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Workpermits UK moves department

10:55 10/01/2001
Following the recent break up of the Department for Education and Employment, 'workpermits UK', the government body who issue work permits, will now become part of the Home Office, and will be within...

The US President has signed the bill to increase the H-1B quota

13:18 23/10/2000
President Clinton signed the bill to increase the number of US temporary work visas for the next three years. The quota of the number of H-1B visas has been raised to 195,000 to allow skilled workers...

Visa waiver program is now permanent

13:49 18/10/2000
The visa waiver program allows nationals of certain countries to enter the US as tourist or business visitors for three months without obtaining visas from the US Embassy. The US House of...

Independent migration to the UK moves a step closer

16:40 15/10/2000
New Home Secretary David Blunkett announced that one of his priorities will be to introduce a scheme for independent migration to the UK ('Green Cards'). Although no more detail has been announced,...

H1B application costs will rise

17:44 12/10/2000
US employers wishing to hire an overseas worker for temporary skilled work under an H1B visa will now typically expect to pay $1110 instead of $610 (including the usual INS fee). The Senate just...

Innovator visa

11:48 01/10/2000
Latest News - The UK government has launched a new type of visa for ‘Innovators’ – those with good ideas and business experience but little capital. Innovator visas are not covered in this guide –...

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