America stands to lose anywhere from $19.3 billion to $54.26 billion due to green card backlog.
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Harshvardhan Shringla tells the Democratic senator of Indian professionalsâ€™ contributions to US economy.
New Alphabet CEO seen as an important voice for fair immigration laws.
The human face of Green Card backlog for Indians in America.
Tampa resident got married just 4 months ago.
Sunayana Dumala, the widow of Indian tech professional Srinivas Kuchibhotla, speaks at the rally.
In aÂ letter to SenatorÂ Cornyn, Democratic co-sponsors of the BillÂ sum up the plight of the huge community stuck in green card backlog.
North Carolina-based Shiva Chalapathi Raju died suddenly on Tuesday. His pregnant wife will now have to go back to India.
Suhas Khamgaonkar boarded a flight to India last week, â€œas her husband died while in line for Green Card,â€ her attorney tells The American Bazaar.
The Illinois Democrat says Sen. Mike Lee tried pass S.386 in a stealth manner, without any hearing or debate.
The RELIEF Act has been endorsed by many immigrantsâ€™ rights groups.
â€œWalk of Equalityâ€ was organized by the Illinois immigration Forum, with the support of several Indian groups from the Midwest.
Objection from any one senator can thwart the vote.
The petition says eliminating green card backlog would kill the racial diversity in America.
Tens of thousands of highly qualified professionals are victims of the backlog.
Are Indian nationals only beneficiaries of the bill?
The petition, titled “Pass H.R. 1044/S.386,” was launched on July 15 and is aiming for 100,000 signatures to compel a White House response.
S. 2091 includes a clause that DHS should have the authority to give EAD to spouses of non-immigrant visa holders.
The bi-partisan bill would increase the per-country limit on family-based visas from 7 percent to 15 percent.
The bill, which would remove the per country limits on employment based green cards, is likely to clear the House.
â€œThe proposed immigration reform is unlikely to ever become law,â€ says Attorney Rekha Sharma-Crawford.
Protesting in front of the White House, RHC activists call for the Green Card backlog and the DALCA childrenâ€™s issue to be included in ongoing border security talks.
The organization demands that children of H-1B visa holders be treated on par with DACA recipients.
The current system is delaying my freedom to enhance my career in this country, where I have spent almost half of my life.
Indian immigrants with advanced degrees could wait up to 151 years for permanent residency.