Current Affairs

United States, 9th April: The annual US H-1B visa cap for the fiscal year 2015 has been reached.

United Kingdom, 7th April: Tougher UK student visa rules are proving to be an obstacle in attracting Indian students to study here.

United Kingdom, 3rd April: Changes have been announced to UK immigration changes recently.

United States, 1st April: Nearly 68,000 undocumented immigrants with criminal records were released by the US in the year 2013.

Expression of Interest System would be used to attract skilled immigrants to fill up vacancies in labor market

United Kingdom, 7th March: Are you an international student wanting to work in the UK?

Australia, 19th February: Foreign students pursuing study course in Australia are being warned about abusing visa norms.

Immigrant Investor Program scrapped after reported to be unsuccessful

United Kingdom, 11th February: The UK government has announced a new UK tech visa to be introduced in April this year.

Officials report that Canadian workers have been replaced by Temporary Foreign Workers

United States, 10th February: The US has simplified norms for would-be asylum seekers or those who offered limited support to terrorists.

New Programs introduced by Obama increase the wait for Green Card while others benefit largely

Canada, 6th February: Canada visa fee has been changed with effect from 6th February, 2014.

Japan, 20th January: Japan will have relaxed rules for foreign professionals wanting to become Japan permanent residents.

United States, 18th January: US visa interview waiver program has been made permanent.

United Kingdom, 17th December: The UK is welcoming youngsters to work here under its bilateral working holiday pact.

Immigration Frauds

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 12:41

This is the result of the latest Canada government crackdown on its Temporary Foreign Worker Program.

Canada crackdown on Temporary Foreign Worker Program—As per the latest information by Canada government, a public...

Money Matters

Tue, 03/18/2014 - 15:30

When immigration Minister Chris Alexander was introducing the changes in CEC he had said that the effort is to reduce the backlog and the processing time as well. He informed that CEC allowed 25,000 people to stay and contribute to the growth of country.

The changes introduced
• The time for which applicants were required to work before applying under this category was reduced from two years to one.
• Language proficiency requirements...

CIC Announcements

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 15:22

Citizenship and immigration Canada is all set to launch “Express Entry” in January of 2015. Chris Alexander, the Immigration Minister formally announced this model for welcoming economic immigrants. He also added that this is an effort to introduce an immigration system which fast, flexible and focused.

Express Entry
The program will aim at...