America’s new consulates will be opened in Bengaluru and Ahmedabad. As per the reports, H1B visa renewal is possible now within the US. The movement is part of a people-to-people initiative and makes the process seamless. The contribution of students, investors and other professionals is immense to the US economy.
Whatsoever, the new changes were released after a bilateral meeting between Prime Minister Modi and US President Joe Biden. The US authorities introduced the changes as a part of the initiative and to smoothen the process.
Indians working in the USA on an H-1B visa can renew their visas without travelling abroad. Apart from this, India will open a new consultant in Seattle this year. Moreover, two more new consultates will be opened in 2 more cities in America.
However, these new reformed policies and agreements will help to form the lives, dreams and destinies of visa holders. As per the India-US joint statement, the contribution of students, professional and skilled workers, and investors is immense to the US economy.
Additional Information Regarding Renewal of H-1B Visas
Furthermore, the US Department of State also stated that it would launch a pilot to adjudicate domestic renewals of certain petition-based temporary work visas later this year.
Additionally, the intent is to implement the reform for an expanded pool of H1B and L visa holders in 2024 and eventually broaden the program to include other eligible categories. Also, these new reforms will make the process easier for the visa holders.
As per the joint US and India statements, essential steps must be taken to augment the processing of visa applications. Moreover, the statements are also directed for officials to identify additional mechanisms to facilitate travel for business, tourism, and professional and technical exchanges between the two countries.