, 2017

A recent study by Pew Research determined that Indians under the skilled workers category applying for Green Cards will have an approximate 12 year wait before getting their Permanent Residency in the ... Read More

Premium H-1B Processing For Medical Doctors Resumes on June 26th

Posted on June 26, 2017

Under the Conrad 30 and Interested Government Agency waiver programs, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) would be resuming its premium processing of H1B petitions for ... Read More

US Visa Interviews To Get Stricter

Posted on June 01, 2017

The Office of the Press Secretary at the White House has issued a directive to US Embassies asking them to heighten screening and vetting protocols and procedures before issuing visas. Every applicant ... Read More

Cognizant Clamps Down On Green Card Filing

Posted on May 25, 2017

Giant Technology Solutions firm, Cognizant is clamping down on filing for Permanent Residency Green Cards for its employees under the EB1 and EB2 categories. Wanting to have a bigger onsite presence, ... Read More