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.
April 23, 2020 11:20 am
Trump said that this pause on new immigration will also help to conserve vital medical resources for American citizens.
January 29, 2020 12:39 pm
Critics have alleged that the move has a racial bias, as it would target immigrants from developing countries while prioritising more affluent applicants from the global North.
November 28, 2019 3:15 pm
The largest number of 1.5 million wait list is from America's southern neighbour Mexico, followed by a distant India with more than 2,27,000 and China with nearly 180,000, according to the Department of Homeland Security.
August 15, 2019 10:27 am
Indians were behind applicants from Mexico, China, and Cuba in terms of number of green cards (lawful permanent resident status) obtained.
July 16, 2019 8:55 am
Green Card holders can qualify for US citizenship generally after three to five years. Over 10 lakh migrants from around the world are known to receive Green Cards yearly.
July 11, 2019 12:37 pm
Indian IT professionals are the worst sufferers of the current immigration system which imposes a seven per cent per country quota on allotment of the coveted Green Cards or permanent legal residency.
July 09, 2019 2:29 pm
Being supported by more than 310 lawmakers from both the Republican and the Democratic Party, the 'Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act' is all set to sail through the 435-member US House of Representatives.
October 18, 2018 5:34 pm
In all 1,127,167 million foreigners received Green cards, which is a step below citizenship, in the year 2017, the figures revealed.
July 13, 2017 8:13 am
Republican Congressman Kevin Yoder from Kansas, who yesterday became the lead sponsor of the previously Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act, argued that the existing country-specific quota for Green card is unjust for people from countries like India and China.