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INZ changes temporary visa documents requirement

Immigration New Zealand has announced that from Monday 6th July, applications for most temporary entry visas will no longer have to contain originals or certified copies of required documents. 94 more words

New Zealand

Pink slips at Disney for 250 workers. But first, they must train their replacements from India

ORLANDO, Fla. – The employees who kept the data systems humming in the vast Walt Disney fantasy fief did not suspect trouble when they were suddenly summoned to meetings with their boss. 1,445 more words


K-3 visas

Many of you may already be familiar with the K-1 visa.  This visa is for a fiancé or fiancée- the visa allows you to enter the United States in order to get married.   296 more words

Immigration Law

Few benefits for workers with visas

Lauren Apgar, a doctoral student in the Department of Sociology, discussed in this news release her study that looked at how Mexican immigrants with temporary visas fared at work compared to undocumented workers from Mexico.   38 more words

Let's fix this mess

In 2012–13 a total of 50 444 people lodged applications for asylum under the offshore component of the Humanitarian Programme.  The Labor government increased the intake to 20,000 and granted a total of 20 019 visas, of which 12 515 visas were granted under the offshore component and 7504 visas were granted under the onshore component. 1,063 more words

Social Justice

"Code of Conduct"

[Here is what has been circulating as the draft Code of Conduct. pdf NB: see note below]

The new “Code of Behaviour” for asylum seekers in the community on Bridging “E” visas — complete with the invocation of miscegenation — appears designed to incite broader sections of the populace, outside the defence forces, to violence against asylum seekers. 224 more words

Bridging Visas

Business, labor strike a deal on guest workers

Business and labor groups have reached an agreement on a temporary worker program, a final major sticking point in negotiations over a draft comprehensive immigration reform bill. 197 more words