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Trump plans to end citizenship to US born kids

Trump Planning for No US citizenship to New Born Kid: HR 140

Written by Anil Gupta
  By Anil Gupta       8 Jan, 19
 

No US citizenship for US born kid - Trump plans an executive order to stop birthright citizenship to any non-green card holder including H1B, L, B1/B2 visa.

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h1b green card increase by 45-percent

HR 4760 Bill increase legal skilled H1B EB1, EB2 and EB3 green cards

Written by Anil Gupta
  By Anil Gupta       7 Jan, 19
 

HR 4760 bill to remove family chain migration thereby increasing green card quota for skilled legal immigration by 45%. EB1, EB2 and EB3 category to benefit.

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H1B can be denied without RFE after USCIS policy change

H1B Extension denial without RFE starting 9/11 – USCIS changes policy

Written by Anil Gupta
  By Anil Gupta       4 Jan, 19
 

H1B Extension can be denied without RFE with USCIS policy change, if initial application is missing important documents, client letter to prove eligibility.

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USCIS increase premium processing fees to $1441

USCIS Increase Premium Processing Fees to $1410

Written by Anil Gupta
  By Anil Gupta       4 Jan, 19
 

USCIS increase premium processing fees from current $1225 to $1410 starting Sep 30, 2018 for all fast track applications including H1B due to inflation.

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HR 6136 bill to remove country based green card limits

HR 6136 Bill to Remove Country based Green Card Caps

Written by Anil Gupta
  By Anil Gupta       4 Jan, 19
 

HR 6136 aims to remove country based green card caps which are capped at 7% per country today. Merit based visa system will help H1B workers to get faster green card.

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Indian H1B denial rate vs Others

Indian H1B, L1 Denials and RFE Doubled Under Trump

Written by Anil Gupta
  By Anil Gupta       4 Jan, 19
 

USCIS data analysis reveals Indian H1B and L1 Denials doubled under Trump government. Increased RFE (request for Evidence) for 'Speciality Occupation' proof.

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