Immigration To Australia Increasing Amongst Uk Pensioners Wanting Better Weather And Lifestyle.
Australian Immigration News Immigration To Australia Increasing Amongst Uk Pensioners Wanting Better Weather And Lifestyle. Australia Has Been Announced As The Most Popular Retirement Destination For Scottish Pensioners With Almost 95,000 Now Claiming Their Pensions Abroad, Up By A Third In The Past Decade. The Second And Third Most Popular Destinations For Retiring Abroad Being Ireland And [...]

Cbp Responds To Hurricane Dolly
Today At The News Conference Held At The Federal Emergency Management Agency, Jayson Ahern, Cbp Deputy Commissioner Said, "U.S. Customs And Border Protection (Cbp) Currently Is Maintaining Normal Border Security Operations At And Between Our Ports Of Entry In The Impacted Area Of The Border. We Have Established Our Lead Field Coordinator, Which Is Chief Ron Vitiello, Our Local Border Patrol Sector Chief. We Also Are Actively Maintaining Liaison Officers At Local, State And Fema Command And Coordination Centers In Order To Most Effectively Commit Our Resources To Those Agencies And Individuals In Need. We Have Approximately 3,500 Employees Who Are Living In The Impacted Area And Who Continue To Work Toward Keeping Our Country Safe.

Greek Passport Holders Urged To Seek New Passports
Australian Immigration News Greek Passport Holders Urged To Seek New Passports Added: (Sun Mar 11 2007) Minister For Immigration And Multicultural Affairs Amanda Vanstone Has Urged All People Holding Greek Passports Issued Before January 1, 2006, To Contact The Greek Embassy Or Consulate Urgently To Secure New Passports If They Wish To Travel In [...]

Cbp Announces Staggering Arrest Numbers Using New Antiterror Technology
U.S. Customs And Border Protection (Cbp) Today Announced That Biometric Identification Technology Is Fully Operational Within All 136 Border Patrol Stations. From October 1, 2003 Through August 31, 2004, Cbp Border Patrol Agents Have Arrested: 138 Homicide Suspects; 67 Kidnapping Suspects; 226 Sexual Assault Suspects; 431 Robbery Suspects; 2,342 Suspects For Assaults Of Other Types; And 4,801 Involved With Dangerous Narcotics As A Direct Result Of Iafis Technology.

Senator Cornyn To Chair Senate&Cedil;S Immigration Subcommittee
U.S. Senator John Cornyn Will Chair The Judiciary Committee's Subcommittee On Immigration, Border Security And Citizenship. The Subcommittee Has Jurisdiction Over Immigration, Citizenship, And Refugee Laws, And Oversight Of The Immigrationrelated Functions Of The Department Of Homeland Security.

Travelogue: Immigration Workshop In Bangalore
This Month's In Focus Section Will Journey You Through Yet Another Exciting Day In Our Attorney's Travelogue: Bangalore, Our First Immigration Workshop In The Immigration Events Series Last Year.

Dos Cable On Visa Waiver Program
The U.S. Department Of State Has Issued A Cable Reminding All The Embassies And Consular Posts Of The Two Key Dates - September 30, When Vwp Travelers Will Be Enrolled In Usvisit; And October 26, As Of When Vwp Travelers Must Present A Valid Machinereadable Passport (Mrp) Or U.S. Visa For Admission To The U.S.

Zoster Vaccine Shortage
The Centers For Disease Control And Prevention (Cdc) Have Informed Uscis That The Zoster Vaccine, Which Is One Of The New Vaccination Requirements Effective July 1, 2008 For The Applicants Age 60 And Older, Is Currently Unavailable Due To Shipping Delays By The Manufacturer. The Zoster Vaccine Is Even Listed On The Revised Edition Of Form I-693, Report Of Medical Examination And Vaccination Record (06/05/08 Edition Date). Until Further Notice From The Cdc, One Has To Be Aware That A Form I-693 May Be Accepted If It Is Only Missing The Zoster Vaccine. Civil Surgeons May Notate It On The Form As "Vaccine Not Available".

Uscis Informs The Public That New Passport Card Is Acceptable For Employment Eligibility Verification
U.S. Citizenship And Immigration Services Is Informing The Public That The New U.S. Passport Card May Be Used In The Employment Eligibility Verification Form (I-9) Process.

