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Indians benefitted as the US removes the Country cap on Green cards

So good news comes in for the Indians residing in America as US House has passed the anticipated Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act bill. This will be removing the country cap on the Green cards, which will be directly helping the Indian professionals in America. “Prima facie, it may seem like a positive decision for Indian tech workers as it …

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Possible Alternatives to the H-1B Visa By Manju Kalidindi, Esq.

Possible Alternatives to the H-1B Visa By Manju Kalidindi, Esq.

Possible Alternatives to the H-1B Visa By Manju Kalidindi, Esq. H-1B cap period The H-1B cap period opens on April 1st every year. This year, by April 5, 2019, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) received a sufficient number of petitions needed to reach the congressionally-mandated 65,000 H-1B visa regular cap for fiscal year 2020. On April 11, the …

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Let us help Liyna Anwar!

Let us help Liyna Anwar!

Liyna Anwar, South Asian is senior producer for the LA Times and for many years was a producer at Story Corp in NYC.   Unfortunately, she was just diagnosed with an aggressive form of Leukemia.   She is in need of bone marrow and hasn’t matched with anyone from the registry. She needs to match with someone who has South …

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EB-5 Immigrant Investor Visa Program

EB-5 Immigrant Investor Visa Program

EB-5 Immigrant Investor Visa Program If you are seeking to invest in the U.S. or are already investing, you may benefit from your investment and become a U.S. Permanent Resident through the EB-5 Visa. Under this program, entrepreneurs (and their spouses and unmarried children under 21) are eligible to apply for permanent residence if they make the necessary investment, comply …

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Alarming Trends for H1B Visas

Alarming Trends for H1B Visas

With the recent administration change to the Trump presidency, USCIS has modified their regulations as it pertains to immigrants. In particular, H-1B visas have taken the spotlight as more scrutiny from USCIS is being focused on these visas. Now, more than ever, employers of H-1B candidates must be diligent in following the regulations, and be aware of new memoranda from …

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CanAm to Open Offices in India as EB-5 Visa Demand Surges

CanAm Investor Services is planning to set up operations in India as demand for EB-5 visas is seeing a surge. The employment-based fifth preference category (EB-5) visa is to get permanent residency in the US. Indians are expected to be major applicants for the EB-5 visa in the coming years. The visa is for high net worth investors to earn …

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For Here or To Go Explores Hardships of an Expiring Visa

For Here or To Go Explores Hardships of an Expiring Visa

For Here or To Go Explores Hardships of an Expiring Visa For here or To Go is a story based on the experience of a software engineer from India whose visa is about to expire. The film explores his visa struggles in the United States and follows the process he takes for visa renewal. While the movie has a strong …

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New US Executive Order Impacts Indian Outsourcing World

New US Executive Order Impacts Indian Outsourcing World

New US Executive Order Impacts Indian Outsourcing World The recent Executive Orders that stresses on ‘Buy American, Hire American’ and asks for a review of the H1-B visa system has many hitting the panic button. By Taniya Talukdar Since Donald Trump assumed office in the White House, many people have been waiting on pins and needles to hear about his …

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Immigration Reform: H1-B Visa Program

Immigration Reform: H1-B Visa Program

Current Status of H-1B Visa The H-1B Visa is a non-immigrant visa classification for temporary employment in a specialty occupation with qualifying US Company. Currently, the H-1B Visa Program remains the same as it has been over the decade, although like in the past, there are several proposed bills pending with the House of Representatives to revise and revamp the …

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Know Your Immigration Rights

Know Your Immigration Rights

Know Your Immigration Rights By Manju Kalidindi, Esq. Everyone living in the United States has certain basic rights under the U.S. Constitution. According to the 14th Amendment: “All persons born or naturalized in the United States and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein they reside. No State shall make or …

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