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Bill Proposed to Cut Legal Immigration in Half

Posted on February 08, 2017

Two republican senators recently announced a bill that would reduce green cards for permanent legal residents by limiting whom U.S. citizens are permitted to sponsor. If signed into law, this ... Read More

NRI’s and Foreigners May Not Leave the Country In Possession of the Rupee

Posted on February 07, 2017

Non-resident Indians (NRI’s) and foreigners leaving the country are not permitted to exit in possession of the rupee and must subsequently exchange any rupees in their possession into a foreign ... Read More

U.S. Raises Minimum Investment On EB-5 Immigrant Investor Visa; Updates International Entrepreneur Rule

Posted on January 24, 2017

The previous United States Government raised the minimum investment for EB-5 Immigrant Investor Visa to $1.35 million from $500,000. The United States has upped the limit to only attract serious ... Read More

Cash Withdrawal Limits from ATMs increased to Rs. 4,500 from January 1, 2016

Posted on December 30, 2016

Update: As of February 1, 2017, the daily withdrawal limit for a Savings Account has been raised from Rs 10,000 to Rs 24,000 per week and for Current Account from Rs. 50,000 to Rs. 1 lakh. For more ... Read More

USCIS Immigration Relief Measures for Applicants Affected by Severe Weather Conditions

Posted on January 19, 2016

Earlier this month, United States Customs and Immigration Services (USCIS) introduced measures to assist people whose applications to USCIS may have been affected by severe weather conditions. USCIS ... Read More

President Obama Welcomes New Citizens at Special Naturalization Ceremony

Posted on December 18, 2015

On December 15, 2015, which marked the 224th anniversary of the signing of the Bill of Rights, President Obama appeared during a naturalization ceremony being hosted by the United States National ... Read More

Need USCIS Information? Ask “Emma”

Posted on December 04, 2015

On December 2, 2015, USCIS launched “Emma,” a new virtual assistant tool that helps customers more easily and quickly find immigration information and answers. What is Emma? Emma is a virtual ... Read More