For a number of years we have been publishing data from the Department of Homeland Security on Australian visas approvals including the E-3 visa. This article answers a persistent questions on social media: “Has anyone recently applied for an E-3 at [INSERT CONSULTE NAME]?”.
Digging into the data we have found a report with the latest data (July 2018) showing the number and types of E-3 visas broken down by US Consulates from around the World. Continue reading “Where in the World are Australians (re)Applying for an E-3 Visa?”
Are you Smarter than an Immigration Attorney?
There is no shortage of people on Social Media who think they are smarter than an Immigration attorney. They are regular contributors to Facebook groups, and are quick to offer legal advice on visa applications, and other Immigration issues. Unfortunately, not all of this advice is current, and in some instances, completely incorrect.
Our Yammer Private Enterprise Social Network was created to give our membership access to ethical, professional advice, content and connections. It has become an important resource for overcoming many of the challenges facing Australian expats living and working in the US. Continue reading “Moving to the US for Aussies: Chapter 15”
For a number of years we have been publishing data on Australian visas from the Department of Homeland Security. The information is released at different times of the year, and some remarkable data has recently come to light.
Ask any Aussie visiting New York and they will tell you that NYC is one of the most Australian Friendly cities in the World.
It is true that you can now buy a flat white coffee on nearly every corner, Tim Tams are sold in Target, and you can have a meat pie delivered to your door. For the cost of a subway ride you can access dozens of Australian cafes and restaurants serving everything from Barramundi to Vegemite on toast.
The most often asked question is just how many Aussies are living and working in the US, and how many are just visiting? Continue reading “How Many Australians are Living and Working in the US? V 3.5”
Top 10 Expat Mistakes + What NOT to post on Social Media
We all make mistakes and most of them you can walk away from with the knowledge of what not to do next time. However, there are some Expat mistakes that you simply cannot just chalk up to experience.
The saying “She’ll be right Mate” may be endearing in Australia, but here in the US, ignorance is not an excuse.
Continue reading “Moving to the US for Aussies: Chapter 11”
The fact is that finding work in one of the most competitive cities on the planet is going to be a challenge for most Australians.
Landing in a US city with a freshly minted J-1 or Green Card is only a ticket to the big league. If you go into the game without understanding the rules or having a game plan, you will quickly start to accumulate some very unnecessary scar tissue.
Continue reading “10 Tips for Australian Job Seekers in New York”
On Wednesday June 14, 2017 The Australian Community held a private networking event at Bluestone Lane’s DUMBO location in New York to record a video of the Top 10 Questions asked of The Australian Community.
Some of the answers captured in the thirty minute video revealed a number of common mistakes (and incorrect assumptions) made by Australian expats living in New York and the broader US. Continue reading “10 Questions asked by Australians Living in New York”