Month: April 2013

Immigration Reform Bill to Grant Merit Based Immigrant Visas

The US Congress conducts a lottery program every and issue Green Cards to the winners of that program. This program has helped several foreign nationals who do not have sponsors to immigrate to America and pursue their American dream. But the Senate immigration reform bill would put an end to this Green Card lottery program …

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Senators Aim to Get 70 Votes in Favor of Immigration Reform Bill

The senators believe that both the parties would support their immigration reform bill and the immigration reform bill was released by the senators last week and it includes a pathway to US citizenship, goals for border security and guest workers programs. Senators McCain (R-Ariz) and Schumer (D-NY) stated that the immigration bill is likely to …

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Senate Bill to Expand the V Visa Category

The Senate immigration reform bill will eliminate the F-4 family preference category and will not permit the US citizens to sponsor their siblings for US Green Cards. The country now permits the US citizens to sponsor their spouses, children, parents and their siblings and the Green Card holders to sponsor their immediate relatives and allots …

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Blue Card Status for Agricultural Workers

The Senate immigration reform bill would grant the agricultural workers a new status and those workers would be granted Blue Cards. Agricultural industries in the United States are in short of workers and many employers hire undocumented immigrants as they are unable to find legal workers and many Americans are not willing to take up …

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Legalizing Undocumented Immigrants will Boost the US Economy

The immigration bill of the senators would help the US economy and if the undocumented immigrants are legalized, they would earn more, spend more and consume more and this, in turn, would boost the economy of the country. If the immigration reform bill of the “Gang of Eight” is passed and if the undocumented immigrants …

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Impact of Boston Bombing on immigration Reform

Many in the United States now believe that the Boston bombings will derail immigration reform and that is because the suspects are both immigrants. One of the suspects who was killed was a lawful permanent resident and his brother who was captured is a naturalized US citizen. However, the senators who recently unveiled their immigration …

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W-Visa Program For Low Skilled Foreign Workers

The Senate immigration bill, officially named, “Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act of 2013”, will streamline the immigration process and it will also make it easier for the US employers to hire foreign nationals. This immigration reform bill has bipartisan support in the US Congress and is likely to be passed. This bill …

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Immigration Reform Bill 2013 Unveiled

The senators, on Wednesday, unveiled their 844 page immigration reform bill named “Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act of 2013”, calling for border security as the basis of immigration reform. This immigration reform bill was sponsored by Senator Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., and co-sponsored by the other seven members of the Gang of Eight …

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Senate Immigration Bill to Increase H1B Visa Cap

The Senate immigration bill named Border Security, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernization Act will reform the H-1B visa program and it will raise the current limit on H-1B visas and the H-1B visa program is meant for the highly-skilled foreign workers with advanced degrees. The cap will be raised to 110,000 and in future, the …

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