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PROs in the UAE clueless on new visa rulesFormer Employees Allege Widespread Illegality at Taxpayer-Backed Solar ...Options for hiring foreign workers after H-1B visa rejectionHow much UAE visa will cost after increaseEU must 'take urgent action' to ensure safety of refugeesFarm labor recruiter alleges visa backlogEmployment And Social Development Canada Clarifies Wage Requirements For ...Farm labor recruiter alleges visa backlogSticking it to the GOP on deportationsJackson Asks for Broadcom's Data on Race, Gender of EmployeesApproved H-1B? Get the ball rolling on your consular application now!Translator promised assistance in America receives littleYou are allowed to have multiple visasThailand asks Libyan authorities to waive visa rules as the need for a speedy ...Can 457 visa holder sponsor their parents?

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This is an invasion!
KIWARadio.comJuly 1, 2014

This employment is illegal under a law enacted in 1986, but some employers ignore the law and hire illegal workers in the underground economy. ... There is also a significant portion of the illegal alien population that arrives with visas and stays ...more »

What New Graduates NEED to Know About Applying for Jobs Internationally
Huffington PostJuly 1, 2014

Before you start applying for jobs internationally, do the basic research on what kind of work visas or permits you'll need to have to accept the position. Big multi-national corporations usually have whole departments that take care of that for you ...more »

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PROs in the UAE clueless on new visa rules
Khaleej TimesJuly 31, 2014

He noted that current residence visa costs Dh250 without deposit but expected that with the new regulation; this may soon include a Dh5,000 deposit that would be refundable upon cancellation. He also expected the cost of employment visa to increase.more »

Former Employees Allege Widespread Illegality at Taxpayer-Backed Solar ...
Washington Free BeaconJuly 31, 2014

Despite receiving $2.6 billion in taxpayer backing through President Barack Obama's stimulus package, they say, the company brazenly flouts U.S. laws that could slow production or hurt its bottom line. The stimulus was designed to put Americans back to ...more »

Options for hiring foreign workers after H-1B visa rejection
Lexology (registration)July 31, 2014

Businesses use the H-1B Visa program to employ foreign citizens to work in the U.S. in highly specialized fields, such as engineering, science and computer programming. When the number of petitions exceed the cap, as they do many years including this ...more »

How much UAE visa will cost after increase
gulfnews.comJuly 31, 2014

The residence visa for a family member of a worker employed by governmental bodies will cost Dh200 per year, while the charge for workers employed by private businesses and free zones as well as investors and partners of businesses will be Dh250.more »

EU must 'take urgent action' to ensure safety of refugees
TheParliamentMagazine.euJuly 31, 2014

... countries to look at all options, including resettlement, admission based on humanitarian needs, admission schemes based on private sponsorship, facilitated access to family reunification and the use of programmes such as student or employment visas.more »

Farm labor recruiter alleges visa backlog
Yakima Herald-RepublicJuly 31, 2014

A group of farm workers on their way to orchards in Eastern Washington has been stuck at the border for nine days awaiting their temporary work visas, said Dan Fazio, director of the Washington Farm Labor Association. The workers are running out of ...more »

Employment And Social Development Canada Clarifies Wage Requirements For ...
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)July 31, 2014

July 30, 2014 – Recent reforms to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program included a new delineation between "high-wage" and "low-wage" occupations, with new transition plan requirements for the former and new program caps and restrictions for the latter.more »

Farm labor recruiter alleges visa backlog
Yakima Herald-RepublicJuly 31, 2014

A group of farm workers on their way to orchards in Eastern Washington has been stuck at the border for nine days awaiting their temporary work visas, said Dan Fazio, director of the Washington Farm Labor Association. The workers are running out of ...more »

Sticking it to the GOP on deportations
Washington Post (blog)July 30, 2014

Joe Garcia of Florida, a key player on immigration, is circulating a memo among Dems arguing that the White House could take several actions that could appeal to such groups. Among them would be recapturing and re-issuing old work visas that have gone ...more »

Jackson Asks for Broadcom's Data on Race, Gender of Employees
Orange County Business JournalJuly 30, 2014

Irvine-based chipmaker Broadcom Corp. is among the latest large technology companies to be pressured to provide employment data on race and gender as concerns rise over diversity in the influential sector. ... The issue has gained prominence in recent ...more »

Approved H-1B? Get the ball rolling on your consular application now!
Lexology (registration)July 30, 2014

Getting an H-1B nonimmigrant visa for new employment with a private employer in the United States has become an obstacle course that now even requires winning a lottery. The process has become so complicated that H-1B beneficiaries lucky enough to ...more »

Translator promised assistance in America receives little
W*USA 9July 30, 2014

They informed him about a U.S. visa program that aims to relocate Afghani translators whose lives are in danger because of their efforts to help coalition forces. The program was modeled after one for Iraqi translators who helped U.S. troops during ...more »

You are allowed to have multiple visas
Jamaica ObserverJuly 30, 2014

Multiple non-immigrant visas are routinely issued at the Embassy - common combinations include the B1/B2 visitor's visa in addition to crew member (C1/D), student (F, M), employment-based (J, H) and performer (O, P) visa categories. As long as you ...more »

Thailand asks Libyan authorities to waive visa rules as the need for a speedy ...
Bangkok PostJuly 30, 2014

Chakkrit Suwannasan, owner of Silver and Gold Development Placement Co, one of the job placement firms, said routes to Djerba and Crete were the best and the safest. Seeking exit visas for the workers during the end of Ramadan celebrations would ...more »

Can 457 visa holder sponsor their parents?
Australia ForumJuly 30, 2014

... in immigration centre in Australia or have to be done from Nepal? 3 Can we sponsor them & how much fund we need to show as a bank statement? 4 Since, she have good employment history, Can I show my partner payslip to apply? Please, help me guys.more »

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