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GREEN CARD NEWS

Gotabaya Rajapaksa applies for Green Card to settle in US: Report

August 19, 2022 6:59 am

In 2019, Gotabaya Rajapaksa renounced his US citizenship to contest the 2019 presidential polls.

Presidential commission votes to process all green card applications within 6 months

May 17, 2022 12:23 pm

To be sent to the White House now for approval, recommendations of the President's Advisory Commission on Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders if adopted is likely to bring cheers to tens of thousands of Indian-Americans and those waiting, some for even for decades, for a Green Card.

Indians to benefit from new US bill to tackle green card backlog

April 08, 2022 8:22 am

In a major boost to a large number of Indians, the bill will allow individuals to receive work authorisation while they wait for a visa number to become available.

Democrats’ plan to overhaul legal immigration focuses on green card backlog

October 30, 2021 2:05 pm

The proposal would free up hundreds of thousands of green cards that various administrations failed to use over several decades, making them available for immigrants who are currently caught up in the backlog.

Biden wants to address delays in Green Card processing system, says White House

October 09, 2021 11:20 am

The inordinate delay in the procession of thousands of talented Indian technology professionals is one of the major issues of concern among the Indian-Americans and their dependent children living in the US.

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.

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