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

  • UK immigration
    Curbs on the UK Visa hitting trade ties with India: MPs

    Curtailing UK Visa is affecting trade ties with India as per the latest report published by the UK Members of Parliament. The UK has fallen behind other nations in its share of fast-growing trade in India. This is chiefly due to the restricted immigration policies in the UK, add the MPs.   The report has been published by the… Read More »

    Jun 27, 2019
  • Canada Immigration
    Canada CRS score cut by 3 points in new EE draw

    The Canada CRS score decreased by 3 points to reach 462 in the latest Express Entry draw held on 26th June. The Government of Canada offered 3, 350 Canada PR Visa invitations to eligible candidates. This was also the second successive draw to witness a decrease in cut-off points after 29th May when it reached 470.   The… Read More »

    Jun 27, 2019
  • Australia immigration
    Plans for tougher Australian Citizenship tests to be dumped

    The Federal Government will not go ahead with its proposals for the tougher Australian Citizenship test. This has been applauded by the leaders in the community. These tests were initially proposed for promoting Australian values.   The proposed changes to Australian Citizenship tests were announced by the Government earlier this year. This was along with other modifications to… Read More »

    Jun 26, 2019
  • US immigration
    Unlawful Immigration drops in the US Cities

    Unlawful immigration in the 20 large US Cities has decreased by 15% in the period between 2007 and 2016. This is notwithstanding talk of ‘mass unlawful immigration’ by President Trump since he assumed the office.   The number of illegal immigrants arriving at the US Cities is declining.   Trump had last week declared as well as speedily annulled plans… Read More »

    Jun 26, 2019
  • Brexit
    Post-Brexit new immigration rules for UK Employers

    New immigration rules Post-Brexit for UK Employers will have a complex impact on future overseas recruitment according to Marley Morris. He is the Senior Research Fellow at IPPR – Institute for Public Policy Research.    IPPR elaborates on the impact if the proposed new immigration rules are applied to EU workers currently in the UK. It says that roughly 75%… Read More »

    Jun 25, 2019
  • India and US
    Indo-American population in the US grows by 38%

    The Indo-American population in the US increased by 38% in the 7 years period during 2010 and 2017. This has been revealed by the latest demographic report by a South Asian advocacy group.   The Indo-American population with multiple ethnicities in 2017 was recorded to be 44, 02,363. This was an increase of 38.3% in comparison with 31, 83,… Read More »

    Jun 25, 2019
  • Visa Fraud
    Tips to Avoid Visa Scams

    Many individuals aspire to travel to foreign countries for job opportunities or further studies. In a bid to fulfil their dreams many of them become vulnerable to fraud or visa scams that lure them with false promises of an overseas job or course in their dream university.  While some are wary of such fraudsters, many… Read More »

    Jun 25, 2019
  • UK immigration
    The UK announces details of Immigration Advisory Groups

    The UK Home Office has announced the details of the 5 Immigration Advisory Groups. These have been established to intensify engagement between the industry and the UK Government. This is even as the future immigration system based on skills is developed.   The HO has undertaken a 12-month engagement program. This is for hearing to the views of… Read More »

    Jun 24, 2019
  • Australia immigration
    Australia Tech Visa pilot under review can be extended

    The 12-month Australia Tech Visa pilot under the Global Talent Scheme will continue after its imminent expiry date. This is as the Federal Government holds a review of the effectiveness of the scheme. The Australia GTS was launched in July 2018 in attempts to pacify the irate Tech sector in the nation. This was after… Read More »

    Jun 24, 2019
  • UK immigration news
    Unqualified Immigration Consultant in the UK sentenced

    A man who offered services and advice as an unqualified Immigration Consultant in the UK has been sentenced. The sentence includes imprisonment for 8 months, suspension for 12 months, and 100 hours of work that is unpaid. He charged excess of 11,000 UK Pounds from the refuges he met at Social Centres for his services.… Read More »

    Jun 24, 2019
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