Immigration law

H-1B Cap predictions come true. Lottery will now decide the future of petitioners. (US Immigration Law)

by Domnic Francis June 24, 2013 Immigration Law

(US immigration law) US companies employing foreign workers in specialty occupations that demand theoretical or technical expertise in specialized fields such as scientists, engineers, or computer programmers are required to file for H-1B visas. April 1st, 2013 marked the beginning of the filing period for H-1B petitions subject to cap limits for the fiscal year […]

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Do I Need a Solicitor When I Hire Someone from Outside the EU

by evaholmes247 April 2, 2013 Business Law Blogs

If you’re a business looking to hire someone from outside the EU, you’ll need to consider getting a specialist immigration solicitor to make the process run quickly. Most businesses will be looking to hire a Tier 2 skilled worker on a Tier 2 work permit, and will need to apply for a sponsorship license, and then issue a certificate of sponsorship to the employee. Tier 5 employees can also […]

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US Laws: Obtaining a Green Card Through Employment

by zizinya March 7, 2013 Immigration Law

(US immigration considerations) Getting a green card is often a task that an individual undertakes on their own, but there is actually another process in which a person can get a green card in connection with an employment opportunity. Employers can actually petition the government for a green card on behalf of an immigrant if […]

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What to do when your visitor/working visa is expired

by Derek Finegan January 31, 2013 Immigration Law

Spending time in a foreign country like the US requires you to have either a working or a traveling visa. Naturally, this visa needs to be completely valid since it signifies a document which officially grants you access to this country. Therefore, once a visa expires, you lose you right to spend time in this […]

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EB-5 Visa: Rules and Regulations

by lawfirm January 14, 2013 Immigration Law

Those willing to visit and stay in the United States, have to obtain a visa. There are several visa categories that you need to consider while deciding the appropriate one for you. However, depending on any of this visa it is difficult to stay permanently in the US. If you are looking for a visa […]

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High-net worth migration: UK Tier 1 (Investor) Visa or Australian Investor Visa?

by GuestBlogger November 6, 2012 Immigration Law

Post by Richmond Chambers. If you are a high-net-worth individual and you are considering relocating overseas, then both the United Kingdom and Australia offer attractive investor visa programmes that may allow you to enter, remain and achieve permanent resident status on the basis of a substantial financial investment.  There are, however, key differences between the […]

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How to Apply for British Citizenship

by Gherson Solicitors May 4, 2012 Immigration Law

British citizenship and nationality is defined by law and anyone wishing to claim British nationality must comply with the definitions and requirements of the British Nationality Act 1981 and all related legislation. British nationality law is among the most complicated in the world and it is therefore important to be properly informed and find out […]

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