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We are now heading towards our thirtieth anniversary year in 2018. workpermit.com is one of the most influential visa services firms in the World, and is also a top Global News Service. About seven million people a year visit a workpermit.com site. Our news reports appear as top news stories in google search around the World.
In the beginning of 2018 we will be launching our new customer service chatbots and will gradually be providing more and more artificial intelligence based services online.
We are enclosing below details of some of our most popular news reports over the last twelve months.
Trump requirements for H1B and L1 US visa holders mean mandatory face to face interviews for US Green Cards
L1 visa and H1B visa holders and other non-immigrant visa holders will need to attend an in person interview in order to gain employment based permanent residence, also known as a US Green Card, as part of Donald Trump's 'extreme vetting' of immigrants.
UK Tier 2 Visa Immigrants must earn £35,000 to settle from April 2016
From 6 April 2016 most Tier 2 visa immigrants from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) must be earning £35,000 or more to qualify for UK indefinite leave to remain (also known as permanent residence), says the Home Office. Theresa May said the new rules will help to reduce the number of non-European Union/EEA nationals and their dependants that are granted permanent residence each year from 60,000 to 20,000.
UK Visa Tier 2 Visa £1,000 Immigration Skills Charge from 6 April 2017
A series of changes under the Immigration Act, 2016 will substantially increase the cost of applications for Tier 2 Visas by employers with Tier 2 Sponsorship Licences who allocate Tier 2 Certificates of Sponsorship (CoS) on or after 6 April, 2017. The much maligned Immigration Skills Charge was among the UK Visa changes.
Donald Trump US Visa plans to scrutinise L1 visa holders at Indian IT firms
United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) have confirmed plans for more scrutiny of foreign workers in the US on L1 visas in 2017. The plans mean that Indian IT companies, with a base in the US, will face more frequent visits from USCIS officials. Donald Trump has mentioned a number of times that he would make it harder for companies to employ overseas skilled workers.
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