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British PM Theresa May offers EU citizens to stay in UK post-Brexit

May made an offer to EU leaders to guarantee the rights and status of EU citizens in the UK, provided that EU countries do the same for Britons living abroad.

published on : 23rd June 2017

Admin revokes blocked program to protect immigrant parents

An Obama-era immigration program intended to protect parents of U.S. citizens and legal residents from deportation has been formally cancelled, fulfilling a key campaign promise from President Trump.

published on : 16th June 2017

H-1B premium processing suspended to handle huge rush: USCIS

The premium processing of H-1B visas, which are popular among Indian IT professionals has been suspended temporarily to handle the huge rush of applications for the work visas.

published on : 17th March 2017

President Trump ready for legal fight after travel ban blocked again

The Republican leader vowed to fight the "terrible" decision, to the Supreme Court if necessary, describing it as "unprecedented judicial overreach."

published on : 16th March 2017

Post Trump travel ban, foreign students in US mull migrating elsewhere for prospects: Report

Foreign graduate students and postdoctoral scholars said they are seriously considering leaving the US for countries that have a more welcoming immigration policy.

published on : 16th March 2017

Applications for H1-B work visa for fiscal year 2018 to be accepted from April 3: USCIS

USCIS's announcement also reflects that there are no changes in H-1B visas this year as was being anticipated in view of some media leaks of a proposed executive order on this work visa.

published on : 16th March 2017

Federal judge not ready to rule on blocking new travel ban

Judge James Robart said in an order that motions or a complaint over the revised ban need to be filed before he can make a decision.

published on : 11th March 2017

American Civil Liberties Union sues government over initial hearings for detained immigrants

The American Civil Liberties Union sued the federal government to limit the amount of time that people can be held before seeing an immigration judge.

published on : 11th March 2017

Democratic attorneys general step up legal fight against Trump travel ban 

Democratic attorneys general are trying to thwart the executive branch in the same way their GOP counterparts did under President Obama.

published on : 10th March 2017

Slew of Bills to tighten H-1B knot against Indians

Bill caused stocks of major Indian information technology companies to go down and rattled the $150-billion outsourcing industry.

published on : 10th March 2017

Bill in US Congress to end aid to countries not accepting criminal immigrants

Congressman Glenn Grothman, who introduced the bill, said that in some cases, these criminal citizens have gone on to commit other crimes after their release.     

published on : 10th March 2017

Inadmissible entries into US plunge by 40 percent, says government

Homeland Security chief John Kelly says the drop in apprehensions shows a marked change in trends.

published on : 9th March 2017

Indian origin Canadian barred entry to US

An Indian origin Canadian citizen was barred from entering the US and told to get a valid visa if she wanted to cross the border, a media report said on Wednesday.

published on : 9th March 2017

Donald Trump meets Steve Jobs widow over immigration

US President Donald Trump met with the widow of Apple founder Steve Jobs, Laurene Powell Jobs, to discuss immigration and education policy.

published on : 9th March 2017

Suddenly, there’s Trump:  Travel ban douses refugee hopes

Abu waited for 13 years in India as a refugee with his mother and four siblings to go to the US.

published on : 7th March 2017
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