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Bill that would eliminate green card backlog for Indians blocked in US Senate
The Bill was opposed by Senator Rick Scott of Florida who wanted a carve out for Spanish speaking people. This comes after an agreement had been reached between Lee and Senator Dick Durbin who had earlier opposed certain provisions of the bill in December.
Per-country Green Card cap punishes immigrants from India: Republican Senator Mike Lee
"Almost 200 years on a waiting list. Some people don't...
US Senators say no voting on S-386 Bill as of now
Claiming that they’ve reached a consensus on the Bill, Senators Mike Lee and Dick Durbin sa...
Green Card waitlist for Indian is more than 195 years: US top republican senator
A Green Card, known officially as a Permanent Resident Card, is a document issued to immigrants to the US as evidence that the bearer has been granted the privilege of residing permanently.
New bill in US Senate for more green cards
Democratic party senators Dick Durbin and Patrick Leahy introduced on Wednesday the Resolving Extended Limbo for Immigrant Employees and Families (RELIEF) Act, which essentially seeks to eliminate the backlog in family and employment green cards.
View: Trump's H-1B visa suspension may have more to it than meets the eye
There are two sides to Donald Trump's order: an obvious political one, and a potentially deeper regulatory problem.
Leading US lawmakers chide Donald Trumps's H-1B order
In a series of tweets Republican Senator Lindsey Graham said the move will have a “chilling effect” on the nation’s economic recovery amid the coronavirus pandemic. Similar concerns were expressed by Senator Dick Durbin and Congressmen Raja Krishnamoorthi, Bill Pascrell and Ro Khanna as well as Congresswoman Donna Shalala.
Corporates, lawmakers, rights bodies slam Trump admin's move to suspend H-1B, other work visas
President Donald Trump on Monday issued the proclamation to temporarily suspend a number of popular non-immigrant visas, including the H-1B, H-4, H-2B visa, J and L visas. It will come into effect from June 24.
Covid-19: Legislation introduced in Congress to give Green Card to 40,000 foreign nurses, doctors
The legislation would send green cards to 25,000 nurses and 15,000 doctors during the COVID-19 pandemic and ensure that states like Iowa have the professionals they need to serve patients for years to come, a media release said.
US lawmakers introduce H-1B legislation to give priority to American-educated foreign youths
The H-1B visa is a non-immigrant visa that allows US companies to employ foreign workers in speciality occupations that require theoretical or technical expertise.
Legislation introduced in US to give Green Cards to foreign nurses, doctors
The legislation would send green cards to 25,000 nurses and 15,000 doctors.
Tim Cook roots for cutting Green Card cap
Tim Cook is the first high-profile CEO to bat for legislation which aims to do away with green card caps.
Democratic Senator slams Trump for not acting on H-1B reform
Noting that the H-1B visa is commonly known as the "high-skilled immigration visa," he said the reality is often very different.