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H-4 visa EAD, F-1 visa OPT: White House plans to take “comprehensive look” at it

H-4 visa EAD, F-1 visa OPT: White House plans to take “comprehensive look” at it

NEW YORK: Is the White House planning to eliminate the H-4 visa Employment Authorization Document (EAD) and reduce the length or make major changes to the Optional Practical Training (OPT)…

New Jersey Councilwoman Sapana Shah wants Edison to be “fair and welcoming” township to immigrants

New Jersey Councilwoman Sapana Shah wants Edison to be “fair and welcoming” township to immigrants

NEW YORK: New Jersey Councilwoman Sapana Shah wants Edison Township to declare itself just short of a sanctuary city for immigrants, but in spirit would be so. Shah said Edison…

How data can make immigrants look like criminals

Donald Trump plans to collect a lot more data about crimes committed by immigrants. This will inevitably give him a weapon to use against them, thanks to a peculiarity of…

Mess with H-1B visas, lose tech leadership

Mess with H-1B visas, lose tech leadership

It’s hard to calculate the effect of H-1B visas which the U.S. government is now making it harder to obtain on the U.S. technology sector, but it’s likely rather large.…

Anxiety reigns for some H-4 visa holders as court case threatens to overturn work authorization

Anxiety reigns for some H-4 visa holders as court case threatens to overturn work authorization

International Women’s Day is not turning out to be happy for thousands of Indian-American women in the United States who currently hold the cherished Employment Authorization Document — which they…

Immigration Voice files motion to save EAD for H-4 visa holders

Immigration Voice files motion to save EAD for H-4 visa holders

NEW YORK: The non-profit organization Immigration Voice has filed a motion in D.C. Circuit court to intervene on behalf of thousands of its members on an H-4 visa who have…

Green Card, visa holders must carry document, or else be fined, jailed: USCIS rule

Green Card, visa holders must carry document, or else be fined, jailed: USCIS rule

NEW YORK: While most Green Card holders and visa holders, like those on H-1B, L-1, J or F-1, H4 visa, and even those having an Employment Authorization Card (EAD) know…

Lack of H-1B visa workers will hit race to build self-driving vehicles, says director at Center for Automotive Research

Lack of H-1B visa workers will hit race to build self-driving vehicles, says director at Center for Automotive Research

NEW YORK: If the H-1B visa is reformed and it curbs the entry of high skilled workers into the United States, then the race to build self-driving vehicles would slow…

USCIS to suspend premium processing of H-1B visa petitions from April 3, 2017

USCIS to suspend premium processing of H-1B visa petitions from April 3, 2017

Starting April 3, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services will temporarily suspend premium processing for all H-1B petitions. This suspension may last up to 6 months. This could affect Indian…

Bipartisan H-1B visa, L-1 visa reform bill introduced in House by 4 Congressmen

Bipartisan H-1B visa, L-1 visa reform bill introduced in House by 4 Congressmen

A new legal immigration bill, targeting reform of the H-1B visa and L-1 visa program, was introduced in the House by four Congressmen, including Indian American Democrat from California, Ro…