U.S. EB-5 Visa Comes Under Fire

U.S. EB-5 Visa Comes Under Fire

With all the talk for now being on the changes to the H1-B visa class in the USA attention has been drawn away from possible changes to other via categories. In particular, the EB-5 visa often referred to the ‘golden ticket visa’ is under scrutiny. Many have been calling for an end, or at least […]

U.S. Government Reassure Indian Tech Sector

U.S. Government Reassure Indian Tech Sector

The United States government have reported to the Indian government that there is currently no significant change to the H1-B visa system underway despite well publicised news that wide spread changes will affect the visa system.  The reports state the through to 2018 there will be no significant changes and that the US administration intend […]

UK five year post-Brexit visa planned

UK five year post-Brexit visa planned

The implications of the Brexit vote last year have left the world wondering how the vote and subsequent exit from Europe will affect the immigration situation in the UK. Much uncertainty surrounds who will be allowed to stay in the UK and who will be granted visas to enter and work in the country.  There […]

Premium Investor Scheme introduced in Australia

Premium Investor Scheme introduced in Australia

In a bid to attract foreign investment it has been the policy of both Australia and New Zealand to allow wealthy entrepreneurs gain visas in exchange for large investment.  Australia has for some year had what has been dubbed the ‘golden visa’ which allows those investing over AUS$5m to gain permanent residency. The visas were […]

No visas for fast food workers in Australia

No visas for fast food workers in Australia

The government of Australia has announced that it will be cracking down on the issuing of 457 visas for the fast food industry.  There has been huge political debate surrounding immigration over the past few years and the Australian government is under huge pressure to tighten visa regulations and immigration into the country.  This announcement […]

More restriction for H-1B visa applicants

More restriction for H-1B visa applicants

The US Government has suspended fast track visa applications for its H-1B visas. This comes in the wake of a huge amount of uncertainty surrounding the future of the H-1B visa category following the election of Donald Trump last year. It is still unclear how H-1B visas will be affected by the Trump administration but […]

China “Frequent Traveller Passport” post fake

China  “Frequent Traveller Passport” post fake

Chinese travellers face some of the most stringent travel restrictions of anywhere across the globe. Currently they are allowed visa free enter to 50 countries around the world ranking them 87th out of 104 countries in the 2016 Visa Restriction Index.  A recent post that suggested that the restrictions were to be lifted to allow […]

India Afghanistan visa restrictions eased

India Afghanistan visa restrictions eased

India has gone one step further to liberalising travel between India and Afghanistan in a bid to ‘boost people-to-people ties”.  Visa policy has been eased to make it easier for Afghans to visit India. The length of a tourist visa has been extended to a year with a continuous stay allowance increased from 30 days […]

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