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US Immigration Fund Announces India-based Operations

The US Immigration Fund provides opportunities for Indian investors along with their families to obtain permanent US residency through the EB-5 Visa Program where applicants have to invest minimum $5, 00,000 to migrate to the US

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Waiting For Green Cards, Indian Visa-holders See Hope In Donald Trump Review

Immigration Voice estimates there are some 1.5 million H-1B visa holders in the country waiting for green cards, many of whom are from India and have been waiting for more than a decade

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Australia Abolishes Visa Programme Used Largely By Indians

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has said his government will abolish a popular work visa used by over 95,000 foreign workers, majority of them Indians, to tackle the growing unemployment and replace it with a new programme requiring higher English-language proficiency and job skills

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US President Donald Trump To Sign Executive Order On Reform Of H-1B Visa System

US President Donald Trump is set to sign an executive order that would tighten the process of issuing the H-1B visas and seek a review of the system for creating an "entirely new structure" for awarding these visas, the most sought-after by Indian IT firms and professionals

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Bill Against Outsourcing Jobs Back In House Of Representatives

A bill seeking to prevent US companies from outsourcing jobs overseas by "abusing" H1-B programme has been re-introduced in the House of Representatives and may hit Indian IT firms and professionals

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Trump Administration Orders 'Increased Scrutiny' For Visas

The Trump administration has instructed all its diplomatic missions worldwide to identify certain groups that need extra scrutiny and adopt a rigorous vetting process for issuing visas

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Micro Power Nations

Super powers nations have lost their powers to fix all the world, but now micro power nations can

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2 US Judges Block Donald Trump's Revised Travel Ban

Two American judges have halted Donald Trump's revised travel ban on citizens of six Muslim- majority nations, stating that his own comments suggested religious bias, in a blow to the US President who has vowed to take the legal battle all the way up to the Supreme Court

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Applications For H1-B To Be Accepted From April 3

The US will start accepting applications for H-1B work visas for the fiscal 2018 from April 3 amid the uncertainties surrounding the visa programme, the most sought after by Indian IT firms and professionals

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US Judge Blocks Donald Trump's Revised Travel Ban

A US judge has halted Donald Trump's revised travel ban on citizens of six Muslim-majority nations, hours before it was due to take effect, dealing a blow to the US President who described it as an "unprecedented judicial overreach" and vowed to challenge the order

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Trump Administration Seeks 60 Days To Respond To Case On H1-B Visa Issue

The Trump administration has sought 60 days from a US appeals court to "consider" its response in a case challenging Obama government's decision to allow spouses of H-1B visa holders to work in the US, putting the jobs of thousands of Indians at stake

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Trump Administration Has Very Positive View Of Indo-US Ties, Says S Jaishankar

The Trump Administration has a "very positive view" of the Indo-US relationship and a lot of interest in taking the ties forward, Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar said on Saturday after his wide-ranging talks with senior Cabinet members and top officials in Washington

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President Trump's Policies, Kansas Shooting Of Software Engineer Compound Woes Of Indians

Indians on H1-B visas are now uncertain about their fate given the slew of legislations being introduced in the US Congress and proposed executive orders, calling for overhaul of the visa programme that allows companies to hire foreign workers, majority in the technological field

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