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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

What to Expect as a H1B Applicant in 2018

Posted on November 21, 2017

H1B visa, a work-related visa issued to skilled workers from foreign countries coming to the United States of America to work is the most popular among non-immigrant visas issued by the United States ... Read More

Applicants for 2018’s J1 Visa Advised to Apply Now

Posted on November 17, 2017

Prospective applicants wishing to come to the United States under the J1 visa program in the summer of 2018 have been advised to begin their application process right now. This is in anticipation of ... Read More

NRI Information Collected for Voter Registration in India

Posted on November 15, 2017

As a follow-up to the announcement of allowing Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) to be able to cast their vote during elections in India, the Indian Election Commission is collecting data pertinent to NRIs ... Read More