The Push for a US-Irish Visa Deal Rages On

The Push for a US-Irish Visa Deal Rages On

A delegation from the US Congress will be visiting Ireland this April following the renewed push to secure an essential American visa deal for citizens of Ireland and the current looming uncertainty of Brexit. Among the delegation, is expected to be Nancy Pelosi and Richard Neal, the US House of Representatives Speaker and Committee Chairman […]

Yearly Immigrants Cap Cut by 15% in Australia

Yearly Immigrants Cap Cut by 15% in Australia

On Wednesday, 20 March, Australia announced the cutting of annual intake of immigrants in the country by 15% as well as barring some groups of newcomers from residing in the country’s largest cities for the first three years as a way of controlling urban congestion. Population growth in some Australian cities is causing serious concerns […]

Defence Minister Hints Theresa May to Announce Brexit Extension

Defence Minister Hints Theresa May to Announce Brexit Extension

It is likely that Theresa May would announce an extension to Brexit when she returns from Egypt where she’s participating in an EU leaders’ gathering, a government official said. The defence minister, Tobias Ellwood, revealed that Mrs. May is expected to announce Brexit delay following her withdrawal from holding a second vote this week and […]

Expression of Interest Numbers Unveil Immigration Appeal for Quebec

Expression of Interest Numbers Unveil Immigration Appeal for Quebec

On September 18, 2018, a portal called Arrima was introduced to aid the management of profiles which were submitted to the Quebec Skilled Worker Program after the Expression of Interest was introduced by the former government which lost the election to Coalition Avenir Québec (CAQ) on October 1, 2018. With this Expression of Interest system, […]

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 […]

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 […]

USA: Spouses of H-1B Visa Holders Soon to be Out of Job

USA: Spouses of H-1B Visa Holders Soon to be Out of Job

In the coming weeks, the US Department of Homeland Security — DHS for short — may release a proposed regulation to revoke the Employment Authorisation Document (EAD) for spouses of H-1B visa holders. By implication, this is going to happen before the earlier scheduled deadline of March 28 by which time, the DHS is expected […]

US Visa Fraud Suspects Allegedly Fall to Govt’s Trap

US Visa Fraud Suspects Allegedly Fall to Govt’s Trap

In order to apprehend suspects who allegedly recruit undocumented immigrants using student visas as their permit to stay in the US, the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement created a fake university around Detroit as a trap to catch these suspects. On Monday, up to 8 suspects were charged for “harboring aliens for profit“ and for suspicion […]

Canada’s Visa Sponsorship Form Tagged “Discriminatory”

Canada’s Visa Sponsorship Form Tagged “Discriminatory”

Hundreds of immigrants in Canada are expressing their disappointment and frustration over an online visa application form with which they could sponsor either their parents or grandparents to migrate to Canada. The form which was available on the first-come-first-served basis was branded “discriminatory” by unhappy applicants as it was available online for less than 10 minutes. […]

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