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  • US Congress presses for more migrant workers to come in through H-2B visas

    The United States Congress is mulling measures to increase the number of foreign nationals on H-2B visas to work in low-wage jobs in the US. Members of both Republican and Democratic parties in the US are campaigning to retain measures that increased the number of temporary worker visas fourfold in 2015. This is one of… Read More »

    May 31, 2016
  • Foreign students can bail out Ireland

    Foreign students could bail out Ireland, which is not getting adequate support for higher education. According to estimates of Enterprise Ireland, an Irish government agency which extends support to businesses in the country, higher education students could contribute more than €1 billion to the Irish economy. This governmental body is trying to attract more students… Read More »

    May 31, 2016
  • Popularity of e-visas soars exponentially in India

    Technology has changed the way we look at things, and, in the bargain, has made things easier to access. Likewise, e-visas have also surged in popularity in India. Propped by an impetus given by the Government of India in 2014, it allows citizens from various countries coming to India being given a visa on arrival.… Read More »

    May 30, 2016
  • Kuwaiti government may increase minimum wage for expatriates

    The government of Kuwait is thinking of hiking the minimum wage for expatriates to KD 450, up from the current KD 250, for their family members to be eligible for dependent visas. This move is being pursued with an intention to rectify the demographic disparity in that country. The present law allows a foreign national… Read More »

    May 30, 2016
  • New Zealand migrant and tourist arrivals touch new records in April

    Migrant and tourist arrivals in New Zealand touched new highs in April, offsetting weak revenues generated by dairy products, the country’s largest export product. The island nation in the South Pacific saw a net migration of 68,100 in the last one year ending in the month of April, an increase of nine percent to 124,700… Read More »

    May 28, 2016
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