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Biden govt announces 1.5-year extension for some expiring immigrant work permits

Biden govt announces 1.5-year extension for some expiring immigrant work permits

Washington: The Biden administration has announced an automatic extension of expiring work permits for certain categories of immigrants, including those seeking green cards and spouses of H-1B visa holders who get employment authorisation cards (EAD), for a year and a half. The move, announced by the Department of Homeland Security

What’s in US’ $800 million military aid for Ukraine?, here’s all you need to know

What’s in US’ $800 million military aid for Ukraine?, here’s all you need to know

Washington: The US announced a fresh $800 million military aid package for Ukraine on Wednesday, which includes heavier weaponry including helicopters, howitzers, and armoured personnel carriers. As Russia refocuses its efforts eastward, the new frontline of the almost seven-week-old war, President Joe Biden met with his Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelensky for

First female US secretary of state, Madeleine Albright passes away at 84

First female US secretary of state, Madeleine Albright passes away at 84

Washington: Madeleine Albright, the first female US secretary of state and one of the most influential stateswomen of her generation, died Wednesday of cancer at age 84, her family announced. Madeleine Jana Korbel Albright was an American diplomat who served as the 64th United States secretary of state from 1997

Russia-Ukraine Conflict: US announces $350 million in new military aid to Ukraine

Russia-Ukraine Conflict: US announces $350 million in new military aid to Ukraine

Washington: The United States will provide Ukraine with an additional $350 million in new military equipment to fight off Russia’s “brutal and unprovoked assault,” Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Saturday, February 26. “This package will include further lethal defensive assistance to help Ukraine address the armored, airborne, and