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Saturday, May 25, 2019
news about Us citizenship
May 17, 2019 23:37
After years of waiting, people in family, employment backlogs may be back at the starting line read more
May 17, 2019 10:42
Xterra Solutions alleged in its lawsuit that the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) improperly denied H-1B visa to Praharsh Chandra Sai Venkata Anisetty, 28, whom it had hired as a Business System Analyst. read more
Apr 12, 2019 05:08
The denial rate was 24 per cent in fiscal year 2018, quadrupling from 6 per cent in 2015. It never exceeded 8 per cent from 2010 to 2015, the Obama years. The first-quarter denial rate for FY 2018, to match the first quarter rate for 2019, was not a... read more
Apr 09, 2019 11:15
Harpal Singh charged with one count of attempted naturalization fraud, faces up to 10 years in prison. His sentencing is scheduled for August 5. read more
Jan 11, 2019 19:13
The H1-B visa allows US companies to hire foreign workers in some skilled occupations. The programme has been under scrutiny and mounting restrictions since Donald Trump took office. read more
Jan 02, 2019 21:53
Removing country limits for Green Cards will drastically reduce waiting time for those in queue, mostly from India and China, and protect them from exploitative employers, but will also lead to people of these two countries dominating this route to US... read more
Jan 02, 2019 18:15
Eliminating the country quota from the most sought-after Green Cards will end the current discrimination in the US labour market, but would allow countries like India and China to dominate the path to American citizenship, according to the latest Congressional... read more
Nov 30, 2018 22:48
The proposed change in the selection process would result in an estimated increase of up to 16% (or 5,340 workers) in the number of selected those with a master’s degree or higher from a US institution of higher education, according to the US Citizenship... read more
Nov 02, 2018 15:39
US President Donald Trump has expressed his intention to take the path of an executive order to deny automatic citizenship to children born of non-American parents in the US. read more
Nov 02, 2018 15:07
Not a popular gateway into the US for most Indians, who have preferred the H-1B route for highly skilled foreign workers and other employment-based options for decades, asylum has been used by Punjab-based agents of international human smugglers to offer... read more
Oct 20, 2018 08:37
According to the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), there were as many as 4,19,637 foreign nationals working in the US on H-1B visas as on October 5. Of these, 3,09,986 are Indians, the USCIS said in its report ‘H-1B petitions by gender... read more
Oct 18, 2018 08:29
On Wednesday, the US authorities said they plan to revise the definition of specialty occupations under H-1B visas, with an aim to get the best and the brightest foreign nationals. read more
Sep 27, 2018 18:43
In a relief to H-1B visa holders, a federal agency tasked said for the time being the new rule will not be implemented with respect to employment-based petitions and humanitarian applications and petitions. read more
Sep 13, 2018 00:55
US authorities can now reject a visa application, petition or request — including possibly for H-1B visas — over mistakes and missing documents without offering the applicant a chance to correct the error. read more
Jul 31, 2018 09:06
USCIS had received 94,213 H-1B petitions in the general category and 95,885 in the advanced degree category on April 6. The federal agency resorted to a computerised draw of lots to select the successful applicants. read more