New Zealanders no more tolerating racism
In a spectacular move by a train conductor in New Zealand, a local passenger was asked to get off the train for abusing an Indian onboard who was speaking in hindi. This brave act against racism got the conductor nominated for city’s Civic Safety award by Wellington Mayor and was also applauded by fellow passengers … Continue reading New Zealanders no more tolerating racism
The CRS score for Canada’s latest Express Entry Draw rises to 466
Draw 123 of Canada’s Express Entry Program saw a7 point increasein the CRS score. The total number of ITAs issued were 3600, same as compared to the last draw of July 24, 2019. The tie-break date for this draw was August 6, 2019.The candidates who received ITAs will have to submit a complete application for … Continue reading The CRS score for Canada’s latest Express Entry Draw rises to 466
Indians not a part of Australian Work and Holiday visa arrangement yet
Australia’s Department of Home Affairs has officially informed that the country does not currently have a Work and Holiday visa arrangement with India, so any application for this visa from an Indian national would not meet the requirements. Beware of any fraudulent activities which are currently going on in the market. If you wish to … Continue reading Indians not a part of Australian Work and Holiday visa arrangement yet
Do’s and Don’ts When Studying Abroad
With overseas education becoming popular, every year thousands of students migrate around the world to pursue some or the other educational course that would give them global exposure. Studying abroad is extremely exciting. Everything is new and interesting. But at the same time, it has its own set of challenges. Rather than the educational hurdles, … Continue reading Do’s and Don’ts When Studying Abroad
1100 ITAs Issued in Australia’s 11th July Skill Select Invitation Round for Visa 189 and Visa 489
For the first invitation round of the program year 2019-20, the Australian Government had issued 1000 ITAs for Visa subclass 189 and 100 ITAs for Visa subclass 489.The applicants with 80 immigration points qualify for the invites. At the same time last year, 1010 ITAs were issued which is 90 less than the current year’s … Continue reading 1100 ITAs Issued in Australia’s 11th July Skill Select Invitation Round for Visa 189 and Visa 489
24th July 2019 Express Entry Draw issued 3600 ITAs for Canada PR Visa
The new Express Entry Draw held by the Canadian government on 24th July 2019 invited 3600 candidates to apply for the permanent residence visa. The cut-off score for this draw was 459, a 1 point decrease from the previous draw’s score of 460. The tie-break date and time for this draw was May 25, 2019. … Continue reading 24th July 2019 Express Entry Draw issued 3600 ITAs for Canada PR Visa
Planning to study overseas but the expense list just keeps increasing?
Here’s how you can save cash by coping smartly with the foreign exchange. With the increasing Indian population, it is becoming much more hard to obtain quality education and to find excellent job possibilities in the country. This leads to an enormous number of students leaving the nation to find better possibilities overseas. A huge … Continue reading Planning to study overseas but the expense list just keeps increasing?
IRCC has issued the largest number of ITAs, 3600 to candidates since January 2019.
3600 ITAs were issued with CRS scores of 460 on July 10,2019. The last draw came out on June 26th with 3350 ITAs and a CRS score of 462.
CRS Scores Over the Last Six Months (January 2019 to June 2019)
The CRS cut-off in the last six months has ranged from 438 to 470. Although, the lowest cut-off during this period was 438, in May it jumped to 470 and since then there is a constant drop in the score. According to the Canada Immigration Level Plan 2019-2021, the target admissions for new permanent residents … Continue reading CRS Scores Over the Last Six Months (January 2019 to June 2019)
CRS Scores for the Last Quarter of 2018
The last quarter of 2018 witnessed CRS scores ranging from 284 to 449. The total ITAs issued during this period were 27,700. The new immigration level plan commits to increasing admissions to 3,30,800 in 2019, 3,41,000 in 2020 and 350,000 in 2021, which will be equal to nearly 1% of Canada’s population.
