In the US, for the last several years, employment-based green cards have been stuck due to getting stuck. Among them, the number of Indians is also significant. Now America has taken an important step to provide relief to such people. Indians and others can get a green card to become a permanent resident of the US by paying a supplementary fee. It is believed that Indians are going to benefit the most from this new decision.
A new bill has been introduced in the US Congress at this time. If this bill is passed then Indians will get big relief. The maximum benefit will be given to the Indians working in the IT sector who are in trouble at this time.
What is Green Card and what are its benefits
Green card is a permanent resident card for settling in America. This is the document that is issued to immigrants. After having this document, one can stay in America permanently and all the benefits can be availed like other American citizens.
A print has been issued by the Judiciary Committee of the US House of Representatives. This bill is being known as the Reconciliation Bill. According to the bill, Indians can fulfill their dream of settling in the US by obtaining a migrant green card by paying a supplementary fee of $1500, passing the directorate’s procedure and medical examination.
These conditions must be met
For this, two conditions have to be fulfilled in particular. First- Such migrants will have to come to America before the age of 18 and have to stay here continuously. Second- From January 1, 2021, he will have to physically live in America. Apart from this, the candidate will also have to fulfill four more conditions to strengthen his claim-
- Candidate U.S. Served in the Armed Forces.
- Must have completed or is pursuing a degree program or post-secondary credentialing program from a University or Institute in the United States of America for at least 2 years.
- He must have a detailed record of income earned in the US within three years prior to applying.
- Those involved in internship, apprenticeship or similar training program are also eligible to apply for position adjustment.
NRIs told the bill important
Deep Patel, president of the advocacy association ‘Improve the Dream’, a group of young immigrants who grew up in the US, told news agency PTI, ‘This is the most important point for dreamers on any bill, because it is applicable to all young immigrants. allows for.’
He suggested that the House Judiciary Committee should appropriately amend or clarify that specific travel for continuous physical presence tests should be allowed or else some individuals may be disqualified.
According to a preliminary study by David Beer, researching immigrants, as of April 2020, 1.36 million children from Indian households were stuck in the backlog of EB2 and EB3 employment-based green card categories, which is a waiting time of 84 years. Deep Patel says that 62% of children grow up without getting a green card.