Monthly Archives: September 2017

Foreign decree in matrimonial cases to be in accordance with law governing the parties: BHC

The Bombay High Court ruled that the decree of a foreign court in respect of matrimonial proceedings will be conclusive in India only when it is passed by a Court of competent jurisdiction and is in accordance with the law … Continue reading

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Right to Privacy is a fundamental right: SC

In a historic ruling with potentially widespread consequences, the Supreme Court of India ruled that right to privacy is an intrinsic and fundamental right under the country’s constitution. “The central theme is that privacy is an intrinsic part of life, … Continue reading

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Six months cooling off period u/s 13B(2) HMA directory: SC

In an important ruling, the Supreme Court of India held that the minimum period of six months stipulated under Section 13B(2) of the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 (the Act) for a motion for passing decree of divorce on the basis … Continue reading

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In-Person Interview Requirements expanded: USCIS

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will begin expanding in-person interviews for certain immigration benefit applicants whose benefit, if granted, would allow them to permanently reside in the United States. This change complies with Executive Order 13780, “Protecting the Nation … Continue reading

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Definition of “Affiliate” or “Subsidiary” for Purposes of Determining H-1B ACWIA Fee: USCIS

United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has provided guidance on the definition of “Affiliate” or “Subsidiary” for purposes of determining the H1-B American Competitiveness and Workforce Improvement Act of 1998 Fee. https://goo.gl/MdytZH

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