As of April 2020, there are close to 8 lakh Indians waiting to get their employment-based green cards, the largest compared to any of the countries, waiting for a green card, in the world.According to a research by US Policy think tank Cato Institute, at this rate it would take 84 years for Indians to receive a green card.This could lead to over a lakh of them dying, estimates the report, unless the Biden administration can make S386 a reality.Close What is S386? related news Assassination in Iran could limit Biden’s options. Was that the goal? Joe Biden will be a president who represents the best in us: Kamala Harris Paul Krugman writes: In Praise of Janet Yellen the Economist S386, a bill that does away with country caps for green card, has been in a limbo for a long time. It was first introduced in 2019. Currently there is a 7 percent limit on green cards issued per country.The limit affects Indians the most, especially those under employment-based immigration, EB-2 and EB-3 through highly-skilled immigration visa like H-1B. Indians are the largest beneficiaries of both the visas.For instance, of the 8 lakh Indians, as much as 7.4 lakh of them are under… Read full this story
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