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USA Announces 1.5-year Extension for Expiring Immigrant Work Permits May 04, 2022 09:54

The administration of Joe Biden announced that the immigrants of some of the categories including those who are seeking green cards and spouses of H-1B visas can use their expired work permits for an additional…

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Outdated Immigration Policies make Indians prefer Canada over USA July 19, 2021 10:19

Talented Indians are flying all over the globe and are making their impact in various fields. A lot of Indians are now opting for Canada instead of the United States because of the outdated H-1B…

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Huge Relief for H1-B Spouses Awaiting Work Permits August 25, 2020 11:19

Spouses of H1B workers who are waiting for their EAD cards can now breathe a sigh of relief as the lack of EAD card will not result in job loss. Several spouses of H1-B workers…

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Tatkal Passports to get Issued on the Same Day for Indian Expats in Dubai January 11, 2020 07:20

The Consulate in Dubai has announced that the issuing of the passport Indian expats in Dubai and the northern Emirates can now be done on the same day under certain condition which includes higher fee.The…

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Visa-On-Arrival Benefit For UAE Nationals Visiting India November 18, 2019 07:31

On Saturday, in New Delhi, there was an abolishment in the law permitting visa-on-arrival facility to the UAE nationals for a 60 day duration with double entry for tourism, business, conference and medical purposes. This…

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Work Permit of H1b Visa Holder’s Spouses Will Be Refused November 11, 2019 12:20

Trump has started to work on banning the work permit for spouses of H-1B visa holders. This was thought about in 2017 and this change will impact the job of Indians in the US.Earlier in…

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U.S. Firms Move Jobs to India Owing to Visa Curbs September 26, 2019 06:41

The stringent H-1B visa rules are affecting Indian immigrants in the United States extensively. A research paper by an academic revealed that the move to impose limits on H-1B visas by the successive American government…

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Ease Immigration Policies for Foreign Grads: Think Tank Urges U.S. September 21, 2019 10:27

Besides removing restrictions on H-1B visas, the United States-based think tank has urged the Trump administration to offer green cards to students with advanced U.S. degrees to boost the country’s effort to compete against China …

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Indian Americans Support Dual Citizenship: Survey September 19, 2019 06:48

A survey revealed that Indian Americans overwhelmingly are in the favor of dual citizenship from the Indian government whereas Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) prefer proxy voting instead of direct postal ballots. The survey, compiled by Foundation…

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Spouses of H-1B Visa Holders May Soon Be Forced out of Work September 18, 2019 08:45

The proposal by the Trump administration to terminate the rights of H-4 visa holders, spouses of H-1B visa holders, may not be implemented until next year. The United States Department of Justice (DoJ) on Monday…

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H-1B Visa Petition Denials at All-Time High in First Quarter 2019 August 10, 2019 06:15

The United States has turned down work visas to employees of India’s largest IT services exporters inordinately in the past year. According to data from the United States-based research foundation, the denial of work visas…

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UK to Extend Post-Study Work Rights for Foreign Students August 01, 2019 12:31

In the last three years, the number of Indians studying in the United Kingdom has almost doubled with more than 21,000 student visas being issued to Indians till March 2019. According to officials, a white…

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