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US may accept up to 30,000 migrants a month in expanded program: Report

The expanded humanitarian program would build on a policy launched in October that allowed thousands of Venezuelans to enter by air if they applied from abroad.

Recently arrived migrants wait in a garage area of the US Customs and Border Protection.(AP)
Published on Jan 05, 2023 02:40 PM IST
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Biden scraps Trump-era rule which made it tougher to get green cards

The public charge rule barred people from getting green cards if they would be ‘burdens to the United States’. Officially known as a permanent resident card, a green card allows you to live and work permanently in the US.

Majority of those in the family-sponsored Green Card waiting list are siblings of US citizens. Under current law, US citizens can sponsor their family members and blood relatives for Green Cards or permanent legal residency.(Reuters File)
Published on Sep 09, 2022 07:02 PM IST
By | Written by Aryan Prakash

Indian man indicted for immigration fraud, identity theft in US

Rohit Kumar, 30, hailing from West Bengal, is charged with six counts of submitting false and fraudulent immigration documents and six counts of committing aggravated identity theft, United States Attorney Philip Sellinger announced on Thursday.

According to documents filed in this case and statements made in court, Kumar worked for several years in India for one of the largest information technology companies in the world.(File Photo)
Published on Jun 03, 2022 05:52 AM IST

US Supreme Court snubs Biden, asks to revive Trump-era 'remain in Mexico' policy

The court's decision referenced its 2020 ruling that thwarted Trump's bid to end a program introduced by Democratic former President Barack Obama that protects from deportation hundreds of thousands of immigrants - often called “Dreamers” - who entered the United States illegally as children.

Central American migrants, who were airlifted from Brownsville to El Paso, Texas, US, and expelled from the United States walk towards Mexico on the Lerdo Stanton International Bridge, as seen from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, on August 17, 2021.(File Photo / REUTERS)
Published on Aug 25, 2021 06:56 AM IST
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One lakh Indians likely to be denied of US green card despite quota: Report

A group of 125 Indian and Chinese nationals filed a lawsuit which pointed out that in 2020, the pandemic slowed down the process and in 2021, only two months are left to process the applications.

A top Republican senator has recently said that the backlog of an Indian national to get permanent residency in the US is more than 195 years.(Reuters)
Published on Aug 06, 2021 11:35 AM IST
By | Written by Poulomi Ghosh
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