MERIT-BASED IMMIGRATION SYSTEM A NEW ERA IN AMERICAN HISTORY!
Immigrate to USA through Points Based Route, To Relish Green Card!
In yet another interesting political story, US House of Representatives has been introduced with Merit-based immigration system and hike the percentage of issuing Green Cards by 45 per year. This will be 50,000 more Green Cards annually for those seeking immigration to USA.
The General Route Perceived By Immigrants To USA
The American red carpet starts and lures from the student level, when the student plans to Study Abroad in USA with masters program and after successful completion of education, acquires job with H1-B work permit, which allows staying in USA filing an application for Green Card.
Acquiring a Green Card allows an individual to enjoy the citizenship. In other words, all the benefits of the US citizens can be relished by Green Card holders.
Even those who seek employment in on site companies of USA, while rendering their services acquire H1-B, which paves a way for Green Card and immigration to USA.
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Securing Americas Future Act Also Benefits Indian Professional Techies!
Though the Trump Government is pushing towards Securing Americas Future Act if signed plans to reduce the immigration levels from 1.05 million to 260,000 in a year, the bill also seeks to increase the issuance of Green Cards to an impressive 45%, which sure is a sweet News for Indian Techies.
Because there are unofficially 5, 00,000 of Green Card applications pending which was believed to be only Indians and if all the applications were to be included it would out number 10,00,000.
The Indian immigrants occupied 2nd place as immigrants to USA, while Mexicans stand first. But those immigrants who are involved more in the professional fields such as automation, machine learning, science and technology, are mostly Indians.
If the Green Card issuing percentage is increased then the wait times for citizenship will be drastically reduced, and immigrants settle down faster and easier.
Those who work as professionals, updating themselves with technology and meeting the market needs, getting along the flow, can anyhow be benefited because, America will never be ready to lose such professionals.
Moreover USA is for a long time recently had been struggling with shortage of skilled workers and professional in various fields and issuing the Green Cards and inviting the immigrants to USA through points-based immigration system will potentially impact their economy positively.
H1-B Work Permit Visa Process For USA
H1-B is a temporary work permit which allows the companies to hire workers from other nations and work in USA for a period of time.
After the visa is expired the H1-B visa holders are allowed to apply for extensions if they have applied for Green Card, which allows them to stay back and work in USA.
House Homeland Security Committee introduced the legislation regarding the points based immigration system in view of the benefits of Immigrants to USA as well as America.
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Merit Based Immigration System To USA!
The points based immigration system, if the bill is signed by the House of Representatives and passed into law it takes a 5 year period for its enactment.
Under this modernized immigration system, the foreign applicants are expected to acquire points, based on categories such as education, work experience, age, siblings or established connections in USA, country of origin, etc.
Immigrants To USA Are Being Benefited!
Securing Americas Futures Act will mostly benefit Indians, because those who seek Immigration to USA are highly qualified and skilled in different areas. But the Act eliminates other relatives other than spouse and children from acquiring Green Card.
This also gives room for temporary visa for parents and other relatives, to reunite families, without levying extra taxes."This bill offers common-sense solutions that will finally secure our borders, better support our frontline defenders, strengthen interior enforcement, and get tough on those who break our immigration laws.
With this the president at the helm, we have the opportunity to provide the security and rule of law our founding fathers intended," said McCaul.
The legislation was said to be crafted for those abiding the law, and for those immigrants who seek to enter USA legally and also protects the interests of USA while contributing to US economy, and who can get a maximum score in the points based immigration to USA can be benefited through the program.
Every bill and Act from the House of Representatives prioritizes the American peoples interests while culminating safety, security and modernization of America, which secures the generations to come.