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UPDATED: Naturalization Applicants Can Now Pay N-400 Filing Fee Using Credit Card

Posted on August 17, 2017

Updated: From October, 13, 2017, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services will only accept the 08/04/17 edition of the Form G-1450. Until then, the previous version from 08/06/15 can be ... Read More

The RAISE Act May Benefit Indians After All

Posted on August 08, 2017

The proposed Act of Reforming American Immigration for a Strong Economy (RAISE) backed by the Trump administration has been gaining a lot of global ire ever since it was suggested and supported by ... Read More

Electronic System for Travel Authorization – Not an Alternative to US Visas

Posted on July 28, 2017

WHAT IS ESTA? Foreign nationals from countries belonging to the Visa Waiver Program are now required to have an approved travel authorization from the Electronic System for Travel Authorization ... 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

Updated: US Supreme Court Authorizes Partial Enforcement of Travel Ban

Posted on July 19, 2017

The travel ban instituted by the United States Government but opposed by the lower courts is going to see a limited version go through, thanks to a decision taken by the Supreme Court. A small triumph ... Read More

NRIs to be Able to Vote Online Shortly

Posted on July 18, 2017

The Supreme Court of India has directed the Indian government to ensure that electronic voting rights be granted to non-resident Indians (NRI) soon. With an intention to bring 16 million NRIs under ... Read More