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Indians may soon get green cards by paying super-fee

Every year the US allots only 1.40 lakh green cards for employment-based applicants and there is a 7% cap per country

Indian expatriates who are in the green card backlog queue can get their permanent visas on payment of a supplementary fee, known as the super-fee. Also, legal dreamers (children of H-1B holders who have aged out or will be age out, and who have turned 21) will have the opportunity to obtain permanent residency and citizenship.

As per a report of the Reconciliation Bill released by the US House Judiciary Committee, which has jurisdiction over immigration, the Bill does not seek to eliminate country caps for green cards or increase the annual quota of H-1B visas, the publication mentioned.

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