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USA Remove Caps On Green Cards

Latest update: US house of representatives votes to remove caps on Green Cards. As of the time of putting this post out, the US House of Representatives has completed voting on the HR1044 or The Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act, and has passed the legislation.

The vote has been one of the most eagerly awaited decision by thousands of Indians who are waiting in the green card queue and is likely to provide them with much needed relief and reduce the waiting time for Green Card drastically.

USA Green Card Bill

Just as Global Tree has been predicting, The House of Representative in the United States has completed voting on an important legislation that aims to remove the country-caps on green cards.

[Read More: USA Decision To Lift Caps On Green Cards Could Benifits For Indians]

The move is supported by more than 300 congressmen and women from both the parties and is one of the few bi-partisan measures being considered. The Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act, as this law has been dubbed was expected to win easily in the 435-member strong House of Representative.

More than 200 Democrats and 100 Republicans had co-sponsored the bill, which allowed its proponents to push forward a fast-track process, which helped to pass the bill

Why Is The Bill Important For Indians?

Indians who are in USA on an H1B visa or L1 visa and are in the waiting line for Green cards are set to be the largest beneficiaries of this new bill. The US immigration system policy of having country specific caps on Green cards meant that applicants from countries like India, with high demand for green cards would have to wait for decades to get a green card, while applicants from countries with a lower demand would get the green card in half the time.

[Read More: USA Green Card H1-B Visa Immigration Services]

The decision is also poised to be welcomed by corporate America, as the bill allows green cards to be issued on a merit basis, rather than country of origin basis. This would enable companies to hire and retain highly skilled immigrant workers with much more ease.

Frequently Asked Questions

Canada: The Great White North is Number 1 on this list. With easy immigration processes, a welcoming society, great education and healthcare, cool weather, and the ever-growing job market, Canada is the undisputed leader in immigration potential.

Germany: The Deutschland is famous for precision, quality, and high expectations. Unsurprisingly, it makes the list but we’re still going to spell it out. Currently, home to over 170,000 Indians, Germany is a melting pot of different cultures mostly from other countries in the EU. A veritable hub for mechanical engineering, Germany has a low level of corruption, and a love for innovation and is home to over 25 Fortune 500 companies. With the demand for highly skilled professionals, Germany is a choice destination for young, smart immigrants from all over the world.

Provincial Nominee Program is one of the best routes for Canadian immigration. Every province (state) in Canada has its criteria for immigration. This criterion is custom-fitted to reflect the needs and growth opportunities arising in that respective province.

A Master’s Degree translates directly into a better CRS score. Your educational qualifications reflect the contribution you would make to the destination country’s economy which means that you would be more sought after. Speaking one of the country's primary languages (Eg: French for Canada) also greatly raises your chances for both visa success as well job opportunities.

If you fall under the NOC list in Canada or SOL in Australia (Occupations in demand list), it means that jobs are readily available for qualified candidates. On average, individuals earn 8 times as much salary in Canada as compared to India.


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