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President Obama delays immigration action

Having promised to take ‘executive action’ on America’s stalled immigration reform plans by the end of the summer, President Barack Obama has backtracked and stated that action will now be taken by the end of this year instead. 183 more words

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I-601A Provisional Waiver: Facts and Fiction

When the I-601A Provisional Waiver program started last spring, it was met with great fanfare by immigration advocates and activists. The program allows an immigrant who is the immediate relative of a US citizen (generally a spouse) to file a waiver of unlawful presence before ever leaving the United States to process the immigrant visa. 491 more words

The Chen Clan Academy

The Chen Clan Academy, Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, China has become one of the routine visitation sites for adoptive families in China. American adoptive families all travel to Guangzhou during the 2nd week of their trips to China. 187 more words


September Visa Bulletin - A little Movement

The September Visa Bulletin was released by the Department of State and does show a little movement forward in certain categories.  First we will look at the family based immigrant visas.   289 more words


Canada benefitting from ‘dysfunctional’ US immigration system

Canada’s Employment Minister has said that neighbouring America’s inability to pass much needed immigration reform legislation is good news for his country.

Speaking at a press conference in West Vancouver earlier this week, to announce funding designed to help new arrivals settling in BC find work, Jason Kenney told reporters: … 278 more words


Canadian citizenship changes having desired impact

On Friday, Canada’s Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander announced that recent changes to Canada’s Citizenship Act are already paying big dividends.

The Minister announced that citizenship backlogs are at their lowest level in more than two years, while applications are now… 222 more words


NZ government happy with immigration system

The New Zealand government has revealed that it is pleased with way the country’s skilled immigration system is working and that it continues to view immigration as a way to combat labour shortages. 265 more words

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