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

Canada proposes improvements in visa services

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Canada’s Prime Minister Stephen Harper has announced that improvements will be made in Canadian visa services and a separate Visa Application Centre will be opened in Costa Rica, to make Canada an even more attractive destination for Costa Rican travellers. “In 2010, Canada had the … Read More

Apply Sponsored Family Visitor Visa before 04 Nov, 11: DIAC

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As per an advice by the Australian Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) all the applicants who wish to travel to Australia under Sponsored Family Visitor category shall apply before Friday, 4 November 2011 to avoid a visa rush period. This announcement was made for … Read More

Canadian job market booming!

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Canadian job market is gaining its pace with the unemployment rate falling to 7.2 percent from 7.4 percent. While it was predicted that month end of July will have 15000 job postings the number went up to 25000, aiding in the drop of unemployment rate. … Read More

Chinese migrate to Australia the most

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According to a recent survey by Australian Immigration Department, Chinese are the highest number of citizens migrating to Australia. China has topped the survey with approx 29,547 Chinese migrating to Australia in 2010/11. While Chinese dominated 17.5 percent of the total migration program, the number … Read More

Calling outside India gets cheap: Courtesy Google!

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Google, the largest internet search company has made it easier and cheaper for people to talk to their friends and relatives outside India. It has reduced its call rates to Indian phones from 6 cents (Rs 2.70) per minute to 2 cents (90 paise) per … Read More

France Skills and Talents Permit: Features and Benefits

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France has always remained an attractive destination for people aspiring to migrate. The country welcomes people who want to settle in France and contribute towards French economy. France Skills and Talents Permit is an approach towards the same which attracts skilled professionals from all over … Read More

Interactive website for Canadian immigrants and visitors!

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The Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada(IRCC) has introduced a new interactive web tool for prospective immigrants and visitors which will help them determine if they are eligible to get a Canadian visa. This web tool is named as Come to Canada Wizard and will assist … Read More

High cut-offs drive students to US

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The intimidating barriers for entry to India’s top colleges have had unexpected fallout. If the rise in student visa applications this year is anything to go by, students, instead of downgrading their choices and settling for second- or third-best, are increasingly looking westwards and flooding … Read More