Monthly Archives: June 2013

Canada Federal Skilled worker applications number is revealed

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Total 5,000 applications have arrived under Federal Skilled Worker Program From May 4th to June 6th, total 65 applications were accepted and this fact was … Continue

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Immigration reform is an advantage for lawyers

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In this week, immigration bill is set for a final vote. This is going to bring unexpected bonanza for American constituencies and thousands of lawyers … Continue

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Find a Citizenship Ceremony near you with new interactive map

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A new online interactive map will help Canadians and permanent residents more easily find citizenship and reaffirmation ceremonies being held on Canada Day in their … Continue

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Tourism and agriculture benefit from influx of holiday workers

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IT COULD be a scene anywhere in Asia. It’s a sea of workers bent over hacking vegetables from the stalk. Not one of them is … Continue

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India among 'high-risk' nations facing hefty visa fee to UK

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Tourists aged 18 and over would be forced to hand over 3,000 pounds for a six-month visit visa, which they will forfeit if they overstay … Continue

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Indian IT may suffer from Aussie govt's 457 visa crackdown

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After a tough time in the US, Indian IT companies may bear the brunt of a crackdown by the Australian government on visas. It may … Continue

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Need for tougher work visas, inquiry told

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THE Gillard government’s planned crackdown on temporary visas for foreign workers should be extended to all occupations, a Senate inquiry has been told. Labor is … Continue

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Proposal would allow more women to come to U.S. under immigration
bill

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A group of female senators is planning to introduce a proposal Thursday that would ensure that more women would be admitted to the United States … Continue

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Now, same day visa service to the U.K.

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For those of you in a hurry to reach the United Kingdom, the Home Office on Monday announced the same day visa service for those … Continue

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Start-Up Visa is just the beginning for immigrant entrepreneurs

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Canada often is the country of choice for immigrants searching for a better life.  But it also happens to be a popular destination for would-be … Continue

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Government of Canada invests to help youth in Brockville get jobs

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The Government of Canada is providing support for youth in Brockville to help them gain the skills, knowledge and experience they need to enter and … Continue

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Changes to Australian Visa Fee; Effective from July 1st, 2013

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New visa pricing arrangements announced by Department of Immigration and Citizenship would be effective from 1st July, 2013. DIAC has decided to include “per-person” charge … Continue

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Employers that hire foreign workers could soon face random
inspections

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Government inspectors will soon be able to enter workplaces unannounced to make sure employers approved to hire temporary foreign workers aren’t abusing their staff or … Continue

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Crackdown on temporary foreign workers lets officials search without
warrants

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Federal officials will have the right to walk into Canadian workplaces without a warrant as part of a tightening of the controversial foreign temporary workers … Continue

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New and improved Canadian citizenship application process

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Citizenship applicants who fail their first citizenship test can now rewrite the test rather than wait for an appointment with a citizenship judge, announced Citizenship, … Continue

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Simpler immigration to woo tourists on the cards

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Now, foreigner tourists can really hope to travel to India lightly. One of the cumbersome part of their visits — the immigration process — is … Continue

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Saudi slashes Umrah visa validity by half

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Dealing a blow to thousands of Umrah pilgrims from the country, the Royal Consulate General of Saudi Arabia (RCGSA) has slashed the validity of Umrah … Continue

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Belgium opens first visa application centre in Ahmedabad

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VFS has already started services for six countries in Ahmedabad including Belgium, Austria, Greece, Italy, Spain and Switzerland Belgium becomes the eighth European country to … Continue

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Tourism export part of Australian economic future

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In the framework of the International Visitor Survey, ATEC Managing Director, Felicia Mariani, said the positive growth from Asian markets and the improvements in some … Continue

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Tighter rules for student visas could cost UK £2.4bn in a decade
– study

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Research suggests more students are choosing to study in the US and Canada and that the change cannot easily be reversed The government’s hardening of … Continue

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