On September 28, 2015, several highly-skilled immigrant workers from India and China filed a federal class action lawsuit in the State of Washington against the U.S. Department of State (“DOS”) and U.S. Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”) over revisions to the October 2015 Visa Bulletin (Revised Visa Bulletin) that impacted them adversely. On September 30, an amended complaint was filed in federal court along with an emergency motion for a temporary restraining order, asking the court to order DHS to accept all Adjustment of Status applications that could have been filed under the Original Visa Bulletin published on September 9.
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US immigration attorneys in Thailand Chaninat and Leeds have decades of experience helping Thai nationals obtain the US visas they require.
British drug company, GlaxoSmith Kline has landed in the headlines, after four of it’s employees, including a vice president have been arrested for alledgedly bribing doctors in China to prescribe their pharmaceuticals reports The Indepdent.
The Financial Director has not been arrested but is reportedly barred from leaving the country.
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Chaninat and Leeds specializes in international criminal cases in Thailand
It is thought that travel agents and consultancy firms were used to detect GSK’s anti bribery controls.
The news broke as British national Stephen Humphrey, an anti-fraud investigator who worked for GSK, was detained by police in Shanghai.
The words Thailand and corruption unfortunately go hand in hand: Thailand is renknown for allegations of bribery and corruption. The national Anti Corruption-Strategy has been established to try and tackle the problems in Thailand. There is of course also the possibility of US prosecution under Thai Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
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