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UK keen to attract as many students from India as possible December 19, 2015
UK keen to attract as many students from India as possible

The Chevening scholarship program which has been started by the UK Government is proving to be world’s largest scholarship program and it is also extending around 130 scholarships with budget of 2.6 million pounds for the year 2015-2016, told Acting High Commissioner to India, Mr. Andrew Soper.Mr. Soper had current...

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US Congress has passed a package worth $1.1 trillion, also hikes H-1B visa fee December 19, 2015
US Congress has passed a package worth $1.1 trillion, also hikes H-1B visa fee

The US politicians in an immediate sequence today passed the $1.8 trillion spending package and had also introduced a heavy $4000 on theH-1B visas for IT firms of India.This bill has came as the shock for the IT firms of India as they now have to pay around millions of dollars while they apply for the H-1B visas. As th...

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23rd Draw of Canada Express Entry System invites 1,503 candidates December 19, 2015
23rd Draw of Canada Express Entry System invites 1,503 candidates

For those skilled applicants who have filed their applications under the Express Entry pool for permanent residency and waiting for the current selection ranking. The wait is now finally over as the Department of Citizenship and Immigration (CIC) has conducted the 23rd draw of Express Entry System on 18th December 2015...

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Canada extends its program that permits spouses of citizens to get work permits December 18, 2015
Canada extends its program that permits spouses of citizens to get work permits

Canada has extended its popular pilot program for a year that permits spouses of permanent residents and citizens of Canada to work while waiting for their status of permanent residency.The announcement was made by CIC on 11th December 2015, regarding the extension of this program for a year. This program permits spous...

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US Congress likely to extend the EB-5 Visa Program December 18, 2015
US Congress likely to extend the EB-5 Visa Program

US Congress is looking to extend this controversial visa program that offers a route to the citizenship of the US, this program is mostly popular among the citizens from China who invest in the businesses of the US in return for US green cards.The EB-5 overseas investment program, which permits the private and public...

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Foreign student population increases by 8% in the US December 18, 2015
Foreign student population increases by 8% in the US

Almost 1.2 million foreign students are using the F or M visa to pursue education in the US. As per recent reports from “SEVIS by the Numbers”, this is the quarterly report published on the trends of foreign students which is prepared by SEVP, which is part of the US ICE HSI.This report was revealed on Thursday by ...

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The UK immigration cap might be counterproductive says Committee December 18, 2015
The UK immigration cap might be counterproductive says Committee

As per the parliamentary report, the immigration limit of the UK Government is not effective in bringing down the net migration figures and might be counterproductive.Home Affairs Select Committee had released a document in which it says that the policies which are designed for minimizing the migration rate to the UK h...

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Latest proposal of US visa fee might cost Indian IT companies $400 million December 18, 2015
Latest proposal of US visa fee might cost Indian IT companies $400 million

As per the apex body of IT firms, Nasscom, the US proposal of increasing the H-1B and L-1 visa fees will substantially hurt the Indian IT companies.According to them, the proposal increase will cost the IT outsourcing firms of India a minimum of additional $400 million yearly; this can slay the competitive edge IT comp...

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