USA GREEN CARD
More than 227K Indians waiting for family-sponsored Green Card
Currently, there are about four million people waiting in line for family-sponsored Green Cards against a Congressional cap of 226,000 per annum. The largest number of 1.5 million wait list is from America's southern neighbour Mexico, followed by a distant India with 227,000 and China with nearly 180,000.
Senators urged to remove country cap on Green Card
The case of work-visa holders from India, clearly illustrates the nature, substance and de...
US tech companies play green card to hold on to talent
Eight out of the top 10 companies that applied for green cards for their employees in ...
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.
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.
150 Indians deported from US land at Delhi airport
These Indians have either violated their visa norms or were illegal immigrants.
Bill proposing liberalised green card regime fails US Senate test
If the vote on unanimous consent had gone through, the Senate could have bypassed committees, amendments, and resulting public debates and passed the Bill.
US Congress to vote on bill to remove country-cap on Green Card
The US House of Representatives will vote Tuesday on a legislation that seeks to lift the country-cap on issuing green cards.
Why the upcoming US EB-5 visa rules will pinch green card seekers
The EB-5 visa will cost $900,000 after the new rules kick in from November.
US tech firms dominate top 10 green card application list
US tech cos have filed more green card applications for India techies as compared to their Indian counterparts.
Aged-out kids in US: Must opt for international student-visa or self deport
The US Senate has blocked a bill that seeks to lift per-country green card limit, dashing hopes of Indian families.
Lifting country cap on Green Card would help in attracting best talent: Congressmen
The bill will provide relief to the thousands of families who have been stuck in employment backlogs for decades, said Indian-American Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal.
A strong economy is vital to maintaining a healthy environment: Donald Trump
For years, politicians told Americans that a strong economy and a vibrant energy sector were incompatible with a healthy environment. In other words, one thing doesn't go with the other.
US mulls increasing merit-based immigration to 57%
Trump described it as a common-sense proposal and acknowledged that there was a requirement of talented people in the country.
Two new bills in the US Congress promise to end the decades-long wait for green cards
The decades-long wait that skilled Indians have to go through could soon be history.
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