WASHINGTON: More than 2,27,000 Indians are waiting in line for family-sponsored Green Card or authorized everlasting residency, in line with the newest official information.
Presently, there are about 4 million individuals waiting in line for family-sponsored Green Playing cards towards a Congressional cap of 226,000 each year.
The biggest quantity of 1.5 million wait checklist is from America’s southern neighbour Mexico, adopted by a distant India with 227,000 and China with practically 180,000.
Majority of these within the family-sponsored Green Card waiting checklist are siblings of US residents. Below present regulation, US residents can sponsor their relations and blood family for Green Playing cards or everlasting authorized residency.
President Donald Trump is towards such a provision which he calls as chain immigration and desires to abolish this. The opposition Democratic social gathering is vehemently against abolish family-sponsored immigration system.
Along with 4 million family-sponsored Green Card candidates, one other 827,000, a sizeable quantity of whom are from India, are waiting in line for everlasting authorized residency. The waiting line for employment-based mostly inexperienced card applicant is painstakingly operating into extra than a decade for Indian IT skilled.
In accordance with DHS, a majority of Indians waiting in line for household-based mostly Green Playing cards are siblings of US residents. They quantity over 181,000. That is adopted by 42,000 married kids of US residents and over 2,500 spouses and minor kids of everlasting residents.



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