Immigration news

October 7, 2020
Gold Coast, Australia

Australia:Budget impact on 417, 600, 500 and 485 visas

While the 2020-21 Migration Planning level remains the same (160,000), there has been a significant one-off increase for Family Stream places […]
October 6, 2020
Brisbane, Australia

Australia:Family, Employer Sponsored, Business Visas Winners in 2020-21 Budget but Major Changes in Partner Visas Coming

The Australian government tonight released some detail into its immigration planning for 2020-2021 with family visas, employer sponsored visas and business […]
October 5, 2020
Cape Town, South Africa

South Africa:Immigration services resume, entry requirements announced

South Africa has resumed a number of immigration services after the country moved its national lockdown to level 1 on Sept. […]
October 3, 2020
Financial District, New York, United States

United States:FY2022 Diversity Visa Lottery Registration Opens October 7

The State Department will begin accepting online registrations for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 Diversity Visa (DV) lottery starting Wednesday, October […]
October 1, 2020
London, United Kingdom

UK,Scotland,Wales and Northern Ireland:Migration Advisory Committee report

The Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) has published a staggering 649 page report recommending a list of Shortage Occupations (SOL) for the […]
September 27, 2020
Whitsunday Islands, Queensland, Australia

Australia: Uplift in caps on international arrivals

To support the safe return of Australian citizens and permanent residents from overseas, the cap on international arrivals into Australia will […]
September 26, 2020
Milan Cathedral, Milan, Italy

Italy:Entry testing required for individuals traveling from French hot zones

The Italian government from September 22nd 2020 is imposing additional entry requirements for individuals traveling from areas of France, including Paris, […]
September 26, 2020
Flag of Germany

Germany:Expired visa holders from Schengen countries should exit by Sept. 30

The German Foreign Ministry has announced that foreign nationals with expired Schengen visas must leave Germany by Sept. 30 because more […]
September 26, 2020
Cobh, Ireland

Ireland:Further automatic extension for residence permissions

The Irish government has announced that foreign nationals with valid immigration permission that expires between Sept. 20 and Jan. 20, 2021, […]