Official: US to begin domestic work visa renewal from December

The US is launching a pilot program for the domestic renewal of certain categories of H-1B visas, benefiting a large number of Indian technology professionals. The initiative, limited to 20,000 participants initially, aims to address high demand and reduce wait times, with a focus on India. Julie Stufft, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Visa Services, emphasized that the program is designed to enable visa renewals for foreign nationals already in the country, preventing the need for travel back to their home countries.

Official: US to begin domestic work visa renewal from December
The US is launching a pilot program for the domestic renewal of certain categories of H-1B visas, benefiting a large number of Indian technology professionals. The initiative, limited to 20,000 participants initially, aims to address high demand and reduce wait times, with a focus on India. Julie Stufft, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Visa Services, emphasized that the program is designed to enable visa renewals for foreign nationals already in the country, preventing the need for travel back to their home countries.