User: basavapatna Topic: Immigration
Category: Immigration Type :: High-Skilled Workers
Last updated: Jun 29 2018 01:49 IST RSS 2.0
 
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UK Defends Its Decision On Indian Workers' Right To Live, Work In Britain 28.6.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
The UK government has defended its decision to refuse hundreds of Indian professionals the right to live and work in Britain, saying the applicants caught up in a visa row are guilty of misconduct.
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Trump says deport immigrant 'invaders', with 'no judges or court cases' 25.6.2018 Rediff: News
President Trump has been calling for a merit-based immigration system, a move that would benefit the Indian professionals.
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LIVE! Heavy rains lash Mumbai, train services delayed 25.6.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
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Donald Trump Says Immigration System Unfair To Those Waiting For Years 25.6.2018 NDTV News - Latest
The American immigration system is unfair to those who came to the US legally and are waiting in line for years, President Donald Trump said today as he once again pushed for a merit-based immigration...
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American Immigration Lawyers Association files lawsuit against US Citizens and Immigration Services over H-1B visa 18.6.2018 DNA: Recent Columns
The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) has filed a lawsuit against the United States Citizens and Immigration Services (USCIS) over increased scrutiny and denials of H-1B petitions, The Times of India reported Monday. According to the report, AILA is concerned that the USCIS has changed its method of adjudicating standards in accepting visas, which has resulted in an increase in rejected H-1B visa applications. Observing this, the body – a voluntary one comprising 15,000 immigration lawyers and academicians – filed two requests seeking documents (especially on wage and speciality occupation determination), which would explain these actions. USCIS failed to respond, which led to AILA now filing a lawsuit in the Columbia District Court, the report added.  In 2016 technology professionals from India accounted for 74.2 % of the total number of H-1B visas issued by the US and the next year the figure increased to 75.6 %, a government report said here today. However, there has been a drop in the ...
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Indians with advanced degree may have to wait 151 years for green card, say... 16.6.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Indians with advanced degree may have to wait 151 years for green card, say...
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Indians with advanced degree may have to wait 150 years for green card in US: Report 16.6.2018 Zee News : India National
Indians with advanced degrees may have to wait for over 150 years for a green card which authorises them to live and work in the US permanently, according to projections by a think-tank.
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Some Indians May Have To Wait 151 Years For Green Card: Report 16.6.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Indians with advanced degrees may have to wait for over 150 years for a green card which authorises them to live and work in the US permanently, according to projections by a think-tank.
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Indians with advanced degree may have to wait 151 years for green card, says report 16.6.2018 Hindu: Home
The new calculation on the Green card wait period by Cato Institute comes after the USCIS recently released number of applicants for such cards.
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U.K. to ease work visa norms 15.6.2018 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Government is to commission a review of its Shortage Occupation List.
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Trump admin says H-4 visa holders won't be allowed to work 15.6.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
"Removing H-4 Dependent Spouses From the Class of Aliens Eligible for Employment Authorisation," said the US department of homeland security's unified agenda in the federal register notification of its semi-annual regulatory agenda.
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Trump administration reconfirms its intent to rescind H4 rule on spouses of H1B visa holders 15.6.2018 Hindu: Rx
H-4 visas are issued to the spouses of H-1B visa holders, a significantly large number of whom are high-skilled professionals from India.
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Donald Trump Administration Reconfirms Its Intent To Rescind H4 Rule 14.6.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
The Trump administration has reconfirmed its intent to rescind H-4 rule regarding employment authorisation to certain spouses of H-1B visas, popular among Indian IT professionals.
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UK To Ease Visa Cap On Indian Doctors, Nurses 14.6.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
The UK government is set to ease its immigration cap blocking professionals such as Indian doctors from being brought in to tackle shortages in the state-funded National Health Service (NHS).
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Visa Row: British MPs take up plight of Indian professionals over right to live and work in Britain 14.6.2018 DNA: Wide Angle
The plight of hundreds of highly-skilled Indian professionals caught up in a row over their right to live and work in Britain was taken up by cross-party MPs in a Westminster Hall debate in the UK Parliament this week. Labour party MP Ruth Cadbury made an impassioned plea on behalf of her Indian constituents in west London who had been denied their indefinite leave to remain (ILR) by the UK Home Office on "spurious" grounds. "They are all from India and are highly qualified, well paid and well-respected IT professionals. They came to answer this country's skill shortage a shortage that has not gone away," Cadbury, MP for Brentford and Isleworth, said during the debate yesterday. "Those without the right of appeal cannot work, cannot take up the offer of promotion, cannot rent a flat and may lose their driving licence. "Even those with pending appeals or judicial review applications who can work are losing jobs because nervous employers have asked them to resign. Many cannot travel to see family and ...
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Green card waiting list includes over three-fourths of Indians 8.6.2018 Zee News : World
India is followed by a distant second China, which currently has 67,031 Chinese waiting for the Green Card. Thereafter none of the other countries have more than 10,000 people waiting for Green Card.
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More than three-fourths of Green card waiting list comprise of Indians 7.6.2018 DNA: Bangalore
More than three-fourths of Green card waiting list comprise of Indians
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`No big changes` in H-1B visa, nothing new on H-4 Rules: US 7.6.2018 Zee News : India National
US Deputy Chief of Mission in Delhi, MaryKay L Carlson said on Wednesday that granting employment visa and work permits are the sovereign decision of a country. 
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No change in H1B visa policy so far: U.S. diplomat 6.6.2018 Hindu: Rx
MaryKay Carlson says visas are sovereign decisions
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"No Big Changes" In H-1B Visa, Nothing New On H-4 Rules, Says US 6.6.2018 NDTV News - India-news
There have been "no big changes" in the H-1B programme and "nothing new" on the H-4 visa policy, the US said today, amid the Trump administration's plan to overhaul the immigration system.
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