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Indian Embassy says it is closely following up with China on plight of Indian students

China has been advising the international students, which includes about 23,000 Indians to continue with the online classes in their respective countries

Published on 23rd March 2021
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Number of foreign student enrolments in US dip by 18 per cent after COVID-19, new immigration directives

The number of international students, on their F-1 or M-1 visas, fell by 18 per cent last year, to 1.25 million, according to a new tally by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Published on 21st March 2021
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Report reveals that Chinese and Indians account for 47 per cent of international student population in US

According to the Student and Exchange Visitor Programme, there were 382,561 students from China, followed by 207,460 students from India

Published on 20th March 2021
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Biden administration to reconsider objections to denied H1B visas during Trump regime

The move is expected to come to the rescue of a large number of Indian IT professionals who were having a tough time during the previous Trump administration due to various policies

Published on 13th March 2021
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Biden admin issues notification to further delay mandatory minimum pay for H-1B visa

It has reviewed the comments received in response to the proposal and will delay the effective date of the final rule for a period of 60 days, said the notification

Published on 12th March 2021
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US President Biden's admin undecided on ending Trump-era H-1B visa ban 

In January, then-President Donald Trump had extended the ban on issuing new H-1B visas till March 31, arguing that the country is having a very high unemployment rate

Published on 2nd March 2021
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Appeals court allows USA to expel children alone at border

The appeals court issued a stay that had been requested by the Trump administration in November shortly after a federal judge barred the practice

Published on 30th January 2021
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Now, children in Kolkata can read books while cruising through the Hooghly river

Kolkata gets its first children's boat library called Young Readers Boat Library, with over 500 books in English and Bengali

Published on 27th January 2021
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What the FAQ: All you need to know about President Joe Biden's new Immigration Policy. Will it help Indians going to the USA?

Post the November election outcome, a document of the Biden transition had said he will reform the visa system that has kept so many Indian families in waiting for too long

Published on 21st January 2021
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Joe Biden's inaugural speech was written by Indian-American from Telangana, Vinay Reddy 

Reddy serves as a speechwriter on the Biden-Harris Transition and was the Senior Advisor and Speechwriter for the Biden-Harris Campaign

Published on 21st January 2021
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HarperCollins Publishers India announces 'Kamala Harris: Phenomenal Woman' by Chidanand Rajghatta

The book will focus on the life and times of Kamala Harris and celebrate her Asian and Jamaican heritage, with special focus on her India connect,

Published on 21st January 2021
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Human migration patterns are connected to Vitamin D deficiencies: Study

The study found that Vitamin D deficiency can cause a higher risk of mortality, from illnesses including cardiovascular disease, type 1 and type 2 diabetes, hypertension, and certain cancers

Published on 7th January 2021
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Indian students in UK request Indian govt to consider emergency travel options during lockdown

Students who are completing their course in summer 2021, including those who commenced a one-year Masters programme in September 2020, will benefit from this concession

Published on 31st December 2020
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US Senate passes bill eliminating per-country cap for employment-based immigrant visas

The legislation eliminates the seven per cent cap for employment-based immigrant visas, a provision that will facilitate removal of the massive backlog of Indian IT professionals in the US

Published on 3rd December 2020
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US court stops two H-1B regulations proposed by Trump administration much to Indian professionals' relief

The lawsuit argued the new restrictions are not only illegal on their face but that the rushed process for implementing them was flawed

Published on 2nd December 2020

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