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UK visa application services resume in USA and Canada

22:54 31/07/2020
Comments by Sanwar Ali : The closure of UK visa application centres has delayed UK visa applications by a number of months. Surely, there should now be a review on how to simplify the system and make...

US immigration scraps additional fees for L-1 visa and H-1B visa

11:02 23/10/2015
US immigration has scrapped the additional fee of $2,250 for an L-1 visa and the $2,000 fee for an H-1B visa paid by larger employers with a high percentage of overseas workers; this fee was...

Tens of thousands unable to file early US Green Card visas

10:09 13/10/2015
Tens of thousands of highly-skilled foreign workers have been left unable to file an early application for adjustment of status to an employment-based US Green Card visa after the State Department...

US Congress still 'gridlocked' on immigration reform

16:56 04/12/2012
The House of Representatives, controlled by the Republican Party, has passed the STEM Jobs Act. This act would, if it became law, allow 55,000 more highly skilled graduates to get US 'green cards' or...

US could create 8.8m jobs by boosting immigration

13:51 04/12/2012
The US could create 8.8m new jobs by issuing 100,000 green cards to graduates says Peter Cohan, a management consultant, author and lecturer. Mr Cohan was writing in Forbes magazine. He cites...

Indian firms report increased difficulty in getting L-1B US visas

12:41 10/10/2012
Indian firms are reporting that it is increasingly difficult to obtain L category US visas for their staff. Ameet Nivsarkar, a vice president at Nasscom, the Indian software industry body, has said '...