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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

Original Signatures No Longer Mandatory on Form I-864

Posted on June 23, 2017

In order to smoothen the visa process for family-based visa categories and reduce the number of visa rejections on the pretext of incomplete documentation, the National Visa Center will now accept ... Read More

PIO Cards will be Invalid For India Travel After June 30, 2017

Posted on June 22, 2017

After June 30, 2017 traveling on a Person of Indian Origin (PIO) card to India will not be valid and could be potentially denied entry on arrival. Travelers should either convert to an Overseas ... Read More

Aadhaar Card Not Applicable to NRIs For Filing Taxes

Posted on June 20, 2017

India’s Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has exempt Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) from being eligible for an Aadhaar card. The Indian Biometric ID card - Aadhaar is applicable only to the resident ... Read More

USCIS Releases App To Assist With Naturalization Interview

Posted on June 14, 2017

United States Citizenship and Immigration Services has released a new app, ‘USCIS: Civics Test Study Tools’ that will aid in the preparation of the civics test during the naturalization interview. ... Read More

Things To Consider For An Extended Stay Abroad On A Green Card 

Posted on June 14, 2017

Acquiring a United States Green Card is a long, slow process. After much anticipation and paperwork, green card holders get the Permanent Resident status that allows them many benefits like the right ... Read More