HSFW

(redirected from Highly Skilled Foreign Workers)
AcronymDefinition
HSFWHighly Skilled Foreign Workers
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Under Tier 1, highly skilled foreign workers were allowed to apply for an entry permit, without the need for an existing job offer--in other words this continues to be an immigrant-driven framework.
At the same time, policies aimed at promoting the immigration of highly skilled foreign workers were introduced.
At the same time, new measures were introduced to promote the immigration of highly skilled foreign workers, mainly through employer-based schemes.
Consider the origins of highly skilled foreign workers.
Despite a persistent rise in unemployment--the unemployment rate more than doubled during the 1990s--inflows of highly skilled foreign workers continued to grow.
TABLE 4 Highly Skilled Foreign Workers Entering Japan, 1982-2000, by Region North Rest of Year Asia America Europe Oceania World Total 1982 5,242 11,647 9,138 698 375 27,100 1983 5,964 12,477 9,626 743 373 29,183 1984 6,170 13,072 9,718 851 372 30,183 1985 6,883 16,405 11,811 1,012 433 36,544 1986 7,523 18,687 13,028 1,079 385 40,702 1987 8,445 19,390 14,299 1,196 343 43,693 1988 10,150 20,171 15,523 1,259 369 47,472 1989 11,591 20,621 16,648 1,382 404 50,646 Growth average (%) 12.
VISAS: Wants to increase visas for highly skilled foreign workers by 85,000 annually, to 200,000, for three years; favors increase in visas fees.
VISAS: Calls for more visas for highly skilled foreign workers.
US President Donald Trump has stoked anxiety among Indian techies, who make up the majority of applicants for the H-1B visa programme for highly skilled foreign workers.
When it worked well, the H-1B visa program provided a reasonably streamlined, efficient and predictable means for a company to employ in the United States highly skilled foreign workers for temporary periods up to six years.
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