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US state of Florida desperate for nurses, looks overseas

13:28 20/02/2006
A shortage of nurses throughout the US state of Florida isn't showing any signs of easing despite the best plans by hospitals to fill vacancies, newly released statistics show. The Florida Hospital...

11 countries gather to oppose US immigration law

15:45 15/02/2006
Latin American diplomats lobbied Washington this week against a tough immigration plan that would include a large wall along the Mexico- U.S. border to keep out illegal immigrants. Foreign ministers...

US tech industry pushes for more H-1B visas

14:18 13/02/2006
President Bush's recent call for more visas for skilled foreign workers increases the likelihood that relief is on the way for U.S. technology firms that say they are struggling to fill key positions...

Opinion: the catch-22 of US immigration policy

11:10 13/02/2006
This article appeared in the Washington Post, and is an opinion piece written by two lawyers. Stacy Caplow is a professor and director of the Safe Harbor Project at Brooklyn Law School. Lauren...

Alert: start applying for US H-1B visas in April

17:41 10/02/2006
The US' H1B visa has frequently appeared in workpermit.com's news section, usually regarding the popular visa's quota of 65,000, which many in the high tech industry wish to raise. Although the quota...

EU wants visa-free travel for all its members to US

19:46 09/02/2006
The European Union and several eastern European countries are calling on Washington to allow visa-free travel to the US from all EU countries, warning on Feb. 8 that the issue is festering and could...

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