10 powerful reasons why you should study in the land of OZ
Millennials these days choose to study in abroad because of the quality courses provided by universities which fulfills today’s job requisites. However with numerous tailor made and unique courses popping up it becomes hard to choose the right one. Not to mention living situations which also add up to the pros and cons when choosing … Continue reading 10 powerful reasons why you should study in the land of OZ
Fourteen richest Indians who are settled in abroad.
The only Indian billionaires who are often seen in the news are Ambani’s and the Tata’s. Nevertheless there are also other successful Indians who have earned fame and wealth on a global scale and chose to live abroad. This list comprises of the first fourteen richest Indians settled in abroad in order of their wealth. … Continue reading Fourteen richest Indians who are settled in abroad.
Accountants have demand in Australia
The migration of accountants in Australia has been doubled during 2010-11, despite of this there is still more demands for accountants. The huge increase in numbers of accountants obtaining skilled migration visas to Australia has still not fulfilled the demand for Accountants in Australia. Therefore DIAC intends to keep the occupation on the Skilled Occupation … Continue reading Accountants have demand in Australia
Boom in Australian Mining industry ” Open doors for Asian immigrant
“Boom in Western Australian economy has forced Australian immigration minister to include PERTH in regional migration scheme to help growing industries of WA to acquire skilled immigrants at the earliest. “Australia has become top destination for migrants from China & India in this year. Australia has welcomed 29,547 Australian migrants from China and 21,768 from … Continue reading Boom in Australian Mining industry ” Open doors for Asian immigrant
Longer Tourist Visa for Parents of Australians
DIAC has made changes in Tourist Visa which would enable parents of Australian Citizen and permanent residents to visit Australia for longer period. These changes will allow parents who meet the criteria to have regular extended visits with their family in Australia without needing to apply for a new visa. Multiple entry visas with a … Continue reading Longer Tourist Visa for Parents of Australians
TOEFL-PBT no longer accepted as evidence of English Student Visa Applicants
TOEFL-PBT or Test of English as a Foreign Language Paper-Based test which was previously used as a tool by the Department of Home Affairs to measure the English skills of foreign applicants whose native language was not English is now withdrawn by a legislative instrument broadcasted on June 5, 2018. The test was designed for … Continue reading TOEFL-PBT no longer accepted as evidence of English Student Visa Applicants
Why Pro-Immigration Australia is the best version of a country.
Over the last few years and especially weeks, meaning of the term immigrant has changed and what it stands for. Whether it’s illegal or legal, most of the countries have a lot of strict and inhuman rules regarding that area. Only few countries understand the positive effects of having immigrants and Australia is one of … Continue reading Why Pro-Immigration Australia is the best version of a country.
Pool and Pass Marks for General Skilled Migration Visas Instrument 2018
The Pool and Pass marks for the following three subclasses increase to 65 where an application is made on or after 1st July 2018 in response to an invitation given on or after 1 July 2018: Skilled Independent (permanent) (class SI) subclass – 189 Skilled Independent (permanent) (class SN) subclass – 190 Skilled Regional Sponsored … Continue reading Pool and Pass Marks for General Skilled Migration Visas Instrument 2018
59 Occupations Previously Removed From The ROL In 2017 Added To Occupations List
Good news for human resource specialists and policy analysts as they find a migration pathway again due to the addition of occupations as changes were made to the Regional Occupations List(ROL) for the Skilled Regional (Provisional) subclass 489 visa. This particular visa is a provisional, or temporary visa valid up to 4 years, offering a … Continue reading 59 Occupations Previously Removed From The ROL In 2017 Added To Occupations List
Australia’s new immigration system”Skill Select” will be live from 1st July, 2012
DIAC has introduced new system “Skill Select” which will be live from 1st July, 2012. DIAC believes that the system willfilter applicants who can meet the needs of Australian skilled workforce, will reduce processing times and speed up the movement of skilled workforce. Under Skillselect skilled migrant who wish to migrate to Australia, will now … Continue reading Australia’s new immigration system”Skill Select” will be live from 1st July, 2012
Melbourne, Australia has been ranked as world’s best city to live
In the survey of 140 cities around the globe, Melbourne Australia’s second largest city has secured first rank with a score of 97.5%. Three other Australia cities are in the top 10, the country’s capital Sydney is at Sixth rank and Perth & Adelaide on eighth rank. Canada’s city Vancouver is at third rank and … Continue reading Melbourne, Australia has been ranked as world’s best city to live
Australian Skilled Occupation List (SOL) Updated for the year 2012-2013
The SOL determines which occupations are eligible for independent and family sponsored skilled migration to Australia and identifies occupations which are of high value. Based on expert advice form Skills Australia, the Australian Government has updated its SOL list for the year 2012-13. The updated SOL features 192 high value occupations in which 4 occupations … Continue reading Australian Skilled Occupation List (SOL) Updated for the year 2012-2013
CRS score drops by one point in the second draw for July
IRCC has issued 3750 invitations to apply for Canadian Permanent Residence in second express entry draw for the month of July. The CRS cut off score was 441. The score cut off for the last express entry draw on 11th July was 442. The drop is attributed to back-to-back draw in a period of 14 … Continue reading CRS score drops by one point in the second draw for July
Canadian Government suggests Virtual Passports as the new reality.
