The country has a 7% cap on the number of applicants from a specific country out of the 1 million green cards granted every year. India is the worst affected by this cap as there are more than 3,00,000 Indian applicants in the backlog but the bill passed by the Senate increases this limit to 15% and this could highly benefit the Indian ...
Dec 04, 2020 · Wednesday, the U.S. Senate passed legislation expanding the nation cap on the annual allocation of Green Cards—permanent residences—which, when enforced, would help hundreds of thousands of Indian-origin applicants now facing a statistical incentive to wait decades for their turn. The Justice for High-Skilled Immigrants Act was passed by unanimous vote on Wednesday. The House of […]
On 2/26/20, Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-CA) and Steve Stivers (R-OH) introduced H.R. 5971, the Case Backlog Transparency and Accountability Act of 2020. The bill establishes new USCIS and GAO reporting requirements concerning the status and contributors to USCIS’s case backlog. AILA endorses this bill. AILA Doc. No. 20022632
Green Card Backlogged Immigrants Contribution to US Economy 100% of the people impacted are legal immigrants, and already have been hired by US companies. Many have advanced degrees including from US universities. All have made significant contributions to the US Economy.
By Nikhila Natarajan New York, Dec 4 : After more than a year of intense political tangling, the US Senate has passed a bill that lifts the existing per-country cap on the number of employment based permanent-residency permits or 'Green Cards' issued to legal immigrants, potentially paving the way for Indians waiting in decades-long lines to breathe easier.
The Employment-Based Green Card Backlog: CRS Congressional Research Service, Mar. 26, 2020 "This report describes the results of a CRS analysis that projects the 10-year impact of eliminating the 7% per-country ceiling on the first three employment-based immigration categories: EB1, EB2, and EB3.
Mar 04, 2018 · The S386 Bill: Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2019 – aka Country Cap Removal for Employment-Based Green Card Bill. Senator from Georgia David Perdue blocked this bill S386. The companion bill HR 1044 in the U.S. House passed by 365 – 65.
Apr 23, 2013 · “The bill proposes a new nonimmigrant, temporary worker category, a W visa for workers to perform services or labor… Agricultural workers would be eligible for a new type of legal status work authorization card: a blue card. Ag workers would not be tied to a single employer.” (Lane Powell) 4. Country quotas eliminated:
The Senate passed a Bill that removed a 7% country cap on green cards, which had led to a massive backlog of Indian applicants. Sreya Sarkar Dec 04, 2020 · 06:30 pm