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A Report says Strict H-1B visa rules hit margins of Indian IT companies June 28, 2018
A Report says Strict H-1B visa rules hit margins of Indian IT companies

The ReportAs per a report Strict H-1B work visa norms applied by USA, will put pressure on the cost of the Indian firms providing IT services. Additionally they will also impact on their margins owing to growth in compliance and increase in onsite hiring. Such impacts will be specific to the companies and relate to d...

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British Columbia extends its PNP Tech Pilot Program for one year June 27, 2018
British Columbia extends its PNP Tech Pilot Program for one year

The detailsBritish Columbia Province has extended its Provincial Nominee Program Tech Pilot Program for one year. The aim is to help make it smooth for innovation and technology companies in recruiting top international talents.Bruce Ralston, Minister of Jobs, Trade and Technology, said that the tech industry is grow...

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Canada is keen to have a fast visa process for Indian students June 26, 2018
Canada is keen to have a fast visa process for Indian students

Canada has started a fast and simple visa processing method for a few countries which includes India. There is a steady enhancement in the number of Indian students who plan to study in Canada. This new program decreases the processing time for study permits (student visas) to 45 days compared to the previous 60 da...

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No government official raised student visa issue row - British High Commissioner June 25, 2018
No government official raised student visa issue row – British High Commissioner

Sir Dominic Asquith, the British High Commissioner to India has stated that presently there is a controversy regarding the failure of Britain in including students from India in the liberal visa norms. No Indian government official has approached the British High Commission to India on this issue. The present terms on ...

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U.A.E. announces free 48-hour transit visa for Dubai/Abu Dhabi June 23, 2018
U.A.E. announces free 48-hour transit visa for Dubai/Abu Dhabi

The U.A.E. Cabinet recently took the decision, for exempting transit passengers, from entry fees, for initial 48 hours. It can be extended for a period of 96 hours, by paying the A.E.D. 50 fee.A report appears, on the website of The U.A.E. Cabinet, that His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, V.P. and PM,...

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President Trump withdraws Migrant Family Separation Policy June 22, 2018
President Trump withdraws Migrant Family Separation Policy

Reversal of policyReversing his policy, US President Trump addressed the public pressure, and also signed an Executive Order which promises to keep the families together regarding migrant detentions. He was facing international fury over separating undocumented parents and children.He stated that he was swayed by i...

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UK student visas: A challenge for Indo-Britain relations June 21, 2018
UK student visas: A challenge for Indo-Britain relations

The realityThe recent changes to visa rules have led to more tensions to visa-related issues, between London and New Delhi. The development, which has caused consternation, is the inclusion of China, and not India, to the list of countries, whose citizens will face less painful visa applications.Britain’s Home Of...

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Canada set to streamline processing of Student Visas June 19, 2018
Canada set to streamline processing of Student Visas

The government in Canada has a plan to provide more opportunities to eligible global students to study in its post-secondary institutions. Furthermore it has decided to make a few changes to the process of student visa application.As of June 8, 2018, the active Student Partnership Program in India faces replacement w...

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