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Whopping 29.4% rise in Indian students in the US contributing $3.6 billion to US economy November 16, 2015
Whopping 29.4% rise in Indian students in the US contributing $3.6 billion to US economy

According to the latest report, in the year 2014-15 record number of around 1,32,888 students from India were pursuing education in the US, witnessing a whopping 29.4% rise and also contributed around $3.6 billion to the economy of the US.According to the report which was revealed, India stood at second position with r...

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India to deploy more immigration officials at all International airports November 16, 2015
India to deploy more immigration officials at all International airports

Tourists arriving in India might not require standing in the long queues as the government of India has taken a decision of deploying more immigration officials at all the international airports including the one in Ahmedabad.The Central Home Ministry had started the recruitment process for additional immigration offic...

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The new bill with H-1B visa limits to hurt Indian IT firms November 16, 2015
The new bill with H-1B visa limits to hurt Indian IT firms

US is all set to pass the immigration bill with the foremost implications for $146 billion IT sector of India and Indian IT employees. The bill look to prevent the firms from employing H-1B workers if they hire over 50 individuals in the US and over 50% of those workers are L-1B and H-1B visa holders.If the bill ...

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Indian PM has raised issues related to student visa with UK PM November 13, 2015
Indian PM has raised issues related to student visa with UK PM

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed concerns over the sharp decrease in the Indian student numbers who come to pursue education in the UK and the problems that are faced by the students while they apply for the visas during his conversation with the British Prime Minister David Cameron.According to the ...

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Visa dispute is looming over Indian PM visit to the UK November 12, 2015
Visa dispute is looming over PM Modi's visit to the UK

Indian Prime Minister’s visit to the UK is being overshadowed by the row over UK’s strict rules on the student visas, as the Indian government officials and business leaders pressurize the home secretary to relax them.But the Indian business community in the UK and the people has warned that the UK’s immigrat...

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Bill introduced in the US Senate for limit on H-1B hiring November 12, 2015
Bill introduced in the US Senate for limit on H-1B hiring

The legislation which seeks reforms of most popular H-1B visa program and altering the wage prerequisites had been introduced in the US Senate with an intention to check the abuse of system; it is the move that can have implications for the Indian professionals working in the US.The bill was introduced by the Senators ...

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Immigration queues might soon get shorter in India November 10, 2015
Immigration queues might soon get shorter in India

Tourists that arrive in India might no longer require standing in long queues as the government of India has decided to position more immigration officials at all the international airports.According to the sources, the Home Ministry has started the recruitment process of additional immigration officials. This inductio...

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Chinese travellers can use automated clearance system service in Singapore November 07, 2015
Chinese travellers to get the automated clearance in Singapore

The eligible citizens from China would now be able to use the improved service of immigration automated clearance system at the checkpoints of Singapore from the 16th November 2016; this was announced by the Authority of Immigration and Checkpoints (ICA) on Friday.The Chinese passport holders who are over six years of ...

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