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US visa wait for more than 12,000 Afghans who helped US in War

23:45 21/10/2016
In June 2016, reported how top US Army General, John Nicholson, urged US lawmakers to preserve the Afghan immigration visa programme for those Afghan civilians who aided the US-led...

Australian 457 visas granted for thousands of medical jobs in last financial year

16:17 20/10/2016
According to recent data, over 2,600 foreign nationals were granted government-sponsored, Australian 457 visas during the 2015-2016 financial year to come and do jobs that couldn’t be filled by...

UK Work permits possible Brexit option to curb UK immigration numbers

13:57 18/10/2016
Newly installed Home Secretary, Amber Rudd, has confirmed that a work permit system is one of many options being considered in a bid to restrict the number of EU citizens coming to the UK, post-...

US nonimmigrant visa filings in Jamaica increase by 117 per cent

19:04 16/10/2016
According to the Counsellor for Public Affairs at the US Embassy in Jamaica, Joshua Polacheck, applications for US non-immigrant visas – mainly the B-1 business visitor visa and B-2 visitor for...

2743 Tier 2 Visa Certificates of Sponsorship Available for Allocation in September

15:34 16/10/2016
Employers with a Tier 2 Sponsorship licence need to also have a Tier 2 certificate of sponsorship for each overseas employee that they wish to employ. We are covering below details of the monthly...

India receives highest number of H-1B and L-1 visas despite USCIS Visa fee increases

15:28 16/10/2016
During the August 2016 visit to India, Michele Bond, the US Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs revealed that despite a hike in USCIS H-1B and L-1 visa fees on December 19, 2015, Indian...