H1-B visas

8:02pm

Thu May 8, 2014
Politics

African immigrants worry with elimination of Diversity Visa

www.ethiopianopinion.com


Last June, the U.S. Congress made a landmark decision to pass immigration reform. The new law eliminates the Diversity Immigrant Lottery Visa, also known as the Green Card Lottery. 

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6:16pm

Thu October 10, 2013
Economy/Labor/Biz

Government shutdown causes working visa uncertainty

People wanting to renew or get an E-3, H1-B or H1B1 visa to work in the US may be affected by the shutdown.
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Thousands of people move to the Bay Area for a job. Many are from overseas, requiring a visa to live and work in the United States.

But the Government shutdown has closed a service needed to process some of these temporary work visas.

As a result, there are workers who may be forced to leave the country when their visas expire. Others are currently unable to return to the US without the proper documentation.

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9:43am

Tue February 26, 2013
City Visions: March 4, 2013

Bay Area views on federal immigration reform

Credit americasvoiceonline.org

City Visions takes up the federal immigration reform debate and explores what the President's proposal could mean for the Bay Area. What are our region's pressing concerns and priorities? More visas for skilled workers? An easier path to citizenship for the undocumented? How can the Bay Area inform and advance the national discussion?

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