USA: Spouses of H-1B Visa Holders Soon to be Out of Job

USA: Spouses of H-1B Visa Holders Soon to be Out of Job

In the coming weeks, the US Department of Homeland Security — DHS for short — may release a proposed regulation to revoke the Employment Authorisation Document (EAD) for spouses of H-1B visa holders. By implication, this is going to happen before the earlier scheduled deadline of March 28 by which time, the DHS is expected […]

US Visa Fraud Suspects Allegedly Fall to Govt’s Trap

US Visa Fraud Suspects Allegedly Fall to Govt’s Trap

In order to apprehend suspects who allegedly recruit undocumented immigrants using student visas as their permit to stay in the US, the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement created a fake university around Detroit as a trap to catch these suspects. On Monday, up to 8 suspects were charged for “harboring aliens for profit“ and for suspicion […]

Canada’s Visa Sponsorship Form Tagged “Discriminatory”

Canada’s Visa Sponsorship Form Tagged “Discriminatory”

Hundreds of immigrants in Canada are expressing their disappointment and frustration over an online visa application form with which they could sponsor either their parents or grandparents to migrate to Canada. The form which was available on the first-come-first-served basis was branded “discriminatory” by unhappy applicants as it was available online for less than 10 minutes. […]

New Levy in New Zealand Could Drive Tourists Away

New Levy in New Zealand Could Drive Tourists Away

New Zealand has increased its tourist tax from $25 – $35 to become effective from around the middle of 2019. Some official advice on the matter has forewarned that this could lead to up to 20,000 fewer visitors coming to New Zealand. This would, in turn, make the country lose about $70 million that could […]

Creative Firms to Make Inputs in the UK’s Visa System

Creative Firms to Make Inputs in the UK’s Visa System

A new visa system will be put in place after Brexit for creative freelancers. The self-employed, as well as their clients have been invited to make inputs on its regulations. Method of inputs The Creative Industries Federation, CIF for short, has published a two-part survey with which it hopes to collate information from all concerned […]

Hong Kong Passport: 13th Most Powerful in the World

Hong Kong Passport: 13th Most Powerful in the World

A new report that’s weighing the power of different passports in the world had revealed that Hong Kong’s passport is now the 13th most powerful in the world. Within Asia, it ranks at number 6. The said report was made by a Canadian Global Financial Advisory known as Arton Capital. In the report, the power […]

Proposal to Change Visa Process for H-1B Visa Underway

Proposal to Change Visa Process for H-1B Visa Underway

A recent proposal made by the Trump administration demands that changes be made in the application process for the H-1B visa. This new proposal has attracted a lot of attention and sparked debates as well. The introduction of this proposal is inspired by Trump’s agenda for companies to “Buy American, Hire American.” What is the […]

Russia Attempted To Hack the UK’s Visa System

Russia Attempted To Hack the UK’s Visa System

An IT specialist from Russia, who’s also a US asylum seeker, claims that the Russian Security Service asked him to hack into the system that processes visas for Russians who want to travel to the UK. He revealed this info to the Bellingcat investigative website. Bellingcat, therefore, investigated the matter before making a report on […]