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Rajiv's News Clips - US Homeland Security proposes changes to H-1B, L-1 visas

Published by : ETtech From the Economic Times - Article by:  Priyanka Sangani - Date: November 22, 2019  

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The definition of 'specialty occupation' and the 'employer-employee' relationship were passed by a Statute by the US Congress and the DHS cannot change it, said Rajiv S Khanna, managing attorney at law firm Immigration.com.

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Rajiv's News Clips - US plans to tighten norms for employee transfers

Published by : Times of India - Article by: Lubna Kably  - Date: November 22, 2019  

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Rajiv Khanna, Managing Partner at Immigration.com told TOI, “For L-1B, under the statute, the beneficiary (proposed visa holder) is deemed to have specialised knowledge if he or she has ‘special’ knowledge of the company’s product and its application in international markets. An ‘advanced’ knowledge of the processes and procedures of the company also qualify.”

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Rajiv's News Clips - Aged-out kids in US: Must opt for international student-visa or self deport

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Rajiv Khanna, Arlington-based immigration advocate says: “Many of the cases where a change to student status is requested do get approved. But there are also cases where it is rejected owing to the boilerplate reason that the student has the entire family in the US, therefore they have no ties to their home country.” “The life of a youngster and the family unity should not have to depend upon the 'benevolence' of an immigration officer,” he adds

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Rajiv's News Clips - Go easy on H-1B, STEM pupils to win against China: US think tank

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“Technology is our only edge in the commercial world and if we lose that, we fall behind. In order to maintain and enhance this, we need a system to attract and keep STEM graduates,” Rajiv S Khanna, Managing Attorney at law firm Immigration.com, said. 

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Rajiv's News Clips - Green card or US citizenship applicants may have to provide social media identity

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"The newly introduced proposal, in the context of applicability to the Indian diaspora in the US, will cover citizenship applications, applications for adjustment of status filed by those in the USA seeking to obtain green cards (such as H-1B workers, or those on intra-company transfers holding an L-1 visa). It will also apply to green card holders seeking re-entry permits (who wish to stay away from the US for two years)," explains Arlington-based Rajiv Khanna, Managing Attorney at Immigration.com

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