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US extends Global Entry Scheme to the UK citizens November 04, 2015
US will extend Global Entry Scheme to the UK citizens from 3rd December

Frequent travellers from the UK to the US would be able to avoid long queues at the immigration points by joining the new scheme that would allow them to use the automated passport booths at the airports.US had agreed to extend the Global Entry Scheme to the citizens of the UK from 3rd December for those travellers who...

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Crackdown in Australian immigration has hit foreign students market November 04, 2015
Australian visa crackdown has hit overseas student market

In Australia, there has been decrease in the grant of student visas at the end of the last financial year. The information from the Australian immigration department shows that there were around 3,75,000 foreign students visa holders at the end of June month, this was the highest number since the end of previous decade...

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New Zealand introduced some twists in its immigration policies November 04, 2015
New Zealand introduced some twists in its immigration policies

Around 5,000 migrants who had applied for the New Zealand moved towards Auckland after getting the PR. The new move made by the government of New Zealand regarding some changes in the immigration rules will steer immigrants to other regions. As it has promised to grant extra points for the residency if the migrants wor...

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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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