Green Card Backlog for India.

Salesforce Gyhthghbgv
Jun 23, 2018 33 Comments

Hypothetical View Point as I’m still single and 26 years old-

I feel Being a citizen of India and uncertainly waiting for my green card , I am not able to serve USA or India to the fullest. I am feeling it’s not a good deal for both countries having me in this limbo.

When I turn 33 i might have a US citizen kid who can eventually sponsor me a green card while I’m in my 50s.

And I don’t think there are enough second generation Indian Americans/ other Americans who are compatible with my introvert nature and not so funny sense of humor as my English is non native . So there is no chance of me going off the h1b visa to other types of visa like a green card thru marriage . So I’m going to bring in a wife who is qualified by she would rot on a H4 visa.

If I could get a green card today I can sure change some lives or even create jobs as I can risk it all and revive my career. But at 50 I don’t think I would have the high spirit to do it.

You may wonder Why am I not going back to India and do something now, I just lost my beloved dad to cancer with huge bills to pay for a few years.

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TOP 33 Comments
  • Apple Leo Messi:
    You won’t need to work till 50 to save up. Most folks can save enough to retire in USA or Canada within 10-15 years. Just save $2-3M and move to Canada and get citizenship there. Free healthcare and lower cost of living than Bay Area. If you have a home in USA then you can visit and stay in USA for 6 months of the year with the rest in Canada or India
    Jun 23, 2018 13
    • Apple Leo Messi:
      Techies could marry anyone who is in a good job. Could be medicine lawyer tech or a top real estate agent etc
      Jun 23, 2018
    • Microsoft UMbR31
      2-3 million in 10 years still blows my mind. If this were indeed possible, you'd see a lot more folks retire but that's not the case.
      Jun 23, 2018
    • Rockwell Collins jEOK52
      Let me get some popcorn.
      Jun 23, 2018
    • Apple Leo Messi:
      For Bay Area even $2M is not enough. It’s good for almost anywhere else
      Jun 23, 2018
    • Microsoft UMbR31
      What I imagine when I read Blind posts about retirement.
      Jun 23, 2018
  • BlackBerry / Other Влад🥂🎉🎊
    Why live in a country whose government doesn’t want you? I get that you come here for the education and the high pay.
    When you are old this is not a good place to be as healthcare costs are high. Better to make your money and go back to India where you will be treated better and where you have family/friends who are there for you
    Jun 23, 2018 6
    • Yahoo Thakur.
      It’s not the USA, it’s the tech..
      Jun 23, 2018
    • Cisco / Product
      Truthdr9

      Cisco Product

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      Truthdr9more
      Pays green cash !!
      Jun 23, 2018
    • Oath Dimmm
      If you are saying that US is one of the worst then you haven’t lived anywhere else. Apac and latam are still third worlds. EU is full of racists, haters and cocky people. Also there is no money there. That leaves just a cold country up north and kangaroo land middle of no where down south. There aren’t enough jobs in these two countries like the US and the people here in US, at least the ones doing well and around us (liberals) are really nice.
      Jun 23, 2018
    • Bloomberg / Eng the1
      You think the US isn't racist? It's only downhill from here
      Jun 23, 2018
    • New / Eng wwvv
      He said other countries are much worse than US in terms of racism.
      Jun 23, 2018
  • Snapchat uaVB04
    How about Canada?
    Jun 23, 2018 0
  • LinkedIn / Eng
    Jdjdjjdb

    LinkedIn Eng

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    Jdjdjjdbmore
    How about you marry a us citizen or any girl apart from Indian birth. The queue is faster.
    Jun 23, 2018 0
  • Oracle fx11
    Go where you are happy and respected. Don't aim only to make money. You can save more in India than in US - even after currency exchange! Or you can move to any country (marry their citizen) where you don't waste the prime of your life waiting for immigration. No man-made bureaucracy is worth it!
    Jun 23, 2018 8
    • Oracle fx11
      You can live in India for <$1000 per month. With max ~32% taxes, you save $25k if you make $50k, $8-10k if you make $30k.
      Jun 23, 2018
    • Apple Leo Messi:
      Where is $25k and where is $100k
      Jun 23, 2018
    • Oracle fx11
      Yes, average tech engineers, not FANG engineers. Imagine if you Apple stock performed like in 2002, only base pay would matter.
      Jun 23, 2018
    • Apple Leo Messi:
      Who pays $50k in India other than top companies. Good luck getting that in infosys wipro Tcs etc which are the biggest employers
      Jun 23, 2018
    • Oracle fx11
      Exactly what I said - only about US... Cheers!
      Jun 23, 2018
  • Microsoft WordPPT
    Hear you mate. Explore Germany, the startup scene in Berlin is good.
    Jun 23, 2018 0