IMMIGRATION NEWS

Gov't Halts Issuance of Work Permits to Immigrants in Kenya
Gov't Halts Issuance of Work Permits to Immigrants in Kenya
The government has directed the Immigration Department to stop issuance of work permits to… read more...
USCIS Proposes Changes to H-1B Visa Lottery Process
USCIS Proposes Changes to H-1B Visa Lottery Process
The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) recently made public its proposed… read more...
Kenya Gov't Extends Deadline for Acquisition of E-Passports
Kenya Gov't Extends Deadline for Acquisition of E-Passports
Deputy President William Ruto has announced that the government has pushed the deadline for… read more...
Baltimore Sues Trump Administration over Immigration Policy
Baltimore Sues Trump Administration over Immigration Policy
The city of Baltimore has sued the Trump administration for its proposal that makes it more… read more...
Kenyan Islam Leaders Want Immigration Officials to Stop Forcing Muslims to Remove Caps during Application for Passports
Kenyan Islam Leaders Want Immigration Officials to Stop Forcing Muslim…
Kenyan Muslim leaders want Immigration officials to stop forcing members of the religion to remove… read more...
104 Kenyans Deported from the US Between 2017 and 2018
104 Kenyans Deported from the US Between 2017 and 2018
At least 104 Kenyans have been deported from the United States by President Donald Trump's… read more...
US Detaining 67 Kenyans for Violating Immigration Rules
US Detaining 67 Kenyans for Violating Immigration Rules
67 Kenyans are currently languishing in United States prisons over immigration related offences.… read more...
US Green Card Lottery - Diversity Visa (DV-2020) Application Period Ends Today, Nov 6th
US Green Card Lottery - Diversity Visa (DV-2020) Application Period En…
Registration period for the 2020 Diversity Visa program (DV-2020), popularly known as the Green… read more...
South Africa Scraps Short-Term Visa Requirements for Kenyans
South Africa Scraps Short-Term Visa Requirements for Kenyans
South Africa has agreed to ease visa application rules and entry conditions for Kenyan business… read more...
Canada Targets 350,000 New Immigrants as Skills Shortage Bites
Canada Targets 350,000 New Immigrants as Skills Shortage Bites
Canada's Minister for Immigration Ahmed Hussen has announced that the country will be taking 40,000… read more...
Reprieve for Kenyan Migrant Workers as Qatar Abolishes Controversial Exit Visa System
Reprieve for Kenyan Migrant Workers as Qatar Abolishes Controversial E…
Qatar has abolished its controversial exit visa system in a move that is welcome news to hundreds… read more...
US Green Card Lottery - Diversity Visa (DV-2020) Application Period Ends Next Week
US Green Card Lottery - Diversity Visa (DV-2020) Application Period En…
Registration period for the 2020 Diversity Visa program (DV-2020), popuplarly known as the Green… read more...
Donald Trump Plans Executive Order to End Birthright Citizenship for Babies Born in the US to Non-Citizen Parents
Donald Trump Plans Executive Order to End Birthright Citizenship for B…
US President Donald Trump has announced he will soon sign an executive order ending birthright… read more...
US Green Card Lottery - Diversity Visa (DV-2020) Application Period Ends in Two Weeks
US Green Card Lottery - Diversity Visa (DV-2020) Application Period En…
There are two weeks left to the open registration period for the 2010 Green Card Lottery (DV-2020… read more...
ICE Appears to End Use of Federal Prisons for Immigrant Detainees
ICE Appears to End Use of Federal Prisons for Immigrant Detainees
(NPR) U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has all but abandoned its use of federal prisons to… read more...
Kenyan Passport Ranked 7th Most Powerful in Africa
Kenyan Passport Ranked 7th Most Powerful in Africa
The Kenyan passport has been ranked the 7th most powerful travel document in Africa and 73nd… read more...
4,000 Kenyans Seeking Asylum in the US
4,000 Kenyans Seeking Asylum in the US
About 4,000 Kenyans are seeking asylum in the United States, making it the most preferred… read more...
10 Most Powerful Passports in the World Named
10 Most Powerful Passports in the World Named
Japanese passport has been ranked the world's most powerful travel document. Henley Passport Index… read more...
Chinese Nationals Arrested in Nairobi with Items Feared to Be a 'Threat to National Security’
Chinese Nationals Arrested in Nairobi with Items Feared to Be a '…
Officers from the Kenyan Immigration Department on Friday arrested five Chinese nationals in… read more...
Federal Judge Blocks Deportation of over 300,000 Immigrants
Federal Judge Blocks Deportation of over 300,000 Immigrants
Hundreds of thousands of immigrants who were facing deportation from the US can now breath a sigh… read more...
US Green Card Lottery - Diversity Visa (DV-2020) Application Period Now Open
US Green Card Lottery - Diversity Visa (DV-2020) Application Period No…
The registration period for the US Diversity Visa program for Fiscal Year 2020 (DV-2020), popularly… read more...
Immigrants in the US Could Soon Need to Have Good Credit to be Approved for Green Cards
Immigrants in the US Could Soon Need to Have Good Credit to be Approve…
Immigrants in the United States seeking to adjust their status or extend their stay may have to… read more...
US Green Card Lottery Period for Fiscal Year 2020 Begins October 3rd, 2018
US Green Card Lottery Period for Fiscal Year 2020 Begins October 3rd,…
The US State Department has announced that the entry period for the Diversity Visa program for the… read more...
Near-Record Number of People Entered the US Green Card Lottery in 2017
Near-Record Number of People Entered the US Green Card Lottery in 2017
More than 22.4 million people from various countries around the globe entered the US Diversity Visa… read more...
15 Chinese Nationals Including Underage Girls Arrested in a Brothel in Nairobi, to be Deported
15 Chinese Nationals Including Underage Girls Arrested in a Brothel in…
Officers from the Kenyan Immigration Department have arrested 15 Chinese nationals in Nairobi on… read more...
USCIS to Deny Green Cards, Visas, Citizenship Applications without First Notifying Applicants in New Radical Changes
USCIS to Deny Green Cards, Visas, Citizenship Applications without Fir…
The US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has made radical changes to rules guiding… read more...
No Place for Illegal Immigrants in Kenya, CS Matiang'i Says
No Place for Illegal Immigrants in Kenya, CS Matiang'i Says
Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang'i maintains that the crackdown on illegal and undocumented… read more...
US House of Representatives Passes Bill Allowing Gov't to Easily Deport Immigrants Who Commit Violent Crimes
US House of Representatives Passes Bill Allowing Gov't to Easily…
The United States House of Representatives has passed a Bill allowing the government to easily… read more...
Kenyan Immigration Department Deports Racist Sonlink CEO  Liu Jiaqi, Chinese Embassy Speaks Out
Kenyan Immigration Department Deports Racist Sonlink CEO Liu Jiaqi, C…
The Immigration Department has finally deported a Chinese national who was videotaped making racist… read more...
Immigration Officers Raid Chinese State-Owned TV Station CGTN in Nairobi over Illegal Foreigners
Immigration Officers Raid Chinese State-Owned TV Station CGTN in Nairo…
Immigration officials on Wednesday arrested an unknown number of suspected illegal foreigners… read more...