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UPDATED: NRI Not Eligible For Indian PPF & NSC Accounts

Posted on February 28, 2018

UPDATED: Per a recent memo released by the Department of Economic Affairs, all NRIs who owned PPF accounts before changing residential status will be allowed to run its course of the PPF maturity ... Read More

India Does Its Bit For NRIs

Posted on February 21, 2018

The US economy hasn’t looked this bright in a long time. Some even say it is at its strongest. And this means that things are really looking up for its people, its working class in particular. The job ... Read More

Pay USCIS Filing Fees Through Credit Card

Posted on February 16, 2018

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services is taking yet another step to facilitate an efficient and quicker process for application procedures. This involves being able to make payments ... Read More

New National Vetting Center for US Visitors

Posted on February 06, 2018

In support of the extreme vetting of visitors to the United States advocated by the Trump administration, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in partnership with the Justice department and other ... Read More

UPDATED: Decision For NRIs to Get New Color-Coded Passports Rescinded

Posted on January 30, 2018

Updated:The Indian Foreign Ministry has retracted its announcement regarding a new type of passport issued exclusively for those Non-Resident Indians who require an Emigration check before departing ... Read More

What to Expect from the New H-1B Bill of 2018?

Posted on January 29, 2018

The Immigration Innovation Act of 2018 that has been introduced to the Congress seems to be leaning in favor of the employed, immigrant population. The Bill is yet to be passed but is very much ... Read More

H1-B Visa Applications for 2019 Expected to be High Despite Restrictions

Posted on January 25, 2018

After the furor surrounding immigration and the subsequent whiplash to the H1B, non-immigrant work visas in year 2017, there were a lot of repercussions, especially towards how the visa holders were ... Read More