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  • Getting A Visitor Visa Is Easier Than You Think

    One of the things that continues to surprise me is the persistent urban legend that traveling to the United States is difficult. It’s a bit like the rumor about giant alligators roaming the sewers of New York City eating homeless people and lost tourists. Titillating. Hard to disprove from a distance. Reinforces preconceptions. But patently… Read More »

    Feb 29, 2012
  • US immigration creates program to attract foreign-born entrepreneurs

    A US immigration official announced this week that the US is looking at ways to keep more foreign-born high-tech entrepreneurs in the country. Members of California’s Silicon Valley start-up community met with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service Director Alejandro Mayorkas for an informational meeting to officially launch its “Entrepreneurs in Residence” program. The event was… Read More »

    Feb 29, 2012
  • Funds for foreign study? Take your pick

    Despite global economic uncertainty, Indian students hoping to study abroad have more options when applying for different scholarships this year. Various scholarships are open for applications at the moment, most of them for masters programmes at universities abroad. The British Council, which handles some scholarships for UK university aspirants, is in the process of launching a… Read More »

    Feb 28, 2012
  • Ukraine to liberalise visas for service travellers

    The Ukraine government has decided to liberalise visa regime for service travellers from India. Close on the heels of simplifying the visa process for diplomats, Ukraine embassy has initiated the process for simplifying the processes for service travellers, Ukraine ambassador to India Oleksandr Shevchenko said. Bilateral trade Mr. Shevchenko, who was on a visit to… Read More »

    Feb 27, 2012
  • Indian-American lawyer Anu Peshawaria honoured by California government

    WASHINGTON: Eminent Indian-American lawyer Anu Peshawaria has been felicitated by the US state of California with the ” Award of Excellence” for upholding immigration rights, in particular those of women, and spreading social awareness. Peshawaria, who is the younger sister of Kiran Bedi, was felicitated yesterday at an awards ceremony, where Anna M Caballero, California’s… Read More »

    Feb 27, 2012
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