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Immigration
The immigration issue is often debated in terms of justice, rights and the protection of our borders, but there's a business story to be told as well. The question is: Can the U.S. economy really function without undocumented workers?
SIOUX CITY, Iowa — In his first trip to Western Iowa, an area he described as “Republican country,” Texas Governor Rick Perry defended his immigration and border security experience, further explaining his support of legislation that provides in-state tuition for illegal immigrants. Perry stressed the...
The Obama administration on Friday sought to repeal a harsh new Alabama law on immigration, setting up the latest clash between the White House and Republican state leaders over the thorny issue of undocumented migrants.
Educators and immigration advocates are blaming Alabama's controversial new immigration law for widespread absences among Hispanic kids in the state's public school system this week. The omnibus law, like most of the state-level anti-illegal immigration legislation passed over the past two years, operates via "attrition through enforcement"--a deliberate effort to encourage illegal immigrants to ...
The federal government asked an appeals court Friday to stop Alabama officials from enforcing a strict immigration law that has already driven Hispanic students from public schools and migrant workers from towns, warning that it opens the door to discrimination against even legal residents.
The federal government asked an appeals court Friday to halt the Alabama immigration law considered by many the toughest in the U.S., saying it could have dire diplomatic consequences abroad, invites discrimination and merely forces illegal immigrants into neighboring states.
The U.S. government asked an appeals court Friday to halt the Alabama immigration law considered by many the toughest in the nation, saying it could have dire diplomatic consequences abroad, invites discrimination and merely forces illegal immigrants into neighboring states.
H-1 Visa
CONCERNING A COLLEGE degree, with unemployment running about 9 percent, I feel that the H-1 B Worker Visa approvals need to stop. This would provide more opportunity for U.S. college graduates. My feeling is, if there is 9 percent unemployment, then the guest worker population is 9 percent too high. Send these guest workers home and give a job to our own college graduates.
Strong offshore and onshore presence has helped Collabera tide over the problem of rising rejection rates for US visas, said Mr Mohan Sekhar, President and Chief Operating Officer.
On September 8, the U.S. Circuit of Appeals for the 5th Circuit, in a unanimous decision, ruled that “contrary to the BIA’s interpretation in Matter of Wang, the benefits of 8 U.S.C. section 1153(h)(3) unambiguously apply to all petitions described in section 1153(h)(2)…” Thus, in the clearest and most persuasive Federal Court decision discussing CSPA’s “automatic conversion” clause, the 5th ...
The DHS has commendably issued policies urging prosecutorial discretion in recent months recognizing its inability to deport all undocumented immigrants, and designating certain deportable deserving discretion immigrants under a low priority status . Especially noteworthy is the June 17 Morton Memo on prosecutorial discretion, which urges against enforcement of individuals who came to the US as ...
There exists a budget-neutral initiative that Congress could enact today to help our companies better compete globally so they can grow and create more and better American jobs. That initiative is to reform our broken immigration laws.
Soccer:All the latest team news ahead of this weekend's Premier League programme.
OK, LET’S JUST spend another $450 billion to fix this mess that our Congress has got us into. Obama says it is paid for? Sure will be, out of your pocket, which you don’t have. Stop spending, unless it is to fix the infrastructure in this country.
H-1b Visa
IT outsourcing companies are starting to feel the pinch from increased U.S. government scrutiny of H-1B and other nonimmigrant visa programs. The latest investigation into misuse of the H-1B visa program comes from the Social Security Administration. read more
An audit of H-1B visa holders revealed that many abuse the program's privileges.
U.S. businesses use the H-1B program to employ foreign workers in specialty occupations that require theoretical or technical expertise in specialized fields, such as scientists, engineers, or computer programmers.
As an economist, Takao Kato studies unintended consequences of public policy decisions. As a professor at Colgate with many international students in his classes, he considers their prospects for gainful employment in the United States. That connection inspired a research project he conducted with Chad Sparber, assistant professor of economics.
Grants target industries in 20 states and DC that rely on H-1B visa program for skilled workers WASHINGTON, Oct. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Labor today announced $159,266,650 in grants to 36 public-private partnerships serving 20 states and the District of...
As a result of public input during recent outreach sessions in the CNMI, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services issued Thursday the procedures and requirements that will now allow foreign workers applying for H-1B and other nonimmigrant classification to remain in the CNMI and continue working while awaiting a decision on their application.
Perhaps this is old news, but the U.S. appears to be losing its edge in attracting and retaining not only the best and the brightest, but even those who possess a minimum of an undergraduate degree.
