Monthly Archive for: ‘February, 2021’

  • Don't Give up hope on the H-1B Visa

    USCIS Modifies H-1B Selection Process to Prioritize Wages

    WASHINGTON—U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has announced a final rule that will modify the H-1B cap selection process, amend current lottery procedures, and prioritize wages to protect the economic interests of U.S. workers and better ensure the most highly skilled foreign workers benefit from the temporary employment …

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    USCIS Reverts to the 2008 Version of the Naturalization Civics Test

    WASHINGTON— U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced today it is reverting to the 2008 version of the naturalization civics test beginning March 1, 2021. On Dec. 1, 2020, USCIS implemented a revised naturalization civics test (2020 civics test) as part of a decennial test review …

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  • Kamala Harris Makes History as First Indian American US Vice President

    Kamala Harris Makes History as First Indian American US Vice President

    A culture that worships goddesses produces strong women. – Shyamala Gopalan The very sound of the word Kamala, another name for the goddess Laxmi, throned on a lotus flower, reminds us of nothing but India and Indian heritage. And Kamala Devi Harris particularly accentuated this …

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  • England Out of WTC FInal

    England out of contention for a place in WTC final

    England are out of the race for a place in the final of the ICC World Test Championship after losing the third Test against India in Ahmedabad. England, who are now 2-1 down in the four-match series, needed to win the four-match series 3-1 to …

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    ICC announces a first for cricket with IMG global streaming partnership

    The International Cricket Council today announced that for the first time ever 541 pathway event matches across three ICC World Cups will be live-streamed globally in partnership with IMG, ensuring more cricket from more nations than ever before is accessible to fans around the world. …

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    ICC issues ITT for Accreditation Management Services

    The ICC has issued an Invitation to Tender (ITT) for Accreditation Management Services providers for selected Women’s and Men’s tournaments from 2021 to 2023. ICC requires providers who will be able to manage accreditation requirements during ICC tournaments in various host countries. This ITT is …

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    Memories of India II

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  • Don't Give up hope on the H-1B Visa

    USCIS Modifies H-1B Selection Process to Prioritize Wages

    WASHINGTON—U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has announced a final rule that will modify the H-1B cap selection process, amend current lottery procedures, and prioritize wages to protect the economic interests of U.S. workers and better ensure the most highly skilled foreign workers benefit from the temporary employment …

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  • Rapid Fire Changes Come to the World of Immigration

    USCIS Ending Two Categorical Parole Programs

    Haitian Family Reunification Parole and Filipino World War II Veterans Parole Programs to be Terminated WASHINGTON— In keeping with the agency’s August 2019 announcement, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services today announced a Federal Register notice requesting public comments on revisions to Form I-131, Application for Travel Document to remove sections relating to the Haitian Family Reunification …

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  • USCIS to Welcome Nearly 20,000 New U.S. Citizens in Naturalization Ceremonies Around Presidents Day

    USCIS Extends Flexibility for Responding to Agency Requests

    In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services is extending the flexibilities it announced on March 30, 2020, to assist applicants, petitioners, and requestors who are responding to certain: Requests for Evidence; Continuations to Request Evidence (N-14); Notices of Intent to …

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