The IRCC recently published a new public opinion research suggesting that officials are considering making virtual passports for Canadian Citizens. People with Canadian passports have to renew their passports every five to ten years by going through the tedious process of filling forms and gathering references. Apart from that, passports have to be shown during … Continue reading Canadian Government suggests Virtual Passports as the new reality.
5 standout and vital jobs in the Canadian economy that is growing in 2018.
In 2017, the economy saw the lowest unemployment rate in 40 years. According to Indeed Canada, a job searching portal saw a rise in postings of 5 particular jobs. Economist Culbertson, further substantiates these 5 standout jobs come from industries that are expected to grow in the financial year of 2018. Current trends in the … Continue reading 5 standout and vital jobs in the Canadian economy that is growing in 2018.
CRS score falls to a minimum for a second time in 2018.
The latest Express Entry draw held on August 8th has seen a drop in the CRS score to 440 – marking this to be the second time in 2018 for the ranking score to drop to this particular score. The IRCC has issued a total of 3,750 invitations, a number that has been maintained since … Continue reading CRS score falls to a minimum for a second time in 2018.
CRS score remains stagnant at 440
August 22nd,2018 saw the emergence of a new Express Entry Draw with the issue of a grand total of 3,750 invitations for permanent residence in Canada. The ranking of thecandidates is in accordance to their CRS score. Thehighest ranked candidates are issued the ITA (Invitation to Apply) through interviews. 440 was the minimum score drawn … Continue reading CRS score remains stagnant at 440
September 5th Express Entry Draw saw an issuing of 3,900 IOT for PR.
September 5th, witnessed the Largest Express Entry draw of 2018 held by the Government of Canada.This Express Entry issued 3,900 invitations for applications regarding Canadian Permanent Residency. Showcasing the lowest Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of 440, it is the fourth all -program draw with the lowest CRS score in 2018. The Deadline tiebreaking date … Continue reading September 5th Express Entry Draw saw an issuing of 3,900 IOT for PR.
September 19th 2018 Draw sees the CRS score stands at 441 (draw 99)
September 19th 2018’s Express Entry Draw for issuing the invitation to apply for Canadian Permanent Residency saw the CRS at 441. This is an increase from the previous CRS score which was 440. In light of the new draw, a total of 3,500 Express Entry Candidates have procured the invitation to apply for Canadian Permanent … Continue reading September 19th 2018 Draw sees the CRS score stands at 441 (draw 99)
Minimum CRS score at 445 in the 101st Draw
On the 3rd of October occurred the Largest Express Entry draw of 2018 which was held by the Government of Canada. An issue of 3,900 invitations were made at this 101st Express Entry Draw regarding Canadian Permanent Residency. This Express Entry Draw Showeda high Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of 445. The tie-break date and … Continue reading Minimum CRS score at 445 in the 101st Draw
Federal Skilled Worker Invitations Take a 400% Leap in 2017
According to a new report by the New Express Entry published on Thursday, the reforms brought in the way the candidates have issued the points in the federal economic immigration network pool benefited the candidates immensely in the Express Entry’s Federal Skilled Worker Class and Canadian Experience Class. Based on the expected annual report, the … Continue reading Federal Skilled Worker Invitations Take a 400% Leap in 2017
Canada comes closer to its Immigration target by issuing the largest Express Entry Draws of 2018.
