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 hassle free admission procedure for skilled foreigners with work experience. EU Blue Card – Italy can be issued to the … Read More

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 will ensure fraud is less and genuine student number increase. “The 14 per cent decline in VET sector enrolments in … Read More

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 issued to Indian students in 2012, double than 2011. “More than one lakh Indian students are currently enrolled in US … Read More

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 move towards liberalization of the press. “Our country is opening up. We have to reduce our previous rules and regulations,” … Read More

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 in private sector. The industry segment that saw the most number of jobs were the: healthcare, IT, engineering, manufacturing and … Read More

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 U.S. companies to hire foreign professionals for jobs which the required talent is scarce in the country.  “We are now … Read More

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,” “based on the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) data analysed, the major beneficiaries of the proposed increase in the … Read More

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 February 1st, 2013. Extra documents required are: An invitation letter Paid plane tickets Hotel reservations Bank statement proving that they … Read More

EU Blue Card – Belgium: A work permit for highly…

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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 to attract and retain highly qualified workers from foreign countries. Card has the distinction of combining of an authorization to … Read More

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 continent declared same-day visa services for investors and also promised that there would be no cap on the number of … Read More