Visas. Legal news and articles for October 27 - 31, 2011

Bell Nunnally Boosts Immigration and Bankruptcy Practices With Two Attorney...New rules for Turks and Caicos Islands visasRikvin Secures Singapore Employment Agency (EA) License from Ministry of ManpowerThousands Stranded in Saudi Arabia Get Lift HomeHuman Trafficking Class Action Case Filed in MississippiBeyond 2012 Field, Nuanced GOP Views on ImmigrantsBeyond 2012 Field, Nuanced GOP Views on ImmigrantsVictims of Human Trafficking Speak at UniversityCulture shock: working on foreign shoresOVERNIGHT TECH: FCC moves forward with USF reformThe Schumer-Lee Housing Proposal Comes Up Short As StimulusCommittee approves bill to eliminate per-country limits on high-skilled immigrantsGulf jobs push seen a risk for businessCEA Joins Call for the Supercommittee to Support Innovation and Help Drive Our ...Fil-Am groups decry Aquino govt's labor trafficking

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Onshore processing now part of Australian immigration system
Visa BureauOctober 13, 2011

The allocation of this form of Australia visa - often issued to visa over-stayers - will mean some asylum seekers are awarded privileges not currently available to immigration detainees such as social security and the possibility of employment. ...more »

What I Learned by Being a Migrant Sex Worker (Part 1): Parrenas
BusinessWeekOctober 13, 2011

These women and male-to-female transgendered individuals generally enter Japan on visas that allow them to work as artists or entertainers, a vehicle the US claimed traffickers exploited to bring them into the country. After being placed on the Tier 2 ...more »

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Bell Nunnally Boosts Immigration and Bankruptcy Practices With Two Attorney...
MarketWatch (press release)October 31, 2011

During her decade of legal practice, Cole has focused intensely on bankruptcy and corporate reorganization, developing innovative approaches to help resolve clients' business issues. She has extensive experience in all aspects of corporate ...more »

New rules for Turks and Caicos Islands visas
Turks and Caicos SunOctober 31, 2011

Further work will be done to expand the countries whose nationals will require a visa to enter the TCI, and to improve security features. The press statement, which outlined a number of changes in the Immigration Ministry, said that the Employment...more »

Rikvin Secures Singapore Employment Agency (EA) License from Ministry of Manpower
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)October 31, 2011

Rikvin also provides professional services on accounting, taxation, immigration and application of Singapore work visas for foreign workers to work and relocate in Singapore. For enquires on applying for Singapore work visa, visit our website at ...more »

Thousands Stranded in Saudi Arabia Get Lift Home
Jakarta GlobeOctober 30, 2011

Indonesian migrant workers who overstayed their work visas preparing to board free flights home at King Abdul Aziz Airport Jeddah in Saudi Arabia on Sunday. (Antara Photo) The Manpower and Transmigration Ministry and the Consulate General in Jeddah are ...more »

Human Trafficking Class Action Case Filed in Mississippi
DigitalJournal.com (press release)October 29, 2011

... are being tricked into working in substandard conditions they did not agree to when they left their home countries, and are stuck working these jobs because they have to pay back these loans for visa expenses for their families and can't go work...more »

Beyond 2012 Field, Nuanced GOP Views on Immigrants
StarNewsOnline.comOctober 29, 2011

Senator Mike Lee of Utah recently teamed on a bill that would provide residential visas to some foreign home buyers. Alex Brandon/Associated Press Representative Bobby Schilling, Republican of Illinois, is resisting intense pressure to support a House ...more »

Beyond 2012 Field, Nuanced GOP Views on Immigrants
New York TimesOctober 28, 2011

Senator Mike Lee of Utah, one of the most conservative members of the chamber, recently teamed with Senator Charles E. Schumer, the New York Democrat, on a bill that would provide three-year residential visas to foreign home buyers who invest at least ...more »

Victims of Human Trafficking Speak at University
Catholic University of America The TowerOctober 28, 2011

A trafficking visa can be given to victims to allow them to continue living in the US and to give them protection under US laws. Around 5000 trafficking visas can be given each year by the Department of Homeland Security, but only 1168 have been ...more »

Culture shock: working on foreign shores
Sydney Morning Herald (blog)October 27, 2011

According to the annual Department of Immigration and Citizenship Report released a fortnight ago, the number of 457 visas has risen by a third under the Gillard government. While much of the developed world struggles to provide employment for its own ...more »

OVERNIGHT TECH: FCC moves forward with USF reform
The Hill (blog)October 27, 2011

Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) on Thursday that would eliminate per-country limits on employment-based visas and increase the per-country limits on family visas without raising the total number of visas issued annually. The tech industry wrote to the ...more »

The Schumer-Lee Housing Proposal Comes Up Short As Stimulus
ForbesOctober 27, 2011

A better short-term solution to addressing housing woes would be a liberalized version of the Employment Creation EB-5 green cards. These visas offer lawful permanent residency to foreigners who invest $1 million and create at least ten full-time jobs ...more »

Committee approves bill to eliminate per-country limits on high-skilled immigrants
The Hill (blog)October 27, 2011

Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) that would eliminate per-country limits on employment-based visas and expand those limits for family visas. The Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act passed with bipartisan support by voice vote and will head to the House ...more »

Gulf jobs push seen a risk for business
ReutersOctober 27, 2011

... and has stepped up inspections to enforce an updated quota system in the kingdom where nationals make up just 10 percent of private sector employees. Private sector firms who fail to comply face penalties, including a limit on foreign worker visas. ...more »

CEA Joins Call for the Supercommittee to Support Innovation and Help Drive Our ...
MarketWatch (press release)October 27, 2011

Strengthening the US workforce to raise direct revenue: Studies across the political spectrum confirm that increasing the number of employment-based visas for highly educated workers will not only strengthen our nation's workforce and competitiveness, ...more »

Fil-Am groups decry Aquino govt's labor trafficking
BulatlatOctober 27, 2011

Contracted in Manila by the Sentosa Recruitment Agency, the health workers were to work as staff nurses for SentosaCare-owned healthcare facilities in the US, while these facilities processed their H1-B or permit for employment visas. ...more »

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