"The State Department defends its high Indian refusal rate by suggesting
that the posts in India receive more L-1B applications and approve more
L-1B visas than any other U.S. consulates or embassies worldwide.
Neither State nor USCIS has explained, however, why "specialized
February Visa Bulletin, EB-2 for China and India Moves 12 Months
The employment-based second preference category for Indian and Chinese nationals is scheduled for another significant advancement on February 1, 2012. All applicants who have priority dates on or before January 1, 2010, may submit adjustment...
"In a March 22, 2012 meeting with Charlie Oppenheim, the Department of
State Visa Chief informed Mr. Ware that visa retrogression in the
Employment-Based 2nd preference category for nationals of India and
China is likely in May. Mr. Oppenheim now predicts that EB2 India and
Jan Pederson writes: "There have been credible reports that dozens of Indian
physicians who have been accepted into medical residency programs in the United
States to begin on July 1, 2012, are being denied J-1 visas to return to the
United States to undertake graduate medical education. Physicians...