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  • 146,336 Indian students form the second largest group in U.S. schools

    Indian students form the second largest group in U.S. schools. There are 146,336 students from India – a nine percent increase since last October. Chinese students form the largest group: 331,371 – a small increase of 0.4 percent since last October. Seventy-six percent of all international students in U.S. are from Asia. The top 10 countries… Read More »

    Mar 26, 2015
  • India’s visa-on-arrival plan to Chinese tourists

    China today welcomed India’s plans to grant visa-on-arrival facility to Chinese tourists, but did not commit to a reciprocal gesture for Indians visiting the country in large numbers. “We welcome this,” Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying told reporters here. Hua was responding to reports from India that an announcement in this regard will be… Read More »

    Mar 26, 2015
  • US to ease L-1B visas In boost to Indian companies

    WASHINGTON: US President Barack Obama pledged on Tuesday to ease the process of obtaining L1-B visas which foreign companies use to rotate workers in their US operations, saying that while this could benefit hundreds of thousands of non immigrant workers and their employers, it will in turn benefit the entire American economy and spur additional… Read More »

    Mar 26, 2015
  • Cheer for techies: Obama says US to make L-1B visa easier to get

    In a major move that could benefit Indian tech firms and their employees, US President Barack Obama has eased the process to obtain L-1B work visas for corporate executives, to attract foreign investment and bring workers with specialized knowledge to the country. “I’m pleased to announce a new action I’m also taking to make it… Read More »

    Mar 26, 2015
  • Canada: Express Entry Issues Fifth Round Of Invitations

    March 23, 2015 – Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) has issued its fifth round of Invitations to Apply for Permanent Residence, after completing a drawing of candidates from the new Express Entry immigration application management system.  A total of 1620 invitations were issued to applicants with scores of 481 points or higher.  This is the… Read More »

    Mar 26, 2015
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