Visas. Legal news and articles for December 27 - 31, 2012

Mintz Levin Files FOIA Request for DOL Prevailing Wage DataChurch now has visa power!Conducting Business in Australia: ImmigrationChinese business lobby to push investments in IndiaMozambican police arrest Bangladeshis for visa forgeryHow Republicans can create more jobs and win over Hispanic votersH-1B Visas for the Self-Employed Physicians and ProfessionalsUnemployment falls: Tourism, construction add jobsImmigration & Seasonal Workers in ArizonaEmployment Conditions Of Foreign WorkersChinese business lobby to push investments in IndiaValuable European talent headed for GermanyGermany attracting valuable EU talentDepartment Of State Releases January 2013 Visa Bulletin'Chinese facing challenge from Indian interest chain'

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Beijing opens its door to Kiwi travellers in transit
New Zealand HeraldDecember 7, 2012

From next month, Kiwis will be able to apply for a transit without visa at Beijing Capital International Airport if they have visas to enter a third country, proof of identity and plane tickets, the Beijing Tourism Development Committee said. Other ...more »

Kenney calls for federal investigation into 'recruitment fees' for temporary ...
Vancouver SunDecember 20, 2012

Both were in Canada on student visas earlier this year and sought employment as temporary foreign workers at Gu's Dawson Creek franchise. Gu was allegedly paid $3,000 in both cases up front, but both young men say they walked away from the ...more »

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Mintz Levin Files FOIA Request for DOL Prevailing Wage Data
JD Supra (press release)December 31, 2012

Securing a prevailing wage is a first step for employers in a complex and burdensome H-1B visa or employment-based green card process. Employers should be able to commence an H-1B or green card process with the security of knowing that statistical ...more »

Church now has visa power!
NitiCentralDecember 31, 2012

This is further clarified in Item 24: Registration: Foreigners entering India on Student visa, Employment visa, Research visa, Missionary visa valid for more than 180 days are required to get themselves registered with the concerned Foreigners ...more »

Conducting Business in Australia: Immigration
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)December 31, 2012

There are numerous work visas of both a temporary and permanent nature for which different selection criteria apply. These include employer-sponsored visas and professional and other skilled migrant visas for persons with recognised qualifications and ...more »

Chinese business lobby to push investments in India
SME TimesDecember 28, 2012

"Stringent business visa requirements and long delays in getting employment visas are among the other hurdles in the way of Chinese business in India," Li added. According to him, the biggest challenge Chinese companies face here is in understanding ...more »

Mozambican police arrest Bangladeshis for visa forgery
NzweekDecember 28, 2012

“These people were arrested on Monday at Nampula International Airport, because the entry visas in their passports were forgeries, ” spokesperson for the Interior Ministry Pedro Cossa said on Thursday. He told reporters in Maputo that suspects arrived ...more »

How Republicans can create more jobs and win over Hispanic voters
Fox NewsDecember 27, 2012

Comprehensive immigration reform (CIR) would do the opposite because all CIR proposals are about increasing the number of citizens of other countries who are allowed to jump into the job-application lines to compete with the 20 million Americans who ...more »

H-1B Visas for the Self-Employed Physicians and Professionals
JD Supra (press release)December 27, 2012

If you're a foreign medical graduate who wishes to practice medicine anywhere in the United States, the Badmus Law Firm can help you navigate the often complicated immigration process. You are invited to contact us at (469) 916-7900 or at ...more »

Unemployment falls: Tourism, construction add jobs
Pacific Daily NewsDecember 27, 2012

Construction: The construction of the Guam Regional Medical City hospital in Dededo is one of the projects cited by the government's employment report released yesterday. In this Dec. 12 file photo, the site of the new hospital is seen. A special ...more »

Immigration & Seasonal Workers in Arizona
lakepowelllifeDecember 27, 2012

There are an estimated 70-thousand immigrant farmworkers in Arizona during the growing seasons for crops such as lettuce and melons. Like some other work visas, the H2-A ties farmworkers to a single employer. Workers' rights advocate Carol Brooke says ...more »

Employment Conditions Of Foreign Workers
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)December 27, 2012

A prudent employer will generally wish to specify who will be responsible for paying the expenses incurred to obtain visas and permits, travel expenses, moving expenses and the conditions thereof, etc. Furthermore, if the employer provides or ...more »

Chinese business lobby to push investments in India
Newstrack IndiaDecember 27, 2012

"Stringent business visa requirements and long delays in getting employment visas are among the other hurdles in the way of Chinese business in India," Li added. According to him, the biggest challenge Chinese companies face here is in understanding ...more »

Valuable European talent headed for Germany
SmartPlanet.com (blog)December 27, 2012

BERLIN – When 7,000 Turkish guest workers migrated to West Germany in 1961, the plan seemed clear: young men would come to work for 24 months, then return home to Turkey, making room for the next round of visitors. Three years on though, German ...more »

Germany attracting valuable EU talent
SmartPlanet.com (blog)December 27, 2012

BERLIN – When 7,000 Turkish guest workers migrated to West Germany in 1961, the plan seemed clear: young men would come to work for 24 months, then return home to Turkey, making room for the next round of visitors. Three years on, however, German ...more »

Department Of State Releases January 2013 Visa Bulletin
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)December 27, 2012

The December Visa Bulletin predicted that a cutoff date would be established for the EB-5 employment-based category for individuals chargeable to China during the second half of fiscal year 2013. The January Visa Bulletin indicates that the EB-5 ...more »

'Chinese facing challenge from Indian interest chain'
Newstrack IndiaDecember 27, 2012

Stringent business visa requirements and long delays in getting employment visas were among the other hurdles in the way of Chinese business in India, Li said. Read More: China | Indian Press | Hindi Sahitya Sammelan | Hindi Baghaila | India Security ...more »

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