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Canadian immigration sued for 'immoral' termination of visa applications

15:01 24/01/2013
A class action against the Canadian government opened in Ottawa last week. Lawyers for 1,000 people who had applied to emigrate to Canada under the Canadian Federal Skilled Worker Program are suing...

Calls for higher minimum investment to qualify for tier 1 (investor) visas

10:14 09/10/2012
The number of applicants for Tier 1 (investor) category visas rose to a record high in the year ending on 30th June 2012. The UK Border Agency received over 400 applications during this period. This...

UK sees increase in Middle East tourists coming on UK visitor visas in 2011

18:20 23/02/2012
In 2011, the UK welcomed more visitors than ever from the Middle East, according to VisitBritain, the UK's national tourist authority. Thanks to the Olympics and the Queens Diamond Jubilee taking...

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 (...

Australia to open visa application centre in Ghana, Africa

12:34 01/02/2012
The Australian High Commission announced they will open an Australian Visa Application Centre in Accra, Ghana beginning 8 February 2012. Billy Williams, Australian High Commissioner to Ghana, said...

UK tourist visas will allow entry to Ireland for nationals of 14 countries

14:35 17/05/2011
Starting on 1 July 2011 and continuing until October 2012, a UK tourist visa will allow entry to Ireland for nationals of India and China, as well as for nationals of 12 other countries in Eastern...