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H-1B Visa Overhaul Could Be In Jeopardy

Tech leaders want Congress to expand and update the H-1B visa system.HighlightsBiden immigration plan calls for dramatic boost in number of green cards But House Democrats are weighing piecemeal approach to immigration Senate Democrats haven't settled on a strategy for immigrationIncreases in visas for highly skilled foreign workers could fall by the wayside this year if Democrats decide to overhaul immigration through a series of small bills instead of the sweeping one put forward by President Joe Biden.Biden's immigration plan calls for dramatically boosting the number of green cards and expanding other avenues for high-skilled workers, a move welcomed by business interests, which have long sought reform of the H-1B visa and other programs.But House Democrats are weighing a pi...
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US To Impose Sanctions On Russia For Navalny Poisoning: Report

EU sanctions are on four justice and law enforcement officers involved in Alexey Navalny's detention.Washington, United States: US President Joe Biden's administration is preparing to impose sanctions on Russia for the poisoning and imprisonment of Kremlin critic Alexey Navalny, CNN reported Monday.Citing two administration officials, CNN wrote that the United States will coordinate with the European Union to determine what the sanctions will entail and their exact timing.According to one official, a potential option is an executive order that would trigger sanctions on Russia for repeated attacks on US democracy, including the SolarWinds cybersecurity hack and placing bounties on US soldiers in Afghanistan, CNN wrote.The sanctions would be Biden's first on Russia, and would be a marked...
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Joe Biden Administration Yet To Decide On Issuing New H-1B Visas After Trump Ban

H-1B visa, the most sought after among Indian IT professionals, is a non-immigrant visa.Washington: The Biden administration on Monday indicated it is still undecided on ending the Trump-era ban on issuing of new H-1B visas, with the Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas asserting that its top priority is the acute needs of individuals fleeing persecution.In January, the former president Donald Trump had extended the ban on issuing of new H-1B visas till March 31 arguing that the country is having a very high unemployment rate and the US cannot afford to have more foreign workers."His successor President Joe Biden has revoked dozens of the executive orders of Trump including several of those related to immigration like the lifting the Muslim visa ban or those related to Green C...
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ट्रम्प ने दिए वापसी के संकेत: 2024 में फिर से चुनाव लड़ने की तैयारी में पूर्व अमेरिकी राष्ट्रपति, बोले- अलग पार्टी बनाने का कोई प्लान नहीं

Hindi NewsInternationalFormer US President Donald Trump | US Presidential Election, US President Joe Biden, US Presidential Election 2020, US Presidential Election 2024Ads से है परेशान? बिना Ads खबरों के लिए इनस्टॉल करें दैनिक भास्कर ऐपवॉशिंगटन7 मिनट पहलेकॉपी लिंकव्हाइट हाउस से निकलने के बाद पहली बार लोगों के सामने सामने आए अमेरिका के पूर्व राष्ट्रपति डोनाल्ड ट्रम्प ने 2024 में एक बार फिर से राष्ट्रपति चुनाव लड़ने के संकेत दिए। उन्होंने रविवार को कहा कि मेरा रिपब्लिकन पार्टी से अलग होने का कोई इरादा नहीं है। मैं कोई नई पार्टी बनाने नहीं जा रहा।उन्होंने कहा, 'आज मैं आपके सामने ऐलान करने आया हूं कि 4 साल पहले जिस अतुलनीय यात्रा को हमने साथ मिलकर शुरू किया था, उसका अंत अभी दूर है। बहुत कुछ किया जाना बाकी है। हम यहां अपने मूवमेंट, अपनी पार्टी और अपने देश के भविष्य के बारे में बात करने के लिए...
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Biden Adminstration ”Anti-Jobs”, ”Anti-Science”: Donald Trump

Mitt Romney has said that Trump will win the party's primary if he decides to run for president again.Washington: In his first public speech since leaving office in January, former US president Donald Trump indicated he might launch a third presidential bid in 2024, called for Republican Party unity, and slammed the Joe Biden administration, saying it was "anti-jobs" and "anti-science"."We will take back the House. We will win the Senate and then a Republican president would triumph the White House. I wonder, who that will be," he said amidst cheers from his supporters at the annual session of the Conservative Political Action Committee in Orlando, Florida.Though 74-year-old Trump multiple times in his speech stopped short from announcing that he will run for president in 2024, he gave ...
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बाइडेन की मुश्किल: सऊदी प्रिंस के खिलाफ कार्रवाई का रिस्क नहीं ले सकते US प्रेसिडेंट, चुनाव के साथ वादा भी खत्म हो गया