Uscis Notifies H1b Processing Procedure
The U.S. Citizenship And Immigration Services (Uscis) Has Notified The Procedure For Processing H1b Petitions For New Employment, Which Are Subject To The H1b Cap, And Filed By Employers Seeking To Employ H1b Aliens On Or Before September 30, 2005.

Dhs To Begin Biometric Exit Pilot As Part Of Usvisit Program
As A Part Of The Border Management System Introduced At Airports And Seaports Earlier This Year, The U.S. Department Of Homeland Security (Dhs) Today Announced That It Will Pilot And Evaluate Usvisit Automated Biometric Exit Procedures For Foreign Visitors. Biometric Technology - Digital Finger Scans And Digital Photographs - Helps Make Usvisit Simple And Effective.

Canada Welcomes Bhutanese Refugees

Some 100,000 Bhutanese Refugees Of Ethnic Nepalese Descent Have Been Living In Refugee Camps Run By The United Nations Since The Early 1990'S, Having Been Forced To Leave Bhutan And Live In Exile.

Uscis To Issue Twoyear Employment Authorization Documents
U.S. Citizenship And Immigration Services (Uscis) Announced Today That Beginning On June 30, 2008 It Will Issue Employment Authorization Documents (Ead) Valid For Two Years.

H-1B1, A Feasible Alternative To H-1B For Chileans And Singaporeans
On September 3, 2003, President George W. Bush Signed Into Law Free Trade Agreements (Ftas) With Singapore And Chile Which Then Created A New Class Of Non-Immigrant Work Visa For Singaporean And Chilean Citizens: The H-1B1. With The Limitations On The H-1B Visa Category, Particularly The 65,000 Cap On New H-1B Visas Each Fiscal Year, The H-1B1 Has Subsequently Become One Of The Feasible Alternatives To The H-1B Visa. In This Article We Will Explore The H-1B1 Visa, A Visa Category Available To Citizens Of Singapore And Chile.

U.S.Canada Commit To Provide Security, Prosperity And Freedom Along The Border
Secretary Of U.S. Department Of Homeland Security Tom Ridge, At A Joint Press Conference With Deputy Prime Minister Anne Mclellan, Announced Plans To Launch The Nexus Air Pilot Project At Vancouver International Airport, Establish Fifteenth Integrated Border Enforcement Team (Ibet) And Initiate Various Other Measures To Assert Their Equal Commitment To The Principles Of Security, Prosperity And Freedom.

Australia Immigration To South Australia At Record Levels.
Australian Immigration News Australia Immigration To South Australia At Record Levels. The Australian Bureau Of Statistics (Abs) Have Just Released Figures That Shows The Level Of Migration To South Australia Is At A Record High. During The Last Twelve Months To April 2007, South Australia Received A Net Gain From Overseas Migration Of 12,600 People, And The First [...]

Final Rule On Consular Interviews For Niv Applicants
Effective December 18, 2006, The Rule Amends Guidance To Consular Offices For The Waiver Of Personal Appearance Of Applicants For Nonimmigrant Visas. The Regulations Continue To Permit Exemptions From The Interview Requirements Of Persons In A1, A2, C2, C3, G1, G2, G3 G4, Nato 1, Nato2, Nato3, Nato4, Nato5, Or Nato 6 Classifications, And Applicants For Diplomatic Or Officials Visas.

Ice Means Business; Reports Record Alien Removals
U.S. Immigration And Customs Enforcement (Ice) Has Announced That The Removal Of Criminal And Other Illegal Aliens From The United States Reached Record Levels, With 157,281 Aliens Removed In Fiscal Year 2004. In Addition, Ice Recorded A Sizable Increase In Apprehensions Under A New Program Specifically Targeting Fugitive Aliens.

Uscis Memo On Establishment Of Ircu For Eb5 Matters
In An Interoffice Memorandum The U.S. Citizenship And Immigration Services (Uscis) Has Announced That Oversight For Policy And Regulation Development, Field Guidance, Form Design, Case Auditing, And Training Regarding Regional Center Adjudications And Associated Investor Petitions Within The Eb5 Investor Program, Shall Reside With Prd/Investor And Regional Center Unit (Ircu).

Congress Passes L1 And H1b Reform Law
The Fiscal Year 2005 Omnibus Appropriations Bill Was Approved By Both The House And Senate On November 20, 2004. The Bill Introduces Many Changes In The Existing Provisions Relating To Work Visas, Such As: Restoration Of Oneyear Experience Requirement For L1 Blanket Entrants; Reinstitution Of H1b Fee And H1b Dependent Attestations, Introduction Of A New Antifraud Fee On L1s And H1bs; And Opening Up More H1bs For Certain Applicants.

