IMMIGRATION NEWS

Kenyan Passport Ranked 8th Most Powerful in Africa
Kenyan Passport Ranked 8th Most Powerful in Africa
Kenya has been placed in position 72 in the latest rankings for the world's most powerful passports… read more...
US Issues Travel Advisory for Kenya Due to COVID-19 and Terrorism
US Issues Travel Advisory for Kenya Due to COVID-19 and Terrorism
The US government has issued a travel alert for Kenya due to COVID-19, crime, terrorism, and… read more...
Kenya to Give Citizenship to Wealthy Foreign Investors in New Plan
Kenya to Give Citizenship to Wealthy Foreign Investors in New Plan
Kenya is in the process of amending immigration laws to make it easier for wealthy foreign… read more...
UK Issues Travel Advisory to British Nationals Visiting Kenya
UK Issues Travel Advisory to British Nationals Visiting Kenya
The UK government has issued an updated travel advisory to its citizens residing and visiting Kenya… read more...
UK Bans Travelers from Kenya Citing COVID-19
UK Bans Travelers from Kenya Citing COVID-19
Kenya is set to be added to the UK COVID-19 red list on April 9th following a surge in coronavirus… read more...
US Nationals Traveling to Kenya Urged to Get Travel Insurance Amid Third COVID-19 Wave
US Nationals Traveling to Kenya Urged to Get Travel Insurance Amid Thi…
The US government has issued a new health and travel alert for Kenya in the wake of a third COVID-… read more...
UK Mulls Adding Kenya to its COVID-19 ‘Red List’ over Failure to Close Tanzania Border
UK Mulls Adding Kenya to its COVID-19 ‘Red List’ over Failure to Close…
Kenya risks being added to the UK’s COVID-19 ‘red list’ over its hesitance to close its border with… read more...
Kenya's Immigration Department Downscales Passport Operations Amid New COVID-19 Wave
Kenya's Immigration Department Downscales Passport Operations Ami…
The Directorate of Immigration Services has announced it will scale down operations at the passport… read more...
US House of Representatives Passes Bill that Offers Green Cards, Pathway to Citizenship for 2.5 Million Immigrants
US House of Representatives Passes Bill that Offers Green Cards, Pathw…
The US House of Representatives on Thursday passed an immigration bill that would offer a path to… read more...
Kajiado Governor Secures Freedom of 26 Kenyans Jailed in Tanzania for Illegal Entry
Kajiado Governor Secures Freedom of 26 Kenyans Jailed in Tanzania for…
26 Kenyan nationals who were jailed by a Tanzanian court on Wednesday have been released. Each of… read more...
26 Kenyans Sentenced to One-Year Prison Term for Entering Tanzania Illegally
26 Kenyans Sentenced to One-Year Prison Term for Entering Tanzania Ill…
A Tanzanian court on Wednesday sentenced 26 Kenyans to one year in prison or pay a fine of TSh500,… read more...
Results of DV-2022 Green Card Lottery to be Available Online Starting May 8, 2021
Results of DV-2022 Green Card Lottery to be Available Online Starting…
Entrants from around the globe who submitted entries for the Diversity Visa for fiscal year 2022 (… read more...
Applicants Denied US Visa Due to Trump’s ‘Muslim Ban’ Urged to Reapply
Applicants Denied US Visa Due to Trump’s ‘Muslim Ban’ Urged to Reapply…
The US State Department has urged applicants who were denied US visas based on Trump’s travel ban… read more...
American Man Linked to US Capitol Riot Deported from Kenya
American Man Linked to US Capitol Riot Deported from Kenya
Kenyan authorities have deported a 32-year-old American national linked to the January 6th, 2021… read more...
Gov’t Releases Updated List of Countries Exempted from Quarantine in Kenya
Gov’t Releases Updated List of Countries Exempted from Quarantine in K…
The government has released an updated list of countries whose citizens are exempted or required to… read more...
Controversial Malawian Preacher Prophet Bushiri's Family Allowed to Travel to Kenya for Daughter's Transplant
Controversial Malawian Preacher Prophet Bushiri's Family Allowed…
The family of controversial Malawian televangelist Shepherd Bushiri has been allowed to travel to… read more...
Italian Priest Finally Granted Kenyan Citizenship After Serving for 50 Years
Italian Priest Finally Granted Kenyan Citizenship After Serving for 50…
An Italian Catholic priest who has lived and served in the country for five decades has finally… read more...
Controversial Malawian Preacher Shepherd Bushiri’s Family Blocked from Traveling to Kenya on Private Jet
Controversial Malawian Preacher Shepherd Bushiri’s Family Blocked from…
The family of self-proclaimed Malawian prophet Shepherd Bushiri was allegedly blocked from leaving… read more...
Two Kenyans Arrested with 26 Kilograms of Heroin in South Sudan
Two Kenyans Arrested with 26 Kilograms of Heroin in South Sudan
Two Kenyan nationals were on Thursday arrested in South Sudan on allegations of trafficking… read more...
Biden Pushes Expanded Pathways to Citizenship as Immigration Bill Lands in Congress
Biden Pushes Expanded Pathways to Citizenship as Immigration Bill Land…
The Biden administration formally rolled out its major immigration bill Thursday, introducing… read more...
Biden, Hill Democrats Plan to Unveil Immigration Reform Bill this Week
Biden, Hill Democrats Plan to Unveil Immigration Reform Bill this Week
The Biden administration and Hill Democrats are expected later this week to release an immigration… read more...
Alleged Kenyan Female Drug Baron Deported from Seychelles
Alleged Kenyan Female Drug Baron Deported from Seychelles
A middle-aged Kenyan woman has been deported from Seychelles over alleged involvement in drug… read more...
Citizen TV News Anchor Jamila Mohamed Shares Her Experience in Quarantine in Canada
Citizen TV News Anchor Jamila Mohamed Shares Her Experience in Quarant…
Kenyan journalist Jamila Mohamed has shared her experience in quarantine in Canada. Jamila, a news… read more...
Kenyan Teen Stowaway Who Miraculously Survived 8,000Km Flight Seeks Asylum in the Netherlands
Kenyan Teen Stowaway Who Miraculously Survived 8,000Km Flight Seeks As…
A 16-year-old Kenyan stowaway who miraculously survived a 14-hour flight from Nairobi to the… read more...
Kenyan Teen Found Alive After Clinging to Landing Gear of Flight from London to Netherlands
Kenyan Teen Found Alive After Clinging to Landing Gear of Flight from…
A 16-year-old Kenyan boy has been hospitalized after clinging to the undercarriage of an aircraft… read more...
Kenya Government Extends Deadline for Migration to E-Passports
Kenya Government Extends Deadline for Migration to E-Passports
The government has extended the deadline for phasing out of the old dark blue passports by a… read more...
Ugandan Activist Stella Nyanzi Flees to Kenya with Her Family, Seeks Asylum
Ugandan Activist Stella Nyanzi Flees to Kenya with Her Family, Seeks A…
Renowned Ugandan scholar and political activist, Stella Nyanzi is seeking asylum in Kenya. Nyanzi… read more...
Government Accused of Frustrating Kenyans Seeking Jobs Abroad
Government Accused of Frustrating Kenyans Seeking Jobs Abroad
Kenyan recruiting agencies sourcing for jobs abroad have decried the government’s failure to renew… read more...
Government Clears 302 Recruitment Agencies to Place Kenyans in Jobs Abroad
Government Clears 302 Recruitment Agencies to Place Kenyans in Jobs Ab…
The government has licensed 302 recruitment companies to secure jobs for Kenyans abroad. The new… read more...
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...