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US commission votes to process all green card applications within 6 months

A Green Card, known officially as a Permanent Resident Card, is a document issued to immigrants to the US as evidence that the bearer has been granted the privilege of residing permanently in the US

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A presidential advisory commission has unanimously voted to recommend US President Joe Biden to proc­ess all applications for green cards or permanent residen­cy within six months, a pr­oposal if adopted is likely to bring cheers to the hundreds and thousands of Indian-Americans including those waiting for it for decades.

A Green Card, known officially as a Permanent Resident Card, is a document issued to immigrants to the US as evidence that the bearer has been granted the privilege of residing permanently in the US.

Indian IT professionals, most of whom are highly skilled and come to the US mainly on the H-1B

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First Published: May 18 2022 | 1:23 AM IST

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