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    Australia: Temporary visa holders, international students eligible for free COVID-19 vaccine

    As per the Department of Health of the Australian Government, “COVID-19 vaccines are free for everyone in Australia, even if you are not an Australian citizen or permanent resident.” This includes individuals that are in Australia for study abroad as international students, as well as other temporary visa holders such as overseas visitors and migrant… Read More »

    Jun 18, 2021
  • Quebec gets $590,000 for immigrant integration and settlement
    Quebec gets $590,000 for immigrant integration and settlement

    The province of Quebec in Canada has received nearly $590,000 towards immigrant integration and settlement in the Bas-Saint-Laurent region. Quebec is the only Canadian province that is not a part of the Provincial Nominee Program [PNP]. As per the Canada-Quebec Accord, Quebec has greater autonomy regarding the newcomers to be inducted into their province. Quebec… Read More »

    Jun 18, 2021
  • Immigration Medical Examination requirements for Express Entry 2021-22
    Canada’s Express Entry: IME requirements updated by IRCC

    The Immigration Medical Examination [IME] requirements have been updated for the federal Express Entry system. This had been done in view of the COVID-19 pandemic. Canada, among the Top 3 countries for immigration post COVID-19, is also the leading country on the list for Top 10 most-accepting countries for migrants. As per Immigration and Refugee… Read More »

    Jun 18, 2021
  • Ontario PNP invites 940 in latest EOI draw
    Ontario PNP invites 940 in latest EOI draw

    The province of Ontario in Canada has held another round of invitations under the Provincial Nominee Program [PNP], the route to Canadian permanent residence that goes through the provincial and territorial [PT] governments. On June 16, 2021, Ontario PNP issued a total of 940 invitations to apply, under the newly launched Expression of Interest [EOI]… Read More »

    Jun 17, 2021
  • Saskatchewan PNP invites 255 to apply in latest SINP draw
    Saskatchewan PNP invites 255 to apply in latest SINP draw

    The province of Saskatchewan in Canada has held another round of invitations under the Provincial Nominee Program [PNP]. On June 15, 2021, a total of 255 Canada immigration candidates received invitations to apply through Saskatchewan PNP, officially the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program [SINP]. This is the first SINP draw to be held in June 2021.… Read More »

    Jun 17, 2021
  • 5,370 BC PNP invitations have been issued by British Columbia so far in 2021.
    British Columbia holds the second Tech draw of the month

    Canada’s British Columbia has held another round of invitations under the Provincial Nominee Program [PNP]. On June 15, 2021, another 72 candidates were issued invitations by British Columbia PNP in the latest BC PNP Tech draw, earlier referred to as the BC PNP Tech Pilot. As the program has now been made permanent, the name… Read More »

    Jun 17, 2021
  • Amazon Hires 1,800 Immigrant Tech Workers in Canada
    Amazon opens up 1,800 new jobs in Canada

    As per an official Press Release by Amazon Canada, Amazon will be hiring “1,800 new corporate and tech employees in Canada in 2021”. The new hires by Amazon in Canada would be supporting – Amazon Advertising Alexa AWS Retail and Operations technology These teams will be working towards growing the Amazon workforce at all Canadian… Read More »

    Jun 15, 2021
  • Germany issued over 50,000 visas through the Skilled Workers Immigration Act
    50,000+ visas issued by Germany through the Skilled Immigration Act

    Germany has issued over 50,000 visas to skilled workers and trainees – through the Skilled Immigration Act – to individuals belonging to third-world countries. The Regulation had come into force on March 1, 2020. More than 50,000 visas have been issued, despite the COVID-19 pandemic, under the Skilled Immigration Act so far. This was recently… Read More »

    Jun 14, 2021
  • Express Entry: Latest IRCC draw has a CRS 368 cut-off
    Express Entry: Latest IRCC draw has a CRS 368 cut-off

    The federal government of Canada has held, within a day of the previous draw, another round of invitations through the Express Entry system. On June 10, 2021, as many as 6,000 candidates – with previous Canadian experience – were invited by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada [IRCC]. Those invited can now proceed to applying to… Read More »

    Jun 14, 2021
  • HCL to hire 1,000 tech professionals in the UK
    HCL announces the hiring of 1,000 tech professionals in the U.K.

    Recently, HCL technologies [HCL] has announced the expansion of investment in the U.K. A leading global technology company, HCL will be hiring 1,000 tech professionals in the U.K. for supporting its clients, in the U.K. as well as internationally. HCL plans on hiring these professionals in the fields of – digital transformation, cloud, artificial intelligence,… Read More »

    Jun 10, 2021
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