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  • Top 10 source nations for Australia PR Immigrants

    Over the last 20 years, India and China have emerged as the largest source nations for Australia PR immigrants. The numbers from India have reached more than 40,000 in 2017 from just 3000 in 1996. India, China, and the UK have emerged as the top 3 source nations for Australia PR immigrants, as quoted by… Read More »

    Aug 18, 2018
  • PNP BC offers Canada PR via PN invites to SI and EE candidates

    PNP BC has offered 405 invitations for Canada PR via PN to Express Entry BC and Skills Immigration candidates. This was through the Provincial Nominee Program British Columbia invitation round held on 8 August. The successful nomination under the Provincial Nominee Program British Columbia offers 600 extra points towards their CRS scores. This is under… Read More »

    Aug 17, 2018
  • Toronto
    3 Canadian cities amongst the Top 10 most livable global cities in 2018

    Three of the largest Canadian cities Toronto, Vancouver, and Calgary have been ranked amongst the Top 10 most livable global cities in 2018. This is as per the latest survey of the Economist. The number of immigrants in Calgary enhanced to 404, 700 in 2016 from 197, 175 in 2001. This has been revealed by… Read More »

    Aug 17, 2018
  • Virgin Atlantic
    Virgin Atlantic urges UK Border Force to reduce immigration wait times

    In light of the increase in the number of international visitors, Virgin Atlantic has called for urgent measures to reduce the immigration wait times. The UK Border Force has a Service Level Agreement to process at least 95% of the non-EEA passengers through immigration within 45 minutes. This target was only met once in the… Read More »

    Aug 16, 2018
  • Canada visa
    IRCC offers new faster Canada PR processing for select visas

    A new faster Canada PR processing for select visas will be offered by Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada. The new system will be progressive rather than being based on estimations of historical data. The fresh Canada PR processing times will replace the conventional processing times for select applications. This will be for those submitted after… Read More »

    Aug 16, 2018
  • Germany Work Visas approval requirements
    Germany Work Visas approval requirements are amended

    Germany Work Visas approval requirements for hiring non-EU workers have been amended by the German Labor Authority. Non-EU citizens transferred to Germany for an assignment are already required to offer specific details. They must offer details of gross salary and confirm equal pay. These are the requirements of the German Work Visa application. The applicants… Read More »

    Aug 14, 2018
  • New Zealand Work Visas Post Study for overseas students
    Crucial changes to New Zealand Work Visas Post Study for overseas students

    Diverse and crucial changes to New Zealand Work Visas Post Study for Overseas Students will become effective from 26 November 2018. The Post Study Work Visas assisted by employers in New Zealand will be removed at all levels. A 1-year Open Work Visa Post Study will be offered to overseas students studying at Level 4-6… Read More »

    Aug 13, 2018
  • UK
    UK immigration targets must be scrapped post-Brexit: CBI

    The UK immigration targets must be scrapped post-Brexit according to the Confederation of British Industry, the leading business group. The UK must also continue with permitting Visa-free arrival to the EU nations, added CBI. UK businesses need a new immigration policy said the CBI. It must be ensured that immigration is controlled but the UK… Read More »

    Aug 10, 2018
  • USCIS
    USCIS offers relief to F, J & M Student Visa holders’ w.r.t Unlawful Presence

    USCIS has offered relief to F, J & M Student Visa holders’ with respect to ‘Unlawful Presence’ through a revised and final Policy Memorandum.  This is keeping in mind the feedback received during the 1 month public comment period. The new PM is effective from 9 August 2018 for F, J & M Student Visa… Read More »

    Aug 10, 2018
  • Nova Scotia offers first LOIs for Canada PR via EE LMPS
    Nova Scotia offers first LOIs for Canada PR via EE LMPS

    Nova Scotia has offered the first LOIs for Canada PR via the new Labour Market Priorities Stream Express Entry on 7 August 2018. Qualified candidates in the pool with experience as Early Childhood Assistants and Educators were targeted by the draw. 314 LOIs were issued totally to qualified candidates in the national Express Entry pool.… Read More »

    Aug 9, 2018