Monthly Archives: April 2013

Education consultant Karan Gupta demystifies the student visa
process

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Most study-abroad aspirants have completed their applications to universities and are about to begin their visa process. Although the basic premise that students need to … Continue

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Government app becomes Australia's latest jobs finder

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Smartphone users in Australia can now search through some 40,000 job vacancies using a new, free government app. The app, which is available on iTunes … Continue

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QBE moves 100 IT jobs to India

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Local team shrinks by a third. Insurer QBE will move almost a third of its Australian IT workforce offshore after a disappointing 2012 financial year … Continue

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Immigration Bill Aims to Close Loopholes, Open Citizenship to
Millions

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Many in the Coastal Bend know someone who was not born in this country; some are now citizens, others want to be. They include people … Continue

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CSA applauds the inclusion of the Canadian Retiree Visa in
comprehensive immigration reform bill

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The Canadian Snowbird Association applauds the inclusion of the JOLT (Jobs Originated through Launching Travel) Act in the comprehensive immigration reform legislation announced yesterday in … Continue

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Federal Skilled Worker Details Revealed Today

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On April 18, 2013, Canadian Immigration Minister Jason Kenney announced final details about Federal Skilled Worker Program, scheduled to begin accepting applications on May 4, … Continue

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US immigration reforms to hit Indian IT companies

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India is worried at the negative impact of a proposed US immigration bill—which seeks to boost more local hires in the IT industry—on profit margins of Indian companies. On … Continue

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Belgium to open six new visa application centres in India

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Belgium will soon extend its visa application centre services to six new places in India, taking the total number of centres in the country to … Continue

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Immigration bill increases visas for skilled workers, tightens rules

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The Senate immigration bill outlined Tuesday attempts to meet long-sought demands from America’s technology sector for more high-skilled workers from abroad to fill the gap … Continue

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The Best Jobs In Canada, 2013

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Canadian Business magazine has released the latest edition of its Best Jobs in Canada list, and the not-too-surprising verdict is in: You need high skills … Continue

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Canadian Jobs Move to New Industries

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The recession has shifted the areas of employment growth in Canada according to a new Stats Can study on the country’s job market. The analysis … Continue

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U.S. holds visa lottery for 85,000 skilled workers

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A U.S. visa program ran a lottery on Sunday to award 85,000 slots for high-skilled workers just one week after the application period opened, the … Continue

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US receives 50,000 H-1B visas applications on first day

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US received almost 50,000 packages of H-1B visa applications a first day, which is thoughtful of the unexpected rush in demand of the nation’s most … Continue

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US economy adds just 88,000 jobs in March

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The US economy added just 88,000 jobs in March; the lowest increase for nine months, official data has shown. The number was much weaker than … Continue

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Overseas migration accounts for 60% of population growth in
Australia

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Australia’s population grew by 1.7% during the year to the end of September 2012 with net overseas migration contributing 60% to the growth, the latest … Continue

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New Visa Would Allow At Least 20,000 Low-Wage Workers To Come To
U.S.

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The Senate is planning an immigration reform that would allow the introduction of a new visa for low-wage workers. Visa strategy is mulled by the … Continue

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Asian buyers attracted by Portugal’s new visa for property
investment scheme

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The decision by Portugal to follow Spain and grant visas to property investors from outside the European Union is expected to help boost the real … Continue

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India raises concern over Saudi's new labour policy

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India on Saturday raised its concern with Saudi Arabia over its policy of reserving 10 per cent jobs for locals, a decision which will hit … Continue

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H1B visas may be decided through lottery this year

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The much sought-after H-1B work visas could be decided through lottery this year, industry experts and officials feel based on initial feedback from companies, as … Continue

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