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New US bill proposing Green Card for a fee may benefit Indians

September 14, 2021 7:07 pm

The bill does not contain permanent structural changes to the legal immigration system, including eliminating country caps for green cards or increasing the annual quotas of H-1B visas.

US lawmakers seek path to permanent residence for people in employment-based green card backlog

September 01, 2021 9:59 am

Under the current system, no more than seven percent of employment-based green cards are available to individuals from a single country.

100k Green Cards at risk of going waste this year; resentment among Indian professionals

August 06, 2021 8:44 am

Meanwhile, a group of 125 Indian and Chinese nationals living in the US filed a lawsuit to prevent the administration from wasting the Green Cards.

Facing deportation, Indian youngsters across America reach out to White House and lawmakers

June 25, 2021 1:59 pm

There are 200,000 such young Americans, who have spent their entire childhood and teenage in the US, who are facing the prospects of imminent deportation to the country of their origin as they have either attained the age of 21 or about to reach that age, after which they can no longer be dependent on their parent's visas.

Bill to remove per country cap on Green Card introduced in US Congress

June 03, 2021 8:40 am

The bill phases out the seven per cent per-country limit on employment-based immigrant visas and also raises the seven per cent per-country limit on family-sponsored visas to 15 per cent.

US: Supreme Court likely to bar some 'green card' applicants

April 20, 2021 10:31 am

The justices seemed favourable, in arguments via telephone, to the case made by the Biden administration that federal immigration law prohibits people who entered the country illegally and now have Temporary Protected Status from seeking "green cards" to remain in the country permanently.

Indian-American healthcare workers in Green Card backlog hold demonstration before US Capitol

March 18, 2021 11:28 am

As a result of Trump's ban on issuing green cards, as many as 120,000 family-based preference visas were lost. But this came as a big boon for issuing employment-based green cards, mainly those on H-1B visas.

Comprehensive immigration reform needed to retain talent in US: American tech industry to lawmakers

February 25, 2021 10:33 am

A legislation supported by the Biden administration seeks to remove the country cap on employment-based Green Card, a move that has been welcomed by the US tech industry.

Biden revokes Trump ban on many green card applicants

February 25, 2021 10:12 am

Biden rejected that reasoning in a proclamation on Wednesday rescinding the visa ban. The Democratic president said it had prevented families from reuniting in the United States and harmed U.S. businesses.

US increases grace period for H-1B visa holders, Green Card applicants for responding to notices. What does this mean?

May 05, 2020 1:50 pm

As per the fresh notification from the agency, the grace period will become applicable to the documents if the issuance date listed on the request, notice or decision is between March 1 and July 1, 2020.