NZ opens doors to spouses from arranged marriages held in India
Under the new guidelines, if an application is filed within three months of the arranged marriage ceremony, the spouse would be eligible to visit NZ under the Culturally Arranged Marriage visitor visa. If the three-month window has lapsed, the spouse may be granted a general visitor visa.
Mamata Banerjee warns of strict action amid vandalism across Bengal over citizenship law
"Do not take up law in your hand. Do not put up road...
Citizenship Amendment Bill becomes Act, President Kovind gives his nod
President Ram Nath Kovind gave his assent to The Citizenship (Amendmen...
Citizenship Amendment Bill: Pakistani Hindu immigrants in Rajasthan celebrate
The passage of Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) in Lok Sabha has given hope to Pak Hindus living here. For over 20,000 immigrants from Pakis...
Nearly 10,000 Indians detained in US in 2018 in removal operations: Report
According to the report titled “Immigration Enforcement: Arrests, Detentions, and Removals, and Issues Related to Selected Populations” by Government Accountability Office, the number of Indians detained by the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement or the ICE has more than doubled between 2015 and 2018.
US completes implementation of H-1B electronic registration process for 2021 season
Under this new process, employers seeking H-1B workers subject to the cap, or their authorized representatives, will complete a registration process that requires only basic information about their company and each requested worker.
Trump impeachment hearings highlight immigrants’ stories
Several witnesses who testified in the House impeachment inquiry this week chose to highlight their immigrant backgrounds, sharing their families’ stories in highly personal opening statements. Their stories offered a sharp counterpoint to President Donald Trump, who has often derided immigrants as a threat to the national security of the United States.
US court mulls bid to temporarily block border asylum policy
While Asylum-seekers who cross the border are sent back to Mexico to wait for their hearings to wind through immigration courts, the US Nint...
ET & Arcum Global present “Global Investment Immigration Summit 2020” – Investment & business based mobility
India was placed 6th globally, in terms of wealth of over US$ 8,148 billion and is expected to be the 4th wealthiest country in the coming decade.
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.
US Homeland may tweak H-1B & L-1
The changes may see the introduction of additional requirements to ensure employers pay appropriate wages to H-1B visa holders.
23 per cent petitions seeking H1-B visas were denied in 2019: MEA
According to H-1B petition statistics of the USCIS, 84.8 per cent of the total H-1B petitions processed and completed in Fiscal Year 2019 (October 2018-September 2019) were approved, as against 95.7 per cent of the total in Fiscal Year 2015 (October 2014-September 2015).
SC agrees to hear PIL seeking deportation of Rohingyas, Bangladeshi immigrants in four weeks
The Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to hear after four weeks a PIL seeking identification and deportation of all illegal immigrants and inf...
150 Indians deported from US land at Delhi airport
These Indians have either violated their visa norms or were illegal immigrants.
98% of H-1B visa rejections unchallenged
In 98.4% of the cases where the H-1B visa was denied, the employer chose not to file an appeal, said David North, a fellow at the Center for Immigration Studies (CIS), which is based in Washington, DC.
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