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2012-02-22 14:53:20

University of Nevada, Reno economics researcher calculates increase in income Just what does it mean to get a green card? To some applicants, about $1,000 each month. A recent study by a Universityof Nevada, Reno economist and a graduate student found that employer-sponsored workers in the United States on temporary visas who acquire their green cards and become permanent residents increase their annual incomes by about $11,860. They studied data from The New Immigrant Survey, a...

2010-02-11 12:20:00

Labor certification for temporary agricultural employment of H-2A workers in U.S. to strengthen worker protection for both American and foreign workers WASHINGTON, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis today announced a new rule regarding the H-2A program. The Labor Department will publish in the Feb. 12 edition of the Federal Register, a final rule governing the labor certification process and enforcement mechanisms for the H-2A temporary agricultural...

2009-03-13 15:52:00

WASHINGTON, March 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Labor's Employment and Training Administration (ETA) today announced the proposed suspension for nine months of a final rule implementing changes to the H-2A program, which allows U.S. agricultural businesses to employ foreign workers in temporary or seasonal agricultural jobs. The department's proposed action is open for public comment for 10 days. "Because many stakeholders have raised concerns about the H-2A...

2008-12-18 12:11:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Labor's Employment and Training Administration (ETA) and Employment Standards Administration (ESA) today published a final rule that modernizes the H-2A program for employing foreign workers in temporary or seasonal agricultural jobs, and enhances important worker protections. "These reforms will improve the operation of the H-2A program for agricultural employers and help ensure that the employment of temporary foreign...

2008-10-04 03:00:18

By Mendelson, Isaac This column advocates for considering nonUS professionals to fill in the steadily growing shortage of RF engineers. In addition to presenting the practical and fiscal advantages, this article also highlights the contribution of "imported" engineering talent to securing future domestic jobs. Unlike the days of the high-tech boom in the late 1990s, employers today do not seem very keen to go through the work permits process. This may be explained by the Visa sponsorship...

2008-09-24 12:00:36

In recent years, the U.S. healthcare system has faced the growing challenge of staffing hospitals and medical centers in the midst of a nursing shortage that, at its current rate, could restrict many facilities from providing the expected levels of care. VISANOW, the industry leading immigration solution provider, has highlighted the impact of pending legislation that would revamp the hiring landscape for hospitals and other medical facilities. "A large pool of foreign nursing candidates...

2008-09-19 00:00:23

By Emma Corlett N ew restrictions on employing skilled overseas workers could see many Westcountry employers deterred from hiring the people they really need because the application process appears too onerous. The warning follows the introduction of the Government's new points-based immigration system, billed as the biggest shake-up in immigration for 45 years, which places much more onus on employers to ensure their staff are employed legally. It is replacing more than 80 existing...


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