Diaspora

NZ introduces new visa for spouses from arranged marriages held in India

NZ introduces new visa for spouses from arranged m

December 18, 2019

The immigration authority of New Zealand has reworked on its guidelines for spousal visa in regards to arranged marriages conducted outside the country.

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More Indian students opting for higher studies in UK in 2019

More Indian students opting for higher studies in

December 3, 2019

The United Kingdom (UK) has seen an increase in student visas being granted to Indian and Chinese nationals. The nationals from these two nations together accounted for over half of all non-EEA (European Economic Area) tier-4 visas granted.

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More Indian expat students can now apply for scholarships to study in India

More Indian expat students can now apply for schol

November 27, 2019

More Indian children from UAE can now apply for higher education scholarship to study in India as rules are revised to make the programme open to families with income less then USD 5,000 per month.

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Four Indian-Americans win US state and local poll

Four Indian-Americans win US state and local poll

November 20, 2019

The results of the state and local elections held in the United States on November 5 were announced which had four Indian-Americans winning in local and state elections.

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Indian nurses likely to lose their jobs in UAE

Indian nurses likely to lose their jobs in UAE

October 28, 2019

Due to a new educational qualification requirement, the Ministry of education in UAE is now denying to take any accreditation obtained outside the Gulf region.

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H-1B visa holders’ children over 21 years can’t stay in US as dependants

H-1B visa holders’ children over 21 years ca

October 10, 2019

Once the children of Indian H-1B work visa holders turn 21, they will no longer be able to continue with their H-4 visas meant for dependents. They will either have to get a international student visa to continue their studies or self-deport to India.

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India diaspora largest in the world at 17.5 million, says UN

India diaspora largest in the world at 17.5 millio

September 28, 2019

Indian diaspora comprises 6.4 pc of the total global migrant population with United Arab Emirates (UAE) being the top destination of Indian migrants followed by the US, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan and Oman.

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No more wait for Aadhaar card for NRIs

No more wait for Aadhaar card for NRIs

September 11, 2019

The mandatory waiting period of 180-days for NRIs applying to obtain Aadhaar cards is going to end soon with the new amendment.

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Shireen Matthews: The Indian American nominated for federal judgeship

Shireen Matthews: The Indian American nominated fo

September 5, 2019

If Shireen Matthews gets the nod of the Senate, she would not only become the first Indian-American to serve as an Article III federal judge in the Southern District, but also the first Asian Pacific American woman to bag the position. US President Donald Trump has nominated the ...

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New rules make it harder to attain H-1B visa

New rules make it harder to attain H-1B visa

August 26, 2019

On August 12, US President Donald Trump’s administration announced a new rule for H-1B visa according to which people could be denied visa and permanent residency for being too poor.

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