Visa ended, but more than 21,000 Indians who are staying in the US.
Washington, America’s craze is so crowded that thousands of people stay there illegally even after the visa expires. These include more than 21,000 Indian nationals, who went legitimately but stayed there illegally in 2017. Foreigners have to return to their country before the end of the visa period. However, till the end of the visa period, the number of Indians in the US is not much in the percentage of foreigners living in the United States, but India is one of the top 10 countries whose citizens come legally in the US and stay illegally Are there.
In its latest annual report, the Interior Ministry said that from October 2016 to September 2017, 701,900 foreign air or sea routes came to the US. These people also stayed after the visa duration ended. It has been said in the report that in 2017 more than 10.7 lakh Indians traveled to the US on B-1 and B-2 visas. This visa is issued for business, travel and tourism travel. According to the report, 14,204 of these Indians stayed in the country. 1,708 of these Indians left the US after the end of their visa, while 12,498 Indians did not have any record of leaving the US.
In such a situation, it is believed that they are living in America as illegal immigrants. At the same time, more than 1 million Indians came to the US in 2016 and 17,763 of them stayed till the end of the visa period. Of these, 2,040 Indians went back after some time after the visa was over, while 15,723 people stayed illegally.
It has been stated in the report that in 2017, 127,435 Indian students and research candidates came to the US on F, J and M category visas. Of these, 4,400 Indians remained even after the end of the period. Statistics show that 1,567 people later went back while 2,833 Indians still are in the US. In the other migrant visa categories, more than 4.5 lakh Indians were expected to leave the US in 2017, out of which 9,568 people stayed longer than the expiry of their visa term. Of these, 2,956 Indian visas went off some time after the end, while 6,612 people are still in the country.