Saturday, 21 May, 2022
TopicStudent visa

Topic: student visa

US bars entry of foreign students into country if university courses are 100% online

The US immigration services Friday said students already in the country could stay even if universities declared fully online models, but those abroad won't be allowed to enter.

US President Donald Trump says he will soon sign ‘very strong’ merit-based immigration act

Donald Trump has long sought to overhaul the US immigration system to be based on merit rather than family ties and it remains one of his signature campaign issues.

Sending foreign students home hurt US economy when it needs them most

Given how much international students contribute to economy, you might assume ICE would find a way to keep them in the US.

US assures India it will ‘try and mitigate impact’ after putting freeze on student visas

Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla raised the issue in a virtual meeting with US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs David Hale.

‘Surprised’ at US asking foreign students to leave, India could raise visa issue in talks today

The US has told foreign students that they will have to leave the country if their universities hold online classes. The move has come as ‘surprise’ to India.

Foreign students will have to leave US if their university goes fully online

Foreign students will also not get new visas if university holds classes fully online – a setback for institutions that depend on international students.

Shah Faesal claimed was going to US to study, but he didn’t have a student visa

In affidavit to Delhi HC, Bureau of Immigration says former IAS officer Shah Faesal was detained at Delhi airport as he had tourist visa, not a student visa.

As UK readies for Brexit, Indian students to gain from new post-study visa offer

The new strategy, set to be rolled out in the coming years, will offer undergraduate and Masters' students the chance to stay in the UK for six months after graduating to look for work.

UK’s new visa scheme for scientists and academicians to increase opportunities for Indians

This will allow several research organisations to directly sponsor highly-skilled individuals, such as specialist technicians, to work and train in the UK.

On Camera

YourTurn

Representative image of an ethanol-blended fuel station plug | Wikimedia Commons

Ethanol blended fuel to power vehicles. Will it hurt your car’s engine?

India’s reliance on ethanol blended fuel is only set to increase in the wake of rising crude oil prices. But are we going to adapt in time?
A shopkeeper arranges stock at a grocery store in Bengaluru | Representational image | Bloomberg Photo

Inflation raised monthly expenses of 92% Indian families in last 3 months, finds online survey

A LocalCircles poll found that 70% of respondents felt their monthly household budget increased by 10% while 55% expected expenses to go up by another 10% in the next 3 months.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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