The Canadian Government held its eleventh and till date, the largest Express Entry Draw, by issuing 3,750 ITAs to candidates whose CRS or Comprehensive Ranking System score is of 451 and above. This draw comes three weeks after the last draw in May 23. Comparing the Draw Schedule in 2018 so far, draws have usually … Continue reading Canada comes closer to its Immigration target by issuing the largest Express Entry Draws of 2018.
Canadian population crosses 37 million mark in record 2 years
The new Canadian statistical report estimates that the Canadian population has crossed the 37 million mark on April 2018. This report comes close in heel after the recent express entry result in June which was the largest draw for the year 2018. According to the report, it took two years and two months for the … Continue reading Canadian population crosses 37 million mark in record 2 years
The formalities to complete once you arrive in Canada
Most people interested in immigrating to Canada know the basic policies and rules to get PR. We have various consultants guiding us through the process until we get our permanent residency confirmation. But what happens after you get your PR confirmation? Specifically after your flight lands at the international airport? Here’s a quick guide to … Continue reading The formalities to complete once you arrive in Canada
Draw 93 – Recent Express Entry draw records second-highest ITAs issued
The Express Entry draw held on 25th June issued invitations for people with CRS score of 442 and above. This is the 12th draw for the year 2018 wherein 3,750 candidates were issued Invitations To Apply or ITAs. It is also the second draw this year, to record high number of ITAs to be issued. … Continue reading Draw 93 – Recent Express Entry draw records second-highest ITAs issued
Permanent Residence application deadline reduced to 60 days by IRCC.
The Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has reduced application deadline for Express Entry Permanent Residence to 60 days. Previously, the deadline was of 90 days. This deadline only applies to candidates who receive an Invitations To Apply (ITA) after June 26, 2018. The 60 day deadline was abandoned in November 2016 and has been … Continue reading Permanent Residence application deadline reduced to 60 days by IRCC.
A Study in Canada: Rise in Indian students opting for Canada results in faster student visa process.
IRCC has made accessing student visa easier and faster for students coming from India, China, Vietnam and Philippines. After UK governments’ decision to not include Indian students in their easier student visa processes and current Immigration Policy under Trump Presidency in US, applications for study permit in Canada has exponentially risen. In 2015 and 2016, … Continue reading A Study in Canada: Rise in Indian students opting for Canada results in faster student visa process.
7,500 candidates given ITAs this month making it the busiest June since the start of Express Entry.
The IRCC gave away twice as much ITAs in the current month of June compared to the last three years’ giveaway in the month of June. The lowest record of ITAs given in the Month of June was 2016 at 2,287. Express Entry manages the group of candidates for Canada’s three main economic immigration classes- … Continue reading 7,500 candidates given ITAs this month making it the busiest June since the start of Express Entry.
New Express Entry draws cut off at 442 for third time in a row.
IRCC has issued 3,750 ITAs to candidates with CRS scores of 442 on July 11. The last draw came out on June 25th. This draw has already surpassed the total no. of ITA’s that have been issued in previous months of July. Notably, the CRS cutoff this time is similar to the last two Express … Continue reading New Express Entry draws cut off at 442 for third time in a row.
Report Says, A Drop in the Immigration Could Hit Canada’s Economy
Canada’s small population and a workforce that’s growing old may lead to a considerable drop in immigration leaving the Canadian economy in trouble by 2040 as foreseen by the new Conference Board of Canada. According to the senior research associate of the Conference Board, Kareem El Assal, immigration is a significant contributor to the Canadian … Continue reading Report Says, A Drop in the Immigration Could Hit Canada’s Economy
CIC have announced to make changes in immigration system to attract trade people
In Canada, demand for trade people is high. To overcome the shortage, CIC are depending upon the overseas skilled workers. The current point system, select only people with advanced university degree, so it’s impossible for trade people to get selected. Therefore, CIC Minister Jason Kenny has announced to make changes in the current immigration system … Continue reading CIC have announced to make changes in immigration system to attract trade people
Canada has been Ranked As Most Reputed Country in the world.
