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The UK's Office for Budgetary Responsibility (OBR) has stated that the Government must try to attract more highly skilled immigrants in order to ensure the economic growth in the country. Young immigrants, who came to UK to work in highly skilled jobs provide a lot of benefits for the national accounts. ...
 
 
Quebec's Immigrant Investor Program (QIIP) will start accepting new applications from 1st August 2013. The program will accept just 1750 new application and will close again. ...
 
 
The hi-tech sector in UK is growing with unusual rates during the last several years. According to a lot of experts the reason for this is that the deadlock in the US immigration policies prevents many US companies from bringing new highly skilled workers to the country. ...
 
 
Quebec's Immigrant Investor Program (QIIP) will start accepting new applications from 1st August 2013. The program will accept just 1750 new application and will close again. ...
 
 
The UK's Office for Budgetary Responsibility (OBR) has stated that the Government must try to attract more highly skilled immigrants in order to ensure the economic growth in the country. Young immigrants, who came to UK to work in highly skilled jobs provide a lot of benefits for the national accounts. ...
 
 
The prospects for the new comprehensive immigration reform that was adopted by the US senate last month seem to be fading away. In order to become an actual law the bill must pass through the House of Representatives which is controlled by the Republicans. ...
 
 
The ruling Conservative coalition in UK has implemented minimum income threshold of 18 000 British pounds per year for applicants, who want to receive UK family visa and bring their spouses in United Kingdom. Many critics however claim the threshold is too high. ...
 
 
Tourists who wish to remain for longer time in the Philippines will be able to do so by applying for the new long term tourist visa that is available since 15 June this year. According to the Immigrations Commissioner Ricardo David the aim of the new type of visa will be to spur touristic arrivals. ...
 
 
Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) started online consultations in order to get public inputs on its immigration policies. The Canadian Immigration minister Jason Kenney has stated that given the importance that immigration has for the economic growth of the country it is very important that government receives feedback from the general public. ...
 
 
A group of female senators will introduce a proposal that more women are allowed to enter the country under the new comprehensive immigration bill. The senators have proposed that the there should be a reserve of 30 000 residency cards for areas for such fields where women hold most of the jobs, such as nannies, home health-care workers and early childhood educators. ...
 
 
Around 130 000 emigrants have left German during 2012. As a main reason for their immigration they cite the deepening of the European debt crisis and the lack of perspectives and economic security in the country. ...
 
 
The Department of Homeland Security has announced that more than 7800 new US citizens have been welcomed in more than 100 naturalization ceremonies across the country in the period between 1 July and 5 July. In between these dates was the time when USA celebrated its 237 birthday. ...
 
 
The US Senate plans to vote on legislation that will grant special visa privileges to residents of Hong Kong SAR. The immigration bill includes measures that will eventually benefit tourism industry in Hawai. ...
 
 
The Pakistan-born legspinner had his application fast-tracked by Cricket Australia in a bid to have him eligible to play in the Ashes. Ahmed was cleared to play for Australia A during their recent tour in UK. ...
 
 
On June 14 the Australian Department of Immigration and Citizenship has released a report that states that Australia has experienced a growth in immigration under the current visa rules. According to the report, there were over 245,270 permanent migrants coming to Australia in 2011-12, an increase of 14.9 percent over the previous year (213,409). ...
 
 
Tourism New Zealand made a deal with the country's national carrier fro promotion of the New Zealand to the country's key touristic markets. A key feature of the new shared campaign will be Air NZ's unveiling of its new aircraft livery which incorporates the iconic New Zealand Fern Mark - a logo which has long been used by Tourism New Zealand. ...
 
 
According to new survey BMO Harris Private Banking almost half of the millionaires in Canada are immigrants or first generation naturalized Canadians. The study which examines trends among high-net worth Canadians (those with investible assets of $1 million or more) showed that almost half (48 percent) are either immigrants to Canada (24 percent) or describe themselves as first generation Canadians with at least one parent born outside of Canada (24 percent). ...
 
 
The ruling Labor Party in Australian has announced that it will not deport foreigners, who are involved in minor crimes. The move comes part of the Coalition's effort to toughen immigration policy against foreign criminals convicted of crimes punishable by at least one year in prison; a policy statement said those criminals could face deportation and a ban from Australia of up to 20 years - double the current ban. ...
 
 
The UK legal establishment has unified in its condemnation of the government to limit the right of immigrants to receive legal aid in some immigration cases. The UK's Justice Secretary Chris Grayling has previously announced that the government plans bar immigrants from receiving state funded legal assistance until they have lived in the UK legally for twelve months. ...
 
 
According to the UK's National Office for Statistics one out of four babies that is born in the UK in 2011 has father, who is foreigner. The most common countries of origin where the foreign fathers come from are Pakistan, Poland and then India and Bangladesh. ...
 
 
The US Department of Commerce has recently released new data that show that the number of international arrivals in 2012 increases. In addition to that there is a forecast that suggests strong continual growth during the next several years. ...
 
 
According to a recent statistical data released by the Canadian Government, the British Immigrants, who live in the country, have an income that is significantly above the average level in comparison with all other immigrant nationalities. The report that was composed by Statistics Canada studied the income distribution of foreign workers that come from all over the world. ...
 
 
The Chilean president Sebastian Pinera has recently announced that United States intends to add Chile to its Visa Waiver Program. During the last several years, Chile has made important progress towards joining the program which gives to the country's citizens permission to visit United States for up to 90 days without having a need for visa. ...
 
 
Europe starts to witness immigration levels that have not been seen since the great exoduses to North America and Australia during the 19 century. This may create a hollow periphery of the European Union. ...
 
 
During a meeting with the Polish Foreign Minister Radoslaw Sikorski, US State Secretary John Kerry said that it would like that Poland join the US Visa Waiver Program. Poland is just one of the three countries in the European Union which are not part of the Visa Waiver program, but it is expected to join in the near future. ...
 
 
The government of Canada has announced that it will simplify the citizenship application process and will allow candidates, who fail the relevant tests to rewrite them instead of making an appointment with a citizenship judge, who can make the final decision about their application. After 3 of June 2013 all applicants for Canadian Citizenship will be immediately informed about their results immediately after the test. ...
 
 
The number of skilled immigrants that have entered Australia with subclass 457 visa has increased with 20% during the last year. Currently there are 108 810 457 visa holders. ...