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Canadian immigration considers citizenship rule changes to cut down on 'birth tourism'

13:03 05/03/2012
Canadian Immigration is considering changes to the citizenship rules in order to target so-called birth tourism. Birth tourism is where a foreign national comes to Canada to give birth so the baby...

EU leaders call for more immigration and open markets to increase economic growth

12:33 21/02/2012
A dozen European Union leaders, including UK Prime Minister David Cameron, are pushing for greater "labour mobility" within the EU to stimulate job growth and help the economy. The letter detailing...

Canada increases funding to attract international students to Nova Scotia

14:18 03/02/2012
The Canadian government has announced funding for an organization that works to attract international students to immigrate to Nova Scotia. The federal agency, Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (...

US immigration adds more countries to list of eligible applicants for H-2A and H-2B visas

19:38 24/01/2012
US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced last week that there have been five more countries added to the list of eligible nationals who can participate in the H-2A and H-2B programs...

Indian immigration expands tourist visa on arrival facility

12:11 24/01/2012
Indian immigration has announced that within the next year they will be expanding their visa on arrival facility to Goa, Kochi, Hyderabad and Bengaluru airports. Currently, the facility is only...

Several UK visa application centres to be closed 3 & 5 February 2012

14:49 19/01/2012
UK immigration has announced that a number of UK visa application centres around the world will be unable to take biometric information on certain days in February due to IT upgrades. During the...

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