Marc Miller, Canada’s immigration minister, has proposed new restrictions to safeguard overseas students from fraud. Post-secondary designated learning institutions will be required to verify each applicant’s letter of acceptance with the immigration department before issuing a study visa beginning December 1, 2023. Canada also intends to set up a system that rewards colleges that have […]
Between 1992 and 2025, a member of the United states Presidential Advisory Panel advised recapturing abandoned green cards for family and employment categories.
According to Advisory Commission member Ajay Bhutoria, idle green cards represent wasted chances for the country and lead to rising backlogs, which disproportionately affect Indian-American, Filipino-American, and Chinese-American families. A member of the President’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders has recommended that all unused green cards for family and employment […]
A bill introduced by a US lawmaker would double the number of H-1B visas available to Indian IT workers.
The H-1B visa is a non-immigrant visa that permits US businesses to hire foreign employees in specialist areas that require theoretical or technical knowledge. A group of over 2,100 small and mid-size IT firms in the United States, the majority of which are owned and run by Indian Americans, has urged Congress to increase the […]
Highlights: A band score of 6.0 is now accepted by Canada SDS. The most recent updates to the new IELTS Academic test Why should Someone take IELTS? Canada’s Student Direct Stream (SDS): Countries that qualify for SDS: The following nations are eligible for the SDS program: Brazil Peru India Morocco Pakistan Antigua and Barbuda are […]
USCIS performed an initial random selection of correctly filed electronic registrations for the fiscal year (FY) 2024 H-1B cap, including beneficiaries qualified for the advanced degree exemption, in March. The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced a second round of random lottery selection for H-1B visas for the fiscal year 2024 (which […]
Because Indian agents handle the majority of the paperwork, many kids and their parents are unfamiliar with Canadian laws and regulations. Toronto: With new Indian students increasingly becoming victims of legal illiteracy in Canada, the Indo-Canada Chamber of Commerce (ICCC) is raising the issue with the Immigration Minister to remedy the issue. “Rampant ignorance among […]
How the United States’ decision to allow H-1B visas to be renewed in-country will help India turn a new leaf.
The SEPC demonstrated how Indian exports will gain substantially if the US decides to implement an in-country renewable H-1B visa. The US plan announced on Wednesday to provide in-country renewable H-1B visas will facilitate the migration of Indian IT specialists and increase service exports, according to SEPC. According to the Services Export Promotion Council (SEPC), […]
From July 1, new visa requirements apply to Indian students in Australia. Everything you need to know
Indian academic graduates in Australia can now seek jobs without sponsorship for up to eight years. India and Australia have signed a migration and mobility collaboration agreement to open up new opportunities for students, academic researchers, and business professionals (AFP). Indian graduates at Australian higher education institutions can seek jobs without sponsorship for up to […]
India and Canada agree to have more conversations around the mobility of students and professionals with special skills.
Negotiations for a Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) between the two nations resumed in 2022. To achieve that aim, negotiations for an Early Progress Trade Agreement (EPTA), which would serve as a first step towards the CEPA, have been ongoing. India and Canada have agreed to conduct further in-depth conversations about skilled worker and student […]
For trusted travelers, the Indian government will introduce a system, the “Trusted Traveler Program” for quicker immigration processing at airports
The Indian government will soon introduce a “Trusted Traveler Program” for quicker immigration clearance for pre-verified travelers to relieve congestion at airport checkpoints. Travelers holding Indian passports would be able to use the new program at all of India’s international airports. Delhi and Mumbai airports will launch the program as a test this year. According […]