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

  • immigration applications
    USCIS launches a new tool to cut denial of immigration applications

    USCIS has launched a new tool to decrease the number of rejection of immigration applications. It is a digital tool for helping immigrants to calculate the exact filing fees. Incorrect payments result in the denial of several immigration applications annually. US Citizenship and Immigration Services has revealed an online fee calculator. This will tally the… Read More »

    Jan 21, 2019
  • UK to test Immigration plans in India
    The UK to test Immigration plans in India

    The UK will check India’s response to its immigration plans for post-Brexit period unveiled in December last year. UK Home officials will meet their Indian counterparts and others in this regards. They will discuss the immigration White Paper announced by Sajid Javid Home Secretary. This was informed by a senior official of the FCO –… Read More »

    Jan 21, 2019
  • Bulgaria Work Visa
    Bulgaria Work Visa decision to be given in just 15 days!

    Bulgaria Work Visa decision for non-EU workers will now be given in 15 calendar days. This is for those who intend to arrive at Bulgaria as seasonal workers. The decision was announced by the Cabinet of Bulgaria. It is applicable to long-term Visa application by the non-EU workers. The ordinance for Terms and Procedures for… Read More »

    Jan 21, 2019
  • Thailand extends VOA waiver
    Thailand extends VOA waiver for 21 nations until end of April

    Thailand has extended the VOA – Visa-on-arrival waiver for 21 nations till the end of April. It was offered to boost tourism from these nations that included India and China. The VOA waiver was announced by Thailand in November last year and it was due to end on 14th January 2019. However, Veerasak Kowsurat the… Read More »

    Jan 21, 2019
  • Saudi Arabia offers new Work visas
    Saudi Arabia offers new Work visas for 2 years with no extra fees

    Saudi Arabia will offer new Work visas that will have a validity of 2 years. There will be no additional fees also charged for this. Currently, work Visas are offered by Saudi Arabia for 12 months. The extension of the 12 months will also be applicable to old visas. This was announced by the Ministry… Read More »

    Jan 21, 2019
  • US Passport
    The US Passport is becoming less influential

    The US Passport is becoming less influential and has moved down to the 6th rank sharing this place with the UK. The top position as the most powerful passport is continued to be held by Japan. This has been revealed in the latest live index from Henley & Partners the London-based consulting firm. It is… Read More »

    Jan 19, 2019
  • Malaysia
    What are the Malaysia Work Visa requirements?

    The Malaysia Work Visa requirements for overseas workers have been outlined by the Malaysian Government. The terms and conditions for hiring overseas workers are: They are allowed to work only in specific sectors and tense are Services, Agriculture, Plantation, Construction, and Manufacturing The quota of overseas workers must be taken by the firms/employers from the… Read More »

    Jan 19, 2019
  • Australia visa
    Australia annulled Visas of 800 overseas nationals in 2018

    Australia has annulled the Visas of 800 plus overseas nationals in 2018 who committed grave crimes. This includes murder, armed robbery, rape, domestic violence, and paedophilia. An official of the Ministry of Home Affairs said that roughly 500 Visas were cancelled for criminals who committed violent crimes. This includes 56 armed robberies, 125 assaults, and… Read More »

    Jan 19, 2019
  • Schengen visa
    Schengen Visa application process for Rwandans amended

    The Schengen Visa application process for Rwandans has now been amended. They will no longer be required to file their applications at the Belgian Embassy as they have been doing so far. This is for the Visa application for 19 Schengen nations. The Belgian Embassy has modified the Schengen Visa application process for the nationals… Read More »

    Jan 19, 2019
  • US Visa
    What are the 4 issues for which USCIS can challenge your H-1B Application?

    In the present times, it is more common for USCIS to challenge an H-1B Application. It issues an extensive, detailed and demanding RFE – Requests for Evidence in this case. USCIS is more frequently challenging the H-1B Application based on the below scenarios: Description of specialty occupation  General descriptions of job responsibilities and job duties… Read More »

    Jan 19, 2019
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