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IT companies staring at over 25,000 crore bill due to H-1B visa fee hike December 21, 2015
IT companies staring at over 25,000 crore bill due to H-1B visa fee hike

The H-1B visa fee has been doubled by the US from $2000 to $4000 while the L-1 visa fee had been increased from $2500 to $4500. The 100% increase in fees of two of most favorite non immigration visas has generated much of the controversy due to the US is largest market for IT firms of India with yearly exports predic...

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British tourists travelling to India under the latest e-visa system December 21, 2015
British tourists travelling to India under the latest e-visa system

Tourists from Britain are using the most of the latest e-visa scheme which has made simple for the Britons to travels to India since it was widened to include the UK citizens in the summer season.According to the statistics from the Tourism Ministry, it reveals that nearly a quarter of citizens from Britain arrived in ...

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UK visa clampdown for foreign skilled workers is threatening global tech firms December 21, 2015
UK visa clampdown for foreign skilled workers is threatening global tech firms

The immigration advisers of the UK government are urging for the clampdown on the visas for the skilled employees who seek to work in the UK from non EU countries, a measure that will be a threat to the international technology firms in Britain.The UK Home Office is finding out ways to squeeze the regulations for its T...

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New Zealand's Pathway Student Visa would help attract top foreign students December 21, 2015
New Zealand's Pathway Student Visa would help attract top foreign students

New Zealand had recently launched a latest student visa, designed to make the nation more competitive for the foreign students. Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse and the Tertiary skills, education and employment minister Steven Joyce had together launched this visa which would assist the country to retain and lure...

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Record number of migrants and tourists are arriving in New Zealand December 21, 2015
Record number of migrants and tourists are arriving in New Zealand

New Zealand’s figure of yearly net migration has seen a surge as the current statistics revealing a net benefit of around 6300 migrants previous year. The rise in migration rate is led by a large number of Indian students arrivals in New Zealand, which tourist arrivals and international trips by the citizens of New ...

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US to increase the quota for H-2B visas by 400% December 19, 2015
US to increase the quota for H-2B visas by 400%

The US legislators have decided to raise the quota for H-2B visas by around 400% for unskilled overseas workers.The year ending spending deal reveals on Wednesday including the condition that will raise the number of foreign workers visas available to the unskilled overseas citizens.According to the US Senator, there a...

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How current H-1B bill is going to affect Indian students who seek to work in the US December 19, 2015
How current H-1B bill is going to affect Indian students who seek to work in the US

The law which is under the consideration in the US will put a conclusion to the program that permits thousands of foreign students to work after they complete their graduation.The bill which is known as American Jobs First, aims at OPT which is also known as the Optional Practical Training Program that offer internatio...

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Five million overseas nationals are living in the UK December 19, 2015
Five million overseas nationals are living in the UK

The number of overseas citizens who are residing in the UK has hit the five million mark; this is according to the latest statistics that were released. The total has increased by one million since the year 2009. It means that out of every 12 people who are living in the UK previous year, one is a foreigner. Only Germa...

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