It includes addressing undocumented workers, a number of whom are Indians. Expressing serious concern over the global impact of covid-19 pandemic, Bera, the senior-most Indian-origin Congressman, said the US needs to return to the global stage and work with likeminded allies. 'Samosa Caucus’ hopes Biden will remove Green Card country cap Democratic presidential candidate and former US vice-president Joe Biden has vowed to eliminate the limits on employment-based visas to address the massive green card backlogs of almost 10 lakh, an issue long faced by immigrants from countries like India. Biden said that he will take immediate action to protect dreamers, including more than 100,000 eligible dreamers from East and South Asia. Referring to a recent report, she said that 6.5 per cent of Indian-Americans are living below poverty lines. The technology companies depend on it to hire tens of thousands of employees each year from countries like India and China. These applicants have been approved but are yet to receive employment green cards. As president, Biden will work with Congress to increase the number of visas awarded for permanent, employment-based immigration - and promote mechanisms to temporarily reduce the number of visas during times of high US unemployment, it said. Khanna said that he really believes that the Indian-American community can “be decisive” in swing states of Pennsylvania, Michigan and Wisconsin. They and their crooked chinese comrades are absolutely useless filth that should be dealt with severely. A bill that would clear the current US employment-based green card backlog has been blocked in the US Senate. Democratic presidential candidate and former US vice-president Joe Biden has vowed to eliminate the limits on employment-based visas to address the massive green card backlogs of almost 10 lakh, an issue long faced by immigrants from countries like India. The pandemic has had a big impact on the health, including the mental health across the nation, but it is also very prevalent in the South Asian Indian American community. Congresswoman Jayapal, who is vice chairman of the House Immigration subcommittee, said that they have been working on a number of immigration related issues including making sure that the spouses of H-1B workers are able to work in the US. He also told townhall participants that he will “make it easier for qualified green card holders to move through this backlog.”. "My immigration policy is built around keeping families together, modernising an immigration system by keeping families, unification and diversity as pillars of our immigration system, which it used to be,” 77-year-old Biden said recently.