According to the study conducted by Reputation Institute, Canada has the highest reputation ranking of 50 countries surveyed. It was judged on following categories” Trust, Esteem, Admiration, Quality of life and Safety and Attention to the environment. Canada’s strong reputation is due to its focus on active lifestyles, well-developed political system, perceived neutrality to international … Continue reading Canada has been Ranked As Most Reputed Country in the world.
New Pilot Project Launched by Canada Immigration department on 15th August, 2011
Under Pilot Projects, family members of temporary workers in British Columbia will be granted permission to work. Temporary foreign workers are those who are allowed to work in Canada for Canadian employers. Previously, only spouse or common-law partners of temporary foreign workers employed in managerial, professional or skilled trades job were eligible to obtain an … Continue reading New Pilot Project Launched by Canada Immigration department on 15th August, 2011
Independent Skilled Migrants in Canada are highest earners
As per new study on Canada immigration, the immigrants who come to Canada as independent skilled migrants had “consistently and substantially”the highest earnings of four categories of immigrants. The four categories include independent primary skilled migrant’s applicants, accompanying economic immigrants, family class immigrants and refugees.
Citizenship and Immigration Canada has introduced its occupationsList for Federal Skilled Worker Program
After long waiting Canada has announced their Occupation List for Federal Skilled Worker Program. The list contains 24 occupations which will have a cap of 300 applications in each of the occupations on the list. The applicants need to have at least one year of continuous work experience in one of the 24 occupations. FSW … Continue reading Citizenship and Immigration Canada has introduced its occupationsList for Federal Skilled Worker Program
CRS Scores Hit Rock Bottom in 2018 in the Fresh Express Entry Draw (24th May)
In a fresh Express Entry Draw held on Wednesday, May 23, by the Government of Canada, 3500 invitations were issued for application of permanent residence. The cut-off score for this round was 440 based on the Comprehensive Ranking System. The score on Wednesday witnessed a new low, beating the low score of 441 in the … Continue reading CRS Scores Hit Rock Bottom in 2018 in the Fresh Express Entry Draw (24th May)
Canadian magnetism: Why international students choose Canada as the ultimate destination for education?
We have all heard of the impeccable and polite behaviour that Canadians carry around. That it is a very beautiful country with a right mix of French and English and maple syrups. More than 400,000 international students have chosen Canada as their ultimate destination to study and live. Here are a few reasons listed to … Continue reading Canadian magnetism: Why international students choose Canada as the ultimate destination for education?
Recent Reports recommend making changes to Australia’s Skill Occupation List –
The Department of Jobs and Small Business is responsible for undertaking a regular review of the Short-term Skilled Occupation List (STSOL), the Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL) and the Regional Occupation List (ROL). These occupation lists are used for skilled migration to meet the needs of the Australian economy. Given below is the … Continue reading Recent Reports recommend making changes to Australia’s Skill Occupation List –
Is mass immigration a boon?
The debate over immigration in the recent years has steadily gained momentum. Arguments against and for the topic are quite convincing however that doesn’t affect the steady rise in international immigration at all. In fact, scholars deem mass immigration as a good sign for long-term economic growth. But how do people from different cultural, social, … Continue reading Is mass immigration a boon?
New Zealand Immigration Department has updated its Skills shortage list
In order to remain responsive to the needs of New Zealand labour market i.e the New Zealand employers and the economy, the New Zealand’s Department of Labour review the Essential Skills Demand list regularly. In the demand list agricultural science jobs are added and teaching occupations are removed. The following occupations are added: Agricultural Scientist … Continue reading New Zealand Immigration Department has updated its Skills shortage list