IMMIGRATION NEWS

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...
Why Low-Income Immigrants Including those Who Entered the US Legally Face Greater Risk of Deportation Starting Monday
Why Low-Income Immigrants Including those Who Entered the US Legally F…
The Trump administration’s new rule that bars green cards and visas to low-income immigrants is set… read more...
3 Chinese Nationals Arrested at JKIA Trying to Flee the Country
3 Chinese Nationals Arrested at JKIA Trying to Flee the Country
Three Chinese nationals with pending court cases were on Friday arrested while trying to flee the… read more...
Canada Holds Largest Draw of Express Entry Immigration Program, Invites 4,500 Foreigners to Apply for Permanent Residence
Canada Holds Largest Draw of Express Entry Immigration Program, Invite…
The government of Canada on Wednesday issued the biggest number of Innovations to Apply for… read more...
Court Suspends CS Matiang’i Order to Deport Four Chinese Nationals Who Canned Kenyan Waiter
Court Suspends CS Matiang’i Order to Deport Four Chinese Nationals Who…
A Nairobi court on Wednesday suspended a deportation order for four Chinese nationals who were… read more...
CS Matiang'i Orders Deportation of Chinese National Filmed Whipping Kenyan Man
CS Matiang'i Orders Deportation of Chinese National Filmed Whippi…
Four Chinese nationals who were arrested on Sunday after one of them was videotaped whipping a… read more...
Canada Welcomed 341,000 New Immigrants in 2019, Expected to Set Higher Target for 2020
Canada Welcomed 341,000 New Immigrants in 2019, Expected to Set Higher…
Canada welcomed a total of 341,000 immigrants in 2019, only the fifth time in history that the… read more...
Mike Bloomberg Says He Will Create a Green Card Program for International Students in STEM and Healthcare Fields if Elected President
Mike Bloomberg Says He Will Create a Green Card Program for Internatio…
Presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg released his immigration plan on Monday. In his plan,… read more...
USCIS Publishes New Immigration Forms in Readiness for Implementating the Public Charge Rule
USCIS Publishes New Immigration Forms in Readiness for Implementating…
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has published revised forms for 12 different… read more...
Canada Invites 3500 to Apply for Permanent Residence through the Express Entry Program, Targets 85800 ITAs for 2020
Canada Invites 3500 to Apply for Permanent Residence through the Expre…
The government of Canada issued 3,500 invitations to apply (ITAs) for permanent resident through… read more...
Results of DV-2021 Green Card Lottery to be Available Starting on May 5th, 2020
Results of DV-2021 Green Card Lottery to be Available Starting on May…
Results for individuals who participated in last year’s green card (Diversity Visa) lottery will be… read more...
Tanzania, Sudan Disqualified from the US Green Card Lottery
Tanzania, Sudan Disqualified from the US Green Card Lottery
The Trump administration on Friday disqualified Tanzania and Sudan from participating in the… read more...
Paul Makonda, Top Tanzanian Official Behind Anti-Gay Crackdown, Banned from Visiting the US
Paul Makonda, Top Tanzanian Official Behind Anti-Gay Crackdown, Banned…
A top Tanzanian government official was on Friday banned from visiting the United States over the… read more...
Trump Restricts Immigration for Six Additional Countries Including Nigeria, Tanzania, Eritrea, and Sudan
Trump Restricts Immigration for Six Additional Countries Including Nig…
The Trump administration on Friday expanded his controversial travel ban to include more countries… read more...
USCIS Changing How it Processes Green Cards for EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program
USCIS Changing How it Processes Green Cards for EB-5 Immigrant Investo…
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is changing how it processes EB-5 Visa petitions… read more...
Number of People Who Became US Citizens Rose to 833,978 in Fiscal Year 2019
Number of People Who Became US Citizens Rose to 833,978 in Fiscal Year…
United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) approved a total of 833,978 applications… read more...