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Israeli government has announced that it considers to possibility of relaxing visa requirements for Indian citizens in order to increase the number of tourist which are coming from India. India is currently the largest market for Israeli tourism and hospitality services in Asia after having surpassed South Korea which used to be the biggest source of Asian tourists for Israel. ...
 
 
Cuban government has announced that it plans to eliminate many of the requirements for citizens who want to immigrate. The National Assembly president Ricardo Alarcon said that the issue of Cuban immigration is going to undergo a radical reform. ...
 
 
The leader of the UK Labour Party Ed Miliband has formulated the new immigration policies that the part is going to follow. He said that the new rules will prevent immigrants from taking up the places of British citizens on the local labor market. ...
 
 
Recent Census numbers indicate an increasing immigration in Australia. Census results from 2011 show that Mandarin is now the second most spoken language in the country after English. ...
 
 
Controversial immigration law will be on the agenda of the Canadian Senate. The bill C-31 has already made its way through the House of Commons despite the disagreement of the opposition parties. ...
 
 
US president Barack Obama has announced during the Caribbean Tourism Summit and Outlook Seminar that United States intends to lower the requirements for foreign tourists, who want to apply for a US visa. Barack Obama held a speech via video conference. ...
 
 
Australian Department of Immigration and Citizenship has announced that there will be a new pass mark for the SkillSelect visa. SkillSelect is a new internet service that is designed by the Australian government, in order to help the immigration authorities to manage the Australian Skilled Migration Program. ...
 
 
The government of United States will now stop deporting young illegal immigrants. US president Barack Obama said that the change will come into effect immediately. ...
 
 

 The Canadian government recently released a report which indicates that British Columbia will need more immigrants in order to eliminate the skill shortages that currently exist in the province. The government agency Immigration Task Force created the report using information that it gathered from meetings and interviews with numerous stakeholders from British Columbia. ...

 
 
Countries in the European Union will have right to restore the border controls within the Schengen area, but only under "exceptional circumstances". In order this to happen, all the ministers will have to reach a common agreement. ...
 
 
There is an increase in the number of fathers, who are leaving Ireland to search for better jobs in order to support their families. According to a statistics from Visa First there were 70% percent more fathers, who were going abroad without their families in the period from January to June 2012 in comparison with the same period in 2011. ...
 
 
The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services have recently announced that the limit of 65 000 H-1B visas for 2012 has been reached. H-1B is the main type US working visa. ...
 
 
According to a recent Better Life Index research carried out by Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), Australia is the happiest nation among the industrialized countries. The index compares 36 countries and includes 11 categories such as: Housing, Income, Jobs, Community, Education, Environment, Civic Engagement, Health, Life Satisfaction, Safety, and Work-Life Balance. ...
 
 
The foreign minister of Russian Sergey Lavrov, said he hopes that Russia and United Kingdom will establish visa-free regime in the future. Mr Lavrov was speaking at an international diplomatic meeting, where he met with his British colleague William Hague to discuss the situation in Syria. ...
 
 
In an article published in the print newspaper Evening Echo, visafirst.com advices that Irish skilled workers who want to emigrate to Canada, should start preparing now as “new visa quotas are expected to open on July 1 and the demand is expected to be high.”
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“A visa expert has urged Irish doctors, nurses, architects and other professions looking to work in Canada to begin preparing their application now.
New visa quotas are expected to open on July 1 and the demand is expected to be high. ...
 
 
Australian government has recently announced that rich investors will soon have the chance to obtain a visa for Australia. The main requirement is that they invest at least AU$5 million in the country. ...
 
 
Carl Witherspoon is one of the many Britons who have fallen in love with sunshine Australia and dreamed to live there from the moment he first set eyes on the wide and sunny beaches in 2000.
Backpacking for a year in a country however does not give a clear perspective of all the positive and negative sides of living abroad, which is why Carl took advantage of a Second Working Holiday visa to go Down Under again. ...
 
 
Prospective working holiday makers, from United Kingdom and Ireland, who want to go to Canada in 2012, will have to wait until the beginning of the next year. The yearly quota that has been set by the International Experience Canada (IEC) for Irish and British applicants is currently reached. ...
 
 
A 32 Billion Euro Gas Project off the coast of Western Australia has been approved from the Australian Federal Court. The employees, who work there, will not need a visa, since the project is located outside the visa zone. ...
 
 
The United Kingdom Office for National Statistics released data which shows that in the twelve months between September 2010 and September 2011 the figure for the net immigration was 252 000. This is a drop with 3000, in comparison with the same period during the previous year, but it is till much above the government target, which is currently set at 100 000 per year. ...
 
 
Although Canada has been advertising that it needs skilled workers from Ireland for awhile, it is now rejecting visa applications to hundreds of Irish candidates who have been waiting for four years.
The reasons behind this unexpected decision by the Canadian government are due to an attempt to speed up processing times. ...
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China will lower the requirements of its "1000 experts" visa program. This step aims at attracting top academics and researchers from all over the world. ...
 
 
There are a lot of Australian visas that are denied for health reasons. This is the second most important factor for denying visa for Australia after security. ...
 
 
The New Zealand Immigration minister Nathan Guy has announced changes in the New Zealand Visa application process, so that New Zealand becomes more attractive destination for foreign talent. From now on the speed of the visa processing will be in accordance with their income and language skills. ...
 
 

Want to work in Australia? Nowadays, Australia is a popular destination of skilled migrants all over the world with its vast Australia visa opportunities for skilled workers.

The country is in constant need of skilled workers as its industries are booming while the number of retirees is increasing.

As a result, Australia’s healthcare professions are experiencing shortage which could reach 109,000 nurses by 2025, as per a report from Health Workforce Australia. ...

 
 
CANADA is maintaining a steady stream of opportunities for Irish emigrants with construction workers still in demand.
The Canadian engineering firm, JV Driver, have confirmed that they will be actively recruiting for 200 positions at Jobs Expo 2012. ...
 
 
TRADESPEOPLE are being urged to apply immediately for 167 jobs n offer from a Canadian construction company.
Visafirst.com said that in the past few weeks they have been contacted by employers in the country who urgently need a variety if workers.
Visafirst.com boss Edwina Shanahan said: “We are currently accepting CVs with the view to calling people for interviews in our Kilkenny office in two weeks’ time.”
The positions available are based in Alberta and include pipefitters and insulators.