Uscis Moves Lockbox To New Site In Chicago
U.S. Citizenship And Immigration Services (Uscis) Moved The Agency Lockbox To A New Location In Chicago On May 28. While The Post Office Box Address Is The Same, The Move Changes The Address For Deliveries By Private Couriers (Nonusps).

Ice Launches First Northern Border Air Marine Branch
The Immigration And Customs Enforcement (Ice) Launched A New Initiative To Maximize Security Along The U.S.Canada Border. The Bellingham Air And Marine Branch (Amb) Is The First Of Five Planned Facilities To Augment Dhs Northern Border Security Capabilities With Air And Marine Law Enforcement, Surveillance And Airspace Security Authorities.

Province Of Saskatchewan Investing In Immigrant Settlement

The Saskatchewan Minister Of Advanced Education, Employment, And Labour, Rob Norris, Recently Announced That $2.59 Million Has Been Allocated To Support Immigrant Service Providers Across The Province.&Nbsp;

H-1B1, A Feasible Alternative To H-1B For Chileans And Singaporeans
On September 3, 2003, President George W. Bush Signed Into Law Free Trade Agreements (Ftas) With Singapore And Chile Which Then Created A New Class Of Non-Immigrant Work Visa For Singaporean And Chilean Citizens: The H-1B1. With The Limitations On The H-1B Visa Category, Particularly The 65,000 Cap On New H-1B Visas Each Fiscal Year, The H-1B1 Has Subsequently Become One Of The Feasible Alternatives To The H-1B Visa. In This Article We Will Explore The H-1B1 Visa, A Visa Category Available To Citizens Of Singapore And Chile.

Uscis Memo On Good Moral Character In Vawabased Selfpetitions
In An Interoffice Memorandum The U.S. Citizenship And Immigration Services (Uscis) Has Informed The Adjudicators At The Vermont Service Center (Vsc) Of The Change In The Law Concerning Determinations Of Good Moral Character Made In Connection With Vawabased Selfpetitions (Forms I360).

Dui During "Change Of Status" Period???
Hi. I Applied For The Change Of Status On September 26 And Received A Receipt A Few Days Later That Says The Uscis Received My Documents. The Bad News Is That On November 1, I Got Dui When I Was Returning From A Halloween Party. My Breath Score Was 0.09. They Put Me In Jail And Said...

Cbp Announces Staggering Arrest Numbers Using New Antiterror Technology
U.S. Customs And Border Protection (Cbp) Today Announced That Biometric Identification Technology Is Fully Operational Within All 136 Border Patrol Stations. From October 1, 2003 Through August 31, 2004, Cbp Border Patrol Agents Have Arrested: 138 Homicide Suspects; 67 Kidnapping Suspects; 226 Sexual Assault Suspects; 431 Robbery Suspects; 2,342 Suspects For Assaults Of Other Types; And 4,801 Involved With Dangerous Narcotics As A Direct Result Of Iafis Technology.

Machinereadable Passport Procedures To Be Implemented
From October 26, 2004 U.S. Customs And Border Protection (Cbp) Of The Department Of Homeland Security Will Strictly Enforce The Machine Readable Passport Requirement For Travelers Under The Visa Waiver Program.

Uscis Announces Reduction In Backlog For Immigration Benefits Processing
By Completing More Than 600,000 More Cases Than Were Received In The First Three Quarters Of Fiscal Year 2004, Uscis Announced That The Backlog Has Declined For The Processing Of Immigration Benefits Such As Work Authorization, Permanent Residency, And Naturalization.

&Cedil;Know Before You Go&Cedil; - Cbp Reminds Travelers Of Top10 Most Seized Items
The Cbp Baltimore Released The Top10 List Of Inadmissible Items To Provide Travelers A Sense Of The Prohibited Items That Cbp Officers Seize Most Often. The Director Of Cbp's Baltimore Field Operations Office, Mr. Michael Lovejoy Said, `Travelers Should Take Extraordinary Care To Learn As Much As They Can To Prepare For Their Foreign Destination, We'd Like Them To Exercise The Same Level Of Care To Prepare For Their Return Trip Home.'