Probe on companies abusing visa program

State Department, US Justice Probing Companies Involved in Visa Program Abuse

The State Department and the US Justice is all set to share information regarding probing the companies that abuses the visa programs, which is aimed at hiring the foreign individuals. The move has come under the moves by the Trump Administration to reform the immigration sector. The agreement was made...
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Premium Processing of H1-B Visa Categories Resumes

After announcing that it will resume the premium processing for the H1-B visas, the United States has resumed the process for all the H1-B visa category. The processing was halted temporarily to control the huge rush of visa applications for work mainly by Indian professionals. The process was temporarily stopped...
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Rich Families Eyeing for EB-5 Visas More Than H1-B

The families, whose students are studying in US, are more focusing on the EB-5 visas instead of H1-B visas as the hopes of getting the latter visa are reducing due to restricted visa norms by the Trump Administration. According to the report published in the Economic Times, Trump Administration, in...
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H1-B Visa Processing Resumption Welcomed by BCIC

The decision by the US government to resume the H1-B visa processing after a period of five months has been welcomed by the Bangalore Chamber of Industry and Commerce (BCIC). The visa processing was stopped around five months ago due to the high demand of the H1-B visas especially by...
CanAm to start business in India

CanAm to Start Business in India

World’s major provider of EB-5 visa programme, CanAm Investor Services, is all ready to start business in India, according to the report published in The Economic Times, considering the fact that Indians have become the major applicants for the visa to get permanent residency in the United States. According to...
India to grant gratis visas

India to Grant Gratis Visas to Citizens of Myanmar

According to the announcement made by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, India will start to grant gratis visas to the citizens of Myanmar who want to visit India. The announcement came in the joint declaration during the meeting of PM Modi with Myanmarese State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi. Along with...
H-1B Visa Clampdown Can End Competitiveness of US

H-1B Visa Clampdown Can End Competitiveness of US: Report

The top IT companies in the United States would find it highly difficult to attract more fresh talent from countries such as India and may lose its competitiveness, says a report by an American think tank, according to The Economic Times. Center for Global Development (CGD) report says that the...
EAD for H-4 visa holders

H-4 Visa EAD Might Be Safe Till October 1, 2017

The Employment Authorization Document (EAD) for H-4 visa holders is still intact and has not been revoked. It could be safe till October 1, 2017, with a caveat. Americans’ Right to protest is in grave danger The Trump administration has on April 3, asked the United States District Court for the...
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Australia puts curbs on 457 visa holders

Australia has announced changes to the 457 visa for skilled foreign workers to limit their ability to look for another job after their official employment ends, will only now be able to stay in Australia for 60 days instead of 90. Immigration Minister Peter Dutton said, “From November 19, 2016...
Indian Student Community grew

Indian Student Community grew by 25 percent in US

Indians coming to the United States on a student visa have increased by around 25 percent this year, according to a report published by the Institute of International Education. One in every six international students in the US is an Indian, stated the Open Doors report published in partnership...
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