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India to Expand Its E-Tourist Visas: Available to 31 Additional Countries at 7 Additional Airports by June 15, 2015

Posted on April 18, 2015

The Indian government has planned to extend the e-tourist visa scheme to an additional 31 countries allowing foreign tourists to avail the facility at seven more airports starting June 15, 2015. At ... Read More

Indian Government changes name of visa-on-arrival scheme to e-tourist visa

Posted on April 18, 2015

The Indian government has changed the name of the visa-on-arrival scheme to e-tourist visa. It has decided to rename its “Tourist Visa on Arrival-Electronic Travel Authorization (TVoA-ETA)” ... Read More

Grace Period Extended for Using Prior Versions of Form G-28

Posted on April 16, 2015

The grace period for using older versions of Form G-28, Notice of Entry of Appearance as Attorney or Accredited Representative, has been extended from April 13, 2015 to May 15, 2015. The new version ... Read More

USCIS Completes Random (Lottery) Selection Process for FY 2016, Reaching H-1B Cap

Posted on April 14, 2015

U.S. Citizenship and Immigrations Services announced the completion of its H-1B selection process using its computer-generated random selection, or lottery selection, to reach the FY 2016 ... Read More

USCIS Reaches H-1B Visa Cap of 65,000 for Fiscal Year 2016

Posted on April 08, 2015

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced today that it has reached the statutory H-1B cap of 65,000 for fiscal year (FY) 2016 within the first week of the filing period ... Read More

Steps to Take: If Your H1B Petition Package Delivery is Delayed, not Delivered or Damaged

Posted on April 06, 2015

Many professional are waiting for news updates on their recent H1B Petition for 2016.  They wait in anticipation for their petitions to reach USCIS in time.  If the employer, received notification ... Read More

Form I-90 Now Available in the USCIS Electronic Immigration System (USCIS ELIS)

Posted on April 03, 2015

On March 30, 2015, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) released a notice that Form I-90, Application to Replace Permanent Resident Card, is now available in the USCIS Electronic ... Read More