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UK:Change to family visitor appeals 0

UK:Change to family visitor appeals

The Home Office is removing the full right of appeal for applicants refused leave to enter the UK as a family visitor.   On 25 April 2013 Royal Assent was given to a clause...

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USA: Reminder on Visa Appoinment

Beginning May 8, 2013, the Immigrant Visa Unit will no longer accept walk-in applicants without visa appointments.  Applicants with emergency needs (i.e., ageing out cases, visa correction requests, and expiring visas) will be allowed...

Australia:Visa Application Centre in Singapore is now Open 0

Australia:Visa Application Centre in Singapore is now Open

The Department of Immigration and Citizenship (the department) has introduced an Australian Visa Application Centre (AVAC) in Singapore. The AVAC provides the following services: access to information extended service hours streamlined processing. Location of...

Australia: Visitor and Medical Treatment Visas 0

Australia: Visitor and Medical Treatment Visas

From 23 March 2013 the government intends to introduce significant changes to the Visitor and Medical Treatment visas. These changes are subject to the approval of the Governor-General in Council. We will no longer...

Australia: Changes to subclass 457 Visa 0

Australia: Changes to subclass 457 Visa

The Worker Protection Act 2008 introduced a sponsorship framework which was designed to ensure that the working conditions of sponsored visa holders meet Australian standards. These reforms introduced amendments to  Australia’s temporary skilled migration...

Australia: Longer Tourist Visas 0

Australia: Longer Tourist Visas

Longer Tourist visas for parents of Australians From 24 November 2012, parents of Australian citizens and permanent residents will be able to apply for Tourist visas to visit Australia for longer. The department will...

UK: English Test for Migrants 0

UK: English Test for Migrants

Providers of tests for migrants applying under the points-based system or as partners If a migrant wants to enter or remain in the UK under the points-based system, or as the partner of a...

USA: How to get US Passort 0

USA: How to get US Passort

Passport Services US citizens are eligible to apply for a US passport.  Applying for a US passport is not mandatory, but necessary for those US citizens who wish to travel internationally.  Passports or other...