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  • Australia
    Accept immigration to prosper, says Infrastructure Australia

    Infrastructure Australia, an independent statutory body which provides advice to government bodies in Australia, warned the government that it is neither viable nor desirable for them to squander opportunities that population growth offers. In a report released on 23 February, Infrastructure Australia, however, warned that also not being prepared for growth in population will lead… Read More »

    Feb 23, 2018
  • Saudi Arabia
    Saudi Arabia issued 12 million visas in 2017

    About 12 million foreign nationals arrived in Saudi Arabia in 2017 on pilgrimages, visit, work and business, said Abdulrahman Al-Yousef, Deputy Foreign Minister for Consular Affairs. Al-Watan Arabic daily was quoted as saying on 21 February that out of this, 1.5 million arrived on visit visas and 50,000 on business visas. Al-Yousef, while addressing the… Read More »

    Feb 23, 2018
  • New Canada Exp Entry
    New Canada Exp Entry draw offers 3,000 PR invites

    New Canada Express entry draw has offered 3,000 invites for Canada Permanent Residency in the draw held on 21 February. The threshold Comprehensive Ranking Score for this Express entry draw was 442 points. The sum of 3,000 ITAs or Invitations to Apply that have been offered in this draw is equal to the number of… Read More »

    Feb 23, 2018
  • New Zealand visas
    For 1st time Tradies surpass Profs for NZ visas

    Immigrants obtaining NZ Visas for technical and trades jobs are now surpassing those who take up professional jobs and this is for the first time. Laborers are also outnumbering managers. These statistics have been revealed by Immigration New Zealand. In the current fiscal year, 13,000 trades’ people have been offered NZ visas for work. This… Read More »

    Feb 23, 2018
  • Taiwan
    New overseas hiring law effective in Taiwan

    New overseas hiring law has become effective in Taiwan with the Employment and Recruitment of Overseas Professionals Governing Act from February 2018. The Foreign Affairs Ministry of Taiwan is now offering Visas for Seeking Employment. It offers multiple entries and residence of 6 months to applicants who qualify for this visa. As per the new… Read More »

    Feb 23, 2018
  • Canada
    Canada encourages foreign minors to get citizenship

    The government of Canada has taken a decision to encourage all immigrants, especially those below 18 years of age, to obtain citizenship. To facilitate it, the fee has been lowered for minors who can apply under subsection 5(1) of the Citizenship Act. Ahmed Hussen, Canadian Minister of Immigration, announced amendments to the fee schedule laid… Read More »

    Feb 23, 2018
  • Indian Students
    UK student visa numbers for Indians rise

    Bruce Buckneil, the British Deputy High Commissioner to India, said on 20 February that the United Kingdom wanted more students from India to come to their country and enrol in educational institutions. He said that the number of tier 4 visas issued to Indian students increased by 27 percent in 2017. He was quoted by… Read More »

    Feb 22, 2018
  • Canada PR process
    Start your PR process NOW: Micro-progress Success!

    As an aspiring overseas immigrant, your PR process is a very crucial phase in life. Immigration and visa laws across nations have always been dynamic and transforming. If you have chosen your overseas destination as Canada, then you should apply for the PR process NOW. You can choose any one of the several immigration programs… Read More »

    Feb 22, 2018
  • DHA Australia
    DHA adds 8067 + others to TSS Australia Visa

    The Department of Home Affairs has released further details of the TSS Australia Visa or Temporary Skill Shortage Visa on 19th February 2018. Below are the crucial updates: It has been reaffirmed by the Department of Home Affairs – DHA that current processing time will be applicable for certain applications. These include applications filed prior to… Read More »

    Feb 22, 2018
  • Atlantic (Canada)
    Atlantic Provinces (Canada) plan to lure foreign students

    Three other provinces in Atlantic are taking a leaf out of the book of Nova Scotia’s program to aid foreign students to work and reside in their provinces in a bid to increase their populations. Ahmed Hussen, Federal Immigration Minister, was quoted by The Canadian Press as saying that the retention rate of Atlantic Canada… Read More »

    Feb 21, 2018