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Proposed changes to the STEM related OPT rules November 03, 2015
Proposed changes to the STEM OPT rules

On 19th October 2015, the Homeland Security Department had published in its Federal Register, a rule which was proposed for providing the OPT job authorization for longer period of time to assured qualifying F-1 students.The change in the proposed rule would allow the non immigrant students under the F-1 visa with the ...

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President Obama's migration plan would allow work permits for overseas professionals November 03, 2015
President Obama's migration plan would allow work permits for overseas professionals

President Obama administration has prepared a new memo that will allow the employers to rapidly and economically get the work permits for hiring millions of less wage overseas graduates.If it is approved by Obama, then it is expected that around 3 million workers, migrants and the students including 1.5 million college...

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UK Home Office announced changes in the immigration rules November 03, 2015
Good news as the UK Home Office announced changes in the immigration rules

There was some good news coming from the UK, as the Home Office has announced the changes to its immigration rule HC535 on the 29th of October 2015. Home Secretary Theresa is not running out of her ideas on changing the immigration. This has brought some respite for some categories of the migrants. The changes in the i...

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No legislation on US immigration reforms until end of 2016 November 03, 2015
Legislation on US immigration reforms not before 2016 end

The new speaker for the US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, has ruled out any legislation on the immigration reforms until the nation gets its new president and end of the year 2016.This is not going to be good news for thousands of Indians who are working or residing in the US or for those who are waiting for thei...

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Nasscom has raised concerns about UK's move for curbing skilled visa November 03, 2015
Nasscom has raised concerns about UK's move for curbing skilled visa

India’s software business lobby group Nasscom has presented a memo to the immigration advisors panel of the UK determining the concerns about proposal from the government to curb the migration numbers of overseas skilled workers into the UK.The memo was presented in answer to the call from the Committee of Migratio...

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New Zealand has made some changes to the work visas from 1st November November 03, 2015
Changes to New Zealand's work visas from 1st November

Immigration New Zealand has made some changes in its work visas like Entrepreneur Work Visa, Skilled Migrant Category and Essential Skills work visa.The new changes came into effect from 1st November for improving the number of workers, investment and skills all over the country. The modifications have been done in a w...

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Slowdown in immigration process have leaved highly skilled workers in limbo October 31, 2015
Slowed down immigration applications have leaved highly skilled workers in limbo

The stalled immigration processes for some of high skilled applicants who are seeking the permanent residency in Canada are raising many questions about the fairness of immigration system of the country.The holdups are affecting those who applied for the Canada Experience Class in the previous year when it was started ...

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DV Immigration Programme 2017 is coming to its closure October 31, 2015
DV Immigration Programme 2017 is approaching to its closure

The US State Department started accepting the applications for the DV immigration Program for the year 2017 from 1st October 2015 is now nearing to its closure. As all the eligible applicants were advised to submit their applications for the DV Program for the year 2017 before 3rd November 2015.The DV Immigration Progr...

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