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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DGCA has signed Copenhagen Diversity Charter

DGCA has signed Copenhagen Diversity Charter. Copenhagen has a goal to be the most open and welcoming city in Europe in 2015. In order to achieve this, Copenhagen must meet the three values. They must treat ethnic minorities well, they should regard diversity as a strength and they have to work against racism and discrimination. You can discover DGCA by clicking the link here- http://www.blanddigibyen.dk/skrivunder/mangfoldighedscharter/

Letter to Immigration Service from DGCA

Danish Green Card Association had written a letter to Danish Immigration authority on 13th of August. It was related to the concern of our hundreds of members on an extremely delayed process time on extension applications. Till today we have not received a reply from them. We request the concerned authorities to take an action on this serious issue. We also request media to provide proper coverage to our real issues. The letter is copied below for our members and media: Continue reading