Visa Application
The South African government did not refuse to grant the Dalai Lama a visa, the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) has clarified.
The way government has dealt with the Dalai Lama's visa application reflects poorly on all those responsible, the FW de Klerk Foundation said on Thursday.
A decision on the Dalai Lama's South African visa application will not be made public, the department of international relations and co-operation says.
Johannesburg - A decision on the Dalai Lama's South African visa application will not be made public, the Department of International Relations and Co-operation said on Sunday.
The COPE accused the government of “blatant dishonesty” on Wednesday over the Dalai Lama's visa application. COPE condemned the erosion of the rights of Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu and the citizens of the country, party leader Mosiuoa Lekota said in a statement.
CAPE TOWN, South Africa — An invitation to an 80th birthday party rarely causes ripples — unless it’s the Dalai Lama who’s trying to attend birthday festivities for fellow Nobel Peace Prize winner Archbishop Desmond Tutu. The Dalai Lama will be unable to attend Tutu’s birthday party on Friday (Oct. 7) after the South African government refused to act on a visa application for the exiled leader ...
Cape Town, Oct 3 (ANI): The South African government's Department of International Relations and Cooperation has said it will not make Tibetan leader Dalai Lama's visa application public.
Visa Fiancee
The Netherlands will block Bulgaria and Romania's aspirations to joint the visa-free Schengen Area, the Dutch government has decided, confirming earlier forecasts and reports. The Netherlands will be opposed even to a modified "partial" or "two-phase" membership in Schengen for Bulgaria and Romania at the upcoming External Affairs EU Council sitting on September 22, Elaine De Boer, a ...
Long Beach, California immigration attorney Janis Peterson-Lord celebrates her 10th anniversary as a sole practitioner representing the needs of clients in all areas of immigration lawLong Beach, California (PRWEB) September 16, 2011 Attorney Janis Peterson-Lord is proudly celebrating her 10th anniversary with her own practice. ...
The refugee debate is the spawn of vulgarity and technology.
The road to U.S. citizenship isn’t easy, with questions to be answered about the U.S. Constitution and national history that would stump some natural-born citizens.
A decided ennui has overtaken Canberra, or at least the Press Gallery. There's a general sense that politics at the moment is truly wretched, a Sisyphean ordeal. Read more on the blog...
Hill & Knowlton director of strategy and planning Sally Hart has joined Porter Novelli Sydney as principal of the Consumer Lifestyle Practice with the announcement that Lisa Tantillo, who holds the position, is to take 12 months maternity leave from next month. Clients within the division include Visa, PepsiCo, Tourism Australia and V Energy [...]
An ordeal lasting more than two years for Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal came to an end in Iran today, when the two 29-year-old University of California Berkeley grads were freed at last from Tehran's Evin Prison.
Immigration Law
The Department of Justice has asked a federal appeals court to block enforcement of Alabama's new immigration law.
The federal government asked an appeals court Friday to stop Alabama officials from enforcing a strict immigration law that has already driven Hispanic students from public schools and migrant workers from towns, warning that it opens the door to discrimination against even legal residents.
The Obama administration has asked a federal appeals court to block a tough new immigration law in Alabama from going into effect, saying it "invites discrimination against many foreign-born citizens and lawfully present aliens."
The federal government asked an appeals court on Friday to halt an Alabama immigration law considered by many as the toughest in the United States, saying it invites discrimination against foreign-born citizens and legal immigrants.
The Obama administration has asked a federal appeals court to block a tough new immigration law in Alabama from going into effect, saying it "invites discrimination against many foreign-born citizens and lawfully present aliens."
The Obama administration has asked a federal appeals court to block a tough new immigration law in Alabama from going into effect, saying it "invites discrimination against many foreign-born citizens and lawfully present aliens."
The federal government asked an appeals court Friday to halt the Alabama immigration law considered by many the toughest in the U.S., saying it could have dire diplomatic consequences abroad, invites discrimination and merely forces illegal immigrants into neighboring states.
Visa Requirements
The Federal Government says it will loosen some visa requirements for international students in an effort to draw more people to Australian universities.
As a result of public input during recent outreach sessions in the CNMI, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services issued Thursday the procedures and requirements that will now allow foreign workers applying for H-1B and other nonimmigrant classification to remain in the CNMI and continue working while awaiting a decision on their application.
U.S. Sen. Mark Warner is backing a proposal to make U.S. tourist visas easier for foreigners to get. Warner said obtaining a visa can be difficult, and that improving the process would boost tourism....
