USCIS May Consider Going Online With Its Immigration Forms To Avoid Backlogs

Posted on October 23, 2014

A San Francisco based company, FileRight, is lobbying with Obama administration to digitize the immigration process making immigration forms easier to fill out with a new online system. The United ... Read More

EB-2 India: Retrogression Imminent

Posted on October 16, 2014

EB-2 is a second preference, immigrant visa for the United States employment-based permanent residency.  As anticipated in the section D of the Visa Bulletin for November 2014, there is bad news for ... Read More

EB-3 Dates Advances For People From Indian Origin

Posted on October 15, 2014

U.S. Department of State Visa Bulletin for October 2014 grants advancement for EB-3 category. The EB-2 priority date is still 05/01/09 for India. EB-1, EB-4 and EB-5 also continue to remain ... Read More

Report on Diversity: U.S. Immigrant Population Record Hits 41.3 Million People

Posted on October 14, 2014

According to a recently released report, the overall immigrant population (referred to as the foreign-born) in the USA has reached a record 41.3 million, the highest rate in 93 years. This means 13.1 ... Read More

Second Biometric Appointment Notice: Appointment Bug in Visa Application System

Posted on October 07, 2014

USCIS: Some Biometric Appointment Notices Issued in Error If you are wondering why you received second biometric appointment (Form I-797C) at the Application Support Center (ASC) even though you ... Read More

A Relief to NRIs: Merging of PIO and OCI Card Schemes

Posted on September 29, 2014

A long-standing demand of the NRI Community in the USA The Indian Government will be implementing a law, very soon, to merge the OCI and PIO Card schemes as per the announcement made by Indian ... Read More

India to Facilitate Electronic Travel Authorization and On-Arrival Tourist Visas for American Citizens Visiting India

Posted on September 28, 2014

An estimated 1 million Americans travel to India each year. Many American citizens, especially those with Indian ties, have been discouraged from visiting India due to the visa procedures and ... Read More