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H-1B employees contribute to prosperity of US firms says India's Ambassador to the US January 21, 2016
H-1B employees contribute to prosperity of US firms says India's Ambassador to the US

Arun Kumar Singh, who is the Indian Ambassador to the US, has defended the arrival of skilled employees from India to the US. According to him, the H-1B employees are contributing to the profitability process and are working towards generating technology for the US firms.He is on his visit to Seattle, and he is also ex...

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Backchannel efforts started for resolving US visa fee matter January 21, 2016
Backchannel efforts started for resolving US visa fee matter

In its initial backchannel diplomatic attempt since official announcement of current visa fee increase move by the US, group of representatives from the US Congress holds a meeting with the USIBC and Nasscom for discussing the prospects and challenges that includes those around visa for technology companies of India.Th...

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This year South Africa is eyeing around one lakh visitors from India January 20, 2016
This year South Africa is eyeing around one lakh visitors from India

South Africa is looking at one lakh Indian visitors to its country as it is undertaking many initiatives that include road shows for positioning the country as the ideal destination.South Africa’s Tourism Department has started here its 13th yearly road show, an interactive program proposed to raise the destination a...

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1,81,051 Indian students had enrolled for higher education in the US last year January 19, 2016
1,81,051 Indian students had enrolled for higher education in the US last year

According to the information revealed by the Information System for Students and Exchange Visitor (SEVIS), as many as 1,81,051 Indian students had registered for the higher education in the US by last year November month.As per SEVIS, there is an increase in a number of students from India by 71% in just two years. I...

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India is on top position for sending engineers and scientists to the US January 16, 2016
India is on top position for sending engineers and scientists to the US

Continuing the drift, India gains the top position as it is among other Asian countries in sending engineers and scientists in the US. As per a report which revealed the information that there has been an increase of 85% from the year 2003 as India had send around 9,50,000 engineers and scientists out of Asia’s total...

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Tourist arrivals on e-tourist visa grows to 635% in December last year January 16, 2016
Tourist arrivals on e-tourist visa grows to 635% in December last year

As many as 1,03,617 tourists had visited India on e-Tourist visa in the month of December last year, when compared to only 14, 083 during the same period in the year 2014 registering an increase of whopping 635.8%.Citizens from the United Kingdom has retained its top position, which is followed by the tourists from the...

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US formally announces increase in H-1B visa fee January 14, 2016
US formally announces increase in H-1B visa fee

The USCIS has formally announced a law that raised the fees for L-1 and H-1B and visas to $4500 and $4000 respectively.Under the Act for Consolidated Appropriations 2016, this was signed in as a law by the US President on 18th December last year. According to the statement from USCIS, an extra fee of $4000 forpetitions...

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China to ease green card rules to attract overseas talent January 13, 2016
China to ease green card rules to attract overseas talent

In search for additional overseas talent to assist create a more innovative and enterprising economy, China would introduce its latest initiatives from 1st March for making it easy for the overseas citizens to get the Chinese green card.This is one of the 10 initiatives that were unveiled yesterday for attracting skill...

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