Visas. Legal news and articles for March 29 - 31, 2012

With few visitors, Taiwan facing working holiday program challengeVisas Available for Young People to Live and Work in Canada - Global VisasUS raises visa fee for non-immigrants to $160Fake documents racket busted, 4 heldWilton Healthcare Staffing Co. Settles for $100k in LawsuitClueless in the White HouseIllegal workers discovered near GinginInfosys, TCS shares rebound; no H-1B fee hikeMarriage Ban for UK Visa Holders in OlympicsIndian shares stay lowerDomestic workers fear slavery amid UK visa changesVietnam Visa Unveils Faster Access to Visas for Travel to VietnamVietnam Visa Unveils Faster Access to Visas for Travel to VietnamImmigration Daily: the news source forNifty edges lower as IT sector hit by US visa fears

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Tool launched for workers in Canterbury rebuild
Stuff.co.nzMarch 5, 2012

Many people will have to be brought in from overseas and they would need a lead-in time to organise visas, passports and living arrangements. Manpower had taken part in two work expositions in Britain last year with Opportunity Canterbury, ...more »

Apple Claims Creation of 514000 Jobs in US
IBTimes UKMarch 5, 2012

However, in his recent biography, he is quoted as saying some might... if the US facilitated skilled immigrants get work visas, besides training more domestic engineers. Overall, Apple's response seems to be a positive one. They have claimed to have ...more »

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With few visitors, Taiwan facing working holiday program challenge
Focus Taiwan News ChannelMarch 31, 2012

He suggested that youth hostels and restaurants in tourist areas hire foreign youths on working holidays, saying "it would be mutually beneficial." Taiwan issued 43 working holiday visas to New Zealanders from June 2004 to January 2012 and to 517 ...more »

Visas Available for Young People to Live and Work in Canada - Global Visas
PR Web (press release)March 31, 2012

Global Visas has reported a release of 5350 places by the Canadian High Commission for this year's International Experience Canada working holiday programme. Reports suggest that an "unprecedented" number of applications have already been received.more »

US raises visa fee for non-immigrants to $160
The Nation NewspaperMarch 31, 2012

The Immigrant Visa Processing Fees for Immediate Relative and Family Preference Applications reduced from $330 to $230. Employment-based applications was decreased from $720 to $405. Other immigrant visa applications reduced from $305 to $220.more »

Fake documents racket busted, 4 held
Zee NewsMarch 30, 2012

He ran a visa consultancy firm 'The World Employment' from an office located in the city, city police commissioner Satish Sharma said while talking to reporters here today. The accused has been in the business of providing bogus visa and passports, ...more »

Wilton Healthcare Staffing Co. Settles for $100k in Lawsuit
Patch.comMarch 30, 2012

Onward Healthcare has settled out of court for a discrimination lawsuit which involved allegations of only hiring US Citizens, and not those with work visas. The following is a press release released by the US Dept. of Justice.more »

Clueless in the White House
Computerworld (blog)March 30, 2012

There is one basic fact about this temporary work visa that everyone in political office, or running for political office, ought to understand and it is this: There's almost nothing to stop an employer from replacing a US worker with an H-1B visa ...more »

Illegal workers discovered near Gingin
ABC OnlineMarch 30, 2012

"Only employ people with the right to work and use those free services to check someone's work rights and their visa status. "Tourist visas are usually for a period of weeks, up to a period of about months, so they're short term visas.more »

Infosys, TCS shares rebound; no H-1B fee hike
Reuters IndiaMarch 30, 2012

India's $100 billion technology and business process outsourcing industry employs 107000 people in the United States, many of whom are believed to be foreign citizens working under the H-1B temporary employment visas. Infosys (INFY.more »

Marriage Ban for UK Visa Holders in Olympics
US Migration ExpertMarch 30, 2012

Athletes, coaches and officials visiting the UK for the Olympics have been issued six-month visas that ban them from marrying while staying in the country due to concerns of illegal immigration and terrorists. There will be nearly 20000 Olympic ...more »

Indian shares stay lower
Business Recorder (blog)March 29, 2012

Indian shares fell for their third session in four, led by technology outsourcing stocks such as Infosys after local media reported the United States raised the cost of employment visas, sparking worries about the outlook in a key market for the sector ...more »

Domestic workers fear slavery amid UK visa changes
ABS CBN NewsMarch 29, 2012

The ODW visa used to provide both protection and rights to domestic workers, who are considered the most vulnerable workers, but protection without rights doesn't work.” According to research by London-based charity Kalayaan, 41% of migrant domestic ...more »

Vietnam Visa Unveils Faster Access to Visas for Travel to Vietnam
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)March 29, 2012

Circumstances vary, so contact Vietnam Visa as soon as possible to begin the application process. Urgent visas often require employment in Vietnam. Once Vietnam Visa guarantees a customer's visa, that visa is assured. The website, www.more »

Vietnam Visa Unveils Faster Access to Visas for Travel to Vietnam
PR Web (press release)March 29, 2012

Apply for a Vietnam visitor's visa with Vietnam Visa (http://www.myvisa.vn) and receive approval in under three hours. Site lowers the hurdles, brings Vietnam's cultural treasures closer than ever. Urgent visas often require employment in Vietnam.more »

Immigration Daily: the news source for
ILW.comMarch 29, 2012

Leon's topic is the arcane and dense subject of the H-2B visa category for skilled workers in short supply (proven through a labor market test) whose prospective job will be seasonal or "temporary." US Citizenship and Immigration Services says a job is ...more »

Nifty edges lower as IT sector hit by US visa fears
Business StandardMarch 29, 2012

The Nifty fell for the third session in four, led by technology outsourcing stocks such as Infosys after local media reported the United States raised the cost of employment visas, sparking worries about the outlook in a key market for the sector.more »

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