08 mars 2017

French historian held for 10 hours at border

A renowned French historian who was on his way to a conference at a university in Texas was held for 10 hours and nearly deported when he arrived at Houston airport, writes Rory Mulholland for The Telegraph.
"I have been detained 10 hours at Houston International Airport about to be deported. The officer who arrested me was 'inexperienced'," Henry Rousso, who has written extensively about World War II France, tweeted. Officials from Texas A&M University said Rousso, an Egyptian-born Jewish scholar, had nearly been sent back to Paris as an illegal alien due to a “misunderstanding” over his visa when he arrived in the United States last month
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28 février 2017

Les Visas Libres Savoirs en région Centre : des formations gratuites et essentielles

Logo EtoileLes Visas Libres savoirs constituent une gamme de formations gratuites financées par le Conseil régional du Centre. Leur contenu est adapté au niveau et aux besoins de chacun. De plus, certaines peuvent être effectuées à distance, par Internet. Ce dispositif participe à l'acquisition des compétences de base. Depuis 2004, près de 400 000 visas ont été réalisés. Il existe aujourd'hui 5 Visas différents.
Visa Trois en un (français, maths, sciences humaines)
Visa Pro Numérique
Visa compétences professionnelles
Visa éco-citoyen (Environnement, Hygiène et sécurité)
Visa Anglais Pro(fessionnel) ou Langues pro(fessionnelles)
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26 février 2017

Education International invokes international law in opposition to U.S. immigration ban

By Jeannie Rea. Education International is deeply concerned over the Executive Order signed by President Donald J. Trump on January 27th prohibiting the entry into the United States of Muslim citizens of seven countries: Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen. The Order directly affects approximately 25,000 people holding student and work visas, and as many as 500,000 people who are permanent legal residents of the United States, including lecturers and researchers. More...

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22 février 2017

US: Bills propose changes to in-demand H-1B visa scheme

By Natalie Marsh. A series of bills are set to be introduced in the US congress proposing changes to the popular temporary worker H-1B and L-1 visa programmes, with the aim of curbing abuse of the system. More...

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21 février 2017

Lower Indian applications dampen New Zealand’s visa approval rates

By Anton Crace. Declining visa applications from India have led to a 20% drop in the total number of students applying for a visa to study in New Zealand from offshore in 2016, according to new statistics from Immigration New Zealand. More...

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19 février 2017

Libyan college student sues President Trump over travel ban

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. A Libyan man studying business at the Community College of Denver has filed a civil lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Denver against Donald Trump claiming the president’s travel ban violates his religious and due process rights guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution. More...

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U.S. Selective Ban on Visas Shuts Out Arab Students

By Burton Bollag. U.S. President Donald Trump’s order to ban entry to the United States for citizens of seven majority-Muslim countries has provoked a wave of protests from academics, human-rights advocates, and organizations supporting refugees. More...

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18 février 2017

Judge Blocks Entry Ban, Visas Restored

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. The U.S. Department of State has restored the validity of visas from individuals from seven countries whose nationals were barred from entering the United States under an executive order signed by President Trump. Read more...

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03 février 2017

What is the French Tech VISA ?

size-5-coqpngThe French Tech Visa is part of the “Passeport Talent ” scheme which was launched in 2016.
The French Tech Visa aims to attract foreign tech talents:

  • foreign start-up & scale-up founders and employees,
  • foreign talents joining a French start-up or scale-up,
  • foreign investors and business angels.

Please note that citizen from European Economic Area and Switzerland do not need such a visa
General features :

  • Validity: Four years, on a renewable basis.
  • Family: “Talent Passport – Family” residence permit granted to spouse of the main applicant, guaranteeing identical family treatment and automatic labor market access (as an employee, business founder, etc.).
  • No work permit is required for any work performed as an employee.
  • Upon certain conditions, a fast-track procedure will be provided. More...

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02 février 2017

French Tech Visa au printemps 2017 - Simplification des démarches administratives pour les entrepreneurs internationaux

Campus FranceLe programme French Tech Visa sera lancé au printemps 2017.
Le Visa French Tech facilitera les démarches administratives des entrepreneurs internationaux
Le French Tech Visa est une procédure simplifiée et accélérée pour l’obtention d’un titre de séjour, et en premier lieu d’un Passeport Talent, pour les talents étrangers éligibles qui sera lancé au printemps 2017. Voir l'article...

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