The United States Green Card Lottery began October 4th at 12 noon, Eastern Daylight Time. Electronic submissions on the Internet are the only way to enter. No entry may be submitted after 12 noon Eastern Standard Time) on Sunday, 03 December 2006. Absolutely no duplicate entries are allowed. Photo requirements are specific and detailed.
Census figures released this summer indicate that Canada needs a large influx of immigrants in addition to a higher birth rate to maintain its economy and social structure. Canada is the second largest country in the world, being slightly larger than the United States and about half the size of Russia.
Canada continues to be an attractive destination for skilled immigrants. An increase in the annual visa...
Less than 2 months remain to file for the United States Green Card Lottery. Applications MUST be submitted electronically using the Internet. None will be accepted after noon Eastern Standard Time, Sunday, December third.
Mexico's foreign secretary is in Europe, beginning in France on 09 October. Tensions are rising over the US-Mexico border wall being constructed by the United States. Mexico is exploring the legal possibility of making a complaint to the United Nations and is hoping for EU support.
The Massachusetts town of Sandwich will vote this week on a proposal to revoke or otherwise restrict the license of any business that employs illegal immigrants. There has been a strong trend in many parts of the US to...
British SBS work permits will close either by December 31st, or when the quotas are exhausted. For the Food Manufacturing (General), the quota has now been reached and no new first applications accepted after October 17th.
Britain's Tory leader, David Cameron, said in a speech this week that "skilled foreign workers expand our economy and make us more competitive. Ultimately they create more employment." The new attitude shows quite a change from when he personally authored the Tory manifesto at the last election, which backed firm immigration controls.
The Scottish Borders's first community outreach worker is now on duty for a newly created 18-month post. She will be liaison with employers, housing providers, health services, police and the Scottish...
The British Home Secretary announced measures this week to restrict immigration from Romania and Bulgaria. The UK is developing a more cautious approach toward all future European Union expansion. The proposed measures are subject to cabinet approval, and it is intended that the policy toward Bulgaria and Romania will be reviewed annually.
An Australian citizenship test appears to be gaining ground, according to the Parliamentary Secretary to the Immigration Minister. The proposal is to strengthen the laws, with several new requirements to gain Australian citizenship which will be incorporated in a formal test. One of the new requirements is an English proficiency test. The public comment period ends on November 17th.