User: basavapatna Topic: Immigration
Category: Immigration Type :: High-Skilled Workers
Last updated: Jan 11 2020 01:25 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Trump proposes merit-based immigration, to negotiate 'fair' trade deals 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Washington, The Trump administration will push for a merit-based immigration system that could benefit high-skilled Indian workers but prevent them from sponsoring their extended families. "It is time to begin moving towards a merit-based immigration system -- one that admits people who are skilled, who want to work, who will contribute to our society, and who will love and respect our country," President Donald Trump said in his first State of the Union on Tuesday night, pitching for reforms in immigration policy and saying that's the only way to put America First. "My immigration proposal is a fair compromise -- one where nobody gets everything they want'," said Trump, adding it would get bipartisan support in Congress. The immigration reform proposes an end to the visa lottery -- a programme that randomly hands out green cards without any regard for skill, merit, or the safety of Americans. Another important proposal is to end chain migration. Under the current broken system, a single immigrant ...
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'Empty chairs' across Canada’s academic community after Iran plane crash 10.1.2020 Reuters: Top News
The crash in Iran of a Ukrainian Airlines jet bound for Toronto killed dozens of professors and researchers from campuses across Canada, leaving a painful hole in Canadian academia where Iranians have taken on starring roles in engineering.
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Immigration Laws Shouldn't Restrict Highly Skilled Workers: Ivanka Trump 8.1.2020 NDTV News - Latest
US President Donald Trump's advisor and eldest daughter Ivanka Trump has suggested a major overhaul in immigration policy that would be more open to welcome high-skilled workers to join the American...
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What do Obama and Trump have in common? According to one think-tank, it’s their stance on immigrants 26.12.2019 Scroll.in
Americans have lost out 9,00,000 jobs to migrants on H-1B visas, says the anti-immigration non-profit Center for Immigration Studies.
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New Fast-Track Visa For Doctors From India, Other Countries, UK Confirms 19.12.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
The UK government on Thursday confirmed plans to introduce a new visa for qualified doctors and nurses from countries around the world, including India, to address workforce shortages in the...
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Employment Green Card Backlog Tops 8 Lakh. Most Of Them Are Indians 18.12.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
An estimated 800,000 immigrants who are working legally in the United States are waiting for a green card, an unprecedented backlog in employment-based immigration that has fueled a bitter policy...
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Applications For H-1B Visa To Be Accepted From April 1: US 7.12.2019 NDTV News - Latest
The US has completed implementation of H-1B electronic registration process for the 2021 cap season and the petitions for the most sought after work visa among Indian IT professionals will be accepted...
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Kamala Harris Promises To Lift Cap For Employment Based Green Cards In US 13.11.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Indian-origin US Senator Kamala Harris is in favour of lifting the existing per-country caps for employment based green cards, her presidential campaign has said, asserting that 95 per cent in line...
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New Fast-Track Visa For Doctors From Countries Like India: UK Official 9.11.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Britain's Indian-origin Home Secretary Priti Patel has hit the general election campaign trail with a promise to make it easier for medical professionals from countries like India to be able to...
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Big Increase In Denial Of H1-B Visas, Indian IT Firms Worst Hit: Study 6.11.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
The Trump administration's restrictive immigration policies have led to massive increase in the rejection of petitions for H-1B visas with the highest denial rate among major Indian IT companies,...
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Life Of Parties Behind, Hollywood Actor Fought ISIS. Now He's Marooned 16.10.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Michael Enright's strange, sinuous meanderings have taken him on two harrowing tours of battle in Syria as a volunteer with the formerly U.S.-backed Kurdish militia. They also have thrust him into the...
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Can Apply For US Work Visa 90 Days Before Employment Date: US Embassy 10.10.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
H1B Visa, Visa For US: The US Embassy on Thursday asked visa applicants to apply up to 90 days before their employment begins.
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Trump rule targeting poor immigrants could harm children, health - advocates 15.8.2019 Reuters: Top News
A Trump administration plan to cut legal immigration by poor people will likely result in sicker children, more communicable diseases and greater homelessness in the United States, according to immigrant advocates and the federal government's own analysis.
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US Lawmakers Concerned Over Spike In Request For Evidences For H-1B Visas 18.7.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
US lawmakers and experts have expressed concern over the US immigration agency's increasing demand for "irrelevant" or previously furnished information to adjudicate an H-1B application, causing delay...
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US House passes bill to cut green cards for Indian techies 11.7.2019 The Assam Tribune
US House passes bill to cut green cards for Indian techies
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Indians To Benefit As US Lawmakers Pass Bill To Remove Cap On Green Cards 11.7.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
US lawmakers have passed a Bill aimed at lifting the current seven percent country-cap on issuing Green Cards, a development which would benefit thousands of highly-skilled Indian IT professionals.
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US House removes country cap on green cards, change advocated by wife of Indian hate-crime victim 11.7.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Sunayana Dumala’s husband Srinivas Kuchibhotla was killed in a shooting at restaurant in Olathe in Kansas in February 2017.
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US Congress to vote on bill to remove country-cap on Green Card 9.7.2019 DNA
Some of the recent studies have said the waiting period for Indian IT professionals on H-1B visas is more than 70 years
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US Congress To Vote On Key Bill On Green Cards; Will Benefit Indians 9.7.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
The US House of Representatives will vote today on a legislation that seeks to lift the country-cap on issuing green cards.
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UK falling behind in race to engage with India, warns UK Parliament inquiry 25.6.2019 The Assam Tribune
UK falling behind in race to engage with India, warns UK Parliament inquiry
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