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US Issues Tough Student Visa Rules for International Students
US Issues Tough Student Visa Rules for International Students
President Trump’s administration is set to introduce tough visa rules for international students… read more...
DV-2020 Green Card Lottery Entrants Have until September 30, 2020 to Check their Entry Status
DV-2020 Green Card Lottery Entrants Have until September 30, 2020 to C…
Entrants who participated in the DV-2020 diversity visa lottery (green card lottery) have until… read more...
Kenya Gives Foreigners Two Weeks to Regularize Their Status or Leave the Country
Kenya Gives Foreigners Two Weeks to Regularize Their Status or Leave t…
Kenya’s Department of Immigration Services has announced the lifting of a six-month stay amnesty… read more...
Over 300 Tanzanian Women Married by Kenyans Protest Lack of IDs
Over 300 Tanzanian Women Married by Kenyans Protest Lack of IDs
Over 300 Tanzanian women married to Kenyan men in Taita Taveta County have spoken about their… read more...
Wealthy Kenyans Increase Appetite for Foreign Citizenships
Wealthy Kenyans Increase Appetite for Foreign Citizenships
The number of wealthy Kenyans buying foreign residency and citizenship has increased, according to… read more...
Over 5,800 Americans Renounce Their Citizenship in Six Months
Over 5,800 Americans Renounce Their Citizenship in Six Months
Over 5,000 people have relinquished their American citizenship in the first six months of 2020,… read more...
Court Paves Way for Trump Administration to Deny Legal Status to Immigrants Deemed Public Charges
Court Paves Way for Trump Administration to Deny Legal Status to Immig…
The Trump administration has received a green light to deny permanent residency to immigrants… read more...
Trump Administration Hikes Green Card, Citizenship Application Fees
Trump Administration Hikes Green Card, Citizenship Application Fees
The Trump administration on Friday increased fees for various immigration services including… read more...
Kenya’s Immigration Department to Deliver Passports Directly to Successful Applicants
Kenya’s Immigration Department to Deliver Passports Directly to Succes…
The Kenyan Immigration Department is set to start delivering passports to successful applicants at… read more...
Passengers from the US Except those in the States of California, Florida and Texas Cleared to Travel to Kenya
Passengers from the US Except those in the States of California, Flori…
Seven more countries have been added to the list of nations cleared for international flights to… read more...
Long Queues at JKIA as Chinese Nationals Flee Kenya
Long Queues at JKIA as Chinese Nationals Flee Kenya
Hours before Kenya reopens its airspace for international flights, Chinese nationals have flocked… read more...
Stateless Shona Girl Granted Kenyan Citizenship Courtesy of Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang'i
Stateless Shona Girl Granted Kenyan Citizenship Courtesy of Interior C…
A stateless Shona girl could not hide her joy after she finally acquired Kenyan citizenship after… read more...
Canada Court Rules US in Not Safe for Asylum Seekers
Canada Court Rules US in Not Safe for Asylum Seekers
A federal court in Canada has declared as unconstitutional an asylum agreement entered between the… read more...
Kenyan Students Invited to Study in the UK as Application Window Opens
Kenyan Students Invited to Study in the UK as Application Window Opens
Kenyan students have been invited to study in the UK following the opening of a new application… read more...
Relief for International Students as Trump's Administration Rescinds Leave Order
Relief for International Students as Trump's Administration Resci…
Trump's administration has withdrawn an earlier directive requiring international students to leave… read more...
Skilled Kenyans without Degrees to Get UK Work Permits
Skilled Kenyans without Degrees to Get UK Work Permits
Highly skilled Kenyans without degree-level qualifications are set to be allowed to apply for work… read more...
Kenyan Students and Scholars in US Displeased by Trump’s Directive on International Students
Kenyan Students and Scholars in US Displeased by Trump’s Directive on…
Kenyan students and scholars in the US have expressed their displeasure over the Trump… read more...
Kenya Removes Mandatory Quarantine Requirement for Travelers Arriving from Abroad
Kenya Removes Mandatory Quarantine Requirement for Travelers Arriving…
Travelers arriving in Kenya from abroad will no longer be subjected to mandatory quarantine over… read more...
Kenyan Passport Retains its Global Status Amid the Covid-19 Pandemic
Kenyan Passport Retains its Global Status Amid the Covid-19 Pandemic
The Kenyan passport has defied the Covid-19 pandemic to retain its position as the 72nd most… read more...
Foreign Students Whose Classes Move Online Asked to Leave the US or Else Be Deported
Foreign Students Whose Classes Move Online Asked to Leave the US or El…
The US government has issued a revised policy for foreign students studying in the country.  Under… read more...
189,000 Green Card Holders Granted US Citizenship in the First Three Months of 2020
189,000 Green Card Holders Granted US Citizenship in the First Three M…
A total of 239,180 US permanent residents applied for US citizenship between January 1st, 2020 and… read more...
Trump’s Visa Ban Throws Green Card Winners into Misery
Trump’s Visa Ban Throws Green Card Winners into Misery
The decision by President Trump to extend a ban on many green cards issued outside the US to the… read more...
UK High Commission in Kenya Resumes Visa Application Services
UK High Commission in Kenya Resumes Visa Application Services
The UK High Commission in Nairobi has announced the resumption of visa application services in… read more...
Kenyans Banned from Visiting EU Nations as Europe Reopens Borders
Kenyans Banned from Visiting EU Nations as Europe Reopens Borders
Kenyans will not be allowed to visit any of the 31 European Union (EU) member countries after they… read more...
Trump to Sign New Executive Order Freezing Green Cards, Visas for Foreign Workers
Trump to Sign New Executive Order Freezing Green Cards, Visas for Fore…
The vTrump administration has suspended visas for some foreign workers and extended a pause on some… read more...
Consular Services at Kenyan Embassy in France Resume
Consular Services at Kenyan Embassy in France Resume
The Kenyan Embassy in France has announced the resumption of consular services after a three-month… read more...
Nairobi Court Allows Deported Niger Diplomat and Kiza Lounge Owner to Return to Kenya
Nairobi Court Allows Deported Niger Diplomat and Kiza Lounge Owner to…
The High Court in Nairobi has declared that Niger diplomat Oumarou Moumouni Ali was illegally… read more...
Supreme Court Rejects Trump Bid to End DACA Protections for Young Immigrants
Supreme Court Rejects Trump Bid to End DACA Protections for Young Immi…
(AP) The Supreme Court on Thursday rejected President Donald Trump’s effort to end legal… read more...
200 Chinese Nationals Flee Kenya over Fears of Contracting Covid-19
200 Chinese Nationals Flee Kenya over Fears of Contracting Covid-19
200 out of the 400 Chinese nationals who recently obtained a court order allowing them to leave… read more...
400 Chinese Nationals to Leave Kenya over Fear of Contracting Covid-19 in Kenya
400 Chinese Nationals to Leave Kenya over Fear of Contracting Covid-19…
400 Chinese nationals living in Kenya have obtained court orders compelling the government to allow… read more...