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US to accept new H-1B visa petitions from 1 April
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US to accept new H-1B visa petitions from 1 April

The US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will be reportedly accepting new H-1B visa petitions for fiscal 2020 from 1 April. For these, the employment start date would be 1 October, reported American Bazaar.
Good news for Indians: US introduces 15-day H-1B visa processing
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Good news for Indians: US introduces 15-day H-1B visa processing

In what comes as good news for Indian professionals seeking to work in the US, the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), announced last week that it will resume premium processing for all H-1B visa applications filed on or before December 21, 2018, starting Tuesday.
US: Indian arrested for stealing Rs. 5.68cr from 400 people
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US: Indian arrested for stealing Rs. 5.68cr from 400 people

An Indian has been arrested in the US for stealing at least $800,000 (Rs. 5.68 crores) from over 400 victims, mostly of Indian descent, through a provisional "credit" scheme.
Trump announces major H-1B changes, including path to citizenship
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Trump announces major H-1B changes, including path to citizenship

On Friday, US President Trump announced that major changes would be made to the H-1B visa program that is widely used by Indian IT professionals and Indian IT firms.
US: Since 2014, over 20,000 Indians have sought political asylum
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US: Since 2014, over 20,000 Indians have sought political asylum

More than 20,000 Indians, mostly men, have sought asylum in the US since 2014, according to the latest figures.
New H-1B rules proposed, might benefit some Indians
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New H-1B rules proposed, might benefit some Indians

In yet another shake-up of H-1B visa rules, the Trump administration, on Friday proposed major changes to the H-1B application process.
The US has found another way to deny H-1B visas
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The US has found another way to deny H-1B visas

On Tuesday, the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) implemented a new rule that allows US authorities to reject visa applications, petitions, and requests over mistakes and missing documents without giving an applicant the chance to correct the error.
US: Indian-origin people among 15 indicted in massive call-center scam
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US: Indian-origin people among 15 indicted in massive call-center scam

As many as 15 people, including Indian-origin, and five India-based businesses were indicted yesterday in the multimillion-dollar call center scam which defrauded thousands of US citizens of hundreds of millions of dollars.
US: Gunman opened fire in Cincinnati, four including Andhra-man, dead
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US: Gunman opened fire in Cincinnati, four including Andhra-man, dead

In a disturbing development, a 25-year-old Andhra man died after a gunman opened fire in a bank building in Cincinnati, US, on Thursday.

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