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  • Indonesia urged to cultivate more skilled workers to maintain growth

    Indonesia needs to intensify its skilled labor buildup efforts in a bid to sustain the economic growth, the Indonesian Employers’ Association (Apindo) said here Tuesday. “We are lacking of skilled labors not only in mining industry, plantation industry, but also in capital industry, service industry and other labor incentive industries,” Sofjan Wanandi, Apindo Chairman said… Read More »

    Feb 28, 2013
  • Visa issuance to Indian students by US doubled in 2012

    America is facilitating enrolment of more Indian students and issuance of student visas went up by 50 per cent in 2012 as compared to the previous year. The country welcomed students particularly in high quality courses of mathematics, science and technology, Jonathan C Scott, Vice-Consul, Consular Section, US Embassy, New Delhi, said. Asked if America… Read More »

    Feb 27, 2013
  • US immigration bill sets 8-year period for residency

    The White House is circulating a draft immigration bill that would create a new visa for illegal immigrants living in the United States and allow them to become legal permanent residents within eight years, according to a report published online Saturday by USA Today. President Barack Obama’s bill would create a “Lawful Prospective Immigrant” visa… Read More »

    Feb 19, 2013
  • US to soon address H1B visa issue

    Indian information technology industry is expecting a relief from the rejection of US visas for its employees, as the US Government may soon come out with a concrete plan to resolve the issues. The US Government is planning to come out with a corrected norms within this year for sheer collaboration of works between both… Read More »

    Feb 15, 2013
  • Obama for immigration reform to boost US economy

    US President Barack Obama has made a strong push for comprehensive immigration reform offering a pathway to citizenship to “harness the talents and ingenuity of striving, hopeful immigrants” to make the US economy stronger. “Our economy is stronger when we harness the talents and ingenuity of striving, hopeful immigrants,” he said on Tuesday taking up the contentious issue of how… Read More »

    Feb 14, 2013
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