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21 March, 2018 3:23 AM H-1B Application Process To Begin From April 2; Premium Processing Suspended

Washington: Petitions for H1-B visas, popular among Indian IT professionals, will be accepted from April 2, a federal agency announced today. The US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) also announced the suspension of premium processing of all H-1B petitions which are subject to the annual caps. The H-1B petition filing is for the fiscal year 2019 beginning 38

3 March, 2018 4:53 PM U.S. delays decision on H-4 visas

The Trump administration has delayed its decision on termination of work authorisation for spouses of the H-1B visa holders, in a big relief to a significantly large number of Indian workers and their families. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in a court submission this week said that it would not take a decision on terminating the work authorisation 47

24 February, 2018 7:23 AM New H-1B policy memorandum issued to protect workers: USCIS

WASHINGTON: The new H-1B policy memorandum is part of the effort by the Trump Administration to protect the wages and working conditions of both American and nonimmigrant workers and prevent any fraud or abuse, the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) said today. The USCIS on Thursday issued a new policy memorandum according to which a company 62

17 February, 2018 8:07 AM Nirav Modi, man behind Rs 11,400 cr PNB scam, may have dual citizenship: Report

Nirav Modi and his brother Nishal grew up in Belgium, known as the centre for international diamond trade. Intelligence sources said Nishal surrendered his Indian passport and acquired Belgian citizenship. Nirav declared himself an Indian citizen. The Indian government has suspended Nirav Modi’s passport, but it has now emerged that the man at at the centre 61

7 February, 2018 1:38 AM Aadhaar cloud over Nepali students in U.P

May not be able to take madrasa exams Nearly 1,000 Nepali students enrolled in madrasas in the State might not be able to take the Uttar Pradesh Madrasa Education Board exams due to lack of Aadhaar cards which are mandatory for the test, a madrasa teachers’ body said on Tuesday. The situation has prompted the Madarise Arbia Teachers’ Association to write 37

29 January, 2018 4:35 AM Iranian-American man imprisoned in Iran gets four days' leave

An 81-year-old Iranian-American man imprisoned in Iran, Baquer Namazi, has received a four-day leave from the Iranian government until Thursday after being discharged from a hospital, his lawyer said on Sunday. Earlier this month, Namazi, who was detained in February 2016 and later convicted of espionage charges that he denied, was taken to the hospital 37

11 January, 2018 5:06 PM Ecuador grants citizenship to WikiLeaks founder Assange

Julian Assange has been sheltering at its London embassy for five years Ecuador has granted citizenship to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who has been sheltering at its London embassy for five years to avoid arrest, Foreign Minister Maria Fernanda Espinosa announced Thursday. Espinosa told a press conference in Quito that Assange, an Australian, became 51

11 January, 2018 4:47 PM Ecuador gives Assange citizenship, seeks solution with Britain

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was “naturalised” as an Ecuadorean on December 12, at his request, Ecuador’s foreign minister said on Thursday, adding that she was seeking a “dignified” solution to his situation with Britain. Britain said earlier on Thursday it had refused a request by Ecuador for Mr. Assange to be given diplomatic status, a spokesman 17

6 January, 2018 2:04 PM ‘Trump cannot end H-1B extensions without Congressional approval’

“Only what was done by executive action can be undone by executive action. This “no H-1B extension policy” being floated cannot really be changed by executive action because it was part of the Act that made it,” said Navneet S. Chugh. Recent reports about the possibility of the Donald Trump administration ending the extension of H-1B visas beyond six years 38

28 December, 2017 5:15 PM Denial of info for lack of Aadhaar breach of RTI Act: Central Information Commission

Denial of information for the lack of Aadhaar card is a serious breach of right guaranteed under the RTI Act and amounts to harassment of the applicant, the Central Information Commission has said. Denial of information for the lack of Aadhaar card is a serious breach of right guaranteed under the RTI Act and amounts to harassment of the applicant, the Central 32