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  • Australia visa
    Australia introduces new visas for highly skilled workers

    Australia’s large firms and tech startups will benefit from a new visa scheme, the aim of which is to offer a permanent residency to migrant workers just after three years. Known as the Global Talent Scheme, it is being opened on a trial basis following the expiry of the 457 visa program on 18 March.… Read More »

    Mar 19, 2018
  • Australia
    Australia replaces 457 visas with TSS visas

    The popular 457 visa program of Australia has been removed, with a new legislation becoming effective from 18 March. It will be replaced with a new visa program known as TSS (Temporary Skill Shortage) visa. The 457 visa will be annulled by the Migration Legislation Amendment Regulations 2018 and replaced with the new Subclass 482… Read More »

    Mar 17, 2018
  • Migration
    Migration does not reduce natives’ joy: WHR

    Migration does not reduce the happiness of the local population as per the latest World Happiness Report compiled by economists and endorsed by the United Nations. It further elaborated that immigrants themselves become as happy as the nation of their migration. This is a latest and groundbreaking report with regards to the impact of migration.… Read More »

    Mar 16, 2018
  • Canada
    Canada offers 3,000 more PR invites to immigrants

    The Government of Canada has offered 3,000 more PR invites to immigrant applicants in the Express entry pool. This was on the draw held on 14 March. It had 456 as the minimum score for Comprehensive Ranking System. The draw held on 14 March was after a gap of 3 weeks which was a first… Read More »

    Mar 16, 2018
  • Visa on arrival will attract African investors

    John Dramani Mahama, former Ghanaian President, has suggested to African leaders to offer other nationals in Africa special protocol services by extending visas-on-arrival in order to encourage investments in the continent. He said this will make it easier for African investors to obtain visas when they intend to visit other countries in Africa. CitifmOnline quotes… Read More »

    Mar 15, 2018
  • Indian students
    Number of Indian students in US falls by 27% in 2017

    Owing to protectionist visa regime adopted by the Trump administration in the US, the number of Indian students travelling to the US fell by 27 percent in 2017 compared to 2016. The US Department of State’s data shows that for the year ended 30 September 2017, international student numbers dropped by 16 percent compared to… Read More »

    Mar 15, 2018
  • Canada
    Canada needs more immigrant workers: BOC Governor

    Canada needs more immigrant workers as the demand is far outreaching the supply of labor said the Governor of Bank of Canada Stephen Poloz. Immigrants have a crucial role to play in the growth of the Canadian economy, he added. More immigrant workers are also needed to offset the growing scarcity of skilled workers in… Read More »

    Mar 15, 2018
  • Mass migration
    Mass migration from India & China avoided Australian recession

    The experts and stakeholders of Australian economy have said that mass migration from India and China is the reason that avoided Australian recession. Even as Europe and the US succumb to increasing populism, Australia is firm amidst demands for curbing immigration. Australia also has fewer options if it intends to remain on the path of… Read More »

    Mar 15, 2018
  • Nova Scotia
    Nova Scotia Immi staff head to the UK to attract physicians

    Nova Scotia immigration staffs in Canada are heading to the UK to campaign for attracting new Physicians to the province. Lena Metlege Diab the Immigration Minister of Nova Scotia said that the aim of the visit to London is to assist and support the Physicians to actually migrate to Canada. The government of Nova Scotia… Read More »

    Mar 15, 2018
  • Canadian provinces
    Other Canadian provinces also to welcome French-speaking immigrants

    Immigration ministers from all over Canada got together in the fourth week of February to issue a new action plan to invite French-speaking immigrants to other provinces outside of Quebec. The ‘FPT Action Plan for Increasing Francophone Immigration Outside of Quebec’ summarises actions that can be taken up individually or in collaboration with provincial, territorial… Read More »

    Mar 14, 2018