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 […]
Canada Strike Is Over !! It’s Time To Rethink Your Canada Immigration Goals
Following a strike that affected over 1,55,000 public employees, including immigrants, refugees, and Canadian citizens, the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) and the federal government have tentatively reached an agreement. PSAC has ordered its members to report to work at 9 a.m. Eastern time today morning or their next available shift as of the […]
In 2023, Canada offered a record 7,000 Express Entry invitations in a single lottery. Examine the CRS score and other information.
In the seventh Express Entry lottery of 2023, held late last week, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) issued up to 7,000 invitations to apply (ITAs), a record amount in a single draw. This draw broke the previous record of 5,500 applicants invited in the preceding all-program lottery on January 18, 2023. Before 2023, all […]
Visa and immigration services will be disrupted when 155,000 Canadian public officials go on strike.
More than 155,000 Canadian public servants plan to strike on Wednesday if a pay and other demands agreement with the government is not reached, according to their union. The largest union representing Canadian government employees is set to strike, disrupting immigration, passport services, tax processing, and government buildings.More than 155,000 Canadian public servants plan to […]
The Ontario PNP holds its first In-Demand Skills draw in 2023!
On April 11, 2023, the Ontario PNP held a fresh invitation round. This was the first draw of the year in which applicants from the Employer Job Offer: In-Demand Skills stream received invites. The previous draw for the Ontario In-Demand Skills stream was held on June 29, 2022. Who is invited? Date of the latest […]
PGWP HOLDERS MAY EXTEND THEIR STATUS FOR ANOTHER 18 MONTHS
Sean Fraser, Canada’s Minister of Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship, recently announced that International Graduates with a recently expired or expiring Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) will be eligible for an additional or extended work permit that will allow them to stay longer and gain additional work experience for up to 18 months. The Post-Graduation Work Permit […]
The United States will enable users of Tourism and Business Visas to apply for employment.
Under the new regulation, laid-off foreigners with H1-B visas can change their status to B1/B2 (business/tourist) permits and continue to search for work within the initial 60-day term. (This is a picture of a 2014 US tourist passport. Alvaro Molinas photo via Wikimedia Commons) Tourist and business visa users will be able to apply for […]
Are you eligible for the Dropbox Appointment?
A Step-by-Step Guide to Applying for an H1B Visa The process for applying for H1B visa stamping via Dropbox or interview waiver is similar to the standard visa renewal process for other types of visas. The documents you submit and your eligibility criteria are the most critical factors. Step 1: Fill out the online Non-immigrant […]
The Biggest Update on the Canada visitor visas:
IRCC is going to eliminate Section 179 from Canadian immigration.
What is Section 179? Section 179 of the Canadian Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations permits the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration to give a permanent resident visa or permanent resident status to a foreign individual who is otherwise ineligible to Canada.Section 179 specifically applies to people who are inadmissible for the following reasons:SecurityViolations of human […]
Visitors can continue to apply for work permits inside Canada with a temporary policy extended by 2 years.
Foreign nationals who are visiting Canada and obtain a genuine employment offer will be able to apply for and acquire a work visa without leaving the country. Visitors applying under this public policy who have held a work permit within the past 12 months may also obtain temporary work permits to begin working for their […]