Witnessing a steep decline in foreigners' enrollment in its universities, Australia on Thursday announced that it would relax some visa requirements to win back overseas students, including Indians.
The new rules will include streamlined visa processing, less burdensome financial guarantees and the introduction of a post-study work visa.
The Commission has confirmed reports that citizens of Bosnia and Herzegovina, an EU hopeful for which Brussels lifted visa requirements in November 2010, could again be subjected to the cumbersome procedure, due to the large number of asylum-seekers from this country. More »
WASHINGTON -- Taiwan's application for inclusion in the United States' visa waiver program (VWP) is continuing to head toward the finish line and progress will be in sight in the very near term, the U.S. assistant secretary of state for East Asian and Pacific Affairs said Tuesday.
Arizona Immigration
As Alabama and Arizona embrace harsh new immigration laws, the state of Rhode Island is quietly going the other way. Governor Lincoln D. Chafee, who took office in January, has dismantled Rhode Island's vigorous campaign against illegal immigration in recent months, ditching E-verify, revoking the State Police's authority to enforce federal immigration laws, and most recently, leading the charge ...
US teachers unions and Hispanic activists said Wednesday that an Arizona-style immigration law upheld by a federal judge last week is creating a "humanitarian crisis" as thousands of parents keep their children home, fearing that teachers will act as immigration agents.
The Real Arizona Coalition has canceled its Arizona Immigration Solutions Conference in Yuma due to a lack of registered guests for Saturday's event at Arizona Western College."For the numbers of people that we were getting (in Yuma), we just couldn't justify...
As Alabama and Arizona embrace harsh new immigration laws, the state of Rhode Island is quietly going the other way. Governor Lincoln D. Chafee, who took office in January, has dismantled Rhode Island’s vigorous campaign against illegal immigration in recent months, ditching E-verify, revoking the State Police’s authority to enforce federal immigration laws, and most recently, leading the charge ...
Arizona Senate President Russell Pearce and his opponent in a recall election met in their first debate Thursday, sparring over illegal immigration and its financial impact on education and businesses.
After suing Arizona, Alabama over immigration laws, the Obama administration looks to other states Fate of New Program Under 'Obamacare' in Doubt
AMANDA LEE MYERS Associated Press PHOENIX Arizona Senate President Russell Pearce and his opponent in a recall election met in their first debate Thursday, sparring over illegal immigration and its financial impact on education and businesses. Pearce faces charter school executive Jerry Lewis, a fellow Republican, in the Nov. 8 recall election that resulted from a petition drive. Pearce is known ...
Immigration
The immigration issue is often debated in terms of justice, rights and the protection of our borders, but there's a business story to be told as well. The question is: Can the U.S. economy really function without undocumented workers?
SIOUX CITY, Iowa — In his first trip to Western Iowa, an area he described as “Republican country,” Texas Governor Rick Perry defended his immigration and border security experience, further explaining his support of legislation that provides in-state tuition for illegal immigrants. Perry stressed the...
The Obama administration on Friday sought to repeal a harsh new Alabama law on immigration, setting up the latest clash between the White House and Republican state leaders over the thorny issue of undocumented migrants.
Educators and immigration advocates are blaming Alabama's controversial new immigration law for widespread absences among Hispanic kids in the state's public school system this week. The omnibus law, like most of the state-level anti-illegal immigration legislation passed over the past two years, operates via "attrition through enforcement"--a deliberate effort to encourage illegal immigrants to ...
The federal government asked an appeals court Friday to stop Alabama officials from enforcing a strict immigration law that has already driven Hispanic students from public schools and migrant workers from towns, warning that it opens the door to discrimination against even legal residents.
The federal government asked an appeals court Friday to halt the Alabama immigration law considered by many the toughest in the U.S., saying it could have dire diplomatic consequences abroad, invites discrimination and merely forces illegal immigrants into neighboring states.
The U.S. government asked an appeals court Friday to halt the Alabama immigration law considered by many the toughest in the nation, saying it could have dire diplomatic consequences abroad, invites discrimination and merely forces illegal immigrants into neighboring states.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration sought an immediate order on Friday to block Alabama's strict new immigration law pending appeal, arguing it was already driving immigrants out of the state.
The federal government asked an appeals court Friday to stop Alabama officials from enforcing a strict immigration measure that has already driven Hispanic students from public schools and migrant workers from towns, warning that it opens the door to discrimination against even legal residents.
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