Visas. Legal news and articles for June 27 - 30, 2012

Shady agents are to be blamed for illegal immigration from IndiaLibyan diplomat in Dhaka flees amid $13m visa scamNew China law targets foreigners working illegallyUS grants Playboy Playmate Shera Bechard 'genius' visaChina targets foreigners working illegally with new law to stop them renewing ...China targets foreigners working illegally with new law to stop them renewing ...China targets foreigners working illegally with new law to stop them renewing ...US "Genius" visa attracts entrepreneurs and PlaymatesNice work, if you can get it!The H4 Visas' CurseWhy Market Based Immigration is America's Best BetU.S. Supreme Court Issues Ruling on AZ Immigration LawChina mulling stricter visa rules and shorter minimum stays for ...Business leaders call for more skilled worker visasDraft law targets work permits

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How to finance hotel development in 2012 . . . Alternate financing for new ...
Hotel LawJune 5, 2012

Several of these financing sources not only must be structured to meet legal qualification requirements , they must also be sold to private investors. Therefore, it is important for a developer to make sure the project itself and the financing ...more »

US Legislative Immigration Update June 4, 2012
Right Side NewsJune 5, 2012

(Id.) With such details left to the Department of Homeland Security to administer, fraud is likely. Once granted the initial five-year conditional nonimmigrant status, an illegal alien is on the path to citizenship. Specifically, under the bill the DHS ...more »

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Shady agents are to be blamed for illegal immigration from India
Economic TimesJune 30, 2012

"Student visas and family immigrations are commonly misused categories. Sham marriages and adoptions are also common misuses. Some countries have found that education and corporate documents provided to obtain employment visas too are ...more »

Libyan diplomat in Dhaka flees amid $13m visa scam
Saudi GazetteJune 30, 2012

It was not clear last night how the Libyan immigration authorities were going to handle the fraud and whether Bangladeshis who had paid foreign currency for visas in good faith, would be issued proper travel and work documents. The Libyan Foreign ...more »

New China law targets foreigners working illegally
Kansas City StarJune 30, 2012

Sometimes Chinese employers consider it a hassle to apply for work visas for their foreign workers.</p><p>Vice public security minister Yang Huanning was quoted in the Xinhua report as saying the number of foreigners working in China tripled in the ...more »

US grants Playboy Playmate Shera Bechard 'genius' visa
The AustralianJune 30, 2012

THE Canadian former girlfriend of Hugh Hefner has been granted a work visa by the US Government reserved for "individuals with extraordinary ability".more »

China targets foreigners working illegally with new law to stop them renewing ...
Canada.comJune 30, 2012

For at least a decade, foreigners on short-term visas have managed to live and work in China for extended periods of time by dashing to the border and renewing their temporary permits such as tourist visas repeatedly. Sometimes Chinese employers ...more »

China targets foreigners working illegally with new law to stop them renewing ...
Minneapolis Star TribuneJune 30, 2012

For at least a decade, foreigners on short-term visas have managed to live and work in China for extended periods of time by dashing to the border and renewing their temporary permits such as tourist visas repeatedly. Sometimes Chinese employers ...more »

China targets foreigners working illegally with new law to stop them renewing ...
Washington PostJune 30, 2012

BEIJING — Chinese state media say the country's national legislature has approved a new law targeting foreigners who are living and working in China illegally.more »

US "Genius" visa attracts entrepreneurs and Playmates
WAMCJune 29, 2012

Except when it comes to the O-1, visa officials "just don't understand the concept of someone being skilled without 12 years of experience or a bachelor's degree," says John Collison, a 22-year-old Irishman. He dropped out of Harvard University to work...more »

Nice work, if you can get it!
Global TimesJune 28, 2012

Some expats who have work or are looking for work on tourist visas could find ... The campaign will swoop on foreigners who don't have a work visa because ...more »

The H4 Visas' Curse
ILW.comJune 27, 2012

H4 visa holders are denied to work. They are not actually allowed to earn any kind of income through work. Many are very talented and can generate income for ...more »

Why Market Based Immigration is America's Best Bet
ForbesJune 27, 2012

This type of structure has lead to a limited number of work visas (even in agriculture where the number is theoretically unlimited), a black market for work visas...more »

U.S. Supreme Court Issues Ruling on AZ Immigration Law
HR.BLR.comJune 27, 2012

Affect on the workplace. Section 5(C) makes it a misdemeanor for an unauthorized alien to seek or engage in work in Arizona. The majority found that the ...more »

China mulling stricter visa rules and shorter minimum stays for ...
ShanghaiistJune 27, 2012

visa.jpg A new law is currently being drafted that will shorten the minimum stay for foreigners who come to China to work to 90 days. Residence permits will ...more »

Business leaders call for more skilled worker visas
NorthJersey.comJune 27, 2012

... would greatly benefit from visa-law reforms allowing more skilled foreigners to work here, speakers at an immigration conference in Princeton said Monday.more »

Draft law targets work permits
China DailyJune 27, 2012

The minimum length for residential work permits for foreigners will be ... The draft has suggested introducing a new category of visas, named "talent visas", ...more »

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