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Planning to Study in U.S.? Here Are Seven Steps to Get a Student Visa April 13, 2019 22:00

As the United States Consulate General Chennai begins its student visa season officially, Kent May, U.S. Consul for Consular Affairs and his colleagues at the Consulate and the Education USA programme held an interactive session…

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Number of H-1B Visa Applications Rise After Two Years of Decline April 13, 2019 06:11

The number of applications for the H-1B visa that allows the United States companies to employ foreign workers in specialty occupations has risen slightly in last year after two years of decline. The United States…

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Indian Government Extends Deadline to Accept PIO Cards April 10, 2019 05:14

The Bureau of Immigration (BoI), Government of India will continue to accept Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) cards as valid travel documents till September 30, 2019, along with valid foreign passport, according to a press…

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Rich Indians Buying Green Card in Rise in over Past Two Years March 21, 2019 07:24

An increase in the investment required to obtain a conditional green card under the EB-5 visa programme seems inevitable as the number of Indians getting investment linked EB-5 visas, also known as “cash for green…

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U.S. to Begin Accepting New H-1B Visa Petitions from April 1 March 19, 2019 12:25

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) would start accepting new H-1B visa petitions for the fiscal year 2020 starting April 1, while the employment start date for these visas would be October 1,…

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Know Why Indians Succeed More in the United States Than in India February 13, 2019 09:28

The United States has the sizable Indian population in the world outside Asia. At first, immigrants from India arrived in the U.S. in small figures during the in the time of 19th century, primarily as…

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Eliminate Lottery System for H-1B Visas, Say Techies in India February 04, 2019 12:54

Amid arrests of Indian students in the United States and the possible threat of facing deportation for committing visa fraud, the techies in India said its high time the U.S. eliminate lottery system to grant…

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New H-1B System to Prioritize Qualification, Talent Out February 01, 2019 05:37

The new visa system announced Wednesday, that will kick off from April 1, will turn things bad as it will give priority to foreign workers who hold advanced degrees from various American universities taking no…

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H-1B Visa Changes to Bring Relief to Indian IT Professionals January 12, 2019 05:36

In a much relief to Indian IT professionals in the United States, president Donald Trump on Friday assured H-1B visa holders that his administration will soon bring changes that will give them certainty to stay…

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UK Visas to Be Expensive for Indian, Non-EU Migrants from Today January 08, 2019 05:28

As part of plans to raise the Immigration Health Surcharge (IHS), the overall cost of the United Kingdom visa and non-European Union citizens will rise from Tuesday, which is payable when professionals, students, and family…

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H-1B Visas Should Attract Best Talent: U.S. Homeland Secretary December 21, 2018 07:17

The Trump administration has said the United States should select the "very best" among the applicants under the H-1B visas, vowing to intensify efforts to ensure that these work visas, the most sought by Indian…

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Trump Administration Proposes Changes to H-1B Program December 01, 2018 05:10

A major change to the H-1B application process has been proposed by the Trump administration on Friday with an aim of awarding a visa to the most skilled and highest paid foreign workers. Under a…

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