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This agreement will give the opportunity to 500 young Israelis and Australians age between 18 and 30 to enter each others country on a work and holiday visa. The successful candidates should meet the age requirements and have no children travelling with them. ...
 
 

The Australian government announced changes on two visa programs taking effect next year - the sponsorship visa (subclass 457) and the investor visa.

Sponsorship visa (457 subclass)
Generally, it should become easier for the business to hire overseas workers on a sponsorship visa. ...

 
 
This visa scheme will enable international tourists to travel to both countries with one and the same short-stay visa. Travelers from non-EU countries will be able to move freely between both countries on the same permit. ...
 
 
A reciprocal work and holiday visa agreement was signed yesterday between Australia and Spain. It will allow 500 young people from both countries to head overseas on a holiday and be allowed to work or study. ...
 
 
This is the first visa program of that type in the world and the Canadian Government strongly encourages all provinces to support any young entrepreneurs wanting to set up a business in the country. Foreign entrepreneurs willing to grasp this opportunity need to meet certain criteria: secure significant investment from one of the designated ‘angel’ investor groups set up for the programme, financial commitments from business incubator companies are also accepted. ...
 
 
The Croatia Working Holiday Scheme will allow 100 young Croatians annually, age between 18 and 30 to study, work and holiday in New Zealand for up to 12 months.
Croatians under the New Zealand Working holiday visa are not allowed to be involved in permanent job contracts with New Zealand employers or work with one and the same employer for more than three months. ...
 
 
Today, the Australian Fair Work Ombudsman announced that the conditions under the Working Holiday 417 visa are going to be revised because of some allegations that the working holiday makers are used as a free labour in regional areas.
The working holiday 417 visa is granted to people under 31 to holiday and work in Australia for up to 2 years. ...
 
 
In order to foster the bilateral between Canada and Mexico the Canadian government will introduce a pilot program called CAN+ was announced to become a permanent fixture of Canada's immigration system as announced by Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander on May 12. Under the new program Mexicans, who have travelled to Canada or United States, during the last then years will be eligible for faster visa processing. ...
 
 
The governmental agency that identifies skill shortages within the economy that needs to be filled with foreign labour will be abolished. The Australian government has confirmed that the Australian Workforce and Productivity Agency will become part of the Department of Industry. ...
 
 
UK Immigration minister has announced that there will be new measures which will make it easer for Chinese visitors to obtain touristic and business visas for the country. The Home Secretary Theresa May will announce the new rules for Chinese visitors during the next week. ...
 
 
In order to attract the best immigrants from all over the world the US Congress will propose new changes in the immigration law that will allow spouses of particular highly skilled foreign workers with H1B visa to undertake full time employment in United States. In the information technology sector more than 65 000 H1B visas are granted to highly qualified foreign workers every year. ...
 
 
Indian Students who wish to attend American universities will have the opportunity to talk to the staff of US embassy at the "student visa day" June 19 in Delhi. More than 1000 potential students will be interviewed in this day including M, J and F visa applicants. ...
 
 
Home Minister of Malaysia Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has announced that his country might be added to the US visa waiver program in 18 months. The Minister pointed out that the immigration department already started to upgrate its visa systems in order to comply with the requirements of United States. ...
 
 
According to a recent statistics released by the government the number of immigrants that enter the Quebec during the current intake of the Quebec Skilled Worker (QSW) program has begun to fill. The program has already received more than 2000 applications up until 16 May and it is expected that the number will quickly increase until the cap of 6500 is reached. ...
 
 
The US world-cup soccer team has been dragged in the endless immigration debate. Nancy Pelosi, the pro-immigration leader of the democrats posted picture of the team in her Twitter account. ...
 
 
A new meeting on the topic of immigration and border protection has been hosted by the Canadian Immigration minister Chris Alexander and Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Stephen Blaney. At the meeting were present immigration experts from Canada, the US, the UK, Australia, and New Zealand. ...
 
 
The Australian Department of Immigration and Border Protection will create new type of visa for oil and gas workers who work on offshore platforms. Assistant Minister for Immigration and Border Protection, Michaelia Cash, revealed at a conference in Perth that the government is committed to sensible visa arrangements that minimise red tape and unnecessary costs for offshore projects that create jobs and need skilled overseas workers. ...
 
 
According to the National Office of Statistics, in UK there are 30.43 million people are currently employed which is a record number. During the last quarter there was a rise in employment with 283 000 people. ...
 
 
The Australian Capital Territory (ACT) has released new skilled The ACT currently only participates in the Skilled Nominated Visa Subclass 190 and extends sponsorship to applicants living in Australia and those residing overseas, subject to meeting certain specific criteria. All applicants that want to come to Australia with those kind of visas must not only nominate a profession that appears on the skilled occupations list but also prove that they have the level of English that is required and to provide any evidence that they are committee to stay in Canberra. ...
 
 
US Consul-General, Mr. Jeffery Hawkins has announced that US will relax the rules that concern visa applications for Nigerian citizens. ...
 
 
Compete America, which in non governmental organization that lobbies on behalf of the interests of the US high tech industry has called for a reform in the H1b visa program. According to the organization, the US economy could create much more jobs if the system is reformed in such a way so that more entrepreneurs and highly skilled professionals receive the right to apply for the visa. ...
 
 
Sal Russo, who is a high-profile Tea Party activist, has called for a reform whose aim is to fix the US immigration system. According to Mr Ruso the main principle upon which the US immigration should be built is the interests of the American people. ...
 
 
UK Prime Minister David Cameron insists that the government can still reduce the net immigration number to less than 100 000 people per year. The campaign to reduce the net immigration that was undertaken by the ruling Conservative coalition started with initial success when the Home Office secretary Theresa May announced various restrictive changes that ha brought the number from 250 000 per year down to 150 000 people per year. ...
 
 
Home Office and UK Visas and Immigration have published a number of new changes in the UK visa immigration rules during March 2014. These rules will help UK businesses to more easily employ skilled foreign workers. ...
 
 
New surveys released by Harris Private Banking, half of the Canadian millionaires are immigrants. The study examines the high-net worth individuals in Canada – those who have net investable assets of more than 1 million. ...
 
 
Pro gamers will now be able to visit United States on the same type of visas that the professional athletes use. The new changes were introduced as a result of a lobbying campaign by Riot Games, the makers of the eSports staple League of Legends. ...
 
 
According to a recent announcement of ETS, the organization has made the decision not to extend the Secure English-language Testing (SELT) license with the UK Home Office. This means that Toefl and TOEIC will no longer be accepted when foreigners apply for a student visa. ...