New immigration policy has been announced in UK. The bottom line of the new policy is that if your are a migrant worker in United Kingdom, You better be earning a minimum of £35,000 each year. If your don’t then we will not allow you to be settled in UK. No British Passport for you.
This policy however does not apply to migrant workers from EU member states. These New Immigration Rules will be effective from April 6th , 2012.
This new immigration policy is being appalled by almost everybody who is of sane mind. It is ridiculous and let me say that ministers have gone mad. UK’s whole national health system depends on services provided by migrant nurses. Britain’s education system relies on migrant teachers. More than 40% of IT professionals in UK are migrant workers. If the new immigration rules go live as they are going to be, there would be an exodus of huge proportions.
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Airplanes accidents occur in the modern world. The number of accidents is not quite large and all the countries are trying to control over these accidents by strict arrangements. However humans are human, so they also make mistakes. When any human being or lawyer hears about any aviation accident, he/she first pray for less loss of lives. Although only one life is also precious yet one can do what before the decree of God.
Accident Information and Victim Families
A phone rang and it was the confirmation of an aviation accident. For an airplane accident attorney, his/her day after the accident will definitely be very busy day. The lawyers have to meet the family members of the dead persons who are naturally in a condition of distress and pain. The family of the pilot say that how the pilot put his efforts to address a problem of the gear or anything else of the plane to the authorities. He complained the authorities many time but they did not even respond to their voices. And the tiny mechanical efforts that were made did not have the tentative results.
Response of Lawyer
The lawyer may be able to speak when all the families have spoken their feelings. As a good lawyer of aviation accidents has a good basis for the wrongful death lawsuit for the families who suffered and who unfortunately took that flight. So the plane was crashed due to the landing gear problem which was according to authorities repaired before the flight. The lawyer was also trying to have a chat with the authorities regarding the landing gear problem ten minutes before the accident. The lawyer will speak every truth of the accident (According to the lawyer) to all the families coming to him/her for assistance.
The lawyer will also tell the families that there is no guarantee that this case will definitely be won by them. Although he/she will fight for the justice but it is true that in the history of court cases there are also cases in which the culprit had no punishment. So they should be aware of these bitter facts. These cases can also be prolonged depending upon its condition. If liability is not recognizable of the particular air company, his case may be completed in a range of five to ten years. But if the liability I recognized officially, this case may take time from six months to three years.
Financial and Time Perspective
The lawyer will tell the victim families about the financial aspects of this lawsuit. These costs will include the Accident Reconstructionists, economic damages experts, deposition costs and court costs etc. the attorney will also demand his/her fee for the case. Usually lawyers demand one-third of the compensation money as their fee. The lawyer has to provide all the proofs that will eventually explain that the authorities are the actual guilty. So responsible should be fined or punished and the families should get their demanded compensation. The opposite party can also try to settle thing out of court if they accept their mistakes.
Immigration officials of the government of the United States recently revealed a revised version of the ‘civics test for naturalization’. This test is needed to be passed by naturalization hopefuls in order for them to attain American nationalities. The test was drafted in 1986 and has remained unchanged since, until its modification by the federal immigration department recently.
Here are some details regarding the new exam:-
Formulators say that the new test is intended to be more focused on the American spirit rather than civics knowledge, which was the bedrock of the old test. Historians say that the new test is more inquisitive of American democratic and social values and requires an acute understanding of the American dream. Applicants are not required to know about semi-major historical events but need to be acquainted with the contemporary structure and functioning of the American society. Similarly there is more emphasis on the present governmental structure than on the ones that existed before.
The new test was designed by Citizenship and Immigration Services agency. Overall 100 new questions have been added to the test. The director of the designing agency said that the gist of the new test is ‘what makes an American citizen’. The formulation process took over six years to complete and cost more than $6.5 million, with inputs from representatives of all related institutions such as immigration organizations and political parties.
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Generally green card holders in United States are having same rights as of US citizens. For example, green card holders can live in United States as long as they desire and then can work for almost every kind of employer. But US citizenship is having some additional benefits than green card.
Here are some reasons that why US citizenship is better, if you are eligible:
1 – Voting Right
If you had built permanent home in America, then it means you are willing to participate fully in the US democracy and for that becoming citizen is necessary. Because only citizens can vote in this country and voting is simplest way to influence the country is run. Read the full story
H1B visa is for specialty occupations like doctors, physicians and surgeons. Before the Immigration Act of 1990 for doctors or physicians there was only to come to the US was to engage in graduate medical training for having J-1 status. But according to 1990 Act this requirement is no more needed and now physicians can now get the H1B visa to join residency and fellowship programs.
The doctors who want to live and work in America should keep in mind that there are special licensing requirements, so they must plan before the completion of medical school. One thing more it’s not easy to get H1B visa and also H1B status is not free from problems. But you can get H1B visa if you are prepared properly.
H1B Visas and Research
If you want to teach or perform research in US, and only a small amount of patient care is involved then it’s necessary that you will be having medical education and also licensed in your home country. You must have to acquire an appropriate license by the state where you will be working if the patient care will be performed.
Clinical Practice and H1B Visas
H1B visa can also be used for clinical practice or graduate medical training. For that you will have to meet the following requirements:
A license or authorization from a particular state where you will practice.
You must be having unrestricted license to practice medicine in your country or having graduation degree from foreign or US medical school.
You have passed the appropriate examination.
License to practice medicine, is must requirement in all states for physicians.
Main requirements for H1B visa according to 1990 Act are that a physician must me having a state license or other authorization in order to perform patient care and also a full and unrestricted license to practice in a foreign country or proof of graduation from a medical school.
Remember that some states don’t issue a license without proof of issuance of a visa. So getting license can be a problem because of visa itself. To avoid that you must get a letter from the state licensing board documenting. Usually this letter will satisfy USCIS.
As it’s mentioned earlier that a physician has to pass one of the required medical examinations:
Federation Licensing Examination (FLEX) Parts I and II, or an equivalent examination as determined by the Secretary of Health and Human Services.
National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME), Parts I, II, and III.
The United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE), Steps 1, 2 and 3.
There is also test to document competency in English and passage of the Test of English as a Foreign Language.
Most of above mentioned requirements for doctors are waived for internationally or nationally renowned doctors in their area of specialization and who have graduated from a foreign medical school. And the doctors who obtained the medical degree from US medical schools only have to show that they graduated from a US medical school and that they have also appropriate state license.
It happens sometimes that you are supposed to stay in a place for only two days. To visit an island like Singapore in a time span of 2 days is nothing. People who come here fall in love with this place and would love to stay there for their life. Let us suppose that you are unlucky that you have got only two days to enjoy this place. Hence it is recommended to go according to this plan.
Day 1 Plan
Let us assume that you have reached the Changi Airport in the morning of day 1. Just go and get out of the immigration procedure with a brochure about Singapore in your hand. It depends on the money in your pocket to which kind of hotel you might want to spend your nights. If you can afford an expensive hotel then you can go for the Changi Airport hotel else you might find Hotel 81 in Chinatown. After coming out of the airport you should sit in the SIA Hop-on bus. Don’t worry about the money, its free. It will take you away from the airport to the Orchard Road then to Bugis Junction, Suntec City, the Colonial District, Clarke Quay, Boat Quay, Chinatown and finally to the Singapore Botanic Gardens.
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