USCIS Removes Public Charge Rule from 2019 – New Forms

Public Charge Final Rule by Trump Removed by USCIS

USCIS announced on March 10th, 2021, that they will no longer apply the new public charge final rule published by previous Trump Administration in Aug 2019. In this article we will cover the background, what it means for Adjustment of Status applicants, H1B Visa, H4 Visa, F1 visa and other applicants going forward. Before we …

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21 H1B Visa Stamping Experiences in India by Consulate [2021]

H1B Visa Stamping Experiences 2021 by Consulate

US Consulates in India are not fully open yet for regular operations. They are giving limited H1B, H4, L1, B1/B2 slots across all the US consulates in Chennai, New Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Hyderabad and US Embassy in New Delhi. Many of the community members were generous to contribute anonymously all these experiences that are listed …

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Biden lifts Immigrant Visa Travel Ban. H1B Travel Ban NOT Lifted yet

Biden cancels immigrant visa travel ban - Feb 2021

Today, Feb 24th, 2021, President Biden signed a Proclamation (Executive Order) to revoke the previous Proclamation 10014, which banned entry of immigrant visa holders to US. Proclamation 10014 was originally signed by former President Trump on April 22, 2020 and was extended until March 31, 2021.  We will review all the details of the Proclamation …

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Official Bill US Citizenship Act 2021 : H1B, F1, H4, Green Card Changes

US Citizenship Act 2021 - H1B Employment Based Green Card H4 visa and F1 Changes

Today Senator Bob Menendez introduced the huge Immigration reform bill called as “US Citizenship Act of 2021”. It is the official draft text of the bill released for public review. It is a huge 353-page Bill. The Official bill has a lot of provisions on various aspects of immigration like H1B, Green Cards, DACA, TPS, …

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Biden Revokes Buy American, Hire American EO – H1B, L1 Impact?

Biden Revokes Buy American Hire American - H1B Impact

President Biden revoked previous Trump Administration’s “Buy American, Hire American Executive Order (EO)” on Jan 25, 2021 and signed an Executive Order that focuses only on the “Buy American”. This has a big impact on the work visa programs like H1B, L1, Others and DHS & Dept of Labor stance towards the same.  In this …

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US Citizenship Act of 2021 – H1B, H4 EAD, Green Card, F1 Provisions

US Citizenship Act of 2021 - Biden - H1B - H4 EAD Info

Biden administration has sent a Fact Sheet / Bill called “US Citizenship Act of 2021” to Congress on day one to address many of the pressing immigration issues. This is NOT the Official Bill release by Congress, rather a collection of topics that are priority for Biden Administration. The Bill sent by WhiteHouse to Congress …

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Biden Immigration Policy News – H1B, Travel Ban, Green Card, H4 EAD, F1

Biden Immigration Policy Updates 2021

Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th president of the United States of America today. He signed 17 executive orders and plans to sign a number of orders in the upcoming days. We will track all immigration policy updates related to H1B, H4 EAD, Employment based Green Card, F1 Visa, Travel Ban, Other relevant …

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