Visas. Legal news and articles for November 20 - 30, 2013

SBS Consulting Serves as a Gateway to Singapore Business Setup and Work...The Foreign Employment Bureau informs the public not to go for employment in ...Changes in Australia's temporary work visa programmeIndian students 'put off' by UK changes to post-study work visasThe domestic workers forced into modern slaveryACTU calls for working holiday visa re-think amid youth unemployment concernsAustralian unions speak out about 457 visa 'abuse'ACTU calls for working holiday visa re-thinkObama Calls for Quick Action on Immigration, and So Does a HecklerHalf of Britons think Romanians and Bulgarians should not be allowed to live ...Survey shows labor picture improved in OctoberA New Boom Starting Up in DubaiWhat Are You Doing After Graduation? International College Students Start ...Free interns not 'working' under lawNumber of Irish work permits issued to skilled non-nationals fell in 2012

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SBS Consulting Serves as a Gateway to Singapore Business Setup and Work...
SBWire (press release)November 30, 2013

Many foreign entrepreneurs, investors and enterprises who intend to start a Singapore company immensely rely on the Singapore company registration and Singapore work visa services of SBS Consulting, a leading corporate solution provider in the island ...more »

The Foreign Employment Bureau informs the public not to go for employment in ...
SLBCNovember 29, 2013

The Bureau of Foreign Employment informs the public not to go for employment in foreign countries on tourist visas. Foreign Employment Bureau Deputy General Manager Mangala Randeniya said that it had been revealed that currently a large number of Sri ...more »

Changes in Australia's temporary work visa programme
US Migration ExpertNovember 27, 2013

There are also aims to guarantee market wages, rather the minimum salary (MSL), which would severely impact on the mining industry due to the amount of 457 visa holders employed by this industry. The review of the programme is designed to address fears ...more »

Indian students 'put off' by UK changes to post-study work visas
The Information DailyNovember 26, 2013

9 out of 10 Indian students questioned in a poll said that their peers would be discouraged from studying in the UK after it scrapped the post-study work visa last year. Think tank IPPR, in a survey of 500 young Indians who planned to study abroad ...more »

The domestic workers forced into modern slavery
The GuardianNovember 26, 2013

Domestic workers operating under the new visa system, which was introduced in April 2012, can be forced to work long hours, are not paid the minimum wage, denied overtime pay or simply not paid at all. And women who thought they would be working in ...more »

ACTU calls for working holiday visa re-think amid youth unemployment concerns
Yahoo!7 NewsNovember 26, 2013

The Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) is urging a re-think of the working holiday visa program because of the high rate of entry-level youth unemployment. ACTU president Ged Kearney says that while the issue is complex, the Government should ...more »

Australian unions speak out about 457 visa 'abuse'
Workpermit.comNovember 26, 2013

An Australian trade union alleges that two multinational companies deliberately abused the 457 visa scheme to employ Hungarian construction workers in a Sydney suburb on pay which was about 40% of the going rate. The Australian Fair Work Ombudsman ...more »

ACTU calls for working holiday visa re-think
ABC OnlineNovember 26, 2013

The Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) is urging a re-think of the working holiday visa program because of the high rate of entry-level youth unemployment. ACTU president Ged Kearney says that while the issue is complex, the Government should ...more »

Obama Calls for Quick Action on Immigration, and So Does a Heckler
New York TimesNovember 26, 2013

Under those terms, foreigners who had been waiting the longest for family and employment green cards, including many Asians, could receive their visas quickly. But the bill would also eliminate categories of green cards for siblings of United States ...more »

Half of Britons think Romanians and Bulgarians should not be allowed to live ...
Telegraph.co.ukNovember 25, 2013

A Channel 5 News survey found 47 per cent of people thought migrants from the two countries should have no right to live, work or claim benefits in the UK and 56 per cent of respondents believed immigration had resulted in a negative impact on Britain ...more »

Survey shows labor picture improved in October
Capital PressNovember 25, 2013

Washington was 3.6 percent short of the agricultural labor it needed in October, according a monthly survey by the state Department of Employment Security. That's barely above the 3.4 percent in October a year ago and less ... The shortage would have ...more »

A New Boom Starting Up in Dubai
New York TimesNovember 25, 2013

Because visas depend on employment status, a failed company can force a family to flee. Moreover, debt rules can be harsh: Tales abound of bounced checks landing executives in prison. “In America, if you fail, it's O.K.; bounce back. But here if you ...more »

What Are You Doing After Graduation? International College Students Start ...
StateImpact FloridaNovember 22, 2013

Like their American citizen peers, many of these students want to find work after graduating. One of the ways to do that is to apply now for optional practical training (OPT) visas that would allow them to work after graduation. Students who apply for ...more »

Free interns not 'working' under law
The Japan NewsNovember 20, 2013

This creates a paradoxical situation in which it is difficult for immigration authorities to take legal action when a student without a work visa works at a hotel and is not paid, although authorities can take legal action if a student without a work...more »

Number of Irish work permits issued to skilled non-nationals fell in 2012
Siliconrepublic.comNovember 20, 2013

“The figures also reveal that the ICT industry is still leading the board for the numbers of Irish work permit visas issued,” Shanahan said. “This isn't surprising because the lack of a qualified workforce in certain IT professions has been well ...more »

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