Category: Updates


Updated In Demand Occupation List Saskatchewan

Updated In-Demand Occupations SINP announced that it had revised the In-Demand Occupations List in order to ensure that “nominees with positive employment prospects in Saskatchewan are selected and nominations do no exceed employment demand.” The In-Demand Occupations List applies to both the SINP’s Express Entry and Occupations In-Demand sub-categories. Of the 22 in-demandRead More

New Zealand bans foreigners from buying property

The New Zealand government on Wednesday 15th August 2018 passed a law banning foreign nationals from buying property in New Zealand in most parts of its housing property but leaving some parts like new apartment complexes and certain parts of the housing market. This is done by the government because it feelsRead More

Quebec Skilled Worker Program releases 2018 Areas of Training List

Quebec has released a revised Area of Training list, with effect from 2nd August 2018 it will help the foreign degree holders to get 12 points in Quebec Skilled Worker Program which is among the 10 factors of selection on basis of which points are awarded in this program. TheRead More

Changes in New Zealand post-study work visa for International students

With effect from 26th November 2018, the following changes in post-study work visa as on 8th August 2018 are: to remove the employer-assisted post-study work visas at all levels; to provide a one-year post-study open-work visa for students studying Level 4 – 6 and non-degree Level 7 qualifications, with anRead More

New Brunswick reopens Express Entry category and expands list of priority occupations

  The Province of New Brunswick On 1st May 2018 has temporarily reopened its Express Entry Labour Market Stream for eligible Skilled Workers under its Provincial Nominee Program for given below 14 priority occupations: Information systems analysts and consultants (NOC 2171) Computer network technician (NOC 2281) User support technicians (NOCRead More

Abolition and replacement of the 457 visa – Australian Government reforms to employer sponsored skilled migration visas

  The previous year on 18 April 2017 saw, Government of Australia announce that the Temporary Work (Skilled) visa (subclass 457 visa) will be abolished and replaced with the completely new Temporary Skill Shortage (TSS) visa in March 2018. An account of new Temporary Skill Shortage visa is as follows:Read More

Canadian Express Entry draw invites 3,000 candidates to apply for PR on February 21

Express Entry draw for permanent residence to Canada has invited 3000 candidates in the latest draw held on February 21st 2018. The cut off CRS for this draw was 442. The ITAs (Invitation to Apply) that were issued in this latest draw i.e. 3000 invitations, is the same as theRead More

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Changes to the Citizenship Act as a Result of Bill C-6

Changes to the Citizenship Act as a Result of Bill C-6, Canada Backgrounder From Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada Bill C-6, an Act to amend the Citizenship Act and make consequential amendments to another Act, received Royal Assent on June 19, 2017. This chart explains the changes that have been made to the Citizenship Act and indicates whenRead More

25% increase in students studying abroad

Competitive exams and pressure resulting in more students looking to study overseas. Year 2015-16 saw 25%  increase in the number of students from India who joined universities in USA, totaling to 1,65,918 students. One out of every six international students in the USA is from India. Majority of these studentsRead More

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