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US updates immigration rules: Indian kids now closer to American Dream

US updates immigration rules: 'Dreamers' who came to the US legally with their parents stand to benefit

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Press trust of India
The Biden administration has announced a policy manual update for the purpose of calculating a noncitizen’s age in certain situations under the Child Status Protection Act (CSPA), a move seen as a small but important step in addressing the woes of the aged-out children, a large number of whom are Indians, who came to the US legally with their parents.

For a child to obtain lawful permanent resident status in the United States based on their parent's approved petition for a family-sponsored or employment-based visa, the child generally must be under the age of 21. If the child turns 21 and

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First Published: Feb 16 2023 | 12:16 AM IST

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