Canada toughens immigrant and refugee children rules

Canada, 28th July: Canada has announced new stricter rules for immigrant and refugee children.

The details reveal that the new tighter Canada immigrant and refugee children norms will become effective from 1st August, 2014.

Canada’s tougher immigrant and refugee children rules—In what is being considered as a quiet move by Canada government, the regulations for immigration and refugee protection are undergoing a big change.

Australia Subclass 457 temporary work skilled visa program

Australia, 28th July: Australia’s 457 skilled temporary work visa program is a favored destination immigration route for an increasingly high number of foreigners wanting to move to Australia for working there.

Australia has announced only nominal changes to its 457 Subclass temporary skilled work visa program.

457 Subclass temporary work visa program—Australia has announced a handful of changes to its Subclass 457 skilled work visa program. The changes were announced on 1st July, 2014.

Changed Australia Skilled Migration Program

Australia, 27th July: Australia Skilled Migration Program has undergone a series of changes.

So, all aspirants of skilled migration to Australia need to take note of all these changes to know about various requirements and rules.

Australia changes Occupational Ceilings—We would like to inform you that Australia has changed its occupational ceilings and this is going to have a significant impact on Australia Skilled Migrant Visas for every profession.

Hence, all aspirants of Australia skilled migrant visas need to be aware of all these changes and its impact on their profession.

Simplified Queensland Visa rules for PhD Graduates

Australia, 26th July: PhD graduates will be glad to know that Queensland has announced simpler visa norms becoming effective soon.

As per the announcement by Queensland state government, Queensland visa rules have become simpler for PhD graduates.

Simpler Queensland Visa norms for PhD graduates—PhD graduates will have simpler Queensland visa requirements soon. And this is certainly a welcoming news for many PhD graduates wanting to immigrate to Queensland.

US Passport, Visas face big delays following system crash

United States, 25th July: Millions could face delays following crash of US Passport and US visa system.

As per the details, the global database of US State Department for issuance of travel papers has crashed. And this could mean huge delays for millions of applicants for US visas and US Passports. This has been revealed by US State Department officials.

Global database crash—delays in US passports, visas—Due to a big computer glitch, the US global system for US passport and US visas processing will face long delays. And this will have a major impact on the applicants the world over.

US Passport, Visas face big delays following system crash

United States, 25th July: Millions could face delays following crash of US Passport and US visa system.

As per the details, the global database of US State Department for issuance of travel papers has crashed. And this could mean huge delays for millions of applicants for US visas and US Passports. This has been revealed by US State Department officials.

Global database crash—delays in US passports, visas—Due to a big computer glitch, the US global system for US passport and US visas processing will face long delays. And this will have a major impact on the applicants the world over.

5 top ways for foreign investors to immigrate to Canada

Canada, 25th July: Are you an aspirant of Canada immigration as a foreign investor and want to know various rules and requirements for doing so?

We will explain the process of Canada immigration for a foreign investor in detail here. So, let us see the various requirements for a foreign investor wanting to immigrate to Canada. Different options for Canada investor immigration—

1. Canada’s Quebec Immigration Investor Scheme—The good thing about Quebec Immigration Investor Program is that it offers security of your funds along with low cost of involvement.

Changes in Foreign Worker Program hit the employers: Decision challenged in court

Employers are feeling the heat of changes in Temporary Foreign Worker Program

Changes brought in Temporary Foreign Worker Program are causing large amount of difficulty for the employers in Canada. So much so, that an employer has field a court case against the decision.

The bright and dull sides of the changes

30-day extensions for tourists with Walk-in visa entries

Thailand, 24th July: Phuket Immigration officials have announced offering 30-day extensions for foreigners who are on ‘Walk-in’ visa enteries.

As per the details available, the immigration office of Phuket will begin issuance of 30-day extensions to foreign visitors entering the nation on visa-exemption status.

30-days extensions for foreigners on visa-exemption statuas—The Phuket immigration Office has announced that it will soon start issuance of 30-day extensions to foreign visitors who come to Phuket on visa-exemption status.

US Student Visa Extension, US visitor Visa for a spouse

United States, 24th July: Are you interested to know about how can one get extension of a US student visa expiring in a short period of time?

And you also want to know about some other important issues including process of getting a US visitor visa for a spouse married to a US citizen.

So, we will give all the details with regard to the above stated issues in details here.

Extension of a US Student Visa—Want to get your US student visa extended and want to know about the process? Here we go. You will be glad to know that there is a grace period of 60-days for foreign students on a US Student visa to prepare for their exit from the US.

Immigration Frauds

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 11:12

Claudia Arreola, 35, of El Monte, owner of Los Angeles- based California Immigration Services and her employee, Leticia Gutierezz, 35 of Pico Rivera were taken into custody on Thursday for allegedly filing fraudulent green card applications on...

Money Matters

Sun, 07/13/2014 - 17:20

It provides them with the opportunity to give to their community. Lawyers provide a valuable service, and one that not everyone can afford.

In the wake of an economic downturn many people in need of legal expertise are unable to access it due to a lack of finances. Through pro bono work, many individuals in need are able to get access to the justice that's entitled to everyone.

If you're looking for a pro bono lawyer in Canada, there are a few important...

CIC Announcements

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 10:23

Bill C-24 is the key to the change in requirements for becoming a Canadian citizen from now onwards. The changes are mentioned in this Bill and hence forming a new set of guidelines both for becoming a Canadian Citizen and also for retaining the same.

Strengthening Canadian Citizenship Act

Government claims that the changes will...