Visa wait for Indians going to work in America is going to be reduced. The US Embassy has opened 100,000 slots for visa applicants.
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Good news is coming for the Indians going to America. A large number of H&L worker visas are going to be issued in the coming one year. This information has been given by a senior US official himself. The official said that India is the number 1 priority country for America. US Visa After meeting, every year a large number of Indians go to America for work. In this, a large number of engineers, doctors, IT professionals are there. In such a situation, if the number of H&L Worker Visa is more, then Indians are going to get a big benefit from it.
A senior US Embassy official in Delhi said, “India is the number one priority for Washington right now. We are opening visa slots in mid-November. By the summer of 2023, we will be able to conduct interviews in multiple slots. The US has opened 100,000 slots for H&L worker visa applicants to reduce waiting times. In such a situation, if all the people clear the interview, then they will be given a visa.
India is the number one priority for Washington right now. We’re opening visa slots in mid-November. By 2023 summer, we’ll be able to take many cases. US has opened 100,000 slots for applicants of H&L worker visas to cut down the wait time: Senior US Embassy official in Delhi
— ANI (@ANI) November 10, 2022
Slots released last month
Actually, the US Embassy in India had issued appointment slots for H&L Visa in October. The embassy had tweeted, “In response to the growing demand for employment-based visas, the US Mission in India has issued over one lakh appointment slots for H&L workers and their families.”
The US embassy had said, “Thousands of candidates have already booked appointments and the waiting time for interviews and first-time appointments has halved.” The large number of appointments shows our commitment to H&L workers.
India raised the issue of visa delay
In fact, the issue of delay in getting visa was raised by External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar with his American counterpart Antony Blinken. On 30 September, US embassy counselor Don Heflin acknowledged that there are people with H and L visas in the US who have not been able to return home since the start of the pandemic.
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