World  /  Published 16.06.22

H1B: operations not in pace

The operation and implementation of H-1B visas, the valuable component of the US immigration system since 1990, has not kept pace with the country's needs, an American political commentator told l...
By Lalit K Jha in Washington

News  /  Published 08.06.22

Airport advisory panel decides to appeal for tweak in immigration rule for Kolkata fliers

Traffic congestion The problem of traffic congestion on the way to the airport was raised at Tuesday’s meeting. “There are congestions at several points — on VIP Road and Jessore Ro...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata

India  /  Published 08.04.22

US: More Indian students

The number of Indian students in the US increased by over 12 per cent in 2021, while those from China, which accounts for the largest share, dropped by more than 8 per cent, according to an official r...
By PTI in Washington

News  /  Published 07.04.22

Number of Indian students in the US up by 12 per cent in 2021

Students from China and India made Asia the most popular continent of origin in the US, accounting for 71.9% of the international student population ...

World  /  Published 31.01.22

H1-B visa registration to start on March 1

The registration for the much-sought-after H-1B visa for the fiscal year 2023 will begin from March 1 and the successful applicants will be randomly selected and notified online by March 31, according...
By PTI in Washington


World  /  Published 04.10.21

Crisis-hit UK: Won’t allow unfettered immigration

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Sunday that he would not return to “uncontrolled immigration” to solve fuel, gas and Christmas food crises, suggesting such strains were part o...
By Reuters in Manchester

Books  /  Published 17.09.21

Old battles

Dedicated to Chief Standing Bear — the US government declared this Ponca chief in 1879 to be a ‘person’ under law but whose lands it took away — Winchester’s exploration ...
By Teesta Setalvad

India  /  Published 29.07.21

US: Big blow to foreign students

A group of US lawmakers has reintroduced a legislation in the House of Representatives to eliminate a programme that allows foreign students to stay in the country for work after the completion of the...
By Lalit K Jha in Washington

World  /  Published 15.05.21

Neighbours free UK Indians

Two Indian men, who were being held in a detention van on “suspected immigration offences”, walked free with the help of a human rights lawyer after an eight-hour protest by their neighbou...
By PTI in London

World  /  Published 19.03.21

US: Citizenship for dreamers, migrants

The US House of Representatives has passed two key bills that would create a pathway to citizenship for millions of undocumented immigrants, some migrant farmworkers and children whose parents immigra...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Washington


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