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US move to hike H1B minimum wages will hit Indian IT sweatshops

Mumbai: A new legislation in the United States—which proposes to increase minimum wages, paid to foreign tech workers employed in the country on H1B...

US resumes premium processing of H-1B visas popular among Indian techies

Washington: The US has resumed premium processing of H-1B work visas in all categories, months after it was suspended temporarily to handle the huge...

Visa Bulletin Retrogression- Where do Immigrants and Families Stand?

By Michael Phulwani, Esq. and Dev B. Viswanath, Esq. Congress sets limits on the number of immigrant visas that can be issued each year. If...

6-month ‘cooling off’ period for granting divorce can be waived: SC

NEW DELHI: A Hindu married couple may not need to wait six months for a separation order in the case of mutual consent and...

Waivers Available for Non-Immigrant Visas

By Michael Phulwani, Esq.& Dev B. Viswanath, Esq. Many individuals who are denied immigrant or nonimmigrant visas believe that after they are charged with any...

Relevant points to Senators new Immigration Bill and President Trump’s point of view

By Dev Banad Viswanath, Esq.& Michael Phulwani, Esq. The Reforming American Immigration for Strong Economy Act (RAISE) Act would replace our current immigration system with...

NRIs in United States welcome cabinet decision to extend proxy voting

Washington: The large non-resident Indian community in the US has welcomed the recent decision of the Union Cabinet to extend proxy voting to overseas...

US lawmakers to Trump: Reform H-1B visa; crackdown on outsourcing jobs

Washington: A bipartisan group of influential lawmakers from both the House and Senate has urged US President Donald Trump to crackdown on jobs outsourcing...

Planning to apply for Indian passport? Here are some changes in rules that you...

New Delhi: The government has made a number of changes in passport rules over the past year with the objective of making registration of...

Child Status Protection Act – Part III

By Dev B. Viswanath & Michael Phulwani This is the third and concluding part of the series of articles with regard to the applicability...