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  • UK alters Tier 1 & Tier 2 Visas w.e.f. July 6, 2018

    The UK government has announced several changes to the Tier 1 and Tier 2 Visas that will be effective from July 6, 2018: General – UK Tier 2 Visas The Home Office has announced that Nurses and Doctors from the non-EEA area will be exempt from the Tier 2 Visas restricted limit for COS. It… Read More »

    Jun 22, 2018
  • Silicon Valley
    Skills & numbers of H-1B Visa holders must be increased: Silicon Valley

    Skills and numbers of H-1B Visa holders must be increased according to the Silicon Valley stakeholders. This has been revealed by the latest survey by Forbes. The survey observes that specifically, US businesses in the tech and science fields are asking for increased overseas talents. More than 59% of the respondents of the survey said… Read More »

    Jun 22, 2018
  • Business School
    Overseas Business Schools target 30% women representation for MBA

    Overseas Business Schools are targeting 30% women representation for their MBA programs even as the world faces scarcity of senior female Finance professionals. In order to cater to the gender imbalance, business schools across the world are taking initiatives to fix the growing concern. Many measures in this direction are being taken by the Overseas… Read More »

    Jun 22, 2018
  • overseas students
    How can overseas students benefit from 2 new Canada PR routes of Alberta?

    The Alberta province has announced 2 new Canada PR routes that have come in to effect from 14 June 2018. This is going to benefit existing and potential applicants to Canada including overseas student graduates. Express Entry Stream Alberta: The Express Entry Stream Alberta is the first among the 2 new Canada PR routes of… Read More »

    Jun 21, 2018
  • US Immigration Policy
    Trump ends tough US immigration policy separating families

    President Donald Trump has ended the tough US immigration policy that separated kids from their parents at the US border with Mexico. He signed an executive order to this effect after days of protests from the public and outrage from politicians. Trump said that he disliked the sight of separation of families while signing the… Read More »

    Jun 21, 2018
  • US Healthcare JVC CEO
    New US Healthcare JVC CEO will be an Indian-American

    Renowned Indian-American Public health innovator, Writer, and Surgeon Atul Gawande has been appointed as the CEO of new US Healthcare JVC. JP Morgan Chase, Berkshire Hathaway, and Amazon have formed a joint venture company for employee health care that will be headquartered at Boston. 52 years Gawande will take over as the CEO of the… Read More »

    Jun 21, 2018
  • Microsoft
    Microsoft backs bill to end nation limit for US Green Cards

    Software giant Microsoft has backed a bill that proposes to end nation limit for US Green Cards and enhance their numbers. This is even as there is intense national debate over the immigration policy. Chief Legal Officer and President of Microsoft Brad Smith said that the company supports pending bills to revamp the policy for… Read More »

    Jun 21, 2018
  • E1 and E2 Visas
    US KIWI Act to ease E1 & E2 Visas for New Zealanders

    US KIWI Act aims to ease the E1 and E2 Visas for nationals of New Zealand and is a bipartisan bill. The Knowledgeable Innovators and Worthy Investors Act was recently introduced in the US Senate. It was tabled by Hawaii Senator from Democratic Party Mazie K. Hirono and Utah Senator from Republican Party Mike Lee.… Read More »

    Jun 20, 2018
  • Study in Canada
    Canada Student visas processing will be streamlined

    Canada Student visas processing will be streamlined by the Government. This will offer enhanced opportunities to qualified overseas students to study in Canadian post-secondary institutions. Certain alterations will be made to the process of Canada Student visas applications. The active Student Partnership Program in India will be replaced by the Student Direct Stream from June… Read More »

    Jun 20, 2018
  • Australia
    DHA alters filing methods for Australia Family Visa applications

    Australia Family Visa applications filing methods for certain categories have been changed by the Department of Home Affairs with effect from 1 July 2018. Below are the updates: Australia Partner and Prospective Marriage Visas Applications for Australia Partner and Prospective Marriage Visas need to be filed online now through Immi Account. This includes Subclass 300,… Read More »

    Jun 20, 2018