H-1B visas not covered in proposed US immigration reforms

A proposed US immigration reform legislation is narrowly focused on Green Cards and it does not cover temporary non-immigrant visas like the H1-B given to tens of thousands of Indian professionals. The Reforming American Immigration for a Strong Economy (RAISE) Act, which was unveiled on Wednesday, “doesn`t deal with guest workers and temporary non-immigrant visas” […]

Good news for Indian students, new US bill to support ‘merit-based’ immigration

In what can be called as a good news for Indians, President Donald Trump recently announced his support for a legislation that would cut in half the number legal immigrants allowed into the US while moving to a ‘merit-based’system favouring English-speaking skilled workers for residency cards.If passed by the Congress and signed into law, the legislation […]