IMMIGRATION NEWS

Judge Bars Joe Biden from Enforcing 100-Day Deportation Ban
Judge Bars Joe Biden from Enforcing 100-Day Deportation Ban
AP - A federal judge on Tuesday barred the U.S. government from enforcing a 100-day deportation… read more...
South Sudan Stops Visa on Arrival for Kenyans
South Sudan Stops Visa on Arrival for Kenyans
South Sudan has banned the issuance of visa on arrival for Kenyans in a move aimed at promoting… read more...
Joe Biden Signs Several Immigration-Related Executive Orders on His First Day in Office
Joe Biden Signs Several Immigration-Related Executive Orders on His Fi…
President Joe Biden has signed several immigration-related executive orders that overturn policies… read more...
Trump Administration Flies African Deportees to Nairobi As His Term Ends
Trump Administration Flies African Deportees to Nairobi As His Term En…
President Trump’s administration has reportedly deported several African asylum seekers days before… read more...
USCIS to Do Away with Stickers for Permanent Residents in the Process of Renewing their Green Cards
USCIS to Do Away with Stickers for Permanent Residents in the Process…
The US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced that it will no longer issue… read more...
Kenyan Passport’s Global Ranking Drops to 73, and 11th in Africa
Kenyan Passport’s Global Ranking Drops to 73, and 11th in Africa
The Kenyan passport’s global ranking has dropped from position 72 to 73 due to the effects of the… read more...
Two Kenyan High School Girls Land Scholarships to Study and Play Basketball in the US
Two Kenyan High School Girls Land Scholarships to Study and Play Baske…
Two Kenyan high school female students have landed scholarships to study and play basketball in the… read more...
UK Issues New Rules for Travelers from Kenya
UK Issues New Rules for Travelers from Kenya
The British government has announced new rules for passengers traveling to the UK from Kenya.… read more...
Kenyans Without University Degrees to Start Getting UK Work Permits
Kenyans Without University Degrees to Start Getting UK Work Permits
A new immigration system that allows highly skilled Kenyans without degree-level qualifications to… read more...
Trump Extends Ban on Foreign Work Visas and Green Cards By 3 Months
Trump Extends Ban on Foreign Work Visas and Green Cards By 3 Months
US President Donald Trump on Thursday issued a fresh directive extending the ban on H-1B visas,… read more...
Wealth Kenyans Seeking Second Passports Turn to Caribbean Nations
Wealth Kenyans Seeking Second Passports Turn to Caribbean Nations
Wealthy Kenyans and Africans seeking second passports in a bid to boost their travel abroad or find… read more...
Interior Cabinet Secretary Matiang'i Orders Deportation of 14 Foreign Nationals
Interior Cabinet Secretary Matiang'i Orders Deportation of 14 For…
14 foreign nationals are set to be deported from Kenya for being in the country illegally and… read more...
1,670 Members the Stateless Shona Community Granted Kenyan Citizenship
1,670 Members the Stateless Shona Community Granted Kenyan Citizenship
1,670 members of the stateless Shona community have finally been granted Kenyan citizenship.  They… read more...
Tanzanian Politician Who Fled to Kenya Last Month Granted Asylum in Canada
Tanzanian Politician Who Fled to Kenya Last Month Granted Asylum in Ca…
Tanzanian opposition politician Godbless Lema, who was arrested in Kenya last month, has left… read more...
Somalia Cancels Visa on Arrival for Kenyans as Diplomatic Ties Get Frosty
Somalia Cancels Visa on Arrival for Kenyans as Diplomatic Ties Get Fro…
The ongoing diplomatic feud between Kenya and Somalia has taken a new twist after the latter… read more...
21 Dubai-Bound Passengers Arrested at JKIA over Fake Covid-19 and Yellow Fever Certificates
21 Dubai-Bound Passengers Arrested at JKIA over Fake Covid-19 and Yell…
Officers at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) in Nairobi are holding 21 passengers for… read more...
Joe Biden Promises Bill Providing Pathway to US Citizenship for 11 Million Illegal Immigrants
Joe Biden Promises Bill Providing Pathway to US Citizenship for 11 Mil…
Some 11 million illegal immigrants living in the US may breathe a sigh of relief under President-… read more...
Visitors from 15 African Countries to Pay Bonds of Up to $15,000 to Visit the US Under New Trump Rule
Visitors from 15 African Countries to Pay Bonds of Up to $15,000 to Vi…
President Trump’s administration has issued a new travel rule targeting countries whose citizens… read more...
UAE Suspends Visa Issuance for Visitors from Kenya
UAE Suspends Visa Issuance for Visitors from Kenya
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has temporarily suspended the issuance of new visas to visitors from… read more...
Italian Man Who was Deported from Kenya Last Month Sues the Government
Italian Man Who was Deported from Kenya Last Month Sues the Government…
An Italian national who was deported from Kenya last month has filed a suit against the government… read more...
Trump Administration Revises US Citizenship Test, Doubles Number of Questions
Trump Administration Revises US Citizenship Test, Doubles Number of Qu…
US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) on Friday announced the implementation of a revised… read more...
Kenyan Domestic Workers to Undergo Training in Homecare Management
Kenyan Domestic Workers to Undergo Training in Homecare Management
Kenyan migrant workers in the domestic sector are set to be offered training in Homecare Management… read more...
Fleeing Tanzanian Politician Godbless Lema Released Unconditionally, Granted Asylum in Kenya
Fleeing Tanzanian Politician Godbless Lema Released Unconditionally, G…
Fiery Tanzanian politician Godbless Lema who was arrested in Kenya on Sunday has been released.… read more...
Tanzanian Politician Godbless Lema Arrested in Kenya After Fleeing His Country, Faces Deportation
Tanzanian Politician Godbless Lema Arrested in Kenya After Fleeing His…
Police in Kajiado are holding former Tanzanian MP Godbless Lema after he fled to Kenya on Sunday… read more...
Kenya’s Immigration Department Suspends Passport Applications
Kenya’s Immigration Department Suspends Passport Applications
Kenya’s Immigration Department has announced the suspension of passport application service until… read more...
Kenya Announces Complete Switch to e-Visa Starting in January, 2021
Kenya Announces Complete Switch to e-Visa Starting in January, 2021
Kenya is planning to have a fully automated visa issuance service by 2021, the Immigration… read more...
ICE to Begin Implementing Expedited Removal of Undocumented Immigrants Across the US
ICE to Begin Implementing Expedited Removal of Undocumented Immigrants…
Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has begun implementing expedited deportation of… read more...
DV-2022: Registration for the 2022 Diversity Visa Program (Green Card Lottery) Opens
DV-2022: Registration for the 2022 Diversity Visa Program (Green Card…
Registration is now open for the Fiscal Year 2022 Diversity Visa (DV-2022), popularly known as the… read more...
US Green Card Lottery (DV-2022) Registration Opens on Wednesday, October 7, 2020
US Green Card Lottery (DV-2022) Registration Opens on Wednesday, Octob…
Registration for the Fiscal Year 2022 Diversity Visa, popularly known as the Green Card lottery,… read more...
New Proposed Rule Makes it Harder to Sponsor an Immigrant for a Green Card
New Proposed Rule Makes it Harder to Sponsor an Immigrant for a Green…
The Trump administration has proposed a rule change that makes more difficult for American citizens… read more...