Over 8,00,000 Indian nationals in green card backlog in US
According to US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) data, Indian citizens are in line for an employment-based green card in the United States number more than 800,000. Indians comprise over 60 percent of this.It is well known that large companies prefer to use employment-based green cards to hold on to high-skilled workers. According to the reports, Indian applicants seeking employment face an eight-decade wait for green cards, and reportedly over 2 lakh people will die before they can reach the front of the line. After India, Chinese applicants comprise 14 percent of the backlog, and 18 percent constitute the rest of the world.