IMMIGRATION NEWS

Trump Administration Wants to Require Bank Account Information from US Citizens Who Sponsor a Relative for Green Card
Trump Administration Wants to Require Bank Account Information from US…
The Trump administration is planning to require Americans who sponsor their foreign spouses and… read more...
Kenya’s Immigration Orders Foreigners to Renew Expired Permits Online
Kenya’s Immigration Orders Foreigners to Renew Expired Permits Online
Kenya’s Immigration Department has asked foreigners whose passes and residency permits have expired… read more...
US Urges Citizens Abroad to Return or Risk Getting Stuck Overseas Due to Covid-19 Pandemic
US Urges Citizens Abroad to Return or Risk Getting Stuck Overseas Due…
The US government has advised citizens abroad to make quick arrangements to fly back to the country… read more...
US Immigration Offices to Remain Closed to the Public until at Least May 3rd
US Immigration Offices to Remain Closed to the Public until at Least M…
US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced that USCIS field offices as well as… read more...
UK to Extend Visas, Permits for Foreigners Over Covid-19 Crisis
UK to Extend Visas, Permits for Foreigners Over Covid-19 Crisis
The UK will provide temporary visa extension to all foreigners who are currently stuck there due to… read more...
Kenya Vows to Block Medical Professionals from Moving to the US for Work
Kenya Vows to Block Medical Professionals from Moving to the US for Wo…
The government has vowed to block Kenyan medical practitioners from moving to the United States… read more...
US Citizenship and Immigration Services Temporarily Closes Nairobi Office to the Public
US Citizenship and Immigration Services Temporarily Closes Nairobi Off…
US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced that it has temporarily closed its… read more...
Donald Trump Announces Real ID Deadline Extension
Donald Trump Announces Real ID Deadline Extension
President Donald Trump on Monday announced that the October 1st, 2020 deadline to acquire drivers… read more...
Kenyans Abroad Asked Not to Travel Home After Wednesday as Gov’t Bans All International Flights
Kenyans Abroad Asked Not to Travel Home After Wednesday as Gov’t Bans…
Following the confirmation of 8 new coronavirus cases on Sunday, Kenya has suspended all… read more...
Work Authorization for F-1 Students Due to Severe Economic Hardship Caused by Unforeseen Circumstances
Work Authorization for F-1 Students Due to Severe Economic Hardship Ca…
With the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) reminds… read more...
ICE to Relax Immigration Arrests and Raids During the Ongoing Coronavirus Pandemic
ICE to Relax Immigration Arrests and Raids During the Ongoing Coronavi…
The US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has announced that in order to ensure the welfare… read more...
USCIS Closes All Field Offices to the Public Nationwide, Suspends Green Card and Naturalization Interviews Effective March 18th
USCIS Closes All Field Offices to the Public Nationwide, Suspends Gree…
The US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) on Tuesday announced that all USCIS field… read more...
US Adds the UK, Ireland to European Travel Ban over Covid-19
US Adds the UK, Ireland to European Travel Ban over Covid-19
The US has banned travelers from the UK and Ireland over the coronavirus pandemic. The US had… read more...
Saudi Arabia Imposes Travel Ban on Kenya over Coronavirus
Saudi Arabia Imposes Travel Ban on Kenya over Coronavirus
Saudi Arabia has imposed a travel ban on Kenya and several other countries in a bid to contain the… read more...
USCIS Advices Those With Upcoming Appointments at Immigration Offices and Experiencing Flu-Like Symptoms to Reschedule
USCIS Advices Those With Upcoming Appointments at Immigration Offices…
United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) advices anyone who has an upcoming… read more...
Canada to Process Study Permit Applications for Nigerians within 20 Days
Canada to Process Study Permit Applications for Nigerians within 20 Da…
Canada has reportedly launched a new pilot program whose aim is to speed up the study permit… read more...
Canada Invites 3900 Foreigners to Apply for Permanent Residence Through the Express Entry Immigration Program
Canada Invites 3900 Foreigners to Apply for Permanent Residence Throug…
The Canadian government on Wednesday held a draw of the Express Entry program and issued 3,900… read more...
Consular Services Restored at the US Embassy in Nairobi
Consular Services Restored at the US Embassy in Nairobi
Services within the consular section at the United States Embassy in Nairobi have been fully… read more...
Canada Announces Plan to Welcome One Million Immigrants in Three Years
Canada Announces Plan to Welcome One Million Immigrants in Three Years
Canada has announced plans to welcome more than one million immigrants between 2020 and 2022. This… read more...
US Embassy in Nairobi Cancels Visa Appointments for the Third Day in a Row
US Embassy in Nairobi Cancels Visa Appointments for the Third Day in a…
The United States Embassy in Nairobi announced the cancellation of visa appointments for Wednesday… read more...
Kenyan Football Star Victor Wanyama Acquires UK Citizenship
Kenyan Football Star Victor Wanyama Acquires UK Citizenship
Kenyan football star Victor Mugubi Wanyama has reportedly acquired British citizenship, according… read more...
US Embassy in Nairobi Cancels Visa Appointments over Power Outage
US Embassy in Nairobi Cancels Visa Appointments over Power Outage
A power outage has paralyzed services within the consular section at the United States embassy in… read more...
US H-1B Visa Registration Period Now Open, Closes March 20th
US H-1B Visa Registration Period Now Open, Closes March 20th
Registration period for the fiscal year 2021 H-1B cap will open on Sunday, March 1st 12pm EST and… read more...
Four Chinese Nationals Who Caned Kenyans Finally Deported
Four Chinese Nationals Who Caned Kenyans Finally Deported
Four Chinese nationals accused of caning Kenyan workers at a Nairobi restaurant have finally been… read more...
Justice Department Opens New Office to Strip US Citizenship from Naturalized Citizens
Justice Department Opens New Office to Strip US Citizenship from Natur…
The US Department of Justice (DOJ) on Wednesday announced it has created a section within the… read more...
USCIS Issues Policy Update on Eligibility for Citizenship for Green Card Holders Who Take Long Trips Overseas
USCIS Issues Policy Update on Eligibility for Citizenship for Green Ca…
United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) on Wednesday announced an update to the… read more...
 High Court Orders Deportation of 4 Chinese Filmed Caning Kenyan Man
High Court Orders Deportation of 4 Chinese Filmed Caning Kenyan Man
The High Court on Wednesday approved the deportation of four Chinese nationals accused of caning… read more...
Chinese Accused of Caning Kenyan Workers Beg Nairobi Court to Deport Them
Chinese Accused of Caning Kenyan Workers Beg Nairobi Court to Deport T…
Four Chinese nationals who were arrested on February 9th for allegedly caning Kenyan workers at a… read more...
New Trump Immigration Rule Goes into Effect Today
New Trump Immigration Rule Goes into Effect Today
The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on Monday implemented the public charge rule… read more...
Kenya Extends Deadline for Acquisition of e-Passports to 2021
Kenya Extends Deadline for Acquisition of e-Passports to 2021
Kenyans who are yet to acquire e-passports can now breathe a sigh of relief after the government… read more...