Hindi NewsInternationalJoe Biden| Joe Biden The US President Can Not Take Action Againest Saudi Prince Mohammed Bin Salman.Ads से है परेशान? बिना Ads खबरों के लिए इनस्टॉल करें दैनिक भास्कर ऐपवॉशिंगटन11 मिनट पहलेकॉपी लिंकजो बाइडेन ने चुनाव प्रचार के दौरान वादा किया था कि अगर वे राष्ट्रपति बनते हैं तो सऊदी अरब के प्रिंस सलमान के खिलाफ पत्रकार हत्या मामले में कार्रवाई की जाएगी। (फाइल)बात नवंबर 2020 की है। जो बाइडेन टेक्सॉस में एक रैली में भाषण दे रहे थे। तब उन्होंने डोनाल्ड ट्रम्प पर आरोप लगाया कि वे वॉशिंगटन पोस्ट के पत्रकार की हत्या के मामले में सऊदी अरब के क्राउन प्रिंस मोहम्मद बिन सलमान को बचा रहे हैं। बाइडेन ने ये भी कहा था कि अगर वे राष्ट्रपति बनते हैं तो सलमान के खिलाफ कार्रवाई की जाएगी।अब बाइडेन राष्ट्रपति हैं। उन्होंने एक रिपोर्ट जारी की। इसमें कहा गया है कि पत्रकार जमाल खशोगी की ...
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Biden Says He Will Make Announcement On Saudi Arabia On Monday

Biden on Saturday said his administration would make an announcement on Saudi Arabia on MondayWashington: President Joe Biden on Saturday said his administration would make an announcement on Saudi Arabia on Monday, following a U.S. intelligence report that found Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman had approved the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.The Biden administration has faced some criticism, notably an editorial in the Washington Post, that the president should have been tougher on the crown prince, who was not sanctioned despite being blamed for approving Khashoggi's murder.Asked about punishing the crown prince, Saudi Arabia's de facto ruler, who is also known as MbS, Biden said: "There will be an announcement on Monday as to what we are going to be doing with Saudi Arabia gen...
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US Strikes “Iranian-Backed Militant” Site In Syria: Pentagon

US said it had carried out airstrikes at a Syria-Iraq border control point. (Representational)Washington, United States: The US military struck facilities in eastern Syria used by Iran-backed armed groups Thursday, saying President Joe Biden's new administration was sending Tehran a message after recent rocket attacks on US troop locations in Iraq.In its first military action against Iran-linked groups since Biden became president five weeks ago, the US Defense Department said it had carried out airstrikes at a Syria-Iraq border control point used by those groups, destroying "multiple facilities.""At President Biden's direction, US military forces earlier this evening conducted airstrikes against infrastructure utilized by Iranian-backed militant groups in eastern Syria," said spokesman...
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Biden Believes It’s Important To Modernise Immigration System: White House

Biden has revoked a policy that blocked many Green Card applicants from entering the US(FILE)Washington: US President Joe Biden believes that it is important and long overdue to modernise the immigration system, and this includes taking steps to help ensure high skilled workers can stay in the country, the White House has said.Biden has revoked a policy issued by his predecessor during the COVID-19 pandemic that blocked many Green Card applicants from entering the US, a move that will benefit many Indians working in America on the H-1B visa.A Green Card, known officially as a Permanent Resident Card, is a document issued to immigrants to the US as evidence that the bearer has been granted the privilege of residing permanently."The president believes that it's important and long overdue ...
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Joe Biden Calls Saudi King Before Release Of Khashoggi Report

Joe Biden Calls Saudi King Before Release Of Khashoggi Report. (FILE)Washington: President Joe Biden reaffirmed the US commitment to Saudi Arabia's defense but stressed the importance of human rights Thursday in a long-delayed first call with Saudi King Salman, the White House said.They discussed "the US commitment to help Saudi Arabia defend its territory as it faces attacks from Iranian-aligned groups," a statement said.However, Biden also "affirmed the importance the United States places on universal human rights and the rule of law" in the call, which was overshadowed by a soon-to-be-released US intelligence report on the murder of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi in a Saudi consulate.(This story has not been edited by NDTV staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated fee...