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Current i130 green card for-family processing time

Current i130 Processing Time – Green Card for Parents, Kids, Brother, Sister

 19 Nov, 18 

California Permanent resident filing for a spouse or child under 21 721 days, U.S. citizen filing for an unmarried son or daughter over 21 1179 days


Forgot to upload photo on NRI online passport renewal form

 18 Nov, 18 

Don't worry if you forgot to upload photo on NRI online passport as it's optional. Send NRI form with glued paper photo.

H1B visa approved but status is Administrative processing

H1B Visa Approved but Status is Administrative Processing

 18 Nov, 18 

H1B visa approved but CEAC status is Administrative processing. VO said visa Approved. Identity verification - Form 221(g) issued but no documents asked.

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H4 EAD News - DHS planning to revoke work permits

H4 EAD News 2018 DHS – USCIS Plan Removal by Nov

 18 Nov, 18 

H4 EAD news update today DHS publishes mid-term agenda in federal register with H4 EAD at proposed stage. USCIS reviewing rule. No draft out in Nov 2018 yet.

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H1B Lottery System To change In April 2019 – H1B 2020 season

 17 Nov, 18 

H1B lottery system to change in April 2019. Electronic filing and selection. US masters degree holder more chance of selection over Indian or Chinese degree.

HR 392 Employment based country limit

HR 392 – Removing the country limit for US green cards

 16 Nov, 18 

HR 392 aims to remove country based limits on employment based US green cards. Will help Indian and Chinese H1B workers avoid kid ageing out and get GC faster.