IMMIGRATION NEWS

US Immigration Lawyers Protest Delays in Processing of Citizenship, Green Card Applications
US Immigration Lawyers Protest Delays in Processing of Citizenship, Gr…
US Immigration lawyers are up in arms over delays by the government in the processing of… read more...
Immigration Officials Set Up Fake University in Michigan in Sting Operation to Lure Immigrants on Student Visas
Immigration Officials Set Up Fake University in Michigan in Sting Oper…
Newly unsealed court documents revealed that the University of Farmington Hills, advertised online… read more...
UK Prime Minister Theresa May Intervenes to Help Kenyan Girl Whose Application for British Visa Was Rejected
UK Prime Minister Theresa May Intervenes to Help Kenyan Girl Whose App…
UK Prime Minister Theresa May has directed the country's Immigration authorities to review the case… read more...
Judge Orders Trump Administration To Remove 2020 Census Citizenship Question
Judge Orders Trump Administration To Remove 2020 Census Citizenship Qu…
(NPR) A federal judge in New York has ruled against the Trump administration's decision to add a… read more...
Canada Seeks to Admit 1 Million New Immigrants By 2021
Canada Seeks to Admit 1 Million New Immigrants By 2021
Canada is seeking to give permanent residency to more than one million immigrants in the next three… read more...
Kenyan Passport Ranked Africa's Eighth Most Powerful, 72nd Globally
Kenyan Passport Ranked Africa's Eighth Most Powerful, 72nd Global…
The Kenyan passport has been ranked as the eighth most powerful in Africa in 2019. The Henley… read more...
AU to Launch Single African Passports for Africans Next Month
AU to Launch Single African Passports for Africans Next Month
The African Union (AU) has revealed plans to launch a single African passport in a move aimed at… read more...
Kenyan Immigration Department Deports Eight Pakistani Women Linked to Sports CS Rashid Achesa
Kenyan Immigration Department Deports Eight Pakistani Women Linked to…
The Kenyan Immigration Department has deported eight Pakistani nationals who entered the country… read more...
Immigration Department Defends Stringent Passport Renewal Rules as Kenyans Online Protest
Immigration Department Defends Stringent Passport Renewal Rules as Ken…
The Immigration Department has defended the tough passport renewal requirements following protests… read more...
Kenyan Immigration Department on the Spot for Blocking Twitter User who Questioned Condition for Passport Applicants
Kenyan Immigration Department on the Spot for Blocking Twitter User wh…
The Kenyan Immigration Department is on the spot for blocking a Twitter user who asked a question… read more...
Swiss National Unable to Get Permanent Residency despite being Married to Kenyan Woman
Swiss National Unable to Get Permanent Residency despite being Married…
A Swiss national has expressed frustration after Kenyan immigration officials have hindered his… read more...
USCIS Launches New Service for Immigrants to Apply for Citizenship, Green Cards Online
USCIS Launches New Service for Immigrants to Apply for Citizenship, Gr…
The United States Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) has launched a new service that… read more...
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...