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  • US immigration says L-1B visa process is ‘too subjective

    A report by the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) of the US Department of Homeland Security (DOH) has claimed that US immigration staff find it difficult to assess whether applicants for L-1B visas have ‘specialized knowledge’. L1 visas are intra-company transfer visas which allow international companies to transfer a member of staff, who has… Read More »

    Jun 27, 2014
  • US business chiefs call for immigration reform

    Heads of major US companies today urged immigration reform as crucial to boosting US economic growth, amid speculation the issue was dead after a shock Republicanelection defeat. The Business Roundtable, an influential group representing top chief executives, said that fixing America’s “broken immigration system” would unleash a powerful force that drives growth and bolsters the business… Read More »

    Jun 16, 2014
  • Demand for Skilled Workers Beginning to Percolate, Fed Survey Says

    Rising demand for skilled workers could push up salaries across more sectors of the U.S. economy, according to the Federal Reserve’s latest survey of regional economic conditions. For more news and updates, assistance with your visa needs or for a Free Assessment of your profile for Immigration or Work Visa’s just visit www.y-axis.com

    Jun 11, 2014
  • The world’s new number 2 spot for migration: Germany

    Step aside Canada and Australia, Germany is now the second most popular destination for migrants. The European economy that has managed to weather the global financial crisis rather well moved up from eighth in 2009 to second in 2012, according to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. The increase in migration to Germany by roughly… Read More »

    Jun 11, 2014
  • US seeks to ease visit visa procedures

    The US plans to make the visa application and approval process more efficient, said a high-ranking at the US Travel Association (USTA). “For travelers from nations where visa requirements remain in place, including Saudi Arabia, the goal is to make the application and approval process more efficient,” said Patricia Rojas-Ungar, vice president of government relations… Read More »

    Jun 11, 2014
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