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HTMLProcessing Difficulties Continue at Indian Visa Application Centers in the United States
Fragomen Del Rey Bernsen Loewy LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 8, 2014, previously published on June 27, 2014
Applicants for Indian visas in the United States continue to see processing delays and other filing difficulties since India changed to a new visa processing vendor in May.

 

HTMLBureau of Immigration Extends Submission Window for Documents Requiring Legalization
Fragomen Del Rey Bernsen Loewy LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 8, 2014, previously published on June 27, 2014
Work visa applicants are now permitted to submit a signed Letter of Undertaking (LOU) in lieu of supporting documents that require authentication abroad, such as legalization or notarization. Employees who have submitted a LOU with a visa application will then have 60 days in which to submit the...

 

HTML9(g) Employment Visa Applications Require In-Person Visit by Corporate Representative
Fragomen Del Rey Bernsen Loewy LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 2, 2014, previously published on June 24, 2014
Many companies sponsoring foreign nationals for 9(g) Pre-Arranged Employment Visas must send a corporate representative to appear in person during the visa hearing (i.e., interview) at the Bureau of Immigration. Though this is not a new requirement, the Bureau has announced that it is now strictly...

 

HTMLReforms to Temporary Foreign Worker Program Announced Today
Fragomen Del Rey Bernsen Loewy LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 2, 2014, previously published on June 20, 2014
Employment Minister Jason Kenney and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander today announced long-awaited reforms to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program. The reforms, which have been in development over the past two years, are primarily focused on low-skilled, low-wage occupations, but they will also...

 

HTMLState Department Projects Advancement for EB-3 China
Fragomen Del Rey Bernsen Loewy LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 2, 2014, previously published on June 24, 2014
The priority date cut-off for EB-3 China could advance significantly in August 2014, in contrast to earlier projections which suggested that the category would remain static and possibly retrogress during the remainder of fiscal year 2014. The State Department anticipates that unused family-based...

 

HTMLLimits on Immigration Benefits for Children to Take Effect in August
Fragomen Del Rey Bernsen Loewy LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 2, 2014, previously published on June 19, 2014
Effective August 1, 2014, children aged 19 and over will no longer qualify for immigration benefits as dependents under any Canadian immigration program. Once a new rule is implemented, children aged 19 and older will be able to qualify for benefits as dependents only if they are financially...

 

HTMLVenezuelan Nationals Now Require Visas for Entry
Fragomen Del Rey Bernsen Loewy LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 2, 2014, previously published on June 24, 2014
Effective June 24, 2014, all Venezuelan nationals seeking entry to Ireland must obtain a visa from an Irish consular post abroad prior to travel. Previously, visas were not required for Venezuelans traveling to Ireland.

 

HTMLNotification Required for Russian Citizens Residing Overseas
Fragomen Del Rey Bernsen Loewy LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 19, 2014, previously published on June 18, 2014
Russian citizens will be required to notify the Federal Migration Service (FMS) if they obtain a residence permit or citizenship overseas, effective August 4, 2014.

 

HTMLWork Permit and Labor Market Test Requirements Remain in Place for Bulgarian and Romanian Nationals
Fragomen Del Rey Bernsen Loewy LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 18, 2014, previously published on June 10, 2014
The Swiss Federal Council has extended work permit quotas for Bulgarian and Romanian nationals through 2016. There will be 10,457 long-term work permits - known as B-Permits - available to Bulgarians and Romanians between June 1, 2014 and May 31, 2015. L-Permits, used for work stays of up to one...

 

HTMLEB-2 India to Advance By Nearly Four Years, As Projected
Fragomen Del Rey Bernsen Loewy LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 18, 2014, previously published on June 10, 2014
According to the State Department’s July Visa Bulletin, a surge in EB-2 India immigrant visa availability will occur next month, when the priority date cut-off for the subcategory will advance by nearly three years and nine months, to September 1, 2008. EB-2 China will move forward by five...

 


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