From April 6, 2023, international graduates whose Canadian post-graduation work permit (PGWP) has expired or is going to expire soon can apply for an extension of up to 18 months.
The UK is toying with the idea of cutting short the post-study duration after graduation to six months; in the next three years, Canada will welcome more than 1.45 million new immigrants.
Vikram Khurana, who is in India for the G20 meetings, said TBDC has recently launched a new initiative that promotes entrepreneurship, innovation and economic growth in both India and Canada.
"Our data show that Indians requested to convert the classification of their current visa to an EB-5 visa at double the rate in 2022 versus 2021," said Peter Calabrese, CEO of the Wall Street-based CanAm Investor Services.
Plus, foreign nationals who have held a valid Canadian work permit in the past 12 months can get interim work authorization to start working for their new employer before their fresh work permit application is finalized.
During his visit to India from February 25-26, 2023, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said the new system would also open up Germany for those “who do not have a signed work contract but come with a lot of talent and skills”.
Looser immigration policies would let in additional workers at all skill levels to loosen the labour supply in the rich world, allowing flexible labour markets to complement interest rates as they soar to strike down inflation
While the US was the most preferred immigration destination in 2021, according to Gallup’s poll, and remains the most preferred by Indians, the country's popularity has dipped from 22 per cent in 2015-16 to 18 per cent now.
Indians can book an appointment for US tourist or business visas at American embassies or consulates in some countries
The Canadian Express Entry could be seminal in creating a new generation of talent in the north American nation and the starting chapter in the book of Indo-Canadian ties
Accompanied by Border Patrol agents, Biden toured a section of the wall that divides the two countries, a signature priority of his Republican predecessor Donald Trump, in an effort to demonstrate that he was taking the issue seriously.
Under the proposed rule, published by the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) on Wednesday, the application for the H-1B visa increases from USD 460 to USD 780, and L-1 from USD 460 to USD 1,385.
Mangesh Ghogre quit his plum job as executive director and head of equity capital markets at Nomura India to move to the US on the EB-1 programme or “Einstein visa”.
Serbia says no to visa-free entry, the US has nabbed Indians illegally entering from Mexico, but 2023 looks up for Indians as Finland, Canada, the UK and New Zealand offer new visas.
The UK will open more doors for young Indian professionals, by issuing 3,000 visas every year to them, the UAE wants your full name on the passports, first-timer tourists to the US will have to wait three years to get a visa appointment, and Germany relaxes Schengen visa appointment rules, and countries with lowest visa application rejection rate
While there isn't necessarily a scarcity of jobs, the upcoming holiday season in the US is an additional source of concern, as workers on visa are constrained to find a new job within 60 days.
Non-immigrant STEM pathways offer employment opportunities in the US for a specific period; they don't provide immediate lawful permanent residence but one can transition to PR pathways and eventually US citizenship.
This year, Canada will welcome more than 4,30,000 immigrants and, according to the Immigration Levels Plan 2023-2025, that number will gradually increase to 5,00,000 in 2025.
It's end of the road for Golden Visa, those interested in the real-estate route to residency will have to buy property in the Autonomous Regions of the Azores and Madeira or in the interior territories, Lisbon, Porto, Algarve and more are out of bounds now. The recently launched Digital Nomad Visa will now be the best route for moving to Portugal
After Twitter layoffs, Stripe cuts 14 per cent of its workforce, the focus is back on corporate giants — Amazon, Lyft, Intel, Apple — tightening their belts. What happens to the immigration status of laid-off immigrants on H-1B Visa in the US?
While some countries are introducing unique visas — Digital Nomad, Active Investor Plus, Global Talent — to attract the talented and the wealthy, in others, real estate have become pricier. Here's a quick list
Portugal’s “golden visa” scheme has attracted 6.5 billion euros in investment by foreigners, mainly from China, Brazil and South Africa, with the bulk of the money going into real estate.
Switzerland permanent residency is a long process based on cantonal and communal reports. The 33 stages include an examination of whether applicants are integrated into the Swiss way of life.
With world-class education, free health insurance and a multicultural ecosystem — what's not to like about Canada? In turn, Canada needs more people, owing to its ageing population and low birth rate.
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