USCIS Extends and Expands Suspension of Premium Processing for H-1B Petitions to Reduce Delays

USCIS is extending the previously announced temporary suspension of premium processing for cap-subject H-1B petitions and, beginning Sept. 11, 2018, will be expanding this temporary suspension...

Trouble Ahead: Top 10 Legal Immigration Predictions for 2019

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By Doug Rand (Editor's note: Doug Rand worked on immigration policy as Assistant Director for Entrepreneurship in the Obama White House, and is now the co-founder of Boundless Immigration,...

Green Card Bottleneck Splits Up Indian Families

By Arun Rath WGBH (Editor's note: This article is reprinted with permission from WGBH . To listen to the audio report or read the original article,...

US enforces new visa waiver rules

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WASHINGTON-- The United States started implementing changes to the US Visa Waiver Programme (VWP) for citizens of 38 foreign countries. Starting from Thursday, nationals of...

US Senate passes bill to clear epic Green Card backlog, Indians thrilled

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By Nikhila Natarajan New York-- After more than a year of intense political tangling, the US Senate has passed a bill that lifts the existing...

US Immigration raises naturalization application fee from $640 to $1,170 effective October 2, 2020

Washington, D.C. — A rule change published in the Federal Register indicates United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will raise the naturalization application fee...

U.S. Immigration Services Announces Citizenship and Integration Grant Opportunities

WASHINGTON—U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is now accepting applications for two funding opportunities under the Citizenship and Integration Grant Program. These are competitive grant...

Trump freezes H-1B visas till the year-end; revamp plans may hit Indian outplacement firms

BY ARUL LOUIS New York--President Donald Trump has suspended till the end of the year the H-1B visas prized by Indian professionals and announced a...

US Immigration Updates Policy Guidance for Certain Requests for Evidence and Notices of Intent...

WASHINGTON - U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) on Friday posted a policy memorandum (PDF, 113 KB) (PM) that provides guidance to USCIS adjudicators regarding their discretion...

More Indians prefer US “Golden Visa” route with assured migration, Green Card

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By Quaid Najmi Mumbai--A large number of Indians are queuing up to invest in businesses in the US through the EB-5 Investor Visa which assures...
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