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Under the previous policy, the nonimmigrants were required to obtain an F-1 student visa up to 30 days before the program start date.(HT file photo)

New US policy for F-1 student visa to benefit children of H-1B holders

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Kunal Gaurav, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 22, 2021 06:01 PM IST
  • Certain nonimmigrants are given the opportunity to request a change to a different nonimmigrant classification, such as F-1 status for children of H-1B visa holders.
The State Department asserted that many international students who had planned to study this fall in the US may still have the opportunity to do so.(HT photo)
The State Department asserted that many international students who had planned to study this fall in the US may still have the opportunity to do so.(HT photo)

Policy change on international students is misguided, say US universities and lawmakers

Washigton, United States | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUL 08, 2020 07:46 AM IST
The State Department’s statement comes a day after the new guideline created panic among international students, the largest number of whom come from China and India.
US President Donald Trump speaks during an event in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC, US on Tuesday.(Bloomberg)
US President Donald Trump speaks during an event in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC, US on Tuesday.(Bloomberg)

Decision on foreign students’ visa misguided, say US institutes, lawmakers

Washington | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar
UPDATED ON JUL 08, 2020 05:53 AM IST
International students contribute billions of dollars to the US economy and barring them from our country will deprive Americans of badly needed income.
During the foreign office consultations, Shringla and Hale reviewed the entire gamut of engagements under the India-US Comprehensive Global Strategic Partnership, including political, economic, commercial, regional and international cooperation.(AFP File Photo)
During the foreign office consultations, Shringla and Hale reviewed the entire gamut of engagements under the India-US Comprehensive Global Strategic Partnership, including political, economic, commercial, regional and international cooperation.(AFP File Photo)

India raises F-1 visa issue, US says will try to mitigate impact: Report

New Delhi | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON JUL 08, 2020 04:10 AM IST
The Trump administration announced those F-1 and M-1 (non-academic and vocational students) visa holders planning to take online classes only will not be allowed to remain in the U.S.
The lower Manhattan skyline is seen from Jersey City, New Jersey, U.S., on Monday, July 29, 2019.(Bloomberg file photo)
The lower Manhattan skyline is seen from Jersey City, New Jersey, U.S., on Monday, July 29, 2019.(Bloomberg file photo)

No US green cards for immigrants using public benefits, may impact Indians

Hindustan Times, Washington | By Yashwant Raj
UPDATED ON AUG 13, 2019 09:01 AM IST
Experts estimate that this rule, called the “Inadmissibility on Public Charge Grounds”, is the most significant of the Trump administration’s immigration moves and could cut legal immigration by half.
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