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 […]
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 […]
The Minister of Innovation, Science, and Industry of Canada announced today that the first STEM round for category-based selection under the Express Entry method will begin the week of July 5. Candidates with STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) skills will be prioritized in this draw, including data scientists, software developers and programmers, mathematicians, statisticians […]
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 […]
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 […]