In a recent memorandum to the President, High Skilled Immigrants For America has requested Trump to address their sufferings by recovery of Green Cards unused in previous years, allow US Citizenship and Immigration Services to receive application for Adjustment of Status and issue Employment Authorisation with approved I-140 immigrant petition and unitary counting of derivatives.
"The assistance in resolving above will provide needed relief to over 500,000 skilled immigrants and their families," High Skilled Immigrants of India said in its memorandum to the president.
According to the memorandum, this will significantly benefit the US in many ways. These talented labour force will be able to directly work with the leading American companies, without having to go through middlemen, who make the most money in the current situation, the memorandum said.
"This will enable the American companies to manufacture and develop product and systems right here in the US and not have to send the work offshore due to lack of talent pool," High Skilled Immigrants For America said.
"Many of us have entrepreneurial skills, but we are not able start our business due to long wait for the Green Card. Clearing the backlog will unleash our true potential and setting up hundreds of startups, creating innovations and high end jobs, Making America Great Again," the memorandum said.
The memorandum opposed the allocation of seven per cent quota per country for the employment based on the Green Card, irrespectively of country's size and demography.
As we come from the world's second most populous country and are in high demand by the US companies in need of skills in the area of science and technology, we form far larger pool of immigrants, and thus in a long backlog for the Green Card," it said.
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