“Express Entry” A solid platform to attract talented newcomer immigrants

Skilled and deserving immigrants would be supported through "Express Entry" System

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

US plans H-1B Work visas for spouse of visa holders

United States, 10th April: The US government has plans to allow spouse of holders of US H-1B visas to work in the US.

And this is going to be a great step for many spouses of US H-1B Work visa holders wanting to join their spouses and work in the US too.

US H-1B visas for spouses too?—Yes, there are proposals by the US government to allow spouse of holders of US H-1B visas to come and work in the US. And this is going to bring smiles of many foreign spouses wishing to come and work in the US along with their partners who are already working in the US.

Canada crackdown on Temporary Foreign Worker Program

Canada, 10th April: Canada government has revoked or suspended LMOs of employers not abiding by Canada immigration rules.

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 blacklist will have employers not obeying Canada immigration norms for hiring temporary foreign workers in Canada.

Nova Scotia as Immigration Destination- An evaluation

Nova Scotia favors immigrants by providing them great job opportunities

Nova Scotia has been proven to have immense potential through its Nominee program, as reported by an evaluation report. Nominations have increased by 2000% merely during a period of 2003 to 2010.

The evaluation
When compared with the total landing of Nominees, it is observed that 25% of them come through Provincials Nominee program. This percentage was only a little more than 3.5% in 2003.

FY 2015 US H-1B Visa cap reached

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

Yes, this has been revealed by the US immigration department USCIS(US Citizenship and Immigration Services).

US H-1B Visa cap reached—The annual quota for accepting US H-1B Visa petitions for the fiscal year 2015 has been reached. And this has been reached in a short span of just five days. So, the US immigration department will not be accepting any more applications for US H-1B visas for the year FY(Fiscal Year) 2015 now.

Express Entry for qualified Canada immigrants

Canada, 9th April: Canada government has announced that it will official launch its Express Entry recruitment model for qualified economic immigrants.

This was revealed by Chris Alexander, Canada immigration minister.

Canada’s Express Entry—Express Entry is going to be launched in the year 2015. And its being regarded as a big step for transforming the immigration process of Canada. It means the immigration recruitment model will make the process of Canada immigration fast, flexible and highly focused on the economic and labor requirements of Canada economy.

Initial days after becoming a Canadian Permanent Resident

An Immigrant coming as a permanent Resident can follow certain tips to settle down faster

There are multiple options to become a permanent resident and then come to Canada. When you reach here, there will be a series of adjustments and task you need to take up.

A permanent resident in Canada shares almost every right that is shared by a Citizen. Some of the categories to become a Canadian PR are

Skilled Worker immigrant class
Business Class Immigrants
Provincial Nominee Program
Family Class Immigration and a few more options are there.

Reaching the Country

Learn the process of becoming a Canadian citizen

A series of steps are to be followed to become a Canadian Citizen

Becoming a Canadian citizen is a dream by almost every immigrant reaching the country. There are certain regulations to be followed and certain steps to be taken to become one. Following the same could shorten the entire process of obtaining citizenship.

Learn the steps of becoming a Canadian citizen:

Fewer UK Tier 1 Exceptional Talent Tech Visas annually

United Kingdom, 7th April: The UK government‘s new UK Tier 1 Exceptional Talent tech visas will have an annual cap of 200 for foreign IT workers.

This has been revealed by the UK government recently.

200 UK Tier 1 tech visas annually—The newly announced UK visa route for allowing foreign IT workers(Exceptional Talent) to come and work in the UK will have an annual cap of 200.

The UK visa scheme was announced by the UK PM David Cameron in the month of December last year. UK Tier 1 Tech visa scheme will have an annual cap of 200 visas for enabling foreign IT workers to come and work in the UK.

Tougher UK student visa rules restricting Indian students

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

As per the recent reports, there has been a significant fall in the number of Indians enrolling at UK universities.

And this is due to highly tightened UK student visa rules.

Tougher UK student visa rules—UK student visa rules are restricting foreign students, including Indians, wanting to study in the UK. This has been revealed by the recent report by HEFCE(Higher Education Funding Council for England).

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...