Presentation on theme: "Trade in Services and Immigration Law United States of America."— Presentation transcript:
Trade in Services and Immigration Law United States of America
Information Resources Developments in International Migration to the United States: 2001 United Stated Department of State –http://travel.state.gov/visa_services.html Basic information on visa issuance process –http://travel.state.gov/visa_bulletin.html Recent data on visa processing
Information Resources Department of Justice, Immigration and Naturalization Service http://www.ins.gov/graphics/index.htm INS homepage http://www.ins.usdoj.gov/graphics/lawsregs /index.htm Immigration laws, regulations & guides
Information Resources Department of Labor http://www/dol/gov/dol/topic/hiring/foreign. htm Employment and Training Administration (ETA) hiring foreign workers http://edc.dws.state.ut/owl.asp Online wage data library (prevailing wage calculation)
Temporary and Permanent Residence Nonimmigrant – An alien lawfully admitted temporarily into the United States for specific purposes. Immigrant – Aliens who are lawfully admitted into the United States for permanent residence and are eligible for eventual citizenship.
Proposals for Change Factors for Consideration Changes in law or regulation Jurisdiction of United States Law Type of Skills or Specialized Services Requirements for Licensure Term of Temporary Stay
General Agreement on Trade in Services Commitments undertaken by All Parties Definition of Movement of Natural Persons Providing Services General Description of Articles and Schedules of Specific Commitments