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UPDATED: Decision For NRIs to Get New Color-Coded Passports Rescinded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

Major Changes to Foreign Worker Visa Program May Deport H1B Visa Holders

Posted on January 02, 2018

Going along with Trump’s “Buy American, Hire American” initiative, the latest development hints at denying extensions of H1-B visas while workers await a permanent residency card, or green card. Those ... Read More

New Rules May Disallow H4 Visa Holders To Work In The USA

Posted on December 16, 2017

Since 2015, the spouses of H-1B, or high-skilled, visa holders waiting for green cards have been eligible to work in the U.S. under a rule introduced by the Obama administration. These H4 visa holders ... Read More

Despite Immigration Tensions, India Ranks Second Highest for US Citizenship

Posted on December 01, 2017

A recent report by US Department of Homeland Security released data that identified the countries with individuals that received US citizenship in Yr 2016. According to that report, Indians were ... Read More

As Deadline Approaches, EB-5 Applications Double

Posted on November 28, 2017

The US government recently extended the deadline for submitting the applications for the EB-5 Investor visa program to December 8, 2017. This has given the Indian EB-5 aspirant an added boost to apply ... Read More