IMMIGRATION NEWS

US Senators Urge USCIS to Reverse Plan to Deny Citizenship to Permanent Residents Working in the Legal Marijuana Industry
US Senators Urge USCIS to Reverse Plan to Deny Citizenship to Permanen…
Ten US Democratic senators have written to Attorney General William Barr and Acting Secretary of… read more...
Trump Announces Major Operation Next Week to Remove Millions of Illegal Immigrants
Trump Announces Major Operation Next Week to Remove Millions of Illega…
President Donald Trump has announced there will be a major crackdown on illegal immigrants living… read more...
USCIS Announces New Approach to Reduce Green Card, Citizenship Applications Backlog
USCIS Announces New Approach to Reduce Green Card, Citizenship Applica…
The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced a new strategy it says… read more...
US Immigrant Population, Both Documented and Undocumented, at 44.4 Million
US Immigrant Population, Both Documented and Undocumented, at 44.4 Mil…
The United States has more than 44 million immigrants, more than any other country in the world.… read more...
H-1B Visa: US Congressman to Table Bill Seeking to Abolish OPT Work for Foreign Students
H-1B Visa: US Congressman to Table Bill Seeking to Abolish OPT Work fo…
Arizona Congressman Paul Gosar is set to table a bill that seeks to end Optional Practical Training… read more...
USCIS to Demand Reimbursement from Sponsors if Immigrants Use Government Benefits
USCIS to Demand Reimbursement from Sponsors if Immigrants Use Governme…
The Trump administration is warning immigrants that the person who signed their affidavit of… read more...
Applying for a US Green Card or Student Visa? Here Are Some Common Immigration Scams to Avoid
Applying for a US Green Card or Student Visa? Here Are Some Common Imm…
The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) cautions individuals applying for… read more...
820,748 Foreign Nationals Got US Permanent Residency (Green Cards) in First 3 Quarters of 2018
820,748 Foreign Nationals Got US Permanent Residency (Green Cards) in…
A total of 820,748 foreign nationals from around the world became US permanent residents in the… read more...
Kamala Harris Unveils Immigration Plan to Provide Relief from Deportation, Path to Citizenship for Millions in the US
Kamala Harris Unveils Immigration Plan to Provide Relief from Deportat…
Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris on Wednesday released a plan that offer relief from… read more...
1.5 Million Kenyans Yet to Apply for e-Passports as Deadline Approaches
1.5 Million Kenyans Yet to Apply for e-Passports as Deadline Approache…
At least 1.5 million Kenyans are yet to apply for new generation passports ahead of August 31st… read more...
Canada's June 12th Express Entry Draw Invites 3,350 Candidates to Apply for Permanent Residency, Targets 81,400 for 2019
Canada's June 12th Express Entry Draw Invites 3,350 Candidates to…
3,350 candidates have been issued with Innovations to Apply (ITAs) in the Canadian immigration… read more...
Ways of Getting a US Green Card (Permanent Residency)
Ways of Getting a US Green Card (Permanent Residency)
Immigrants who wish to live in the United States on a permanent basis or foreigners who want to… read more...
Germany Emerges as Most Preferred Destination for Kenyans with Schengen Visas
Germany Emerges as Most Preferred Destination for Kenyans with Schenge…
A new report shows that Germany was the top destination for Kenyans traveling to European Union… read more...
USCIS Resumes Premium Processing of all H-1B Cap-Subject Visa Petitions
USCIS Resumes Premium Processing of all H-1B Cap-Subject Visa Petition…
The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced that it is resuming… read more...
Immigration Hardliner Ken Cucinelli Named Acting Director of United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)
Immigration Hardliner Ken Cucinelli Named Acting Director of United St…
An immigration hard-liner on Monday began his new job as acting director of Unites States… read more...
Foreign Tech Workers Turn to Canada as US Enacts Strict Immigration Laws
Foreign Tech Workers Turn to Canada as US Enacts Strict Immigration La…
It has emerged that foreign technology workers are increasingly shying away from the United States… read more...
These New Rules to the US Diversity Visa Program (Green Card Lottery) Could Disqualify Millions
These New Rules to the US Diversity Visa Program (Green Card Lottery)…
The US State Department this week announced two changes to the Diversity Visa Program - also known… read more...
757,000 People Became Naturalized US Citizens in 2018, a Five-Year High
757,000 People Became Naturalized US Citizens in 2018, a Five-Year Hig…
Latest data from the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) shows that the… read more...
US State Department to Require Passports to Enter the Green Card Lottery (Diversity Visa Program)
US State Department to Require Passports to Enter the Green Card Lotte…
The US Department of State will now require foreign nationals who enter the Diversity Visa program… read more...
Gov't Opens Six New Immigration Centers in the Diaspora to Facilitate Issuance of e-Passports
Gov't Opens Six New Immigration Centers in the Diaspora to Facili…
The government has opened 10 new Immigration centers to facilitate the issuance of e-Passports.… read more...
US House of Representatives Passes Bill that Grants Green Cards and Path to Citizenship to Millions of Immigrants
US House of Representatives Passes Bill that Grants Green Cards and Pa…
The Democratic-controlled US House of Representatives on Tuesday passed a sweeping bill that seeks… read more...
US House Expected to Pass Bill Promising Green Cards and Path to Citizenship to Millions of Immigrants
US House Expected to Pass Bill Promising Green Cards and Path to Citiz…
The US House of Representatives is on Tuesday expected to pass an immigration bill that seeks to… read more...
US Begins Demanding Social Media Details from Visa Applicants
US Begins Demanding Social Media Details from Visa Applicants
The United States has begun enforcing last year's proposal requiring visa applicants to submit… read more...
No Schengen Visas for Kenyans without e-Passports from June 1st
No Schengen Visas for Kenyans without e-Passports from June 1st
Kenyans without e-Passports will not be issued with Schengen visas beginning June 1st, 2019. In a… read more...
Canada's May 29th Express Entry Draw Invites 3,350 Candidates to Apply for Permanent Residency, Targets 81,400 for 2019
Canada's May 29th Express Entry Draw Invites 3,350 Candidates to…
3,350 candidates who participated in Canada immigration’s Express Entry draw have been invited to… read more...
Green Card Holders to be Forced to Repay Aid Received from Gov't in Latest Trump's Move
Green Card Holders to be Forced to Repay Aid Received from Gov't…
Low-income immigrants legally living in the United States, including Green Card holders, are set to… read more...
Gov't Deports Indian Couple Accused of Mistreating Daughter in Nairobi
Gov't Deports Indian Couple Accused of Mistreating Daughter in Na…
Kenyan authorities have deported an Indian couple who had been charged with assaulting their five-… read more...
800,000 Kenyans Acquire e-Passports Ahead of August Deadline
800,000 Kenyans Acquire e-Passports Ahead of August Deadline
About 800,000 Kenyans have acquired e-passports ahead of August 31st deadline, the Immigration… read more...
US Gov't Begins Process to Abolish Work Permits for Spouses of H-1B Visa Holders
US Gov't Begins Process to Abolish Work Permits for Spouses of H-…
President Trump's administration has begun the process to abolish an immigration program under… read more...
Golden Card: 6,800 Foreign Investors Granted Permanent Residency in the UAE
Golden Card: 6,800 Foreign Investors Granted Permanent Residency in th…
6,800 foreigners who have invested a combined 100 billion dirhams ($27 billion) in the United Arab… read more...