With EB1 India now severely retrogressed is L1A to EB1C route effectively closed, given the 1 year abroad out of last 3 requirements to add on top of it?

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Still better than 20 years of EB2 right ?


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Are there any collective options for Indian H1Bs to highlight the situation? Petitions, campaigns, letters to Senators, Indian associations, etc?

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What changed for EB1 India. Sorry, I did not get it. How is EB1C route for Indians closed? Did I miss something?

D2 - EB2 is such a mess partly because of people porting into EB1c! At the end of the day there are only so many GCs granted for folks from India each year (irrespective of EB1 or EB2 or 3) , and if EB1 queue increases, naturally those in EB2 are getting affected

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