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Think tank calls for US visiting workers visa programmes to be overhauled

October 27, 2010 America

High unemployment and other economic issues in the United States means that the country’s visa programme for visiting foreign workers should be overhauled as it is riddled with abuse, it is claimed. The H-1B and L-1 visas that allow the entry of highly skilled foreign workers in specialty occupations, usually in software, engineering and computer […]

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Los Angeles City Guide

August 19, 2008 America

Los Angeles is one of those cities with a place amongst the top urban centers of the world. Los Angeles is one of the world’s centers for business, international trade, entertainment, culture, media, fashion, science, technology and education. Blessed in equal measure by stunning natural attractions as well as sprawling ultra-modern cityscapes, Los Angeles in many ways epitomizes […]

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New York City Guide

August 19, 2008 America

The blend of a high-end urban zone with a dash of nature is what brings out the best in New York City; despite the high rise buildings that fill it, nature parks and forest reserves are also existent within the area, thereby, adding life to this bustling metro. New York City is known in history as the gateway […]

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Chicago City Guide

August 19, 2008 America

Chicago is the biggest city in the state of Illinois. The city is known by many names, from “Chi-town” to “the Windy city” to the Second City” and recently, “The City of Big Shoulders.”  It is also the biggest in the entire Midwest with a population of around 3 million people. Chicago is the third largest city […]

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Houston City Guide

August 19, 2008 America

Houston is both the fourth largest city in the United States and the largest city in Texas. Founded in 1836, the city credits the beginning of its continuous and unsurpassed growth to the discovery of oil in 1901. Not a city to rest on its previous accomplishments however, Houston has since then made outstanding advancements in the fields of […]

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Philadelphia City Guide

August 18, 2008 America

Much has been said and written about Philadelphia over the years, but mere words hardly do this most marvelous of cities justice. Gifted with an amazingly rich history, uniquely vibrant culture and some of the warmest, most accommodating people that you will meet anywhere, Philadelphia is truly a city that stands among the world’s finest […]

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Dallas City Guide

August 18, 2008 America

Dallas is a city in the state of Texas. It is the 2nd largest in the state and the 9th largest in the entire United States. The city is also the county seat of Dallas County. Overall, the city measures 385 square miles with over 1.2 million residents. The metropolitan area is the 4th largest in America listing Dallas […]

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Phoenix City Guide

August 18, 2008 America

Phoenix is the capital of the state of Arizona in the United States, and is the fifth largest city in the country, with an estimated population of more than 1.5 million people in 2006. An incredibly vibrant city with a diverse mix of cultures from all around the world, Phoenix is at once a highly sophisticated […]

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Jacksonville City Guide

August 18, 2008 America

Jacksonville is both the largest city in Florida and the 12th most heavily populated region in the United States. Originally named Cowford, the city was later renamed Jacksonville after the first military governor and president of the United States, Andrew Jackson. Jacksonville is definitely a modern city, but one of its biggest attractions for most visitors is […]

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San Antonio City Guide

August 18, 2008 America

San Antonio City is considered to be the second largest in the entire state of Texas and the seventh biggest in the United States of America. It was named after an Italian saint – St. Anthony of Padua, when a Spanish mission happened to sojourn in the locale during his feast day in the year 1691. This Texan city […]

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Detroit City Guide

August 18, 2008 America

The largest city in the state of Michigan, Detroit is a major port metropolis situated on the banks of the Detroit River. Its name means “the strait”, with respect to the large body of water that borders it. It recently ranked 11th in the category of the most heavily populated urban area in the country. It is also […]

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San Francisco City Guide

August 18, 2008 America

San Francisco is a city that is well known and loved all over the world, even by those who have never been there! It is truly a testament to the city’s unique charm and distinctive atmosphere that regular visitors keep coming back for more and that many people consider it the ultimate destination for future travel. There […]

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