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Non-US Citizens Can Still Travel Via Turkey

Posted on October 11, 2017

Amid rising tensions among the diplomatic and political relations between the United States and Turkey, visa services have been suspended until further notice. This affects only US citizens wanting to ... Read More

NRIs Need Not Link Aadhaar with Bank Accounts

Posted on October 09, 2017

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has clarified that Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) and Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) who have been out of India for more than 182 days need not link ... Read More

UPDATED: Over 7,000 Indians Caught in the DACA Net May Face Deportation

Posted on October 04, 2017

ATTENTION: DACA Renewal Request Deadline, October 5, 2017 According to a recent missive by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, ... Read More

DHS to Collect Every Immigrant’s Digital Footprint

Posted on September 27, 2017

Starting October 18, 2017, The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will begin collecting all available online information on all US immigrants, be it naturalized or Green Card holders. In a notice ... Read More

Diversity Visa Program-2019 Dates Announced

Posted on September 26, 2017

55,000 Green Cards will be issued to applicants eligible for the Diversity Visa Lottery program for FY2019. Online applications are being accepted starting October 3, 2017 and conclude on November 7, ... Read More

New US Travel Ban – Here’s What You Need to Know

Posted on September 25, 2017

A new travel ban has been set in motion since the last one meant for 90 days expired on September 24, 2017. The refugee ban expires in October. This more permanent travel ban is tailored to certain ... Read More

How Do Indians Land the Most H1B Visas?

Posted on September 22, 2017

The US government has tightened its grip on the issue of visa distributions. Travel bans put in place, visas being rationed out, refugees and grandparents being stalled or whole countries being barred ... Read More