Monthly Archives: February 2013

Italy welcomes highly skilled immigrants with an EU Blue Card

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Italy has implemented the EU Blue Card to fill the skills shortage gap, the country is facing at the moment. EU Blue Card establishes a … Continue

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Australia streamlines visa processing for overseas students

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Technical and further educational sector needs organized visa scheme and this should be for all overseas students applying for Australia student visa. Student visa streamlining … Continue

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USA issued 50% more Student Visa in 2012

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2012 saw more Indian students getting USA Student Visa mostly in higher educational and professional courses of mathematics, science and technology. Approx. 7,000 visas were … Continue

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3 months visa for journalists: Malaysia

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Foreign journalists who want to work in Myanmar are now entitled to a 3 month visa. It’s a step taken by the Myanmar Government to … Continue

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Wisconsin adds 20,500 jobs in 2012

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Latest reports by Department of Workforce Development have stated that Gov. Scott Walker’s administration was successful in creating 20,500 jobs in 2012. Jobs were mostly … Continue

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USA Guest-Worker Visa for foreign workers

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Labor Union leaders and USA’s business leaders are joining hands to propose for a new visa program called as “Guest Worker Visa”. This will allow … Continue

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Offshore outsourcers benefit the most from H1B visas: Computerworld

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As per a recent report the Top 10 companies benefitting from H-1B visas are offshore outsourcers. “The data shows: Top H-1B users are offshore outsourcers,” … Continue

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New Visa Rules for Danish Tourists Visiting India

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Tourists from Denmark who want to visit India need to provide additional documents for visa approval under new visa rules which came into effect on … Continue

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EU Blue Card – Belgium: A work permit for highly qualified
professionals

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Belgian government has amended the visa regulations governing the employment of foreign professionals workers as per European Blue Card directive. EU Blue Card is designed … Continue

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David Cameron lures Indian Investors & Students

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Indian businesses and students are invited to UK with new relaxed visa regulations. British Prime Minister David Cameron who is on visit to the sub … Continue

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Family Friendly Finland Requires Skilled Professionals

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Finland has started issuing EU Blue Card from 1st Jan 2012 in accordance with the EU’s directive for highly qualified third-country nationals. EU Blue Card … Continue

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Italy Joins the EU Blue Card Band wagon

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Italy is looking to accept foreign professionals to develop its economy and to fill the skills shortage gap the country is facing due to scarcity … Continue

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Netherlands faces acute shortage of engineers

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Technical sector of Netherlands with an annual turnover of € 80 billion has received orders exceeding its capacity from emerging markets. Companies are not able … Continue

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New Visa for Foreign Entrepreneurs to set up their Business
Start-ups

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A new immigration bill called as “Startup Act 3.0” to be introduced. This will help create a new USA Entrepreneur Visa for foreign-born entrepreneurs cum … Continue

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New Immigrant Visa Fee announced by USA Embassy

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Individuals who are issued U.S. immigrant visas outside of the country have to pay the new USCIS Immigrant Fee of $165 USD with effective from … Continue

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Visa on arrivals in India registers 24.4 % growth

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According to an Indian official spokesman, the visa on arrivals in India registered a growth of 24.4 per cent in January 2013. In what may … Continue

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GCC nationals get 90-day visa exemption for medical treatment

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Visa exemption benefit is limited to medical patients only and also covers 3 accompanying individuals. Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) nationals who intend to visit Thailand … Continue

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157,000 Jobs Added in January, Dow above 14,000.

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Positive news on employment made the Dow Jones Industrial Average zoom past 14,000, first time since 2007. USA government’s report on labor market showed that … Continue

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Asians to benefit the most from STEM Visa Immigration Reform

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Latest USA Immigration reform which focused on highly skilled workers from STEM stream, mostly the H1B visa program will be benefit for mostly Asian immigrants. … Continue

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