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Filling the gaps: H-2A visas help farmers tend their fieldsA Dangerous Demographic Shift And A Case For Asteroid MiningBrexit Britain is still open for... holidaysFilling the gaps: H-2A visas help farmers tend their fieldsTrump vs. Clinton on Immigration: Moody's economist explains why there's a clear choiceRecent laws in Saudi reinforce migrant workers' vulnerabilityExpats using business loophole to stay in UAE after retirementSushma springs to the aid of workers in JeddahL Visa: Come to the US by expanding your businessCrew stuck for months on cargo ship 'under arrest' off Fort LauderdaleEx-workers fault Aspen coffee shopHow the crackdown in Turkey is affecting international academic collaborationMalta denied work visas to North Koreans as human rights advocates push for changeMonogram – There and Back AgainMalta denied work visas for North Koreans over alleged 'slave' abuses tied to nuke program

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Brexit, freedom, the West Indies, and a new world order
Jamaica ObserverJuly 1, 2016

Is this too much to ask? Their economy is resilient, strong reserves, high employment, low inflation. They need no sympathy, but man-to-man is unjust. They were EU fringe — not in the Euro or Schenzen visas, yet pay full fare. They resisted Romans ...more »

RAMPELL: What trade opponents really don't like
Asbury Park PressJuly 1, 2016

For all its controversy, even the North American Free Trade Agreement had relatively little effect on U.S. employment, according to studies from the Congressional Research Service, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, and others ...more »

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Filling the gaps: H-2A visas help farmers tend their fields
Lompoc RecordJuly 31, 2016

An H-2A worker comes from another country to work for a designated period — from two to 10 months — during which they carry an H-2A visa. After their time is up, the workers are required to return to their home country. While the farmworkers are in ...more »

A Dangerous Demographic Shift And A Case For Asteroid Mining
Seeking AlphaJuly 31, 2016

Demographic trends are set to accelerate, and are also reflected in the populations of Europe and China. The current path of stimulus is likely to have unforeseen long-term disastrous effects to business quality. With many countries trying to spur ...more »

Brexit Britain is still open for... holidays
Express.co.ukJuly 31, 2016

He said a combination of the referendum campaign and confusion about whether visas will now be required for European visitors was responsible for the collapse in bookings. Payne said that the hospitality sector, which accounts for more than 10 per cent ...more »

Filling the gaps: H-2A visas help farmers tend their fields
Santa Maria Times (subscription)July 31, 2016

An H-2A worker comes from another country to work for a designated period — from two to 10 months — during which they carry an H-2A visa. After their time is up, the workers are required to return to their home country. While the farmworkers are in ...more »

Trump vs. Clinton on Immigration: Moody's economist explains why there's a clear choice
Philly.comJuly 31, 2016

He's not talking about raids on homes to round up the undocumented and deport them, but he would make their gainful employment prohibitively difficult. He is calling for a ... Temporary visas for both skilled and unskilled workers would also be expanded.more »

Recent laws in Saudi reinforce migrant workers' vulnerability
Migrant RightsJuly 31, 2016

Last month, the Ministry of Interior made a statement “warning” migrants against overstaying their visas. Migrants who overstay their visa or abscond (leave their employment without employer's permission) face up to a 50,000 riyal fine and six months ...more »

Expats using business loophole to stay in UAE after retirement
The NationalJuly 30, 2016

ABU DHABI // Experts said a growing number of expatriates are investing in businesses or establishing free zone companies as a loophole to allow them to continue living here after retirement. Companies are allowed to force their expat workers to retire ...more »

Sushma springs to the aid of workers in Jeddah
The HinduJuly 30, 2016

V.K. Singh would travel to KSA early next week, while his colleague M.J. Akbar would work the phones and speak with his counterparts in Riyadh and Kuwait city to help Indians get their back wages and new employment if possible. Plummeting ... Companies ...more »

L Visa: Come to the US by expanding your business
Asianjournal.comJuly 30, 2016

Filipinos can acquire visas by expanding their business to the United States. The L-1 visa enables United States employers to transfer existing executives, managers, or employees with specialized knowledge from an affiliated foreign office to an office ...more »

Crew stuck for months on cargo ship 'under arrest' off Fort Lauderdale
Sun SentinelJuly 29, 2016

The ship's last cargo was offloaded just before it was seized April 23 because of a financial dispute between its owner and the company that chartered it, Afco Shipping Line LLC, according to Alan Swimmer, president of National Maritime Services Inc ...more »

Ex-workers fault Aspen coffee shop
Aspen Daily NewsJuly 29, 2016

“After speaking with other employees and ex-employees from Victoria's I heard they all had similar stories. Many of them are on work visas and speak English as a second language, and are too scared to speak up or unsure who to contact about nonpayment ...more »

How the crackdown in Turkey is affecting international academic collaboration
Inside Higher EdJuly 29, 2016

At the same time, Levin said, he's received increasing numbers of requests for employment at Stockholm from Turkish scholars and foreign scholars based at Turkish universities. “There's a short-term and a long-term consequence of this,” Levin said.more »

Malta denied work visas to North Koreans as human rights advocates push for change
UPI.comJuly 29, 2016

Government officials in Valletta, Malta, pictured, declined to grant extensions to work visas earlier this year for about 20 North Korean laborers amid allegations that Pyongyang is taking two-thirds of the workers' wages, perhaps to invest in its ...more »

Monogram – There and Back Again
Bluegrass TodayJuly 28, 2016

Looking at the conditions governing the entry of foreigners in the USA, the band found out that they probably belong in the P category (work visa), i.e. people with exceptional abilities in science, arts, education, business or athletes. Based on this ...more »

Malta denied work visas for North Koreans over alleged 'slave' abuses tied to nuke program
UPI.comJuly 28, 2016

Government officials in Valletta, Malta, pictured, declined to grant extensions to work visas earlier this year for about 20 North Korean laborers amid allegations that Pyongyang is taking two-thirds of the workers' wages to invest in the communist ...more »

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