Visas. Legal news and articles for May 30 - 31, 2012

Graduates face tough economy, instabilityEmployers Struggle To Fill Jobs Amid Talent Shortage, Says Manpower SurveyOut of Status: A Bittersweet Memoir of Hope, Family Devotion and One ...A New "American System"Hospitality demands foreign worker dealUK Tier 2 Graduate - Can I switch from a student visa?Filipinos urged to register with OWWANew Rules on US Summer Jobs for Foreign StudentsNew Rules on US Summer Jobs for Foreign StudentsUSDOJ: Justice Department Settles Lawsuit Against New Jersey Information ...Visas for the best and brightestIn Alabama, strict immigration law sows discordIllegal immigrants find path to college,careers55000 Green Cards for foreign tech graduatesBangladesh Bans Manpower Export to Libya Until Stable Government in Tripoli is ...

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Syria, Bahrain and Middle East - live updates
The Guardian (blog)May 1, 2012

The crew were working legally in Syria with visas, permits and full credentials, it says. Sky quotes its foreign affairs editor, Tim Marshall, who was there: We were filming near a statue in the centre of town and about 20 activists started a protest ...more »

US Australia visa agreement fails
Emigrate.co.ukMay 2, 2012

As reported by Nine MSN, it was once hailed as a terrific deal for Australians to find employment in the United States. However, less than 25% of the 10500 E-3 visas offered exclusively to Australians every year are being used. The visa was launched ...more »

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Graduates face tough economy, instability
The Daily StarMay 31, 2012

Political uprisings across the Middle East have unsettled a region that traditionally offers the most fertile job markets for Lebanese graduates. Other Arab countries normally offer easy routes to obtain work and residency visas and share a common ...more »

Employers Struggle To Fill Jobs Amid Talent Shortage, Says Manpower Survey
Huffington PostMay 31, 2012

#1, companies no These multinational /multiglobal companies use the excuse that Americans are not trained or equipped for their job because they prefer to bring in cheap labor with their H1b visas or whatever they are called so they can pay half what ...more »

Out of Status: A Bittersweet Memoir of Hope, Family Devotion and One ...
Feet in Two WorldsMay 31, 2012

Even by Filipino standards, Jen Furer's immigration journey is one colossal heartache: Her entire family, meaning her parents and five brothers, were deported after living in the US for several years. The worst episode came when a brother in California ...more »

A New "American System"
Huffington Post (blog)May 31, 2012

The technology sector has witnessed its own share of outsourcing and offshoring, and job opportunities for US-born workers are also undercut by many companies' use of temporary worker visas (such as the H1B visa). Further undercutting domestic labor, ...more »

Hospitality demands foreign worker deal
ABC OnlineMay 31, 2012

LOUISE NEGLINE: Operators say the current system just isn't working. EMPLOYER II: Even holiday visas, I mean, at the moment they can only stay with us for six months, so even extending that would help. EMPLOYER III: Chefs and trained quality staff, ...more »

UK Tier 2 Graduate - Can I switch from a student visa?
Australian TimesMay 31, 2012

Will I be allowed to switch into UK employment from a student visa upon graduating? By Breytenbachs on 31 May, 2012 2:52 pm in UK Visas / no comments Q: I will be finishing my degree later this year and am currently working part-time for an employer ...more »

Filipinos urged to register with OWWA
Peninsula On-lineMay 31, 2012

According to de Jesus, the three victims were considered undocumented since they were not registered as OWWA members when they came to Qatar holding only business visas but were transferred to work visas after they were hired by Gympanzee.more »

New Rules on US Summer Jobs for Foreign Students
Voice of AmericaMay 31, 2012

More than one hundred thousand international students will spend this summer working and traveling in the United States. They are participating in the Summer Work Travel program through the State Department. They receive J-1 exchange visitor visas.more »

New Rules on US Summer Jobs for Foreign Students
Voice of AmericaMay 31, 2012

More than one hundred thousand international students will spend this summer working and traveling in the United States. They are participating in the Summer Work Travel program through the State Department. They receive J-1 exchange visitor visas.more »

USDOJ: Justice Department Settles Lawsuit Against New Jersey Information ...
7thSpace Interactive (press release)May 30, 2012

The INA also protects work-authorized individuals from national origin discrimination, over-documentation in the employment eligibility verification process and retaliation. For more information about protections against employment discrimination under ...more »

Visas for the best and brightest
TODAYonlineMay 30, 2012

At the top of the website, in large print, is the question: "Currently on an H1B Visa or otherwise working or studying in the United States?" There is nothing subtle about the appeal. Canada is seeking skilled foreigners who have grown frustrated with ...more »

In Alabama, strict immigration law sows discord
ReutersMay 30, 2012

Now, Alabama is finding out whether it can live without undocumented immigrants, estimated to number 120000 in 2010, who flocked to this southern state only in recent decades. They've been working in border states for several generations.more »

Illegal immigrants find path to college,careers
Jornal.us News Agency (blog)May 30, 2012

"Our colleges don't teach them to be undocumented immigrants." The growth in young illegal immigrants with college degrees is spurred by demographics children who crossed the border with their parents are coming of age and by laws granting illegal...more »

55000 Green Cards for foreign tech graduates
Telegraph.co.ukMay 30, 2012

To offset the new visas, the present lottery system which is intended to boost immigration from under-represented countries will be scrapped. Under the current visa system foreign tech graduates can work in the US on temporary H-1B visas, ...more »

Bangladesh Bans Manpower Export to Libya Until Stable Government in Tripoli is ...
Tripoli PostMay 30, 2012

About visa forgery of workers going to Libya, he said that the incident of visa forgery is taking place in the Libyan embassy in Bangladesh and that the state-run Bureau of Manpower, Employment and Training (BMET) is scrutinising the information ...more »

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