Green Card Current Affairs, GK & News
Following a global economic crisis since the COVID-19 was declared a pandemic back in March 2020, the United States Government has decided to suspend ‘Green Cards and Non-Migrant Work Visas’ till the 31st December 2020 in an effort to protect jobs for the citizens of the United States. The executive order was signed by the ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2020
Category: International Current Affairs
In its ongoing movement to reduce the number of immigrants coming to the United States, the Trump Administration has released a regulation which, if approved will reduce the number of legal immigrants in the US. What has happened? One of the key promises of US President Donald Trump in his presidential campaign was to limit ..
Category: Economy & Banking Current Affairs
United States’ House of Representatives has passed a Bill titled Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2019, or HR 1044, by an overwhelming 365-65 votes in a 435-member House to remove 7% country-cap on green card applicants. The development could end agonising wait of tens of thousands of skilled professionals from countries like India who ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2019
In what could be a major boost to Indian Engineers and Researchers aiming to work in the United States, the lower house of the US Legislature, the House of Representatives, passed the High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2019. This bill will remove any cap on the family-based immigrant visas offered to citizens of each country and ..
President Trump has unveiled a new merit-based immigration policy. The new policy: Proposes a point-based system under which people with skills would be preferred for permanent residency as against the current country-based quotas that favour family ties for green cards. Would provide about 57% of the of green cards, or lawful permanent residence status to ..