Latest Australia, Canada, US, UK immigration and visa news updates:

  • new Visa Code approved by Europe
    Know more about the new Visa Code approved by Europe

    New Visa rules will now make entering the European Union easy for legitimate travellers. Also, more stringent security rules will ensure that the ones who do enter do not pose any threat. Europe has approved the new Visa Code aimed at fighting migration challenges. The new Visa Code will also ensure that it safeguards citizens’… Read More »

    Dec 15, 2018
  • What are the requirements of US Citizenship for immigrants
    What are the requirements of US Citizenship for immigrants?

    To be able to study, work or live in the US is a dream come true for Overseas Immigrants. Some even aim for US Citizenship. In the present time, it might sound a little difficult but it’s not entirely unattainable. As quoted by U.S Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), Naturalization is the key to US… Read More »

    Dec 15, 2018
  • Crisis in New Zealand hospitality industry due to lack of workers
    Crisis in New Zealand hospitality industry due to lack of workers

    New Zealand hospitality industry is facing a crisis due to the shortage of workers. Businesses in the sector are being forced to shut down to offer breaks to the staff. Staff poaching and Visa delays have been cited as the 2 major culprits for the scarcity. Immigration New Zealand did accept that there are more… Read More »

    Dec 15, 2018
  • Indian Overseas Immigrants to send $80 billion back home
    Indian Overseas Immigrants to send $80 billion back home

    In 2018, Indian Overseas Immigrants would send a whopping $80 billion back home. It will make India the top recipient of remittances in 2018. The amount has surpassed those to China, Philippines and Mexico. As reported by INDIA TODAY, China is expected to receive around $67 billion. The remittance to India is equivalent to 2.8… Read More »

    Dec 15, 2018
  • H-2B Visa cap for FY 2019 first half reached
    H-2B Visa cap for FY 2019 first half reached

    The H-2B Visa cap for the first half of FY 2018 has been reached. This has been revealed by the US Citizenship and Immigration Services in its latest update. The final receipt date for fresh cap-subject H-2B Visa applications was 6 December 2018. This is for petitions requesting a start date for employment prior to… Read More »

    Dec 15, 2018
  • PR invites via Canada PNPs in 2018
    The great rise in PR invites via Canada PNPs in 2018

    The year 2018 witnessed a phenomenal rise in the number of PR invites offered through Canada Provincial Nomination Programs. This is as per the latest data of the Canadian Government. 62, 500 Canada PR invites were offered to Express Entry candidates during January and September 2018. Out of these, 7,500 or 12% had a nomination… Read More »

    Dec 15, 2018
  • Warrnambool
    Warrnambool has 4,000 job vacancies for Overseas Immigrants

    Warrnambool region in Victoria is in dire need for Overseas Workers. The area boasts up to 4000 vacancies for a wide range of skills. Australia is planning to give the region the power to recruit Overseas Immigrants. David Coleman, the Immigration Minister will soon announce the special sponsorship program. The aim is to attract Overseas… Read More »

    Dec 14, 2018
  • UK
    The UK to strengthen border security to prevent Immigration Fraud

    The UK has decided to bolster its border security starting March 29. On that day the UK will officially leave the EU. The country would deploy 300 border force officers at all the ports by the end of 2018. The Immigration Department has confirmed they would deploy additional 600 by March 29. As reported by… Read More »

    Dec 14, 2018
  • USCIS Website
    Employers in the USA may need to register on the USCIS website

    The USA has released a proposal where petitions need to be registered online before the annual H1B lottery. Employers in the USA may need to register their H1B petitions on the USCIS website. The registration process would begin 14 days ahead of the first day of filing each financial year. Petitioning employers would need to… Read More »

    Dec 14, 2018
  • USCIS
    Why is the Form I-9 used in the USA?

    The Form I-9 is used in the USA to verify the identity and work authorization of people hired for working in the US. Employers in the US have to ensure the submission of a complete Form I-9 for each person they recruit. These would include citizens of the US as well as foreign workers. The… Read More »

    Dec 14, 2018
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