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October 30, 2007

Aussies Get New Visa Deal

Irish Voice News, September 24, 2007

"THE U.S. and Australia have agreed a 12-month work and travel program, scheduled to go into effect on October 31 of this year, where American and Australian college students and recent college graduates under the age of 30 can legally live and work in either country.

It is the second time in two years that Australia has done a special U.S. visa deal for its citizens. Last year they succeeded in creating a new category of E-3 visas which allows 10,000 qualified Australians per year to come and work indefinitely in America with a renewable work visa.

“Australia has had this sort of deal with various countries under the commonwealth as well as Ireland, but this is sort of model is new from the U.S. side,” said former Congressman Bruce Morrison, now an immigration lobbyist, referring to the new 12 month visa...'.

at; http://www.irishabroad.com/news/irish-voice/news/AussiesGetNewVisaDeal240907.aspx

Posted by VisaLawyer at October 30, 2007 07:15 AM


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