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Delhi: 19-year-old man, father booked for posing as pilots to obtain US visa

August 04, 2022 12:31 pm

The police said a case was registered in New Delhi’s Chanakyapuri area against the two men and an enquiry initiated against a travel agent for allegedly forging documents for the father-son duo in exchange of Rs 18 lakh.

Visa application process for Indian students to be simplified: US embassy

June 10, 2022 9:41 am

The students who have previously held a US visa, will now have the luxury to skip the interview round for the US visa.

US embassy to resume routine tourist visa appointments from September

June 03, 2022 9:07 am

Applicants for US visas whose placeholder appointments were cancelled may now reenter the scheduling system to book regular appointments, said the American embassy.

Indians to benefit as US announces extension for expiring immigrant work permits

May 04, 2022 8:10 am

The move is expected to benefit those seeking green cards and spouses of H-1B visa holders who get employment authorisation cards.

US waives in-person interview requirements for many visa applicants in India through December 31: Senior American diplomat

February 28, 2022 9:29 am

These applicants eligible for the waiver are students (F, M, and academic J visas), workers (H-1, H-2, H-3, and individual L visas), Culture and extraordinary ability (O, P, and Q visas).

US to allow waiving of in-person interviews for H-1B, other visas through 2022

December 24, 2021 11:22 am

🔴 US State Department in March 2020 had suspended all routine visa services in most countries worldwide due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Students line up to study abroad after a year of Covid; top destinations include US, UK and Canada

December 06, 2021 12:36 pm

By the end of summer 2021, the US had already issued 62,000 Indian student visas compared to only 15,000 F-1 student visas to Indians between October 2019 and September 2020. Similarly, a total of 90,669 Indians were issued UK student visas in the 12 months ending in September 2021, marking a 102 per cent rise from last year.

Wait for visa appointment to be longer: US Embassy

October 31, 2021 2:03 pm

The US Embassy said that starting November 8, foreign national air travellers to the United States will be required to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 and to provide proof of vaccination status prior to boarding an airplane.

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.

US court sets aside proposed Trump-era rule on H-1B visa selection

September 18, 2021 12:09 pm

The current H-1B visa system for selecting applications for consideration is a hybrid of first-come, first-served and a lottery.