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Virat Kohli And Team India Gear Up For 1st ODI vs Windies With A Game Of Keepy-Uppy        Shuttler Srikanth out; Saina in final of Denmark Open        Amritsar tragedy: Women, children among 61 killed as rushing trains crush Dussehra revellers        Rahul Gandhi calls on Sri Lankan PM        Top Afghan Police Chief Killed In Shooting, US General Unhurt        Putin says IS seized 700 hostages in Syria; executing some        Ten-wicket Abbas destroys Australia for Pakistan's series win        Vijayan urges UAE Keralites to back salary challenge        Japan introduces Artificial Intelligence technology to ease business        Reliance Industries posts net profit of Rs 9516cr in Q2        ISL: Super-sub Maimouni Hands ATK First Win        Chris Morris returns for Australia tour        PCB chief urges Australia to return to Pakistan        Sri Lankan President assured of "fullest cooperation" by PM Modi        VP Naidu arrives in Brussels for 12th ASEM Summit        In Turkey, Pompeo discusses Iranian oil consumption, Khashoggi's disappearance        PNB Scam: ED seizes more assets of Modi, Choksi        Andhra CM visits cyclone-hit areas in Srikakulam        #MeToo fallout: MJ Akbar resigns as minister of state for external affairs        SC writ fails in Sabarimala, not a single young woman allowed by protesters        
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Sports News
H-1B visa alert: Donald Trump makes things worse for Indian techies
 
(Washington, D.C, July 14, 2018):Many H-1B holders could face deportation if their application for extension or change of status is rejected and their tenure of stay granted by the US government has expired, according to the new US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) policy.

Announced on June 28, the policy memorandum empowers USCIS to issue a "Notice to Appear" (NTA) order for a person whose visa petition for transfer or extension has been denied. Once the application is denied, the H-1B visa holders are deemed to present "unlawfully in the US."

And the worst part is that the person would have to stay in the United States for many months, that too without a job, for court hearing by an immigration judge.

Earlier, if the H-1B extension was denied, the visa holders could have left the US on their own and come back to India. However, now if the NTA has been issued for someone, he or she has to stay in the US and appear in the court for immigration proceedings.

If he or she leaves, the person will face a ten-year bar on re-entry to the US, according to a report published in The Times of India. Though he can move the court for voluntary departure.

The rules of deportation now seem to have widened as notices for deportation proceedings were earlier restricted to criminal cases only.

Now merely losing your petition for visa extension can place a person on the same fast-track as a criminal, even if he or she were never arrested or charged before.

The Trump administration failed to meet its deadline for the second time this year to issue a notification on its decision to terminate the work authorisation of H-4 visa holders, mostly Indians who are spouses of professionals having H-1B visas.

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) had informed a US court in March that it was working to issue a Notice of Proposed Rule Making in June this year.

At the end of the June, the DHS did not give any explanation for not issuing the notice of proposed rulemaking.


Virat Kohli And Team India Gear Up For 1st ODI vs Windies With A Game Of Keepy-Uppy
Shuttler Srikanth out; Saina in final of Denmark Open
Ten-wicket Abbas destroys Australia for Pakistan's series win
ISL: Super-sub Maimouni Hands ATK First Win
Chris Morris returns for Australia tour
PCB chief urges Australia to return to Pakistan
Records 'King Kohli' Can Break in Upcoming ODI Series vs Windies
Sanath Jayasuriya charged for breaching ICC anti-corruption code
Prithvi Shaw, Rishabh Pant Move Up In ICC Test Rankings
India vs China: India keep Red Dragons at bay
After more than 2 decades: An India-China clash on football field
Federer fires to join Djokovic in Shanghai semis
Test Debutant Shardul Thakur hobbles out after sustaining groin strain
Will take a call on retirement after Asian Para Games: Jhajharia
Sindhu too comes out in support of #metoo movement
Youth Olympics: Manu Bhaker puts Asian Games disappointment behind, shoots gold in 10m pistol
Rohit Sharma to turn up for Mumbai in Hazare quarters
La Liga: Barca-Valencia ends in a draw as Sevilla climbs top of the table
PBL 2018 Auction: Sindhu, Saina, Srikanth bought for 80 lakh
'Never in a million years' - Hamilton grabs 80th pole as Vettel flounders
KERALA NEWS
Vijayan urges UAE Keralites to back salary challenge
 (Abu Dhabi, Oct 18, 2018): Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has urged Keralite business  
Sabarimala row: Protests against SC verdict continue
Balabhaskar's wife Lakshmi shifted to ICU
Idukki dam's one shutter opened
INTERNATIONAL NEWS
Top Afghan Police Chief Killed In Shooting, US General Unhurt
 (Kandahar, oct 19, 2018):Gen. Abdul Razeq, one of Afghanistan's most powerful security offici
Putin says IS seized 700 hostages in Syria; executing some
Sri Lankan President assured of "fullest cooperation" by PM Modi
VP Naidu arrives in Brussels for 12th ASEM Summit
NATIONAL NEWS
Amritsar tragedy: Women, children among 61 killed as rushing trains crush Dussehra revellers
 (CHANDIGARH, oct 19, 2018):At least 61 people, including women and children, were mowed down
Rahul Gandhi calls on Sri Lankan PM
PNB Scam: ED seizes more assets of Modi, Choksi
Andhra CM visits cyclone-hit areas in Srikakulam
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