Non-Resident Indians (NRIs), residing in nearly 40 different countries, have now been enabled to open account in IDBI Bank without the need for submitting paper documents/physical copies. IDBI Bank has launched their ‘NRI-Insta-Online’account-opening process for NRIs residing in Financial Action Task Force (FATF) member countries. The NRI individual will now …Read More »
In light of the mass circulation of misleading information through social media about the online voting/voting in the Consulate or through proxy/mail by Overseas (NRI) Indian Voters in the forthcoming general election in India, the Election Commission of India has clarified the air surrounding the rumour by clearly affirming that …Read More »
New H1-B Visa Rules Favoring Advanced Degree Holders To Affect Information Technology Companies In The U.S.
A recent notification by U.S Citizen and Immigration Services (USCIS) specifying changes to the selection procedure for H1-B cap-subject has received a severe backlash from all across the globe. The proposed rules reversed the order in which H1-B beneficiaries are selected. According to the advanced notification, the new rules governing …Read More »
To give a boost to the medical industry in India, the Ministry of Home Affairs has relaxed the visa procedure to avail medical treatment. According to the recent revisions, foreigners with long-term visas of six months and more need not convert to medical visas for treatment of minor conditions which …Read More »
A US-based trade association, ITServe alliance, recently filed a lawsuit in a US district court against US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). A recent policy change was introduced by US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), which has resulted in a grant of H-1B visas for a few days or months as opposed …Read More »
As a part of the Unified Fall Agenda, Trump administration said that it is coming out with a new proposal to revise the definition of ‘specialty occupations’ under H1-B visas as well as the definition of ’employment’ under this foreign work visa category. The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services have planned …Read More »