Visas. Legal news and articles for December 28 - 31, 2011

IMF urges Oman to act to arrest jobless risePOEA eyes huge Australian job marketChina Visas ExplainedSouth Korea raises quota for foreign laborers in 2012Fingerprint record may be required of Pinoys applying for Taiwan visas'Visas of foreign students performing in commercial shows to be cancelled'The Curse of the H1-B Visa ProgramHow To Change Your China Employer AND Keep Your Work VisaBrown backing bill to open up 10500 employment visas for Irish immigrantsIndians lead immigrants achieving top-level positions in US companiesDemocrats Waging War Against Laws that 'Target' Illegal ImmigrantsNPR makes a lot of administrative accomplishmentsMore Green Cards, Not H-1B Visas, Is the Real FixAbuse of the H-1B Program Is WidespreadHealth-Care Jobs in Australia

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20 Arrested in Alleged Mob-Linked Sex Trafficking Ring at New York Strip Clubs
Fox NewsDecember 1, 2011

"The named defendants are charged with participating in a scheme that recruited Russian and other Eastern European women and assisted them in fraudulently obtaining summer work and travel visas," according to federal prosecutors. ...more »

Mobsters Smuggled Immigrants Into US To Work As Strippers: Cops
New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TVDecember 1, 2011

The defendants are accused of fraudulently acquiring work and travel visas for the women who were then sent in the direction of various club owners. James Hayes, Special Agent in Charge of Homeland Security Investigations for the department's New York ...more »

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IMF urges Oman to act to arrest jobless rise
ArabianBusiness.comDecember 31, 2011

By Andy Sambidge Oman should consider raising fees for work visas or instituting temporary subsidies for hiring and training in a bid to arrest rising unemployment among nationals, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said. ...more »

POEA eyes huge Australian job market
Manila Standard TodayDecember 31, 2011

The legal and policy issue to be resolved, according to the POEA chief, is whether the POEA can issue “overseas employment certificates” or OECs for Filipino nurses under Australia's 456 subcategory or “short stay” visas or under 442 “occupational ...more »

China Visas Explained
China BriefingDecember 30, 2011

Single-entry, double-entry, six-month-multiple-entry, and one-year-multiple-entry business visa are all available. The maximum stay in China per entry is 30 days. Issued to foreigners who are taking up a post or employment in China, ...more »

South Korea raises quota for foreign laborers in 2012
Jakarta PostDecember 30, 2011

The quota is only for those applying for E-9 visas. The increase comes as nearly 67000 migrant workers under the employment permit system are expected to leave the country next year due to expiration of their visa. That number is in addition to some ...more »

Fingerprint record may be required of Pinoys applying for Taiwan visas
GMA NewsDecember 30, 2011

"If the government wants to fingerprint people, everyone should be fingerprinted, regardless of where they're from," Wang said. Statistics from the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) show that more than 36800 Filipino workers were ...more »

'Visas of foreign students performing in commercial shows to be cancelled'
Indian ExpressDecember 29, 2011

The Pune police said on Thursday that they will cancel the visa of any foreign student found performing in commercial programmes. Police said only those with employment and business visas would be allowed to perform in such programmes that have ...more »

The Curse of the H1-B Visa Program
IDG News ServiceDecember 29, 2011

"They (the employees) can start a parallel path to citizenship, but the H1-B doesn't move them to the path." In fact, the H1-B visa can actually complicate employees' ability to work while also gaining residency. Here's how: Employees on H1-B visas who ...more »

How To Change Your China Employer AND Keep Your Work Visa
China Law Blog (blog)December 29, 2011

The other day, I got an email from a loyal reader I know, asking me how she could go to work for a new China employer, without having to relinquish her existing work visa. I told her that I did not know how to do that and asked her to report back to me ...more »

Brown backing bill to open up 10500 employment visas for Irish immigrants
Dorchester ReporterDecember 29, 2011

Scott Brown is pushing a bill that would provide 10500 employment visas for Irish immigrants. Brown, a Wrentham Republican, filed the bill with US Sen. Mark Kirk, an Illinois Republican. Citing a “close bond” between the United States and Ireland, ...more »

Indians lead immigrants achieving top-level positions in US companies
Workpermit.comDecember 29, 2011

The NFAP believe that there should be greater availability of immigrant visas. NFAP welcomed the recent passing of a new act that will see the number of employment-based visas increased. Mark Heesen, executive director of the National Venture Capital ...more »

Democrats Waging War Against Laws that 'Target' Illegal Immigrants
Big GovernmentDecember 29, 2011

by David Wohl Sobriety checkpoints have become big business for California law enforcement agencies over the last decade. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration paid for 2553 checkpoints last year, resulting in hundreds of arrests for ...more »

NPR makes a lot of administrative accomplishments
Bahrain News AgencyDecember 28, 2011

28 -- (BNA) The Directorate of Nationality, Passports and Residence Affairs (NPR) has performed a lot of administrative developments to keep abreast of speedy transformations in the Kingdom in all spheres. NPR has amended some provisions of laws in ...more »

More Green Cards, Not H-1B Visas, Is the Real Fix
U.S. News & World ReportDecember 28, 2011

But it's even more important that, like the 1980s, the visa categories for skilled employment-based immigrants are again backlogged. It is clear from the debates over H-1B during the past 15 years that there will be continuing controversy over the ...more »

Abuse of the H-1B Program Is Widespread
U.S. News & World ReportDecember 28, 2011

The H-1B work visa program should be reduced in scope, not expanded, as the program is fundamentally about cheap labor. Gaping loopholes enable employers to hire tech workers at below-market wages, in full compliance with the law. ...more »

Health-Care Jobs in Australia
The Open Press (press release)December 28, 2011

Whether you have a high level of skills and experience or need to gain additional skills, Australia has an Australia immigration visa to suit you. A visa from Australia, particularly a working visa for Australia, is needed for you to be eligible to ...more »

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