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US visa fee is a non tariff barrier on India says Nirmala sitharaman February 05, 2016
US visa fee is a non tariff barrier on India says Nirmala sitharaman

According to Nirmala Sitharaman, Minister of State, Commerce and Industry, by escalating the US visa fee for the IT employees, the US is imposing a non tax barrier on India. She also said that India is not against paying the visa fees, and that the amount should not be so high that it discourage individuals from gettin...

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H-1B helps the employers in getting employees with specialty skills February 04, 2016
H-1B helps the employers in getting employees with specialty skills

Looking for the talented and high skilled employees could be difficult for few employers in the US. Every year the demand for the employees with STEM skills has outpaced the supply. In the US, employers are presently looking for around 1,20,000 computer professionals every year.This H-1B visa is a very sough after visa...

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US State Department has released Visa Bulletin for February 2016 January 30, 2016
US State Department has released Visa Bulletin for February 2016

The US DOS has revealed its Visa Bulletin for February 2016. This Visa Bulletin has set out country wise priority dates that regulate the availability of the immigrant visa and flow of status adjustment and filing and approvals of consular immigrant visa application.This Visa Bulletin for February 2016 had included bot...

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USCIS seeks public comments on visa programs January 30, 2016
USCIS seeks public comments on visa programs

The Citizenship and Immigration Services of the US (USCIS) is looking for the public comments on the planned rule that will enhance and modernize few aspects of the job based immigrant and non immigrant visa programs.The USCIS is also planning the regulatory changes for better enabling the employers from the US to recr...

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US STEM OPT authorization permitted beyond 12th Feb January 27, 2016
Good news for F-1 foreign students as the STEM OPT authorization permitted beyond 12th Feb

The US Federal Court Judge Ellen Segal Huvelle had permitted a request by the US DHS for delaying the possible termination of the STEM-related OPT program till 10th May 2016.The STEM OPT program permits the students with degree in technology, science, maths or engineering fields who do job for the employers that had re...

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Latest J-1 visa guide launched for the students January 27, 2016
Latest J-1 visa guide launched for the students

Latest reforms to the J-1 visa which was started in the year 2015 needs students applying for the visa to secure a job in advance for the summer.On Tuesday, Ireland’s Students Union (USI), Foreign Affairs Department and the US Ambassador to Ireland had launched J-1 Guide for the year 2016.The guide provides advice ...

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Indians are the main beneficiary in the most recent US visa bulletin January 25, 2016
Indians are the main beneficiary in the most recent US visa bulletin

The US State Department had published the January 2016 Visa Bulletin, showing movement in the dates to permit for the earlier processing of job-based immigrant visas in certain cases. These dates are used for determining when the immigrants might file the job-based visa petitions, immigrant visas and when the visa coul...

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New York City had welcomed around 58.3 million visitors in 2015 January 22, 2016
New York City had welcomed around 58.3 million visitors in 2015

Mayor of New York City Bill de Blasio with NYC & Co. has announced that last year was the sixth successive year of increase in tourism as the city had welcomed around 58.3 million visitors.According to the Mayor, with the hard work of NYC & Co, and support of many attractions of city like restaurants, performi...

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