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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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Immigration Courts Overwhelmed With Juvenile Cases

The immigration courts are so backlogged that is can take up to three years to get a hearing. Judges are already setting hearings for 2017, and people are being placed in shelters while they await their hearing. 84 more words


Canada welcomes first Start-up Visa entrepreneurs

Canada yesterday welcomed the first two successful applicants under the Start-up Visa Programme, which is designed to attract more entrepreneurs and create jobs for Canadians.  306 more words


More details of Canada’s new immigration system released

Canada’s Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander met with stakeholders and business leaders yesterday regarding the January 2015 launch of Canada’s new skilled immigration system: Express Entry. 303 more words


Saskatchewan government unhappy with foreign worker reform proposals

As the Canadian Federal government scrambles to enact reforms to the embattled Temporary Foreign Worker Programme (TFWP) in the wake of revelations of widespread abuse, the Saskatchewan government has voiced its displeasure with the proposed reforms. 288 more words


NSW state nomination programme reopens next week

The government of New South Wales has announced that it will reopen applications for the 2014/15 Skilled Nominated visa (subclass 190) programme next Monday.

The state will introduce a number of new initiatives in the 2014/15 migration year which are designed to align the… 206 more words


NZ Investor categories could be under threat

Just weeks after announcing that it would look to cut immigration intake levels should it come to power in this September’s General Election, New Zealand’s Labour party has hinted that the Investor and Investor Plus programmes could be under threat. 218 more words

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