IMMIGRATION NEWS

Number of Countries Kenya Passport Holders Cannot Visit Drops to 43
Number of Countries Kenya Passport Holders Cannot Visit Drops to 43
The number of countries that holders of Kenyan passports cannot travel to has dropped to 43 from 54… read more...
US Green Card Lottery (DV-2023) Registration Open, Closes Tuesday, November 9, 2021
US Green Card Lottery (DV-2023) Registration Open, Closes Tuesday, Nov…
Registration for the green card lottery program for fiscal year 2023 (DV-2023)  began on Wednesday… read more...
Registration for DV-2023 (Green Card Lottery) Begins Wednesday, October 6, 2021
Registration for DV-2023 (Green Card Lottery) Begins Wednesday, Octobe…
Registration for the green card lottery program for fiscal year 2023 (DV-2023) begins October 6,… read more...
Judge Orders Biden Administration to Reserve 7,395 Slots for DV-2021 Green Card Lottery Winners
Judge Orders Biden Administration to Reserve 7,395 Slots for DV-2021 G…
US District Court Judge Amit Mehta has issued an order reserving a total of 7,395 diversity visas… read more...
Immigration Department Warns Kenyans Against Using Brokers to Get a Passport
Immigration Department Warns Kenyans Against Using Brokers to Get a Pa…
The Directorate of Immigration Services has cautioned passport applicants against using brokers to… read more...
Kenya Launches Crackdown on Illegal Immigrants Amid Influx of Asian Nationals
Kenya Launches Crackdown on Illegal Immigrants Amid Influx of Asian Na…
The government has ordered a crackdown on illegal immigrants due to the threat posed by the COVID-… read more...
Kenya Suspends Visa-Free Entry for Pakistani Nationals
Kenya Suspends Visa-Free Entry for Pakistani Nationals
Kenya has suspended an agreement that grants visa-free entry for Pakistani citizens. The Ministry… read more...
Gov't Addresses Influx of Asian Immigrants into Kenya
Gov't Addresses Influx of Asian Immigrants into Kenya
The government has issued a statement regarding the high number of Asians arriving in Kenya.… read more...
Foreigners Must be Vaccinated to Enter the US Starting November, Embassy in Nairobi Says
Foreigners Must be Vaccinated to Enter the US Starting November, Embas…
The American Embassy in Nairobi says anyone visiting the US from November must be vaccinated… read more...
10,000 Kenyan Jobseekers Stranded in Nairobi as they Wait to Fly to Saudi Arabia for Work
10,000 Kenyan Jobseekers Stranded in Nairobi as they Wait to Fly to Sa…
Nearly 10,000 Kenyans are reportedly stranded in Nairobi as they wait to fly to the Middle East for… read more...
UK Relaxes Entry Rules for Kenyan Migrant Workers
UK Relaxes Entry Rules for Kenyan Migrant Workers
Kenya has signed bilateral labor agreements with some countries as part of the government’s efforts… read more...
60 Kenyans Deported from Qatar for Holding an Illegal House Party
60 Kenyans Deported from Qatar for Holding an Illegal House Party
Qatar authorities have reportedly deported at least 60 Kenyans for allegedly holding a house party… read more...
14 Illegal Immigrants Arrested in Kirinyaga After Car Crash
14 Illegal Immigrants Arrested in Kirinyaga After Car Crash
Police in Kirinyaga County are detaining 14 Ethiopian nationals for being in Kenya illegally. The… read more...
52 Kenyans Evacuated from Afghanistan to the UK and Kazakhstan
52 Kenyans Evacuated from Afghanistan to the UK and Kazakhstan
52 more Kenyans have been evacuated from Afghanistan capital Kabul following the political unrest… read more...
First Batch of Kenyan Nurses Part of New UK-Kenya Deal Expected to Arrive in the UK in 3 Months
First Batch of Kenyan Nurses Part of New UK-Kenya Deal Expected to Arr…
The first batch of Kenyan nurses is expected to arrive in the United Kingdom for work in three… read more...
Thousands of Diversity Visa Winners Risk Losing Chance to Immigrate to the US
Thousands of Diversity Visa Winners Risk Losing Chance to Immigrate to…
Thousands of people who won green cards through the Diversity Visa program are at risk of missing… read more...
Ministry Opens Applications for Kenyan Nurses Interested in Working in the UK
Ministry Opens Applications for Kenyan Nurses Interested in Working in…
The Ministry of Labor through the National Employment Authority (NEA) has opened applications for… read more...
Kenya Retained on the UK Red List for Travel
Kenya Retained on the UK Red List for Travel
The United Kingdom has retained Kenya on its travel ban list amid rising COVID-19 cases in the… read more...
Deputy President William Ruto’s Turkish Associate Harun Aydin Deported
Deputy President William Ruto’s Turkish Associate Harun Aydin Deported…
Kenyan authorities have deported Turkish businessman Harun Aydin, who is associated with Deputy… read more...
1,649 Members of Stateless Shona Community Receive Kenyan Citizenship Documents
1,649 Members of Stateless Shona Community Receive Kenyan Citizenship…
1,649 members of the Shona community have been issued with Kenyan citizenship certificates as part… read more...
Kenya, South Sudan Waive Visa Requirement for Citizens
Kenya, South Sudan Waive Visa Requirement for Citizens
South Sudan nationals will no longer be required to obtain a visa to enter Kenya effective… read more...
500 Trafficked Kenyan Girls Face Arrest as India Crack Downs on Illegal Immigrants
500 Trafficked Kenyan Girls Face Arrest as India Crack Downs on Illega…
About 500 Kenyan girls trafficked to India are facing arrest in the latest crackdown targeting… read more...
UK Retains Kenya on its Travel Ban List
UK Retains Kenya on its Travel Ban List
Kenya has been retained on the list of countries whose citizens are banned from entering the UK… read more...
 Federal judge in Texas Rules DACA Program Unlawful, Halts New Applications
Federal judge in Texas Rules DACA Program Unlawful, Halts New Applica…
A federal judge in Texas on Friday ordered an end to an Obama-era program that prevented the… read more...
93 Kenyans Have Died in Gulf Nations Since 2019, Government Says
93 Kenyans Have Died in Gulf Nations Since 2019, Government Says
Nearly 100 Kenyans have died in Gulf countries in the past two years, the government has said.… read more...
Police Arrest 104 Ethiopians Found Hiding in 3-Bedroom House in Ruiru
Police Arrest 104 Ethiopians Found Hiding in 3-Bedroom House in Ruiru
104 Ethiopian nationals were on Monday arrested from a house in Ruiru, Kiambu County. The… read more...
54 Countries Ban Kenyan Passport Holders Due to COVID-19
54 Countries Ban Kenyan Passport Holders Due to COVID-19
A new survey shows that holders of the Kenyan passport cannot access 54 countries in the wake of… read more...
Gov’t Prepares to Launch Phase II of Huduma Namba Registration
Gov’t Prepares to Launch Phase II of Huduma Namba Registration
Government spokesperson Col Cyrus Oguna says plans to roll out the second phase of Huduma Namba… read more...
Kenya Denies Arrest and Deportation of Fugitive Nigerian Secessionist Leader Nnamdi Kanu
Kenya Denies Arrest and Deportation of Fugitive Nigerian Secessionist…
Kenya has denied role in the arrest and extradition of Nigerian separatist leader Nnamdi Kanu. The… read more...
Kenyan Students and Professionals to Benefit from Relaxed UK Visa Rules
Kenyan Students and Professionals to Benefit from Relaxed UK Visa Rule…
The UK has announced relaxed visa rules for Kenyan students and professionals planning to study and… read more...