Extension Amendments for existing Green Card holders will have Catastrophic Consequences

Green card scheme has been under constant changes from the very beginning. It is third time in the last one and half year that Green Card holders face new amendments in their visa extensions. One after another tougher rules for green card holders. Although Green card holders are the only immigrant category who are highly qualified. Many of them are working professional jobs while others are on the way towards professional jobs. Almost all are working full-time and paying about 80 to 100 thousands kroner as direct tax per year. Many of them are already fluent danish language speaker and writer and almost all others are going to language schools and learning the challenging Danish language. Majority of them are living a family life here in Denmark. They are with their kids who are going to Danish schools and speaking fluent danish language. Many of these kids speak danish language more fluently then their mother-tongue. There is zero crime rate among the Green card holders and zero percent are on any state or kummune support. Continue reading

An event by Nydansker and DGCA “Your Diversity is your Strength”.

Your Diversity is your Strength is an event organized by Foreningen Nydansker and Danish Green Card Association on Thursday, 15th January 2015 at International House, Gyldenløvesgade 11, 1600 Copenhagen

Report By Naqeeb Khan Bareach
Diversity is about recognizing, respecting and valuing differences based on ethnicity, gender, color, age, race, religion, disability, national origin and sexual orientation. Continue reading

A must read info about Green Card Visa in Denmark

Business Visa

As a holder of a greencard, you need to apply for permission to start a business at the Danish Agency for Labour Retention and International Recruitment. A residence and work permit on the basis of the greencard scheme does not automatically give you the right to start a business. Learn more about your options if you are a greencard holder.

As the only country in the Nordic countries, Denmark offers a greencard for immigrants from countries outside the EU and the EEA. A residence and work permit on the basis of the greencard scheme does not automatically give you the right to start a business. Continue reading

A very well written article by DGCA media coordinator (Adeel Asghar) as published on The Copenhagen Post

Opinion | Uncertainty and insecurity make life uneasy for green card holders

Danish Green Card Association takes issue with arbitrary changes in rules for work permits for green card holders
Despite the media focus on the large number of green card holders who are forced to accept a job below their education level, the author argues that there are many success stories that aren’t being reported. Continue reading

Less than half of highly skilled green card holders have a job in Denmark today

Highly-educated foreigners lured by immigration scheme wind up unemployed or in menial jobs.

Thousands of university graduates from countries like Pakistan, India and Bangladesh have come to Denmark in recent years via a green card programme that allows highly-skilled foreigners three years to find work in Denmark. The programme has faced criticism after revelations that only a few green card holders found work within their field while the rest ended up taking unskilled work. Continue reading

Contacts for Guidance and Coaching with Job Search for GC Holders

Contacts for Guidance and Coaching with Job Search for Green Card holders and their Spouses
Dear Green Card Holders, Following are some specific contacts you can utilize for guidance in your job search process: Continue reading

2012 in Review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

4,329 films were submitted to the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. This blog had 23,000 views in 2012. If each view were a film, this blog would power 5 Film Festivals

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