Work Permits

Newfoundland woman says paperwork gaffe nixed costly bid to reunite with family

A Newfoundland woman says one wrong checked box in a stack of paperwork wiped out thousands of dollars and years of effort to bring her family to Canada from India.<p>Leena Raju says a five-year application ban for an honest mistake has made her feel like a criminal. Experts say her case is all too …

Immigration

Chelsea's longest-serving player concedes defeat after zero appearances in eight years

The 25-year-old signed a five-year contract with Chelsea in September 2009, but has been constantly loaned out due to work permit issues stopping him …

English Premier League

FIFA demands visa, work permit and tax exemptions for 2026 World Cup

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - The United States and other countries hoping to host the 2026 World Cup should provide government guarantees on visa-free travel plus work permit and tax exemptions for their bids to be accepted, according to documents published by FIFA on Tuesday.<p>The U.S wants to …

FIFA

Foreign students claim they were misled about chances of staying in Canada

Alberta immigration advocacy group warns many won't get permits to work here after graduation<p>Dozens of foreign students claim they were misled about …

Students

Over 1,000 foreigners risk losing jobs in S. Sudan over work permit

Over 1,000 foreigners risk losing jobs in S. Sudan over work permit<p>An internally displaced person (IDP) carries a sack of maize flour donated by …

Africa

Setback for Swedish bill aimed at reducing deportations of skilled workers

A proposed amendment to Swedish law which would have reduced the number of foreign workers deported over technicalities or mistakes in their permits …

Immigration

Analyzing Taiwan's Draft Law on Foreign Talent

The passage of draft legislation aimed at improving the recruitment of foreign talent through review by a joint legislative committee last week is an overdue and important milestone for Taiwan’s foreign community.<p>The consensus is that the “Draft Act for the Recruitment and Employment of Foreign …

Taiwan

Prostitution network discovered at Berlin refugee centre

Germany’s ZDF has found evidence of refugees in Berlin selling themselves for sex in order to get by. A network has developed, involving at least one refugee centre, where security guards are acting as pimps.<p>The famous Tiergarten in the city centre has become a haunt for the trade, which can …

Refugees

International students won’t face immigration penalties over strike at Ontario colleges: officials

Tens of thousands of international students affected by a faculty strike at Ontario colleges are being reassured by immigration officials that they won't be penalized for a delay that is beyond their control.<p>But some international students say the work stoppage, which began last Monday, has them …

Students

Ontario college strike won’t hurt international students’ immigration status: officials

Tens of thousands of international students affected by a faculty strike at Ontario colleges are being reassured by immigration officials that they …

Students

'Beyond their control': International students won't face immigration penalties over college strike

Foreign students are worried about finances, immigration status due to work stoppage<p>Tens of thousands of international students affected by a faculty …

Students

International students risk losing $800 a week over college strike

Tens of thousands of international students affected by a faculty strike at Ontario colleges are being reassured by immigration officials that they …

Students

Officials: International students won't face immigration penalties over Ontario college strike

Tens of thousands of international students affected by a faculty strike at Ontario colleges are being reassured by immigration officials that they …

Students

In Amman, Syrian entrepreneurs are fighting for a second chance

The walls of Oasis500’s Amman headquarters are lined with ancient, inspirational quotes. “Small obstacles seem insurmountable in the eyes of small …

Refugees

Barcelona’s African street traders swap crime for a crafty alternative - Khmer Times

<i>A cooperative enabling migrants to sell handmade goods at city markets offers‘a life of dignity’. By Sophie Davies</i><p>BARCELONA (Thomson Reuters …

Africa

Erasmus says no date set yet for his Munster departure

Rassie Erasmus has again insisted that the projected date of his return home to South Africa from Munster has not been decided, writes <b>Brendan …

News (Ireland)

Most international students leaving Canada after graduation | The Province

Share this:<p>Tumblr<br>• Pinterest<br>• Google Plus<br>• Reddit<br>• LinkedIn<br>• Email<p><b>By Stuart Neatby and Bala Yogesh</b><p>Most international students planning to make a new life in …

Students

Zimbabwe: Immigration Officer Up for Extorting Refugees

A Harare immigration officer has landed in the dock for receiving $70 from refugees in exchange of work permits.<p>Duncan Munyanyi appeared Tuesday …

Immigration

Zimbabwe: Immigration Officer in the Dock

(File photo).<p>An immigration officer appeared in court last Friday for allegedly taking a bribe and issuing a fake work permit to a desperate refugee. …

Immigration

Bangkok Post

Expats get app to apply for work permits<p>7 Oct 2017 at 04:00<p>Copy text Save PDF Email Print text<p>Thailand Digital Work Permit app was introduced to …

Immigrants line up to renew work permits as program ends

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The line stretches down the block before the sun rises in Los Angeles, made up of immigrants seeking help to renew their work permits under a program that has shielded them from deportation but is now nearing its end.<p>Ivan Vizueta, a 25-year-old from Long Beach, California, …

Immigration

What a DACA Repeal Would Mean for Restaurant Workers

Two Dreamers discuss how the Trump administration might change their lives<p><i>This story was originally published on</i> <i>Civil Eats</i><i>.</i><p>September has been a turbulent month — to say the very least — for the nearly 800,000 DACA recipients currently living in the U.S., as they have watched their fates tossed in …

Immigration

Terrorist: I'm a terrible husband

Investigators probing Tuesday morning’s deadly terror attack in Har Adar say the terrorist responsible for the shooting had a troubled family life …

Terrorism

Police: Har Adar terrorist had permit to work in Israel

Police have identified the terrorist responsible for Tuesday morning’s deadly shooting attack in Har Adar as a 37-year-old resident of Beit Surik, a …

Israel

She's Planning for College. But She'll Miss President Trump's Deadline to Avoid Deportation

Like many high school seniors, Indira Marquez Robles thinks a lot about her future. She knows what college she wants to go to (Bryn Mawr) and what …

Immigration

West Ham Tries to Secure Work Permit for Talented Ghanaian Goalkeeper

West Ham are understood to be pressing ahead to complete a move for goalkeeper Joseph Anang as they work around the clock to secure a work permit for …

Sports

The Face of DACA in My Classroom—One Teacher's Story

<i>On September 5, President Trump formally ended the DACA program, which protected undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. as children. Below, one</i> …

Immigration

What's next for 'dreamers?' DACA tips

It’s official. The Obama-era program for young undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. by their parents is ending. What next for these so-called …

News (U.S.)

Government under fire over post-Brexit immigration white paper

The government came under fire for its post-Brexit immigration policy, after a Home Office white paper was leaked late on Tuesday.<p>Industries as wide …

Economics

American family gets another chance to stay in Canada

Ottawa's decision to give an American family with a medically inadmissible child a second chance to stay in Canada came as a huge relief Thursday.<p>The …

Canadian News