New rule redefines “lawfully present” to include undocumented immigrants brought to the US illegally as children
Indian American member Ajay Bhutoria highlights challenges faced by H1-B workers amid layoffs spree
Bill establishes new reporting requirements to find reasons and potential solutions to reduce case backlog
Chandru Acharya, Kiran Kaur Gill join council representing diverse faith communities across US
Working in the US without authorization has serious consequences, including removal and bars to reentry
Most common ruses include violations of immigration or customs laws, unspecified green cards matter
Jani worked as national Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) director for Joe Biden’s presidential campaign
‘US losing billions of dollars in production, decreasing tax revenue and harming US competitiveness due to arbitrary H 1B caps’
Council to help DHS define its strategic vision and better meet the increasingly dynamic and rapidly evolving threat landscape
Even as activists seek a permanent legislative fix, some changes in rules can bring temporary relief to thousands
22 new fields of study opened to strengthen economy and technological competitiveness
Incoming Biden administration gave them hope, but a year later activists lament that not much has been done since
The settlement followed a lawsuit by people affected by long delays in processing EAD renewals
US Chamber applauds ruling ending curbs on hiring and recruiting highly skilled foreign workers and students
However, Texas federal court order prohibits DHS from granting initial DACA and EAD requests
Denying work permits to spouses would impact 90,000 H-4 visa-holders, 90% of whom are Indian women.
‘Withdrawal consistent with Biden’s commitment to reduce barriers within the legal immigration system.’
‘Current lottery system helps replace American workers with low paid less qualified foreign workers.’
Amid ongoing DHS review, reverts to policy in place before Trump’s 2019 rule.
Barring foreign students taking online-only classes ‘irrational, xenophobic’, say Indian-American and other Democrats.
Massachusetts Attorney General also plans legal action over “cruel” and “illegal” guidelines.
‘Disappointed’ India seeks ‘flexibility’ to make it easier for 250,000 Indian students in the US.
DHS files official reply on the status of H4 EAD. The next court hearing is on September 27.
Petitioners would be required to pay a $10 fee for each electronic registration they submit to USCIS.
According to a report, the DHS is considering new regulations that “potentially could stop” H-1B holders from keeping “visas while their green card applications are pending.”