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Green Card: Bill to remove country cap faces set back in Senate

Green Card: Bill to remove country cap faces set back in Senate

Washington: Country cap on Green Card will continue to exist as the bill that aims to eliminate it failed US senate test.

According to the report published in The Economic Times, the bill would have reduced the waiting time for the applicants from India and China.

Bill S386 which was sponsored by Senator Mike Lee and Senator Kamala Harris aims to remove 7% annual country cap.

However, Senate failed to pass it by unanimous consent.

It may be mentioned that currently, the waiting time for Indians for Green Card is seven years.

Fairness for High-Skills Immigrant Act

Earlier, Fairness for High-Skills Immigrant Act was passed by US House of Representatives.

It may be noted that US administration under Donald Trump had taken tough stand against Indian skilled workers.

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