H1B and L visas issued to Indians the most: US

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Indian citizens were the largest group to be issued H1B and L visas by the US last year, states Peter Haas, recently appointed consul general in Mumbai. Highlighting on the strong US-India people-to-people connections, Hass said, “While 8 lakh Americans travel to India each year, … Read More

Criteria to determine undocumented immigrants’ stay in USA

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USA recently came up with a new immigration policy to address the prolonged issue of illegal immigration. According to these new policy immigrants with no criminal record and who are not a threat to public safety are allowed to apply for work permits and stay … Read More

DIBP seeks feedback on Permanent Employer Sponsored Visas

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A discussion paper has been released by Australia’s Department of Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) seeking the feedback from people on Permanent Employer Sponsored Visas like: Employer Nomination Scheme (ENS) Subclasses 121 and 856 Regional Skilled Migration Scheme (RSMS) Subclasses 119 and 857 … Read More

Better indicators for foreign workers in Denmark

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Labour Market Authority has just launched new and improved statistics on foreign workers employed in Denmark. The new statistics provide a much more comprehensive picture of labor migration. Among other things, for the first time it was made possible to get a reliable estimate of … Read More

Undocumented migrants with no criminal record can stay in US

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To address the much debated issue of illegal immigration, US announced a new immigration policy which may reprieve around 300,000 undocumented immigrants from being deported. As per this new policy, only the migrants who are a potential threat for US in terms of public safety … Read More

Canada in need of skilled migrants

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As per a recent labour study conducted by Statistics Canada, provinces like New Brunswick are in dire need of labour force. The study reveals that Canadian labour force is declining with each passing year. Statistics show Canada’s labour force participation rate will fall between 59 … Read More

Becoming a part of London Olympic and Paralympic Games

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Less than a year is left for London’s Olympic and Paralympic Games to start. The country is putting its best efforts to make these games renowned at a global level. London is attracting people from all over the world to be a part of the … Read More

Canada welcomes working families!

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Canada has introduced a new pilot project which will allow the family members of temporary workers in British Columbia to work in Canada. The project was announced on August 15th by Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney and British Columbia Minister of Jobs, Tourism … Read More

New measures by Singapore in Employment Pass for foreigners

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The Singapore government has announced that it will tighten measures in Employment Pass (EP) framework to ensure that local workers with rising salaries would not be disadvantaged by Employment Pass holders coming in at lower wages. The employment pass holders are middle range of foreign … Read More

Chile to get online Australian tourist visa application

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The citizens of Chile will have access to a convenient tourist visa for Australia as per an announcement made by the Australian Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC). They’ll be able to apply online for the e676 tourist visa. The e676 tourist visa allows people … Read More