Trump has described H-1Bs as a “cheap labor program” subject to “widespread, rampant” abuse.
There is no better time to reflect on the idea of citizenship than now.
The need for dual citizenship is pressing, because of rising mobility, including digital connectivity. Mobile Indians, such as Portuguese Goans, NRIs, OCIs, and many business people would benefit from dual citizenship, as would the country.
The UAE is home to 2.6 million Indian expats, the largest expat community constituting 30 percent of the total population.
Applicants for student and work visas to the United States and other countries pray at this temple ahead of their appointments with consular officers.
New York is the most multiracial Indian city. No surprise there. But Hawaii and Alaska are the most multiracial Indian states.
The stories of three Indian immigrants as they make the journey to America, build memories along the way and wrestle with the eternal question facing those away from home — are we here to stay or is there a road that leads back to where we came from.
I knew I was different, but I also knew the world was big. If I didn’t fit-in in the Midwest, I would fit in elsewhere.
The nearly 14 million Indian migrants dispersed all over the globe in mid-2013 are the highest for any country, according to a United Nations report.
A United Nations Report on international migration reported that Indians are the largest migrant group in the world.
They are caught in the middle, confused souls, who often want to return, but can’t, or desire to linger on just a little longer.
The particular objective of liberalizing the visa regime is to attract tourists.
Returning NRIs are quickly realizing that the nostalgia of the past seldom withstands the harsh realities of an extended stay.
No self-respecting American would do that. Thank goodness!
Peter Kaestner, Minister Counselor for Consular Affairs at the U.S. Embassy in New Delhi.