Visas. Legal news and articles for June 25 - 30, 2013

India getting Saudi exit visas for Nitaqat-hit emigrantsNew Dubai service provider for Italy visa applicationsNew service provider for processing Schengen visa applications for travel to ...What the immigration bill will bring, if approved by the House of RepresentativesCompanies targeted for illegally hiring foreignersMacy's Agrees To Pay $175000 Civil Penalty For Immigrant Worker Treatment ...Australia may overhaul immigration norms to stop alleged 457 visa abusesWill Immigration Reform Work for the US Economy?Job Contractors Accused of Forced LaborChambliss details nixed immigration bill amendmentsHigher education practitioners: living and working in the UAEImmigration law not created equally according to studyThe great 457 debateFilipinas on UAE tourist visas barred from leaving for DubaiSchumer visa plan: A new path for Irish immigrants

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Sen. Cruz Files Additional Amendments to Immigration Legislation
MyHighPlainsJune 19, 2013

Employment-based green cards: Consolidates the 5 existing employment-based visas into a single high-skilled employment-based visa. Family-based green cards: Creates a single family-based visa category that treats all immigrant families equally by ...more »

Paradise Lost Facing Expats in Cayman Work Visa Crackdown
BloombergJune 14, 2013

Jennifer Smith was so taken by the mix of white sand, blue waters and modern offices when her cruise ship called at the Cayman Islands that the New Jersey accountant found a job and moved to what she calls paradise. “We still have regulatory deadlines ...more »

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India getting Saudi exit visas for Nitaqat-hit emigrants
The HinduJune 30, 2013

The idea of reservation came after the Arab Spring and Riyadh wanted to take measures to ensure employment for its youth. Indians who changed jobs without getting an endorsement on their visas might be in trouble. The Kerala government, which expected ...more »

New Dubai service provider for Italy visa applications
gulfnews.comJune 30, 2013

The new Italy Visa Application Centre, located at Al Deyaar Building in Al Barsha, will process all categories of visas such as tourist, business, transit, employment, student, family reunion and medical visas. CKGS in Dubai will receive applications ...more »

New service provider for processing Schengen visa applications for travel to ...
AME Info (press release)June 30, 2013

The Italy Visa Application Centre will process all categories of visas such as tourist, business, transit, work/employment, student, family reunion and medical visas. Applications will be received from UAE nationals and residents living in the Emirates ...more »

What the immigration bill will bring, if approved by the House of Representatives
InSerbia NewsJune 28, 2013

On the other hand, Diversity Visa Lottery Program (which provided visas to 55,000 foreigners annually on the basis of a lottery system) will be eliminated in favor of merit and employment visas. In the end,what this new bill focuses on is fighting ...more »

Companies targeted for illegally hiring foreigners
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)June 28, 2013

Chinese laws establish that foreigners can only work in China if they obtain a proper employment permit and work visa. Many young applicants do not meet the minimum standards for being employed in China, and therefore are encouraged to enter on ...more »

Macy's Agrees To Pay $175000 Civil Penalty For Immigrant Worker Treatment ...
International Business TimesJune 28, 2013

Here are the positions Macy's sought to certify for the U.S. H1 visa program for FY2012. All but two were certified. The U.S. government does not disclose how many of these people actually received work visas. The H1B program for specialty occupations ...more »

Australia may overhaul immigration norms to stop alleged 457 visa abuses
Live PunjabJune 28, 2013

To deter the growing misuse of the temporary skilled worker visa system, the government is set to tweak immigration norms. They are planning to introduce a new Bill that will tighten the regulatory regime governing the employment of non-citizens ...more »

Will Immigration Reform Work for the US Economy?
Huffington PostJune 27, 2013

The debate over comprehensive immigration reform has the potential to be one of the defining moral moments of our time. In the ongoing struggle over what kind of country we want to be, immigration reform gives us the chance to show our humanity, commit ...more »

Job Contractors Accused of Forced Labor
Courthouse News ServiceJune 27, 2013

"Defendants threatened plaintiffs with arrest, imprisonment, deportation, cancellation of their visas, loss of work, lawsuits and blacklisting," according to the 117-page federal complaint. Lead plaintiff Ma Cecilia M. Delgado et al. San Villa Ship ...more »

Chambliss details nixed immigration bill amendments
Agri-PulseJune 27, 2013

Under the proposal, the new agricultural worker program would establish two work options: a portable, at-will employment-based visa and a contract-based visa program. The H-2A program would sunset one year after the new visa program is enacted.more »

Higher education practitioners: living and working in the UAE
Lexology (registration)June 26, 2013

These allow a streamlined immigration and labour authorisation process in which visas and labour cards are issued to employees by the free zone authority, acting in conjunction with the university or college. Most higher education establishments ...more »

Immigration law not created equally according to study
Phys.OrgJune 26, 2013

"Because of structural barriers, such as access to educational opportunities and acquisition of skills in the countries where they were born, women have fewer opportunities than men to apply as principal visa holders or for employment-based visas...more »

The great 457 debate
The North West StarJune 25, 2013

Chefs and hospitality workers make up the vast majority of 457 visa workers accepted into Queensland and support regional Australian businesses providing services for small communities whose citizens often work in high-paid industry jobs. Mr Katter ...more »

Filipinas on UAE tourist visas barred from leaving for Dubai
The NationalJune 25, 2013

Juliet Lasalita, the manager of a recruitment agency in Al Ain, said it was common for Filipinos to travel to Dubai on tourist visas, then fly on to countries where the Philippines bans its citizens from working. "For years, Dubai has served as a ...more »

Schumer visa plan: A new path for Irish immigrants
The Journal News | LoHud.comJune 25, 2013

Charles Schumer of New York, the leader of the so-called “Gang of Eight” senators who negotiated the bipartisan immigration overhaul, received the blessing of his colleagues to insert a proposal for 10,500 annual new work visas for Irish citizens ...more »

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