Post-Graduation Work Permits’ Application Period Extended by Canada

Post-Graduation Work Permits’ Application Period Extended by Canada

On Thursday, February 14, the Canadian government made a huge announcement in favor of international students in the country. After receiving notice of graduation, international students who want to remain in Canada as holders of Post-Graduation Work Permits (PGWP) henceforth have 180 days – six months to apply and the used-to-be necessary valid study permit […]

Post-Brexit Immigration System will Cost Employers £1BN in Red Tape

Post-Brexit Immigration System will Cost Employers £1BN in Red Tape

In a report by Global Future, the Parliament has refused to pass a bill which the government has been trying to get on the post-Brexit immigration policy. It was referred to as a mistake, which will make hospitals which are cash-strapped run dry, financially. In addition, Global future said that the approval of the paper […]

Democrats Demand Detention of Immigrants with A Criminal Record

Democrats Demand Detention of Immigrants with A Criminal Record

The United States may face another partial government shutdown as talks between the Democrats and the Republicans in the Congress stalls ahead of Friday deadline. On January 25, a record-breaking partial government shutdown that lasted 35 days was called off when President Trump approved a three-week window of discussions in the hope of reaching a […]

Want A Fast-Track Migrant Visa? Go To Regional Australia

Want A Fast-Track Migrant Visa? Go To Regional Australia

A fast-tracked Migrant Visa scheme is now available to skilled applicants if they are willing to move to regional Australia under a newly-introduced 19.4 million initiative. Australia’s Minister for Immigration had on Friday, in a meeting which was held in Canberra with state and territory treasurers, announced the initiative. Meanwhile, the purpose of the meeting […]

US Now Prefers Masters Degree Holders for H-1B Visa

US Now Prefers Masters Degree Holders for H-1B Visa

The government of the United States has made some changes to the guidelines of their H-1B visa scheme. This new guideline has placed a priority on technology professionals who are high-skilled and who have a master’s degree from a university in the US over entry-level professionals from third world countries. These new changes are likely […]

How will Brexit Affect EU Citizens in the UK?

How will Brexit Affect EU Citizens in the UK?

Time is flying, and we now have less than 60 days to Brexit — the day Britain seizes to be a member of the European Union. With months of negotiations gone, when the Brexit deal received an overwhelming rejection in the British Parliament and which was accompanied by weeks of political fighting, surprisingly, a lot […]

Is Ghana’s Visa Ban by the US Really Ghana’s Fault?

Is Ghana’s Visa Ban by the US Really Ghana’s Fault?

The government of the United States in its defense of the categories of visas, on which they recently imposed restrictions, has blamed their action on the unwillingness of the Ghanaian government to cooperate in meeting the requirements of international deportation. Stephanie Sullivan, America’s ambassador to Ghana, said in a press conference that the Ghanaian government […]

US Imposes a Visa Restriction on Ghanaians

US Imposes a Visa Restriction on Ghanaians

All countries that signed the UN Convention on International Civil Aviation has an obligation to issue to its citizens, all the relevant travel documents under removal orders given by another country. Section 243(d) of America’s Immigration and Nationality Act states that when a country is adamant in denying or delaying without reason, in accepting the […]

Polymer Certificates Required for US Immigrant Visa

Polymer Certificates Required for US Immigrant Visa

Do you have dreams of migrating to the US? Starting February 1, this year, the US Embassy in Trinidad and Tobago now requires all citizens of Trinidad and Tobago applying for any US immigrant visa to present a computer-generated polymer birth certificate. This update was made public on the official Twitter page of the Embassy […]

New Immigration Rules in South Africa, good for Business

New Immigration Rules in South Africa, good for Business

South Africa’s first amendment of the 2014 Immigration Regulations became effective on December 1, 2018. One of the associates at Baker Mckenzie, Tracy Robbins, remarked that the new regulations do not only address the administrative errors of the old regulations, but it goes further to make provision for general work visa applications. The old system […]

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