IMMIGRATION NEWS

Kenyan Passport Applicants to Wait Longer Over Shortage of Printing Booklets
Kenyan Passport Applicants to Wait Longer Over Shortage of Printing Bo…
Kenyans seeking passports will wait longer to acquire the document due to a shortage of printing… read more...
US Embassy in Nairobi Allows Online Adjudication for Visa Applicants to Reduce Backlog
US Embassy in Nairobi Allows Online Adjudication for Visa Applicants t…
The United States embassy in Kenya has announced a reduction of visa interview wait time to at… read more...
Biden Administration's Final Rule to Preserve DACA Goes into Effect
Biden Administration's Final Rule to Preserve DACA Goes into Effe…
The Biden administration’s final rule to preserve and fortify the Deferred Action for Childhood… read more...
Canada Pledges to Welcome Record-Breaking 1.45 Million Immigrants by 2025
Canada Pledges to Welcome Record-Breaking 1.45 Million Immigrants by 2…
The Canadian government on Tuesday announced plans to welcome an unprecedented 1.45 million… read more...
Green Card Lottery Period for FY 2024 Ends Tuesday, November 8, 2022
Green Card Lottery Period for FY 2024 Ends Tuesday, November 8, 2022
One week remains to the registration deadline for Fiscal Year 2024 green card lottery (DV-2024).… read more...
Kenya Gov’t Warns Kenyans of Unscrupulous Recruitment Agencies Offering Lucrative Jobs Abroad
Kenya Gov’t Warns Kenyans of Unscrupulous Recruitment Agencies Offerin…
The Ministry of Foreign and Diaspora Affairs has issued a statement warning Kenyans of unscrupulous… read more...
US Embassy in Nairobi Warns Kenyans of Diversity Visa Program (Green Card Lottery) Fraudsters
US Embassy in Nairobi Warns Kenyans of Diversity Visa Program (Green C…
The United States Embassy in Nairobi has warned Kenyans of fraudsters demanding money to help them… read more...
Advocates Urge Canadian Gov’t to Halt Deportation of a Kenyan Mother
Advocates Urge Canadian Gov’t to Halt Deportation of a Kenyan Mother
Community advocates in Canada are urging the federal government to halt the deportation of a Kenyan… read more...
Canada Lifts Work Hour Cap for International Students to Address Labor Shortage
Canada Lifts Work Hour Cap for International Students to Address Labor…
The Canadian government has lifted the 20-hour-a-week off-campus work limit for international… read more...
Requirements to Participate in the US Green Card Lottery
Requirements to Participate in the US Green Card Lottery
Registration for the green card lottery program for fiscal year 2024 (DV-2024) began on Wednesday,… read more...
Immigration: Federal Appeals Court Declares DACA Unlawful But Leaves the Program Intact
Immigration: Federal Appeals Court Declares DACA Unlawful But Leaves t…
A federal appeals court on Wednesday upheld a lower court ruling that declared the Deferred Action… read more...
US Green Card Lottery (DV-2024) Registration Open
US Green Card Lottery (DV-2024) Registration Open
Registration for the green card lottery program for fiscal year 2024 (DV-2024) is now open.… read more...
USCIS Increases Automatic Extension Period for Certain Green Card Renewal Applicants
USCIS Increases Automatic Extension Period for Certain Green Card Rene…
The US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced it is automatically extending the… read more...
US Green Card Lottery Begins Wednesday, October 5, 2022
US Green Card Lottery Begins Wednesday, October 5, 2022
Registration for the Diversity Visa program (popularly known as green card lottery) for fiscal year… read more...
New Senate Bill Seeks Permanent Residency for Immigrants Living in the US for over Seven Years
New Senate Bill Seeks Permanent Residency for Immigrants Living in the…
Millions of immigrants, including Dreamers, H-1B and long-term visa holders could get a pathway to… read more...
Registration for DV-2024 (US Green Card Lottery) Begins Wednesday, October 5, 2022
Registration for DV-2024 (US Green Card Lottery) Begins Wednesday, Oct…
Registration for the green card lottery program for fiscal year 2024 (DV-2024) begins Wednesday,… read more...
Court Orders Extradition of a Kenyan Man Wanted in the US over Alleged Fraud and Money Laundering
Court Orders Extradition of a Kenyan Man Wanted in the US over Alleged…
A Nairobi court has ordered the extradition of a Kenyan man wanted in the United States for fraud… read more...
Kenyans Given Until November 30th to Migrate to the New EAC Biometric Passport
Kenyans Given Until November 30th to Migrate to the New EAC Biometric…
Kenyans have until November 30th to replace their old-generation passports with the new East… read more...
US Can Use Your Huge Twitter Following to Deny You a Visa, PS Kamau Warns MPs
US Can Use Your Huge Twitter Following to Deny You a Visa, PS Kamau Wa…
Foreign Affairs Principal Secretary Amb. Macharia Kamau has warned newly-elected MPs that their… read more...
Labor Ministry Announces Measures to Protect Kenyan Migrant Workers in Saudi Arabia
Labor Ministry Announces Measures to Protect Kenyan Migrant Workers in…
Kenya’s Ministry of Labor has announced new stringent measures implemented by the Kingdom of Saudi… read more...
US Embassy in Kenya Announces Interview Waiver for Non-Immigrant Visas
US Embassy in Kenya Announces Interview Waiver for Non-Immigrant Visas
The United States Embassy in Kenya has expanded the Interview Waiver Program for non-immigrant… read more...
Germany to Unveil a Points-Based 'Green Card' to Plug Labor Shortage
Germany to Unveil a Points-Based 'Green Card' to Plug Labor…
Germany is planning to introduce its own version of America’s "green card" dubbed the Chancenkarte… read more...
Kenya to Depot 40 Jordanian Nationals Found Begging in the Streets of Mombasa
Kenya to Depot 40 Jordanian Nationals Found Begging in the Streets of…
Kenyan authorities are set to deport at least 40 Jordanian nationals who were arrested in Mombasa… read more...
New Rule Makes It Easier for Low-Income Immigrants to Become Permanent US Residents
New Rule Makes It Easier for Low-Income Immigrants to Become Permanent…
The Biden administration has announced a new regulation that makes it easier for low-income… read more...
Australia Raises Cap on Permanent Migration
Australia Raises Cap on Permanent Migration
For the first time in 10 years, Australia is raising its cap on permanent migration in a move aimed… read more...
US Pledges to Expedite Visa Applications for Kenyans
US Pledges to Expedite Visa Applications for Kenyans
United States Ambassador to Kenya Margret Whitman has pledged to deal with the Visa backlog at the… read more...
US Edges Closer to Scrapping Green Card Country Caps
US Edges Closer to Scrapping Green Card Country Caps
Two Senators have introduced the Equal Access to Green Cards for Legal Employment (EAGLE) Act of… read more...
How to Get a Green Card in the United States
How to Get a Green Card in the United States
A green card, known officially as a permanent resident card, is an identity document issued to an… read more...
Canada to Introduce New Selection Rules for Permanent Residency
Canada to Introduce New Selection Rules for Permanent Residency
The Canadian government has revealed plans to introduce some changes to its Express Entry, the… read more...
Amazon Urges USCIS to Allocate All Employment-Based Green Cards Before Deadline to Help Immigrant Workers
Amazon Urges USCIS to Allocate All Employment-Based Green Cards Before…
Tech giant Amazon has urged the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the US Citizenship and… read more...