Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced that his country’s Temporary Work (Skilled) visa, or 457 visa, used by non-Australian skilled workers, will be replaced by two new visas. Over a million people have used the 457 for work in Australia since it was introduced 20 years ago. Here’s what the changes will mean for businesses operating in or planning to expand into Australia and what they can do to protect themselves.
Players from a Tibetan women’s soccer team were denied tourist visas by two US embassies. The team’s story illuminates the Byzantine, sometimes unpredictable nature of the US visa-application process.
Media coverage of President Trump’s policies and Brexit’s ramifications has thrown changing global immigration laws into the spotlight. Business travelers and expats should be prepared to face relentless questioning when making cross-border trips. This post lists some critical items to consider before traveling abroad for work.
The US system of higher education has over one million international students who inject billions of dollars into the country every year. President Trump’s rhetoric and policies have troubled current and prospective international students, and the Trump White House may damage this highly profitable sector of the US economy.
This week's Global Glance looks at what's really involved in moving to Canada after an election and how a Cape Breton DJ's website went viral.
During the last six months, China have made a number of changes to its immigration policy, however the changes are for now only relevant to Shanghai and Beijing.
For non-EU/EEA workers, access to the Danish job market has been possible through two separate routes – the green card scheme and the pay limit scheme. Effective June 10, Denmark has repealed the green card scheme, citing issues with the quality of workers that have entered under the scheme. The change has an impact on Danish employers, making it more difficult to hire non-EU/EEA workers.
Last summer, the UK government put forward sweeping changes for the Tier 2 work visa. Following a backlash, these proposed changes have been revised. Here is a summary of the finalized changes.
Welcome back to Global Glance. This week we look at two former Disney tech workers suing the company for immigration violations; what makes an "American" car; and a Hong Kong publisher's vendetta.
The UK, known for its restrictive immigration laws, badly wants to stimulate growth in its technology industry and recognizes that importing talent will help. With that in mind, it has started a new program to ease the way for foreign coders and technology-oriented business developers to work in the country.