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The Government will continue with increase in e-tourist visa fee September 11, 2018
The Government will continue with increase in e-tourist visa fee

Despite the concerns of the Ministry of Tourism regarding the increase in e-tourist visa fee, it will not undergo a review soon. The reason is considering the reciprocity with other countries. K J Alphons Union Tourism Minister had sent a plea, to the Home Minister, regarding reviewing the hike in fee for the e-tou...

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Investment limit for US EB-5 Visa will not change till December September 10, 2018
US EB-5 Visa - Investment limit will not change till December

A US Congressman Aaron Schock, a Republican, and the Sponsor of Reauthorization Bill 2012 regarding the E.B-5, has stated that the investment limit, pertaining to the E.B-5 Investor Visa Program, is not likely to increase till December 2018. It is famous for providing Green Cards to foreign persons who invest $50...

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Abolition of H-1B premium processing: Students face difficulties September 08, 2018
Students seeking jobs blocked by H-1B premium processing

Adverse impact on H-1B workersRecently, US Citizenship and Immigration Services made a move and suspended premium processing for H-1B applications. This measure will adversely impact the cap gap global students. Additionally, it will obstruct the plans of employers to hire H-1B workers.Moreover, in the absence of pre...

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Canada holds a large Express Entry Draw - invites 3,900 candidates September 07, 2018
A large Express Entry Draw - 3,900 candidates receive an invitation

We present the facts regarding the Express Entry draw held on September 5, 2018.It was the largest draw for PR candidates for 2018. Moreover, it was the second-largest of all time where 3,900 candidates will receive an invitation to apply. The CRS cut-off threshold for this draw was 440 points, which is similar to th...

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Universities in Britain seek simple visa rules for foreigners September 06, 2018
British universities seek simple visa rules for foreigners

The recent developmentsThe leaders of the universities will be happy to see some changes to the UK Visa System leading to allowing overseas students to stay and work for a period of two years after completing their graduation. In case this does not happen, the Universities say that, foreign students, who spend 26 b...

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UK Universities Group wants a New Post-study Visa for Indian Students September 05, 2018
UK Universities Group wants a New Post-study Visa for Indian Students

A call for a new post-study visaAn influential representative body of the leading universities in UK has given a call for a new post-study visa. This will address a huge decrease in international student from many countries like India. In 2012 The UK removed its post-study work visa. It permitted global students to s...

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Applications for visa increasing from Tier-2 Cities in India September 01, 2018
Applications for visa increasing from Tier-2 Cities in India

Non-metro cities are the new growth centersNon-metro cities and Indian interior areas, are registering a growth and prosperity, presently. These are witness double growth in visa applications, in comparison to metro cities in the first half of 2018. This is a recent data compilation. In this period the applications...

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Presently No change in H-1B Visa Policy, says USA August 31, 2018
Presently No change in H-1B Visa Policy, says USA

Facts regarding visaThe H-1B visa is a non-immigrant visa permitting the US companies to take up overseas workers in specialty occupations which require theoretical/technical expertise.A senior administration official of USA has said that there is no change in H-1B visa policy. It is under review currently to make su...

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